Conference planners face a bewildering range of options when looking for accommodating facilities for conferences, meetings or events. There are so many meeting sites that offer a prime location; others offer attractive surroundings or comfortable amenities; and still others offer state of the art classroom and audio-visual capabilities. Consider this: University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus is a conference site that offers the best combination of all of these features. UBC Okanagan’s conference services can ensure a smooth, enjoyable, and cost-effective conference. Attendees will enjoy the dry Mediterranean climate, the on-site amenities and utilize ideal meeting spaces offering state of the art technology. That’s right: UBC Okanagan promises to deliver, a one-stop-shop conference experience that is second to none!
The UBC campus in the Okanagan, commonly referred to as the Napa Valley of British Columbia because of the warm weather and many wineries is located in Kelowna, Canada. The campus is conveniently situated five minutes from the Kelowna International Airport, which offers daily direct flights to and from Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto Seattle, and Los Angelos. UBC Okanagan is close to many championship golf courses, including Predator Ridge, picturesque Okanagan Lake, home to the infamous Ogopogo monster, Big White and SilverStar ski resorts, and over 200 award-winning wineries, which makes UBC Okanagan the ideal location for your next meeting, conference or event.
The University of British Columbia Okanagan has over 50 meeting rooms and conference facilities, which include multi-functional theaters, fully equipped classrooms and also outdoor spaces, all of which can accommodate groups of up to 300 attendees. At UBC Okanagan event spaces are designed to easily meet the needs for meeting and learning environments, from the traditional lecture series to large-scale multi media presentations and conferences.
In addition to the fabulous event venue spaces, the campus also offers a wide variety of well-maintained, affordable summer accommodations. UBC Okanagan accommodations are newer or have been recently renovated offering attendees the most comfortable of housing options. With housing available on-site the accommodations are located within walking distance of meeting facilities, campus amenities and food outlets.
When planning an event the University’s team of meeting professionals will be at your service to make any event a success. As a winner of the member’s choice award and active affiliate of CUCCOA, (The Canadian University Conference Organizers Association) UBC Okanagan is able to offer a complete conference package including comfortable and affordable accommodations, first class meeting facilities, superb technological capabilities and delicious menu choices. If you are looking for a unique venue with state of the art professional meeting facilities, look no further than Conference Services at University of British Columbia Okanagan!