Now that you've decided to become a local host, how do you go about inviting 100, 1,000 or even 10,000 delegates to meet in Vancouver? Let Tourism Vancouver's Be a Host team provide all the answers. We have both the experience and the resources to help you every step of the way.
Tourism Vancouver's Be a Host team is committed to guiding you through this adventure, making your planning experience as rewarding and worry-free as possible. We will work with you to ensure your event is a success - from bid presentation to closing ceremony.
To convince the decision-makers in your organization to agree to meet in Vancouver, we'll help you with a formal bid process. With help right from the start including bid collateral and presentations, to flight assistance to present the bid, we make the process easier than you think. We'll also assist with site visit itineraries for decision makers to help them decide.
Once your association or group has decided to meet in Vancouver, our team will assist with all aspects of convention planning and organizing, leaving you free to concentrate on the important task of creating an attractive conference program.
We check hotel and venue availability, distributing your meeting specifications to reliable suppliers around the city. We will also secure guestrooms appropriate to your event.
We'll coordinate site inspections of any other suppliers you need.
We can connect you with Professional Conference Organizers, Destination Management Companies or Professional Meeting Planners to assist with the logistics of your event.
We'll help you design tours or arrange group activities, spousal programs and entertainment to suit your group.
Vancouver attracts 10% higher delegate attendance than other destinations. We'll help you generate excitement for your conference by providing promotional materials and suggesting promotional strategies.
Through our partner Uniglobe Vision Travel, we can offer an air reservations service for your delegates to make all of their Vancouver travel needs at the lowest available airfares.
We'll supply Vancouver guides and maps to conference delegates free of charge.
>If you're interested in becoming a local host or are already bringing a conference to Vancouver and are in need of our services, contact the Be a Host team.