Schedule of Events

2017 Canada’s West Marketplace Trade Show Schedule
TIME DESCRIPTION LOCATION
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13
   Buyers and Sellers Arrive - Airport Shuttles  
 11:00  Pre FAM Tours Arrive  
 12:00 - 17:00  Victoria Activity Tours  Victoria Conference Centre (VCC) -

Pre-function 1A (Level One)

 12:00 - 15:00  BC Seller Registration  VCC
 14:30 - 16:30  BC Seller Briefing & Reception  Crystal Ballroom, Fairmont Empress
 19:00 - 21:00  Welcome Reception: Hosted by Tourism Victoria
 (Buyers, Destination Canada & BC Sellers only)
 Victoria Public Market at Hudson
     
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14
   Alberta Sellers Arrive - Airport Shuttles  
 07:30 - 08:30  Buyer Breakfast: Hosted by Eagle Wing Whale and Wildlife Tours
 (Buyer delegates only)
 Crystal Ballroom, Fairmont Empress
 08:15  Trade Show Floor Opens  Carson Hall, VCC
 08:45 - 11:55  BC Appointment Session: Delegate Cafe hosted by The Butchart Gardens  Carson Hall, VCC
 12:00 - 13:30  BC Lunch: Hosted by Tourism Richmond
 (Buyers, Destination Canada & BC Sellers Only)
 Crystal Ballroom, Fairmont Empress
 12:00 - 15:00  Alberta Seller Registration  VCC
 13:30 - 17:04  BC Appointment Session  Carson Hall, VCC
 19:00 - 11:59  CWM Shindig (All delegates)  TBC
     
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15
 07:30 - 08:30  Buyer Breakfast: Hosted by Aboriginal Tourism BC
 (Buyer delegates only)
 Crystal Ballroom, Fairmont Empress
 08:15  Trade Show Floor Opens  Carson Hall, VCC
 09:30 - 11:30  Alberta Seller Briefing  Crystal Ballroom, Fairmont Empress
 08:45 - 11:55  BC Appointment Session  Carson Hall, VCC
 11:55 - 13:40  All Delegate Lunch: Hosted by Banff & Lake Louise Tourism
 (All delegates)
 Crystal Gardens
 13:40 - 17:02 Alberta Appointment Session: Delegate Cafe hosted by Edmonton Tourism  Carson Hall, VCC
   Free Evening  
     
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16
 08:15  Trade Show Floor Opens  Carson Hall, VCC
 08:45 - 11:55  Alberta Appointment Session  Carson Hall, VCC
 11:55 - 13:35  Alberta Lunch: Hosted by VIA Rail and Jasper Tourism
 (Buyers, Destination Canada & AB Sellers Only)
 Crystal Ballroom, Fairmont Empress
 13:35 - 16:57  Alberta Appointment Session  Carson Hall, VCC
 17:00 - 19:00  Farewell Reception
 (Buyers, Destination Canada & AB Sellers only)
 Bard & Banker Public House
     
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17
   Post FAM Tours  
   Departures - Airport Shuttles  
     
Official CWM Hotels: Hotel Grand Pacific, Fairmont Empress, Chateau Victoria, Victoria Marriott
Victoria Conference Centre (VCC)