Business Advantage Program- Meetings & Conferences

2018 Worldwide Conference

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The next Worldwide Conference will take place in Vancouver, Canada. The preliminary schedule is below:

Monday 27 August

  • Meetings of the special interest groups (morning and afternoon)
  • Welcome dinner at hotel

Tuesday 28 August

  • Morning conference sessions with afternoon tour to Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge
  • Dinner at Rogue Gastown (casual)

Wednesday 29 August

  • Morning conference sessions with afternoon tour options, either Howe Sound Marine Discovery tour (self driven boats for 4 or 6) or Museum of Anthropology
  • Morning accompanying persons tour to Granville Island for a culinary experience
  • Dinner, Harbour Cruise on the Pacific Yacht

Thursday 30 August

  • Conference sessions
  • Gala dinner at Terminal City Club

Friday 31 August


More information will be available soon, but if you need advice, please email Jenny Ringrose at the Executive Office. 

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