Image of the Ballroom (speaker setup) at Vancouver Island Conference Centre

Press Release

April 26, 2011 – Vancouver Island Conference Selected to Host ATV-BC’s Annual Spring Meeting & Consumer Show

(Nanaimo, British Columbia) - The Vancouver Island Conference Centre will play host to ATV-BC’s 2011 spring meeting and consumer show. The ATV-BC Face- to-Face Spring Meeting and Consumer Show will take place April 29th through May 1st at the award-winning Nanaimo conference venue. It is expected to attract over 100 delegates as well as ATV enthusiasts from across British Columbia, bringing in over $105,000 in revenue to the Nanaimo region.

“We are thrilled to host this great event at the VICC,” said Denise Tacon, General Manager, Vancouver Island Convention Center. “This is the first time that ATV-BC will host the meeting on Vancouver Island. We have received great interest from the community and expect a very successful turn out.”

ATV-BC’s three-day meeting and consumer show is open to the general public as well as ATV-BC members. There will be a number of keynotes speakers to share their expertise. This is the first year that ATV-BC’s spring meeting will have a consumer trade show component that will take place in the evenings starting at 6p.m.

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 Nanaimo 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.

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