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About Red Deer
Red Deer, Alberta has much to offer event planners.
Its central location boasts a trading population of over 250,000 and nearly 2 million people within a 150 kilometer (100 mile ) drive. Well known for its agri-business and petro chemical industry, Red Deer has a vital and solid economic base.
People are another very important natural resource and Red Deer has some of the best.
With the highest rate per capita of volunteerism in Canada, Red Deer, Alberta has been host to some of the most successful national sporting and convention events. "Western hospitality" is not just a phrase in Red Deer but rather a way of doing business. Our local hospitality industry has 1,500 rooms ranging from comfortably affordable to luxury accommodations to await your guests.
"With major shopping areas on each end of the city and countless shopping opportunities in between, Red Deer is Central Alberta's shopping centre. You'll enjoy searching for unique treasures in quaint stores and finding great bargains in some of the wholesale shops. The Red Deer Farmer's Market is also a great destination for shoppers and is open to locals and visitors throughout the spring, summer and fall. Bower Mall and Red Deer Centre also offer a variety of retail stores to fulfill your shopping needs. South Pointe Common, Red Deer's newest shopping district, has resulted in the introduction of a number of new stores in the city of Red Deer"