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Press Release

April 19, 2012 – Vancouver Island Conference Centre Selected to Host the 23rd Biennial Conference of the Perioperative Registered Nurses Association of BC

(Nanaimo, British Columbia) – This year’s conference theme “The Future Is Now” gives clarity after years of discussion and predicting the advances in health care in the perioperative area as conference delegates will focus on those changes that are now active in the field. “Friends, education, entertainment and adventure; how can you go wrong? The future is here, in Nanaimo from April 25th to the 28th 2012,” says Robyn Austin the conference coordinator and chair. Combined with an educational tradeshow at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre this year’s program is full; offering enlightened keynotes while showcasing Nanaimo to all of the attendees made up of staff nurses, educators, managers, researchers and support staff.

The award-winning Nanaimo conference venue will play host to over 200 delegates generating over $315,000 in revenue to the Nanaimo region.

The team at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre extends a warm welcome to the delegates and looks forward to hosting the 23rd Perioperative Registered Nurses Association of BC to the Vancouver Island Conference Centre in beautiful Nanaimo, BC.

The Vancouver Island Conference Centre is located in the historic downtown area of Nanaimo B.C. steps away from the Nanaimo Harbour front and seaside walkway. A recipient of the MPI Silver Service Award, the VICC boasts 38,000 sq. feet of customizable convention and Nanaimo trade show space capable of accommodating up to 1,300 guests. Nine multi-purpose rooms with large windows and scenic views offers guests some of the most advanced audio/visual and control systems in western Canada. The VICC is also equipped with a 2,000 sq. ft. kitchen and extensive catering menus that ensure that high quality food is served promptly and at the perfect temperature.

Amenities at the VICC include full 100MB high-speed wireless Internet, VOIP phone system, digital way-finding and global broadcast capabilities. VICC’s clients have access to a dedicated team of Nanaimo audio/video professionals who work with the latest technology to create perfectly executed presentations, multi-microphone discussions, videoconferences and press conferences.

The Vancouver Island Conference Centre provides the ultimate setting for a magical west coast wedding. The VICC’s professional planners will assist every step of the way, creating your dream wedding at any budget.

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About the Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Located on Vancouver Island in the beautiful harbour city of Nanaimo, British Columbia, the Vancouver Island Conference Centre is one of Canada’s finest offerings in the convention and conference industry. The Centre is conveniently situated in historic downtown Nanaimo, just steps from the Nanaimo harbour front, seaside walkway and the old-city charm of downtown Nanaimo. The Vancouver Island Conference Centre supports groups of up to 1300 within the 38,000 square feet of flexible, functional convention and meeting space. The Vancouver Island Conference Centre provides one of the most advanced audio, video and control systems in all of Western Canada and has nine multipurpose meeting rooms with full audio/visual capabilities and large windows for natural light and beautiful scenic views. For more information on meeting in Nanaimo please visit our new website at

For more information please contact Denise Tacon or 250-244-4050

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