Hotel & Travel

"You’re gorgeous, baby, you’re sophisticated, you live well...Vancouver is Manhattan with mountains. It’s a liquid city, a tomorrow city, equal parts India, China, England, France and the Pacific Northwest.  It’s the cool North American sibling." – The New York Times

The conference will be taking place at the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel

The Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel has been uniquely transformed, offering stylish guestrooms reflective of the city's spirit. Located on the waterfront in downtown Vancouver, this luxury hotel is only minutes away from the Alaska Cruise Ship Terminal, Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre, historic Gastown and Stanley Park. The re-designed guestrooms and suites feature luxurious amenities from new bedding to innovative technology. The Restaurant p2b bistro & bar offers fresh, simply prepared dishes in a casual upscale ambiance. Offering breathtaking views of the surrounding city and mountains, and conveniently located close to Vancouver's top attractions.  Renaissance Harbourside also is a pet friendly hotel.


Standard rooms at the conference rate of $179 (CAD) including internet service are available for check-ins and check-outs between Oct 16 and Oct 27, 2013. Harbourside rooms are $199 (CAD). The cutoff for making reservations at the conference rate is Friday, Sept. 27  Friday, October 4 at 5PM Pacific Time.

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How to get to Vancouver 

Vancouver International Airport - YVR

                   ​Airport Phone: 1 604 207 7077, Hotel direction: 5.6 mile(s) NE 
             This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
Bus service, fee: 4 CAD  (one way)
                  Subway service, fee:  9 CAD  (one way)
                  Estimated taxi fare: 30 CAD  (one way)

Other Transportation

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​            1270 Granville Street
            Vancouver, British Columbia
            Phone: 1-604-606-4711

​            1185 W Georgia Street
            Vancouver, British Columbia
            Phone: 1-604-609-7150


  • On-site parking, fee: 7.5 CAD hourly, 23 CAD daily
  • Valet parking, fee: 29 CAD daily
  • Off-site parking, fee: 7.5 CAD hourly, 32 CAD daily
  • No over height parking is available. Above parking rate is subject to taxes.

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