Meet * Compete * Entertain
Location! 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. Place! 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. Space! 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. Off-Site! 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. Sustainability! 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. History! The original people of the Okanagan are known as the syilx speaking people – the “Okanagans”. Their nsyilxcən language and syilx Okanagan culture respectfully honour the natural laws of the tmixw – that which gives us life. We respectfully acknowledge the Penticton Indian Band and the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan People, on whose lands we live, learn, and do our work.
- 06/17/2024 – 06/26/2024
Distance from airport
- Penticton Regional Airport
4.35 mi. from city center
- Kelowna's International Airport
47.22 mi. from city center
Penticton Farmers' Market
Penticton Trade and Convention Centre
The full-service Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, in BC's wine country, offers value, 60,000 sq. ft. of versatile meeting and dedicated exhibit space. Perfect for conventions sized 150-650 with a trade show component. Submit an RFP today.
Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre
The Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre is located in the sunny Okanagan and features 273 guest rooms & suites, on-site standard and elite amenities, and offers easy access to all the nearby local area attractions.
Penticton has a long history of hosting conferences, conventions, festivals, sporting events and so much more! Experienced, dedicated professionals with a strong sense of place, a knack for problem-solving, tons of creativity, a can-do attitude and a chill vibe, are here to support and assist organizers, planners and delegates. Penticton and area is a solid, connected community with a large volunteer base. Events like Ironman Canada, Peach Festival, Cattlemen’s Association Canada’s largest regional Bridge Tournament, Fire Chiefs Association of BC and many more, are rooted here. Every event is a huge success because we care that every guest takes home a memorable experience. From festivals to conventions, we are here to connect you, help you and inspire you!