Whistler’s spectacular natural surroundings, world-class amenities, and innovative culture are a combination you don’t find packaged up just anywhere.
Its bucket-list appeal, pedestrian-only Village and genuine, down-to-earth mountain culture make it an unforgettable year-round destination. A place where your group can ski the world’s best slopes, cycle over 40 km of paved trails, spend a sunny afternoon on the greens or ride a snowmobile into the backcountry.
Meeting here is an opportunity to take a team meeting outside of the boardroom or a conference out of a city centre and into the great outdoors to network and connect together differently. Whistler simply is the place to meet!
In case we haven’t sold you already … Here are five reasons why you should host your next meeting or event in Whistler:
1. Breathtaking Scenery
Located within the picturesque Coast Mountains, Whistler is surrounded by stunning landscapes, making it the perfect place to play and connect with nature. A premier four-season, mountain destination, Whistler will inspire your group to dream, learn, appreciate, play and connect. It’s no surprise this remarkable location brings your next gathering or team into a place where fresh thinking comes naturally.
2. Endless Outdoor Adventure
There are plenty of reasons you’ll find Whistler on many travellers’ bucket lists, but its endless supply of outdoor adventure truly stands out as a big one. Its down-to-earth mountain culture and endless team building possibilities to explore the great outdoors, connect with one another, and experience something new everyday make it an unforgettable place. Winter provides reliable snow for skiing and snowboarding as well as the opportunity to experience Nordic sports such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. In the summer golfing, mountain biking and hiking fill the warmer months allowing for groups to venture into the valley more. In Whistler, there’s something for everyone and all abilities that will ensure your group feels energized and invigorated throughout their stay.
Only a short trip from Vancouver International Airport by either road or air, the journey to Whistler is where the experience begins. Whether groups choose to fly or drive, the views from up in the air or the car window are stunning. By car, groups get the chance to experience the scenic Sea to Sky Highway on their way to Whistler , while those who choose to fly via float plane get a birds eye view of the snow-capped mountains of Coast Mountain range, the ocean fjords and Sea to Sky Highway below. Either way, just getting to Whistler is exhilarating in itself and sure to get your group excited for what’s to come!
4. Convenient Whistler Village
Once you arrive in Whistler, transportation logistics are a thing of the past thanks to Whistler’s pedestrian-only village. Your group will appreciate the added convenience of Whistler’s campus-like setting, with the Whistler Conference Centre, a plethora of restaurants, activities and offsite venues all just a short walk from your hotel room.
5. Unique Meeting Spaces
Whether it’s on top of a mountain, lakeside, or in the midst of a museum or art gallery, Whistler has the capacity to host a wide variety of events both in size and scope. Take your event high atop a remote glacier peak, alongside First Nations’ history or beneath a canopy of ancient cedars – and that’s just the start! Whether you’re looking to drive home a corporate message, celebrate a group achievement, kick off a new year or reward a group for surpassing their goals the perfect venue can be found in Whistler.
For those more formal clients, Whistler’s hotels offer a wonderful selection of traditional meeting facilities or you can explore more unique venues like the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, the Audain Art Museum and Whistler’s Olympic venues for something different.
See even more reasons to host your next event in Whistler!