Venue/Accommodation

The presentations on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 will take place at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre on 601 Hamilton Street at Dunsmuir. This Civic Theatre offers an ideal venue to present the high-quality speakers at the Vancouver Urban Forum. It has several areas ideal for eating and discussing in smaller groups both inside and outside.

Many delegates will stay at the Westin Grand Hotel on Robson at Homer two short blocks from the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre. Guests will pass through Vancouver’s iconic Public Library, past the new CBC Building and Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza to reach the venue. The Vancouver Playhouse Theatre is two blocks away from the Stadium Skytrain/Subway Station, five blocks from the Seawall on False Creek and its 22 km of public access waterfront network, four blocks from the Woodwards building that is catalyzing changes to the Downtown Eastside, six blocks from the Vancouver Art Gallery, four blocks from the Yaletown Heritage District.

Room rates at the Westin Grand Hotel are $199 for Superior Suites and $219 for Deluxe Suites. Please call the hotel directly at 604-647-2506 and ask for the Vancouver Urban Forum rate, or click here to book online with the group rate.


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