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Meet In Penticton Convention Bureau

Meet In Penticton Convention Bureau

Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats


Penticton, located in the heart of wine country, in the south central interior of Canada’s western-most province, beautiful British Columbia. We are one of two cities in the world between two lakes; Okanagan Lake and Skaha Lake.
We offer more than 100,000 sq. ft. of combined convention, meeting and exhibit space. Including the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre, the largest dedicated, full service convention centre in BC’s Interior and the stunning, luxurious Penticton Lakeside Resort & Conference Centre at the shore of Okanagan Lake.
With many unique indoor and open air venues in a variety of sizes and locations from a dedicated wine village, to craft breweries to a docked heritage paddle wheeler, off-site activity options are endless. A four season destination; guided wine, cannabis and nature tours, golf, cycling/E-Bike tours, downhill and cross-country skiing and even an open air skating rink to rent are just a few of the choices. Penticton is the perfect destination for memorable, impactful events.
Penticton is home to more than 200 regional wineries, 8 craft breweries, 3 distilleries and over 30 annual festivals all enveloped by 2 pristine lakes, 5 beaches, an extensive trail network and scenic mountain views. The climate is temperate with four distinctive seasons and typically an extensive spring and fall.
Fuel Free…Almost. The natural landscape surrounding our compact, walkable city fosters a cozy community feel with all the amenities of a larger metropolis. Conventions and conference facilities, accommodations, downtown and most off-site venues are all within walking distance.
From the Interior Salish word SnPink’tn, the name Penticton, is commonly translated as “a place to stay forever”, or more accurately “a place where people live year-round. For over 7,000 years, our region has been home to the Sylix First Peoples.

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 3500 guests
Penticton Trade & Convention Centre
As one of the largest convention centres in the province and the Okanagan Valley’s only full-service facility, we’ve got you covered with 60,000 sq ft of versatile, flexible space
that can easily be configured to meet your meeting, convention, trade show, festival or special event needs. As part of a larger complex, we are connected by a covered walkway to the South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC), a 5,000 seat state-of-the art sports and entertainment venue offering an additional 30,000 sq ft of special event and exhibit space. 
Penticton Lakeside Resort & Conference Centre
Conveniently situated on the South shore of Okanagan Lake, downtown Penticton, the Resort is central to a wealth of activities and attractions in the heart of wine country. The Resort includes 273 lake and mountain view guest rooms and suites, each with their own balcony. Our on-site conference centre is perfect for small to large groups, with 32,000 of flexible meeting space, including two ballrooms, seven breakout rooms and a private outdoor courtyard. When you host your event with us, simply show up on the day and let us deliver you an immaculate experience you’ll never forget.
With the numerous menu options available, our catering department will help make your function a great success. Our in-house event services, audio visual and show display teams will work closely with you on all the fine details of your event. With Okanagan Lake as the scenic backdrop, The Penticton Lakeside Resort & Conference Centre is an idyllic location for any occasion, be it a convention, conference, tradeshow, intimate gathering or special event.
  • 32,000 in total Sq. Ft.
  • 550 Banquet Style
  • 500 Classroom Style
  • 700 Theatre Style
  • 66 Hollow Square Space Style

Food & Beverage Options

The Hooded Merganser Bar and Grill
The Hooded Merganser is a culinary and architectural masterpiece that straddles Okanagan Lake to offer panoramic views of the lake and mountains. The restaurant is capable of taking small to large reservations for your business events and purposes 


  • Number of Overnight Rooms: 1254
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Guest Room Cost : included
Overnight Room Attributes
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • Business Services
  • Dry Cleaning Services
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Kitchen Available
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Television
  • Towels
  • Washer/Dryer
  • WiFi


Penticton Lakeside Resort & Conference Centre
Located downtown Penticton on the south shore of Okanagan Lake, the Resort is central to a wealth of activities & attractions and includes 273 lake and mountain view guest rooms & suites, each with its own balcony. For groups of 10-1,000+, our elegant facilities include two large ballrooms & seven lakeside breakout rooms. Our new expansion, the East Ballroom, has floor-to-ceiling glass windows and heated open-air decks that provide panoramic views of Okanagan Lake & Park. With the numerous menu options available, our catering department will help make your function a great success.

When looking for the perfect setting for your event, look no further. With Okanagan Lake as the scenic backdrop and dozens of wineries at your doorstep and over 32,000sq' of versatile meeting space, our conference centre is an idyllic location for any occasion - from large conventions, tradeshows, to sporting events and weddings. 
  • 273 Rooms
  • 400 Beds

Featured Amenities

  • Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
  • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
  • Business Center
  • Laundry
  • Linens
  • Near Public Transit
  • Overnight Rooms
  • Taxi

Venue Location + Transportation


888 Westminster Avenue,
Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8S2


  • BusBus
  • TaxiTaxi

Nearby Airport

  • Penticton Regional Airport - 8 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • Kelowna International Airport - 75 minutes