Frequently Asked Questions

  1. 9797 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1N9 Canada
  2. Yes. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Courtyard by Marriott Edmonton Downtown Hotel at a discounted price of $139.00/room. The hotel is next door to the Shaw Conference Centre. The address for the hotel is One Thornton Court, 99 Street and Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 2E7 Canada. Be sure to mention your attendance at The Pursuit conference to receive the discount. The discounted room rate is available until April 9, 2017.
  3. The Edmonton International Airport (YEG) is closest to the hotel. It’s about 34 km from the hotel.
  4. The hotel website provides directions and travel information.
  5. Unfortunately, there is no shuttle bus from the airport to directly to the hotel. The estimated taxi fare is $46 CAD (one way). Here is the link to the Taxi and Limo companies that service the airport: An alternate mode of transportation is the Edmonton Sky Shuttle at a cost of 15 CAD (one way) and it must be booked ahead of time.
  6. Options for parking near the conference centre and hotel are listed below. Parking costs range from approximately $20 - $35 CAD per day.
    Courtyard by Marriott Edmonton Downtown Hotel
    Shaw Conference Centre Parking
    Impark Parking Lot (located next to Courtyard Marriott hotel)
    Diamond Parking Lot
    All parking is subject to availability.
  7. The Edmonton VIA Rail station is about 6.5 kilometres from the hotel.
  8. A full refund is available for cancellations until March 31, 2017. A 50% refund is available for cancellations between March 31 and April 14, 2017. No refund is available for cancellations after April 14, 2017. Alternatively, you may transfer your registration to another person.
  9. Yes. You may transfer your registration to another person at any time. Please contact CCCC to make your change (519-669-5137).
  10. The conference registration desk will open on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 8 am. It will be open from 8 am to 5 pm daily throughout the conference week, except for Friday when it will close at 11 am.
  11. > We will not be providing hard copy handouts at The Pursuit, so you may want to bring a laptop or a tablet to access any available handouts for your chosen workshops. Alternatively, you may choose to print them out before coming to the conference.  
    > Bring your business cards! There will be many opportunities for networking.
    > Bring your friends and colleagues! Please encourage your ministry contacts to register. There is something for everyone on any ministry team at The Pursuit!
  12. Dress is business casual. Some workshop rooms may be cooler than you prefer, so you may want to bring along a sweater.
  13. Full conference registration includes two lunches (Wednesday and Thursday) and one banquet dinner (Thursday night).
  14. Yes, please indicate your preferences on your registration form.
  15. Click here to see a list of restaurant options near the hotel.
  16. No; however, each workshop will have a 20-min content video that you can access from the online community before and after the conference.