Growing the Creative Cultural Economy for 21st Century Cities 

October 1st - 3rd, 2019 | Saskatoon, SK


The annual Creative City Summit is your opportunity to learn and network with your peers from across Canada! Three days of programming includes a welcome reception, Keynote sessions, Peer-to-Peer presentations, and study tours. This year’s Summit will be held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan at the Delta Bessborough.

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Lab de Dance, Ottawa, ON
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  • P2P Call for Presentations

    Submission Deadline: May 10, 2019


    The Creative City Network of Canada invites professionals in the creative sector to submit peer-to-peer proposals for the 2019 Creative City Summit, Growing the Creative Cultural Economy for 21st Century Cities, in Saskatoon, SK, from October 1 - 3, 2019.

    Share your perspectives and experiences in creating dynamic, critically engaged, and culturally diverse communities. Considered submissions (in English) will describe new ideas that celebrate all aspects of arts and cultural programming, planning, and development in local communities by members and non-members across Canada.

    To Apply

    View and download the complete call.

    Proposals, in the form of a working title and an abstract of 200-250 words, including the identified stream and intended approach of the P2P presentation, along with each presenters’ full name, e-mail address, affiliation, and position should be submitted by May 10, 2019, 5:00 p.m. PDT to

    Please include the identified stream within the subject line of your e-mail submission

  • The 2019 Summit Hotel is the Delta Bessborough Saskatoon.

    Summit delegates are eligible for a special conference rate between $199 and $229 per night. Rates are on a first come, first served basis.

    This rate is available until August 29, 2019. Book now to avoid missing out.

    Click here to book your Summit accommodation. 


  • Transwest Air Express, a non-stop VIP air service connecting Regina and Saskatoon will offer the first 8 passengers a special one-way rate of $99, (fees & taxes included) with a regular one-way rate of $249, to attend the Creative City Summit. 


    Travel Date: September 30th to Oct 4th.


    Transwest Air operates out the Aerocentres in Regina and Saskatoon that by passes the regular security line ups. Transwest Air currently offers twice-daily flight service (Monday – Friday) between the two cities from the Aerocentres. In only a short 45 minutes you can be at your destination. Complimentary parking, beverages and snacks are provided from the Aerocentres.


    To qualify for the discount, please request your secret code by emailing your name and EventBrite confirmation number to . Then book your flight directly with their dynamic Reservations team at 1-800-667-9356 and quoting your secret code for their discounted rate.


    WestJet is offering Summit delegates 5% off Econo* and 10% off EconoFlex and Premium fares for travel within Canada and 2% off Econo*, 5% off EconoFlex and 10% off Premium base fares for guests travelling Trans-border into and out of Saskatoon.


    Travel from: September 24, 2019 to October 10, 2019

    Coupon code:
    *Guest web/Travel Agent web
    Promo code:
    *Travel Agent GDS only



    To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount code listed. Please visit to make a booking online.



    Air Canada is offering an exclusive flight discount for Summit Delegates. Delegates travelling from various origins to Saskatoon, SK within Air Canada's extensive North American and international network will benefit from an instant online registration and enjoy a  10% discount on eligible fares.

    Promo Code: CDJWZTJ1

    - The booking is to be made to the following city: Saskatoon, YXE (SK)

    - The travel period begins Tuesday, September 24, 2019 and ends Thursday, October 10, 2019.

    - No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Tango.

    - A minimum of 10 delegates is required travelling with this Promo Code in order to have this discount activated.