What is Be A Host

An alliance of industry leaders, creative innovators and elite thinkers. Tourism Vancouver’s Be a Host program brings together the region’s foremost trailblazers to invite their professional colleagues to meet in Vancouver, putting both themselves and their field on the world’s stage. In addition, local hosts play a valued role in showcasing Canadian research excellence and contributing to our advancing knowledge economy.

Whether it’s an annual conference, a research symposium or an international congress, local hosts see their professional profile rise and gain well-earned recognition for their industry.  And when you invite your peers to Vancouver, you’ll join the ranks of an elite group of like-minded professionals who have also brought important meetings and events to the city.

Tourism Vancouver’s Be a Host program supports local hosts every step of the way. From helping prepare your bid to present to your organization’s decision makers, through to assisting with logistical arrangements and attendance building, we’ll work with you to bring the world to Vancouver and ensure that your planning experience is as rewarding and worry-free as possible. So go ahead, and take the first step to showcasing your industry, your city and your own leadership.