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   •   Active Socials happening on Wed, May 3   •   Tickets for Networking Events

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Get Active! Get Social!

Are you joining us at Symposium?

Active Socials are happening Wed, May 3 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

Space is limited so reserve your spot early!

Note: Registration for Active Socials closes at noon on April 19.

Tickets to networking opportunities are also available.

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View the Refunds and Cancellations policy for Active Socials here.

Active Socials on Wed, May 3

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Annual Tour de BCRPA
sponsored by Carscadden Stokes McDonald Architects Inc.

•  May 3, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us, rain or shine, for our annual Tour de BCRPA! The bike tour will take you through Vancouver’s beautiful Stanley Park along the seawall, overlooking the scenic views of downtown Vancouver, the North Shore, The Lion’s Gate Bridge, as well as English Bay and the Westside. This tour is an easy 9-10 km ride on dedicated bike trails.

Bike and helmet rentals, and a complimentary souvenir t-shirt are included in the registration fee. Participants must sign a waiver form prior to the tour. Helmets are mandatory. Step through style bicycles are available for use.

After registering, please check your receipt for a link to confirm your bike height as well as t-shirt size.

*If you decide to bring your own bike and helmet, you are responsible for flat tire fixes and your own bike maintenance while on the tour.


Talking Trees! Indigenous-led Walking Tour in Stanley Park

•  May 3, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a walking tour, rain or shine, around Stanley Park’s Beaver Lake, guided by Talaysay Tours Indigenous Ambassador!

We recommend that participants bring a water bottle and have good walking shoes with traction for this activity.


View the Program Guide here.

Conference registration is available on this page.

Celebrate and Make Connections!

We have multiple networking opportunities at Symposium including the Marketplace Expo Tradeshow, Awards and AGM Luncheon, and the much-anticipated Banquet and Dance!

Full conference delegates – your registration includes daily morning refreshments, two lunches, refreshments at breaks, Wednesday evening Marketplace Expo Games & Cocktail Hour, Thursday evening Cocktail Reception, Thursday evening Banquet & Dance, and Friday Breakfast.

Wednesday Daily Registration includes daily refreshments, Marketplace Expo Lunch and Marketplace Expo Games and Cocktail Hour.

Thursday Daily Registration includes daily refreshments and Awards and AGM Luncheon.

Separate fees and registration required for Active Socials on Wednesday, May 3 and to the Banquet & Dance on Thursday, May 4. All who would like to join us to celebrate the sector and to make new connections are welcome to purchase tickets.

Guest tickets for meals and evening activities must be purchased separately from conference registration.

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Social Networking Events

Registration Rate

Marketplace Expo Lunch & Networking

•  May 3, 11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Grab your lunch and head to the Marketplace Expo to explore the newest products and services in the sector. Connect with your business contacts, meet new vendors and suppliers and start new conversations.


Marketplace Expo Games & Cocktail Hour

•  May 3, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Visit the Marketplace Expo and connect with vendors and suppliers from across the recreation and parks sector. Play games, win prizes and enjoy some appetizers and beverages. Take advantage of this opportunity to start new deals and strengthen partnerships with vendors, delegates and guests!


Awards and AGM Luncheon

•  May 4, 11:45 am - 1:30 pm

Celebrate the innovative work in the sector and catch up with what’s happening around the province.


Banquet and Dance

•  May 4, 6:00 pm - midnight

(Price includes 1 drink ticket)

The date of the event (May the 4th be with you) helped to inspire this year's theme, Space Gala: Out of This World. It's sure to send the fun-factor into the stratosphere! Prizes will be awarded for the best costume, so let your imagination skyrocket. All BCRPA members and conference delegates are welcome! 


Friday Breakfast

•  May 5, 8:30 am - 9:30 am


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