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Conferences & Accommodation at UBC
5961 Student Union Blvd

Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2C9

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Leisure travel | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:2200
Meeting
Rooms:200
Maximum
Overnight:5000
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About

About University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Located in Vancouver, University of British Columbia is Canada's largest university conference facility. The picturesque campus provides the perfect space for your next corporate or social event.

University of British Columbia offers affordable accommodations with the capacity of hosting groups up to 4,000. The Vancouver campus consists of 85,000 sq. ft. of meeting and exhibit space with attractions, recreation, shopping, and restaurants on-site.

Let our University of British Columbia experts provide professional conference coordination and meeting planning services for your next Vancouver event. 

 
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Vancouver - 7
Whistler - 77
Victoria - 70

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Vancouver International - 20 minutes


Taxi | Bus


Onsite: Yes Fee

CATERING
University of British Columbia offers on-site restaurants and catering, from cafeteria meal plans to catered events. We work with clients to meet their program and budget needs.


Must Use In-House CateringNO
Cultural CateringNO
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES



AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
24-Hour Check-In
Biking
Golf Course
Hiking
Meditation
Running
Sports Facilities
Swimming Pool
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
Outdoor Tent
A/V Tech Staff
Eco-Friendly
Fitness Center
Laptops
Microphones
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Pet-Friendly
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
Food and Beverage On-Site
Sound System
Wi-Fi
Team Building
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

2200 Attendees


200 Spaces

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Theatre Style 5000 | Classroom Style 1000

TECHNOLOGY
University of British Columbia has wireless internet in all suites and all other properties have Ethernet ports. There is free ultra-high speed wireless connectivity throughout the British Columbia campus.

Yes
FreeYES

Yes


LaptopsMicrophonesProjector ScreenLCD Projectors

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

5000 Overnight Guests


Suite/Apt Style|Hotel-Like|Residence Halls

Yes
Free NO
Cost:


Private-Semi-Private-Communal

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Accommodations

Accommodations

5000
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Hotel | 47 rooms | 94 beds | floorplan
West Coast Suites Dining Room
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West Coast Suites Living Room

Available year round, the only all-suite hotel on the UBC Vancouver campus. Sofisticated, well-appointed one-bedroom suites (450 sq. ft.) feature contempory west coast furnishings, in room safe, fully equipped kitchens, and free WiFi.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Hotel | 159 rooms | 226 beds | floorplan
Gage One-Bedroom Suite Bedroom
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Gage One-Bedroom Suite Kitchen

Private studio suites and spacious one-bedroom suites with fully-equipped kitchens and free high speed wireless internet.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Suite/Apartment Style | 708 rooms | 1008 beds | floorplan
Walter Gage Towers Shared Lounge
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Walter Gage Towers Shared Single

Shared apartments and private family suites, 4 or 6 bedrooms with shared washrooms, wired Internet connectivity and full kitchens. Many rooms with spectacular views. Free Campus WiFi. 
| Suite/Apartment Style | 246 rooms | 308 beds | floorplan
Ponderosa Commons Shared Apartment Single - - UBC Vancouver
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Ponderosa Commons Studio Suites - UBC Vancouver

Mondern studio suites and 4-bedroom shared apartments wtih single rooms and two shared bathrooms; private studio suites with equipped kitchens, many with views of the ocean. The Point Grill - licensed, casual dining restaurant located only minutes away.
| Residence Halls | 1285 rooms | 1285 beds | floorplan
Place Vanier Exterior and Fields
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Place Vanier Single Room

Single and twin dormitory rooms in a park like setting. Ideal lodging for youth, school groups, sports teams and language camps. Ample field space for activities. Tennis and basketball courts on site.
| Residence Halls | 1484 rooms | 1484 beds | floorplan
Totem Park Semi Private Single Room
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Totem Park Shared Single Room

Totem Park offers two room types in a park like setting:
1) Semi-private, two adjacent rooms with single bed in each shared one washroom.
2) Single and twin dormitory rooms, shared hallway washrooms.
Ideal lodging for youth, school groups, sports teams and language camps. Ample field space for activities. Tennis and basketball courts on site. Cafeteria on site, various meal plans available.

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
24-Hour Check-In
24-Hour Check-In
Biking
Biking
Golf Course
Golf Course
Hiking
Hiking
Meditation
Meditation
Running
Running
Sports Facilities
Sports Facilities
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
Outdoor Tent
Outdoor Tent
A/V Tech Staff
A/V Tech Staff
Eco-Friendly
Eco-Friendly
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Laptops
Laptops
Microphones
Microphones
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Parking On-Site
Pet-Friendly
Pet-Friendly
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors
Food and Beverage On-Site
Food and Beverage On-Site
Sound System
Sound System
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
Team Building
Team Building


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
2200
Overall
1000
Classroom
Style


Meeting + Event Spaces
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Chan Centre Concert Hall Glass Lobby
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Chan Centre Concert Hall

Versatile and architectually stunning theatre. Ideal for plenary sessions or lectures for up to 1200 people. Additonal space for breakout sessions in the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts are the 160-seat Royal Bank Cinema and the 250-seat Telus Studio Theatre.
| 3500 SQ FT
Located near West 16th and East Mall overlooking the Arthur Lord and Frank Buck fields. Ideal for hosting receptions and special events, the $2.5 million facility has a clubhouse lounge, change rooms, and bleacher seating for 300 spectators.
| 17713 SQ FT | image
Student Recreation Centre Floor Plan
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Student Recreation Centre Exhibits

