421 – 6 Ave South
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada,


The Southern Alberta Ethnic Association (SAEA) is a not-for-profit Organization with Charitable Status that represents a wide diversity of ethnic societies and clubs in southern Alberta.  Since 1977, the SAEA has been showcasing ethnic diversity by highlighting different global cultures, languages, cuisines, cultural dancing, performances and ethnic music, as well as thoughts and philosophies.  SAEA has been an iconic organization which celebrates some of the most culturally and ethnically diverse groups in our multicultural nation. SAEA hosts many fun and interactive cultural events, programing and also rents out beautiful elegant spaces for weddings, meetings, Christmas parties. We would love to host your next event.

VISION

The SAEA is a multicultural hub for inclusion and partnership.  We promote understanding and awareness, and celebrate cultural diversity through community events and programs.

MISSION
The SAEA envisions an equitable and welcoming community that recognizes and openly celebrates cultural diversity.

Welcome to SAEA located at the Multicultural Centre, here at the Centre we strive to make your event exceptional from start to finish. From small meetings and events to larger events, the centre can host a gathering for up to 180 guests. All of our venue rooms give you the ability to create the perfect event.

This recently built Centre is located at the edge of the downtown area close to all amenities and very central for business. We also are easily accessible to the main highway making travel easy for you and your guests. We have hotels located within a block as well as many other local attractions like the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, unique boutiques & specialized coffee houses in the downtown area.

The Southern Alberta Ethnic Association is proud to offer exclusive catering with western and ethnic choices for divine catering. Our event coordinator will work with you to create a layout to suit the needs of your event and guests.

For any additional information, questions, or would like to book a viewing please contact us directly at info@saea.ca or call 403.320.1577.

MULTICULTURAL BALLROOM

This elegant modern ballroom is beautifully designed with huge windows and lots of natural light.  The ballroom is commonly used for meetings, seminars, wedding receptions, Christmas parties, birthday celebrations, banquets and luncheons. With its brightly lit and modern interior, built in ceiling projector, drop-down ceiling screen, and complimentary lot for parking, there is practically no medium sized event the Multicultural Ballroom cannot accommodate. 

The Multicultural Ballroom and includes round or rectangular tables, chairs, 15-amp power, WIFI, house pa, mic, podium, projector & screen.

Additionally, the Centre has a spacious functional coatroom equipped with a sliding window for a customer coat check.

Room Specifications
  • 34 x 48 Feet in size, 1632 square feet
  • Ceiling mounted projector and drop-down ceiling Screen
  • Complimentary WIFI & hardline connection
  • 2 - HDMI wall connections
  • Carpeted floor
  • Electrical - 4 x 15 amp
  • 220 power plug
  • 10’ Ceiling (9’8”to the lower part)
  • Central Air conditioning
  • Adjustable lighting

Capacities 

  • Theater seating 125
  • Banquet Round Tables 80
  • Rectangular Tables 88
  • Classroom 44
  • Reception 130
  • U Shape 32
  • Hollow Square 40
  • Trade Show Spacing: 14 - 10’ x 10’ booths

DIVERSITY BALLROOM

This sophisticated modern ballroom is beautifully designed with natural light & its own entrance.  This ballroom is commonly used for meetings, banquets, weddings, conferences and Christmas parties.  With this large open modern space, built in ceiling projector, drop down ceiling screen, and complimentary parking this is an excellent choice for your next event. 

The Diversity Ballroom room includes round or rectangular tables, chairs, 15-amp power, WIFI, podium, projector & screen.

Additionally, the Centre has a spacious functional coatroom equipped with a sliding window for a customer coat check.

Room Specifications

  • 53 x 48 Feet in size, 2544 square feet
  • Ceiling mounted projector and drop-down ceiling Screen
  • Complimentary WIFI & 3-hardline connection
  • 2 - HDMI wall connections
  • Carpeted floor
  • Electrical - 7 x 15 amp
  • 2-220 power plug
  • 12’ Ceiling (11’3”to the lower part)
  • Central Air conditioning
  • Adjustable lighting

Capacities 

  • Theater seating 170
  • Banquet Round Tables 136
  • Rectangular Tables 144
  • Classroom 72
  • Reception 200
  • U Shape 52
  • Hollow Square 64
  • Trade Show Spacing: 20 - 10’ x 10’ booths

MULTICULTURAL DIVERSITY BALLROOM

This exquisite large ballroom is the Multicultural & Diversity ballrooms combined removing the divider wall to create one large ballroom with all the same great abilities and functions for larger groups.  With this larger open modern space, built in with 2 ceiling projectors, 2 drop down ceiling screens and complimentary parking, this is an excellent choice for your next conference, fundraiser, large meeting, banquet, Christmas party or wedding. 

The Cultural Diversity Ballroom includes round or rectangular tables, chairs, 15-amp power, WIFI, podium, projector & screen.

Additionally, the Centre has 2 spacious functional coatrooms equipped with sliding windows for a customer coat check.

Room Specifications

  • 87 x 48 Feet in size, 4176 square feet
  • 2-Ceiling mounted projector and drop-down ceiling Screen
  • Complimentary WIFI & 4-hardline connection
  • 4 - HDMI wall connections
  • Carpeted floor
  • Electrical - 11 x 15 amp
  • 3-220 power plug
  • 12’ Ceiling (11’3”to the lower part)
  • Central Air conditioning
  • Adjustable lighting

Capacities 

  • Theatre seating 350
  • Classroom 116
  • Hollow Square 104
  • Banquet Round Tables 210 (154 with stage and dance floor)
  • Rectangular Tables 230
  • Reception 360
  • Trade Show Spacing: 20 - 10’ x 10’ booths

ROUND STREET ROOM

This multipurpose functional modern room is beautifully designed with flooring to accommodate any type of event such as a rehearsal room for dance, your next meeting, seminar, Christmas parties, Birthday celebrations, banquets and luncheons. With its built-in ceiling projector and drop-down ceiling screen, and complimentary parking, there is practically no small event the Social Room cannot accommodate.  The Round Street Room includes round or rectangular tables, chairs, 15-amp power, WIFI, podium, projector & screen.

Room Specifications

  • 30 x 19 Feet in size, 570 square feet
  • Ceiling mounted projector and drop-down ceiling Screen
  • Complimentary WIFI & hardline connection
  • HDMI wall connection
  • Vinyl Plank Flooring
  • Electrical - 11 x 15 amp
  • 3-220 power plug
  • 12’ Ceiling (11’3”to the lower part)
  • Central Air conditioning
  • Adjustable lighting

Capacities 

  • Theatre seating 42
  • Banquet Round Tables 32
  • Rectangular Tables 36
  • Trade Show Spacing: 9 - 10’ x 10’ booths

COURTLAND BOARDROOM

This elegant boardroom is perfect for a small meeting accommodating 15-20 guests.  This room has great large windows with natural light & contains new adjustable comfortable chairs, beautiful board room table, a built-in ceiling projector and drop-down ceiling screen.  This beautiful boardroom will be sure to impress all your meeting guests.

Room Specifications

  • Ceiling mounted projector and wall mounted Screen/Whiteboard
  • Complimentary WIFI & hardline connection
  • HDMI wall connection
  • Carpet Flooring
  • Electrical - 2 x 15 amp
  • Central Air conditioning

Capacities 

  • Board Table, holds 12-15 guests

Onsite catering is available as well as multiday discount rates.  Please reach out to us directly to discuss catering and facility pricing.

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