Hotel and Travel

Place-Based Food Systems Conference 2018

**Any unreserved rooms will be released July 9th **

The Place-Based Food Systems Conference 2018 will be held at the Pacific Gateway Hotel, in Richmond (Metro Vancouver), Canada.

Pacific Gateway Hotel

3500 Cessna Drive

RichmondBritish Columbia, Canada

V7B 1C7


Pacific Gateway Hotel

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at a preferred rate at the conference venue, the Pacific Gateway Hotel. To reserve a room at the preferred rate either;

1) Reserve online: CLICK HERE to access the preferred through the hotel's online booking system, or

2) Call 1-866-382-3474 or 604-278-1241 and refer to Block code 1808KWAN.


Getting to the Pacific Gateway Hotel

Please note that travel to the venue requires a bit of extra planning.  The venue can be accessed by car, taxi, free airport shuttle and public transit.

From the airport
For those travelling from the airport to the hotel, there is free shuttle transportto/from the hotel. 

By car
Free parking at the Pacific Gateway Hotel is available to conference attendees. For complimentary parking, please pre-register your vehicle by clicking on the following link and enter your license plate: . Vehicle registration can also be done upon arriving at the Pacific Gateway. Complimentary parking for this event is valid on August 8 -13, 2018.

Public Transit
Please note that getting to the venue by public transit requires connecting to a smaller public bus network that services the area near the airport. These buses run relatively less frequently than the majority of Vancouver’s transit system. Please plan your trip ahead and leave plenty of time.  Take the Canada Line Train to Bridgeport Station. At Bridgeport Station, connect to the C92 Sea Island South.  This smaller public shuttle will stop on Cessna Drive, opposite the Pacific Gateway Hotel. Stop: Cessna Drive at Miller Rd.