Located directly across from the Walter Gage Residence. Ideal for tradeshow, poster sessions or plenary.
| 15000 SQ FT | image
War Memorial Gym Floor Plan
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War Memorial Gym

Accommodates up to 3300 delegates for plenary sessions. Ideal for tradeshow or poster sessions.
| 17000 SQ FT | image
Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Arena Floor Plan
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Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Arena

Host venue of the 2010 Olympic Games. The arena has 5,000 permanent seats and can house up to 7,500 people for concerts, sporting and special events.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
NO
YES
YES


Catering
University of British Columbia offers on-site restaurants and catering, from cafeteria meal plans to catered events. We work with clients to meet their program and budget needs.
Dining Options
| Seating Capacity: 200 | menu | image
Sage Bistro at University Centre - UBC Vancouver

This open and airy restaurant with an outdoor patio offers great West Coast cusine and expansive view of the mountains & ocean. Opens Monday to Friday for breakfast and lunch. Available for private functions of up to 350 people. BREAKFAST: 7:15am - 9:00am (Monday-Friday) LUNCH: 11:30am - 2:00pm (Monday-Friday)
| Seating Capacity: 50 | menu | image
Triple-O's at UBC

Triple O’s uses only the freshest, highest quality ingredients like the 100% fresh Canadian beef or BC chicken, crisp fresh lettuce, Hot House tomatoes, real Canadian cheddar and hickory smoked bacon we use on our burgers to our fresh cut fries made from Kennebec potatoes and to our hand scooped milkshakes made with real vanilla bean ice cream. Open daily 10:30am - 9:00pm
| Seating Capacity: 110 | menu | image
The Point Bar & Grill

UBC's newest innovative upscale casual dining restaurant with exceptional cuisine, beautiful and stylish decor, and cheerful service in a relaxed lounge style environment located in the heart of Marine Drive Residence, the restaurant is equipped with HDTV's and full bar service featuring draft beer, bottled beer with both local and imported beer, coolers, wine and mixed drinks and cocktails. Chef Josh uses locally sourced foods, organic greens from the UBC Farm and Ocean Wise seafood. Group menus and BBQ available. 11:00am– 10:00pm (Sunday – Wednesday) 11:00am – 11:00pm (Thursday - Saturday)
| Seating Capacity: 350 | menu | image
Mahony & Sons Patio

Irish music. Irish food. Irish craic. This authentic Irish experience is exactly what you’ll find at Mahony & Sons Public House. We feature live music, world and local sports on Satellite HDTV. And, of course, every day you’ll find delicious comfort food complemented by our selection of cold, Mahony sized pints, wines, and extensive selection of spirits. This restaurant seats 200 indoor and 150 outdoor. Quality food and reasonably priced. Opens 11am - Midnight.

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Vancouver International - 20 minutes
Nearby Cities
Vancouver - 7 miles | Whistler - 77 miles | Victoria - 70
Transportation + Parking
Taxi
Bus
Onsite Parking

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions
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The Museum displays rocks and minerals, fossils, a seismograph, tomado machine, and exhits relating to ocean and atmospheric sciences. Also on display is a skeleton of the dinosaur Lambeosaurus - over 80 million years old! Admission to the Museum is by donation.

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The museum houses one of the world's finest displays of Northwest Coast First Nations art.
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Considered the best traditional, authentic Japanese Tea and Stroll Garden in North America. Complimentary audio guide tours are offered daily with admission.
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The garden contents a world-wide collection of plants from temperate climates. Also home of the Greenheart Canopy Walkway - a 308-metre walkway high above ground that allows visitors to enjoy a unique treetop adventure.
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An 18-hole public golf course and a driving range within 5 minutes by car from campus.
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The Gallery houses UBC's growing collection of contemporary art and artists archives. Free admission.
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More than two million specimens of plants, marine invertebrates, insects, fish, terrestrial vertibrates, fungi, and fossils showcase the stunning natural history of British columbia and beyond. the Beaty is also home to the largest blue whale skeleton on display in Canada.

Services

Services

Services

Complimentary to all of our conference groups. We provide expert assistance in organizing conferences on campus, such as conference coordination and support services.

Make delegate registration for your conference effortless by using our Registration Services. > Online registration > Conference Website > On-site Staffing and Management > Secretariat Services > Conference Promotion > Conference Account Financial Management

We are experienced in managing a wide range of academic and association conferences. > Budget preparation and control > Abstract handling > Exhibit management > Registration Services > Social and guest programs > Website creation and maintenance > Preparation, printing and distribution of promotional materials

Technology

Technology

Equipment Available On-Site
Laptops
Laptops
Microphones
Microphones
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors

Description
University of British Columbia has wireless internet in all suites and all other properties have Ethernet ports. There is free ultra-high speed wireless connectivity throughout the British Columbia campus.
Technology

There are 15 libraries on campus, most with free Internet access computer terminals on the main floor.

The UBC Campus has Wireless connectivity in all public areas and campus accommodation rooms.  Ethernet ports in Residence rooms.

Teleconferencing is an audio only solution to the rising costs of multipoint conferencing around the world. We supply your guests with a toll free dial-in number and a conference code. Guests are routed to a "Waiting Room" until you activate your conference with a Moderator code. Telestudios offers superior meeting facilities for multimedia presentations, seminars, product demos and employee training. The rooms come fully equipped with projector and large screens, DVD, CD, VHS players and PowerPoint.

Use a Webconference to share Powerpoint. This can be used in conjuncture with a videoconference or a Teleconference.

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