2018 SIM Expo Travel & Accommodation Discounts


We are going west! This year's Expo is kindly being hosted by Calgary's enthusiastic simulation community.

The 2018 SIM Expo will be at the Hotel Arts in downtown Calgary. Hotel Arts is where you want to be; a short walk from the Saddledome, National Music Centre, and other downtown attractions. From cool eateries to boutique shopping and bustling nightlife, the entire creatively charged city is at your disposal.


HOTEL ARTS: Preferred rates have been secured at the conference venue - Hotel Arts.

  • Luxury Rooms: $199 + tax/night
  • Luxury Suites $249 + tax/night

To reserve online click on the following link here.  To reserve by phone, call 403.266.4611 or toll-free: 1.800.661.9378 and request the "SIM Expo" rate. Rates are only available until: October 12, 2018. For additional hotel information, please see the SIM Expo - Hotel Arts Info Sheet here.


AIR CANADA: Enjoy a 10% discount on eligible fares exclusive to the 2018 SIM Expo valid from Tuesday, November 6 and ends on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Does not apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. Book online and enter promo code: ZXDKK3C1

The City of Calgary

Calgary, Alberta, is home to more than 1.3 million people, sits at 1048 meters (3438 feet) above sea level and is considered Canada’s sunniest major city!

Make Calgary your basecamp to adventure and experience the vibrant city centre, and the thrill of the great outdoors in the Canadian Rockies, all in the same day. Home to world class events and attractions, Calgary has breathtaking landscapes in every direction ready for your next great adventure. Explore neighbourhoods, connect with friendly locals, and discover the community spirit and Western hospitality that will make your time exploring Calgary memorable.

Banff National Park & Skiing

Canada's most famous national park and skiing/snowboarding destination is just a 90-minute drive from Calgary. And often the ski hills are open by mid-November!