Vancouver, site of the 2010 Olympics and the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, is a modern, cosmopolitan city with many summer activities including beaches, sailing, trips to the local mountains, hiking, and shopping. Some of the nearby attractions include Whistler Mountain, Victoria, Whale Watching, and stunning scenery.
The conference hotel is conveniently located two blocks from English Bay beach and within walking distance of downtown shopping, Stanley Park, and hundreds of restaurants and cafes.
Celebration of Lights International Fireworks Competition: On Saturday, July 29th at 10pm, English Bay will be the site of one of the world’s largest fireworks displays. The fireworks, which are synchronized to music, occur on 3 different nights between 3 different countries across two weeks. This competition between three different countries attracts approximately 400,000 people per night.