Symposium 2019: Making it Matter

You're invited to join us at the Symposium Tradeshow on May 1, 2019, as an Exhibitor or Sponsor.

Our Annual Symposium occurs this year from May 1 to May 3, 2019 at The Fairmmont Château Whistler, in Whistler, BC.  The Tradeshow will be held on Wednesday, May 1.

This year, for the first time ever, sponsors and exhibitors will be invited to participate in an exclusive networking opportunity with delegates. At this year’s Symposium conference, exhibitors are invited to attend the social lunch with delegates, as well as participate in afternoon sessions. A bagged lunch will be provided for the social. Participation will be complimentary and included in the cost of your tradeshow booth.

Don't miss this opportunity to reach upwards of 400 of BC's recreation and parks professionals who are interested in exploring best practices, innovative solutions, and trends in the sector. Delegates include purchasing influencers and decision-makers at all-levels, including programmers, managers, directors and elected officials interested in increasing their knowledge and value in their organizations and communities. Join us at the Tradeshow and align your company with the values of the BCRPA and its Members, and demonstrate your committment to elevating recreation and parks professionals in our province.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

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Exhibitor Opportunities

This year's Exhibitor engagement opportunities includes MORE than just the Tradeshow.

 Key opportunities include:

  • Personal face-to-face time with Delegates during the May 1 Lunch and Recreation Activities
  • Education experience with Delegates during the afternoon sessions. Attend some presentations and get a taste of the Delegate experience. Learn more about the hot topics and issues that are driving the Delegates' work.
  • A dedicated afternoon Tradeshow Break for Delegates to stretch, grab refreshments and play games, and Exhibitors to show off their displays and make connections.
  • An evening Tradeshow party with complimentary refreshments where the spotlight will be solely on the Exhibitors!

Take advantage of this unique opportunity for your company to show off your newest products and innovative services, and to introduce your star representatives to BC's recreation and parks professionals!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors extend their reach to BCRPA's members and gain maximum exposure before and after the conference. In addition to 6 standard sponsorship packages, customizable Sponsorship packages offer benefits such as access to the entire conference, including social activities, company logo on marketing materials, and opportunities to introduce speakers and/or to moderate discussions. We will work with you to create the best sponsorship package for you!


To learn more about Sponsorship and Exhibitor opportunities, contact our Partnerships & Events Coordinator by email or at 604.629.0965 ext. 260.