Press Release: The Calgary TELUS Convention Centre Announces New Decor Partnership With Modern Rentals

March 27, 2024 | 


Calgary, AB – The Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (CTCC) is excited to announce Modern Rentals Inc. (Modern Rentals) as their preferred in-house partner for decor. 


“This is a monumental year for all of us at the CTCC as we celebrate 50 years of bringing business events to Calgary,” says Kurby Court, President and CEO of the CTCC. “Our partnership with Modern Rentals for in-house decor offers a combined 80 years of decor and event experience to our clients. As businesses that have made a significant impact on the event industry in Calgary, we are incredibly proud and excited for how our combined expertise will elevate events at the Centre.” 


Located in the heart of Calgary’s downtown, the CTCC is celebrating 50 years of building meaningful and enduring connections through the countless conferences, events, and conversations that have been facilitated and hosted at the Centre. Having an in-house decor partner in Modern Rentals - in addition to in-house partners Encore, Global Convention Services, and the Calgary Marriott Downtown hotel - allows for seamless events to unfold, creating memorable experiences for clients and delegates from around the world.   


From warm and welcoming spaces to avant-garde and unique celebrations, Modern Rentals knows events. With over 30 years of experience and one of the largest rental inventories in the country, they have become an integral part of the community, transforming events across Calgary and beyond. Modern Rentals will bring their extensive selection and extraordinary creativity to events at the CTCC through elevated design with hand-chosen items that blend concepts from timeless and trendy to modern and whimsical, with a common goal that thoughtful details can elevate an event from ordinary to extraordinary.  


“We are eager for the challenge, and the entire Modern Rentals team is ready to exceed expectations. Building on our successful collaborations with the Calgary TELUS Convention Center, Encore, the Calgary Marriott Downtown hotel, and Global Convention Services, together we will craft unforgettable events that leave a lasting impression," says Jason McKay, Vice President at Modern Rentals.


"Through our partnership with Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, I'm thrilled to bring fresh, design-focused event furniture and décor to Calgary and Western Canada. My passion lies in curating trends and delivering amazing rentals that elevate every occasion. Modern Rentals is all about bringing style and innovation to events, and that's why I'm in this business," says Suzanne Henuset, Owner of Modern Rentals.


Modern Rentals will provide their curated selection of furniture, event decor, accessories, and more for events happening at the CTCC and will use their experience and design acumen to execute spectacular and memorable occasions. 




About Calgary TELUS Convention Centre 


The Calgary TELUS Convention Centre is focused on enhancing the services that we provide well beyond the venue—to create a place and experience that supports all events for people to convene, connect and converse together. What started as a central location for coming together has grown into the next generation of convention services and experiences. 


About Modern Rentals 


Calgary-based Modern Rentals Ltd. was established in the fall of 2017 to offer the Alberta market with a curated selection of furniture, bars, event decor and tabletop accessories that inspire creativity and elevate design. With one of the largest event rental inventories in Western Canada, Modern Rentals provides a diverse range of items along with a talented team of event designers that can bring any event vision to reality.


Media Contacts 


Alyson Robb 
Director of Communications & External Relations 

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre  

Jason McKay
Vice President

Modern Rentals