About Grey Matters 2017 - 2017 Grey Matters Conference

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Hinton, Alberta

September 11-13, 2017

The town of Hinton is a growing, active community of 10,000 residents nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Hintonites are friendly, hospitable people who are proud of the community’s heritage and accomplishments, and who warmly welcome newcomers and visitors.

Hinton plays regional centre to neighbouring communities with services, amenities, education and healthcare to meet the needs of those living in the Yellowhead corridor. Hinton’s economy includes coal mining, oil and gas, tourism, a pulp and saw mill, and forestry research and training. Jasper National Park is 15 minutes to the west of Hinton, and Edmonton is approximately 3 hours to the east; Highway 16 runs through Hinton.

Many people come to Hinton for the job opportunities, but stay for the lifestyle the community offers. Centrally located to numerous parks, lakes, trails and stunning recreation spots, Hinton offers a wide range of outdoor recreational pursuits. Hinton is home to the Beaver Boardwalk, Canada’s longest freshwater boardwalk, which features a busy beaver dam and lodge, as well as over 150 species of birds.

Hinton, Alberta is the perfect location to support this year's vision for 2017 Grey Matters Conference - Footprints in the Foothills. The conference will focus on the benefits of an active seniors’ community to support individual seniors and the community as a whole.

There is a wide selection of hotel accommodations when attending 2017 Grey Matters Conference in Hinton, Alberta.. See accommodations page for detailed information.

Hinton Centre
965 Switzer Drive,
Hinton, AB