CAM 013: How The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel Creates Awesome Meetings

Are you looking for a once-in-a-lifetime destination in the Canadian Rockies to book your next corporate meeting?

Do also you want to ensure that your event is seamless? Then this episode of the Create Awesome Meetings Podcast is for you! That’s because you’re going to hear from Barb Wallace, the Manager of Conference Services and Catering at the world-class Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.

In this episode Barb shares great destination meeting insights including:

  • How the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel is set in an overwhelmingly beautiful location with all kinds of unique opportunities from golf, to skiing to climbing and more
  • How the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel provides a seamless experience for your corporate events
  • Why the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel has created special position for a ‘Conference Concierge’ who is available 24 hours a day to make sure your event is perfect
  • How the hotel chefs provide ‘unsurpassable’ meal choices and cater to all dietary concerns
  • How PSAV ensures that all audio-visual concerns are taken care of
  • Why the website is so easy to use and has everything you need from menus to photos and more (www.fairmont/
  • Why the staff has actually tried so many of the dishes as well as experiencing the amenities, which allows them to speak confidently with all guests
  • Why Fairmont partners with JD Power and Associates to gather guest feedback which allows them to consistently improve
  • Why you should check out to learn more about what people are saying about this destination
  • Why it’s important for the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel to give back to the community
  • Why environmental excellence is so important
  • How they can expertly handle groups of any size from 8 – 800 and more
  • Why you’ll love swimming in the outdoor pool as the snow gently falls and you’re looking out over the Canadian Rocky Mountains

Barb’s Top 3 Corporate Meeting Booking Suggestions

  1. Be aware of what time of year you want to book a destination meeting in the Rocky Mountains so you can take proper of advantage of amenities like world class golf in the summer or fantastic skiing in the winter
  2. Get started by checking out floorplans, menus, photos and more on, and then brainstorm with the highly trained staff to customize an awesome destination meeting experience
  3. Learn as much as possible about both what the hotel and the surrounding area have to offer so you don’t miss any once-in-a-lifetime opportunities

About Barb Wallace

Barb Wallace is the Manager of Conference Services and Catering (CSM) at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. With more than 27 years of experience Barb is the perfect liaison between guests, clients and all hotel teams. She ensures that all the details of your stay are properly carried out and that the planning and execution of your event is top-knotch. You can get in touch with Barb at

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