The Banff Centre is internationally recognized as:
* a leader on the local, national and international stages in the development and promotion of creative work in the arts, sciences, business, and the environment
* a catalyst for creative thought, lifelong learning, the development and showcasing of new work, and the advancement of applied research
* a resource for individual and group renewal and transformation, and an enabler of innovation and creativity for participants and staff to question assumptions, explore ideas, embrace change, and exemplify excellence
* a destination of choice for conferences
For almost 75 years, the impact of the inspiring mountain location, the creative atmosphere, the diverse group of participants from many backgrounds and disciplines, and the strong support from Centre staff have combined to make a powerful experience that is intellectually, physically, and emotionally stimulating.