b'Calgary Stampede52022 Report to the CommunityFrom renderings to groundbreakings to steel beams, the future is taking shape on Stampede Park. BMO Centre at Stampede Park Reaches Structural Steel MilestoneAlong with our development partners at Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC), we marked a milestone as the final 90 ft. piece of steel was set into place on the BMO Centre expansions steel structure in November. In just11 short months, crews installed 9,000 metric tonnes of steel to form theSteel Structure Milestonestructure of the BMO Centres 565,000 sq. ft. expansion, which now standsClick the button below to watch a video on the taller than GMC Stadium and Saddledome on Stampede Park. BMO Centre expansionThe $500M expansiongenerously funded in equal parts by the Government of Canada, the Government of Alberta and The City of Calgarywill double the centres capacity for conferences, meetingsand events. With more than 100,000 sq. ft. of new exhibition space,38 new meeting rooms, two new ballrooms totaling 70,000 sq. ft., anda dramatic central gathering space anchored by Canadas largest indoor fireplace, the BMO Centre will be a state-of-the-art venue thatshowcases the best in both technology and western hospitality.This is an incredible milestone on a key project that will help theCalgary Stampede welcome the worldand our community in 2024 and beyond, said Joel Cowley, Chief Executive Officer,Calgary Stampede.With the structural steel complete, crews will now turn their attentionto completing the building envelope and making the structure WATCH VIDEOweather tight, while progressing inside the building to install drywall,elevators, escalators, electrical and mechanical systems and finishings. The BMO Centre expansion will officially open in June 2024. The final steel beam of the BMO Centre set into place. 9,000+ METRIC TONNESof steel form BMOCentre expansion'