participants and their partners are invited to register for the conference
social events. Bookings must be made in advance with online
registration or contact Simple Meetings for assistance with later bookings.
Early Registration Social
July 9 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
no cost for conference
This is an opportunity to pick up your registration packet early, enjoy a
beverage and meet up with colleagues before the conference begins. Visit the
CEF 2013 Welcome Desk in the Junior Ballroom Foyer on the 3rd floor of the
Wednesday, July 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
no cost for conference registrants; guest tickets $55 USD
conference registrants are invited to the Opening Reception at the Steamworks
Pub and Brewery, serving local beer and tasty pub
fare on the waterfront in historic Gastown. Enjoy
an evening of casual fun including billiards and an interactive beer tasting
led by the Steamworks’ brewmaster.
your evening exploring Gastown, Vancouver's oldest neighbourhood. Designated
National Historic Site
in 2009, Gastown was established the same year Canada became a nation. Block
upon block of grand Victorian buildings hold memories of Gastown's reign as
Canada's third-largest city and one of the most cosmopolitan. Today, these
Old World aesthetics prove a glorious backdrop for today's urban
lifestyle. With over 180 shops, restaurants, bars, cafes and clubs, Gastown
is the hub of creative talent, independent businesses, award winning bars
and restaurants and fashion forward boutiques.
Conference Dinner Cruise
Thursday, July 11 from 7:00 to approximately 10:00 p.m.
cost for all registrants and guests - $80 USD
Join us for
the CEF 2013 Conference Dinner aboard the MV Magic Charm. Cruise
around scenic Burrard Inlet and English Bay with a narrated tour provided by
the captain while enjoying drinks, hors d'oeuvres, a buffet dinner and
wine. Known for its abundant natural beauty, Vancouver is best viewed from
the water and there is no better way than from the Magic Charm with your SCE