Why Choose Our Destination?
TOP 5 REASONS TO MEET IN VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA NATURAL BEAULTY AND MILDEST CLIMATE IN CANADA The Pacific Ocean, old-growth forests, lush gardens, magnificent mountains and sweeping views – in every season, Victoria is one of the world’s most spectacular cities. ACCESSIBLITY Victoria is easy to get to from anywhere in the world. The city's major meeting hotels are within walking distance to all amenities and the Victoria Conference Center. UNLIMITED OUTDOOR ACTIVITES AND ATTRACTIONS World famous Butchart Gardens, outdoor adventure activities such as whale watching, zip lining, kayaking and salmon fishing, museums, art galleries, world class shopping and year-round golf. CANADA’S “PROVENCE” Victoria's hot young chefs, along with A growing wine and agricultural region have garnered Victoria and Vancouver Island a coveted place on the worlds culinary map. FAVOR OF EUROPE Enjoy European charm without the long flight or high cost. Victoria is where old-world tradition meets new-world experiences. AS A RESORT-STYLE CITY CENTERED AROUND A PICTURESQUE INNER HARBOUR, most of Victoria's conference facilities and accommodation properties are within easy walking distance and enjoy spectacular ocean and mountain views. AT THE VICTORIA CONFERENCE CENTER (VCC), an open plaza and magnificent entry foyer filled with First Nations art create a bright, welcoming environment indoors and out. A mix of multi-purpose function space is ideally suited for groups from 400 to 2,000. The Crystal Garden, a historic icon of the city originally built as a saltwater swimming pool, sits adjacent to the existing facility and provides an additional venue where heritage meets high tech. OFF-SITE VENUES - The world-renowned Butchart Gardens and the Royal BC Museum headline a varied list of off-site venues which also include First Nations galleries, castles, wineries, spas and world-class golf courses all perfect settings for true west coast experience. LAST BUT NOT LEAST, incredible eco-adventures are literally steps away. Hop on a whale watching tour, zip through an old growth forest, head out on a salmon fishing charter or kayak around the harbor. Get active in Canada's fittest city and cycling capital of Canada with a tour on two wheels or a coastal hike through old-growth rainforests. After a day of adventure, relax with a glass of local wine or craft ale, and fresh seafood and island cuisine.
Distance from Airport
- Victoria International Airport (YYJ)
25.75 km from City Center
Sea Cider Farm and Cider House
Royal British Columbia Museum
Hatley Park National Historic Site
Victoria and Vancouver Island are consistently named among the best cities and islands in North America by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure magazines. The city’s reputation as a community of leaders in future technologies also provides a strong business case for bringing a program to Victoria. The City of Victoria is also committed to being Carbon Neutral by 2012 and is on-track to be home to the first LEED community in the world. We are also home to North America’s first carbon-neutral airline and British Columbia’s first carbon-neutral hotel. Your attendees will not only be rejuvenated by Victoria’s fresh ocean air, inspired by year-round natural beauty and a warm island welcome, but will also delight in knowing that their meeting is being held in a destination that is committed to making its community sustainable for future generations. After all, without the destination, it’s just another meeting.