There is a reason why Halifax is Atlantic Canada’s premier meeting & convention destination. From the moment your delegates arrive, they’ll know why you chose Halifax. Our unique venues, year-round vibrancy, harbourside charm and closeness to nature creates the perfect backdrop for any event- large or small.
Whether by air, land or sea, Halifax is conveniently linked to major destinations around the world. It is geographically closer to Boston and New York than any other Canadian city, and over one hour closer by plane to Europe than any other major North American destination.
With a rich history and vibrant culture, our city by the sea is surprising and beautiful. As the hub of Atlantic Canada and capital city of Nova Scotia, things just come easier in Halifax – Canada’s Urban Resort, where boardroom meets boardwalk.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Fast Facts
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1800 Argyle Street, Suite 802, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Other B3J 3N8
Type of Destination Experience:
Capital City, College Town, Historic, Urban
GSF Exhibit Space (Halifax Convention Centre): 120,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet (Dalhousie University & Summer Housing): 350,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Dalhousie University & Summer Housing): 50,000
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel): 352
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 2,881
Halifax Stanfield International Airport
Miles to downtown 24
Cities with non-stop flights32
International cities with direct flights11
Why Meet in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Easy to do business. Everything you need to host a successful meeting or convention is at your fingertips. Getting around the walkable downtown is effortless, and travelling here is easy with international connections by air, land, and sea.
A legacy of service excellence. Halifax has been hosting guests for centuries. Satisfying each and every delegate is a priority for Haligonians, and convention services are delivered with an understanding for what it takes to maximize attendance and deliver outstanding events.
A cultural hotspot. Take a front row seat for some of the Atlantic’s best music, theatre, and entertainment. Enjoy lively Celtic beats, open air performances, or a Ceilidh (Gaelic party or gathering). Showcasing talents and culture from across the region, Halifax’s vibrant entertainment scene offers a wealth of social and networking opportunities.