If you haven’t been to Vancouver, you are in for a treat. Young, pioneering, and surrounded by stunning natural backdrops, Vancouver is an unparalleled destination. Our hotels and the Vancouver Convention Center are located right downtown, making it a breeze to get to some of the city’s top attractions, many within walking distance.
Whether you are interested in exploring Stanley Park or the city’s beaches, partaking in a spot of shopping or wandering a unique neighborhood, you can experience an authentic taste of Vancouver in a couple of hours or less.
Vancouver showcases some of the world's most beautiful (and accessible) nature, offering year-round mountain, rainforest, and ocean excursions. This is a take-your-breath-away, choose-your-own-adventure kind of place.
Plus, you'll find nonstop direct flights from hundreds of destinations, making it easy to get to.
Your passport needs to be good through December 31, 2022, to gain entry for the Convention. And if you don’t have a passport, you’ll want to start that process now, as there are currently long wait times. Here are some sites to help you determine what travel documents, including visa and Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) requirements, you may need to enter Canada.
The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is conveniently located 20 minutes from the hotels and convention center.
Taxi - $35
Uber - $20
The temperature in Vancouver in September averages in the mid 60s during the day and low 50s at night.
The AWT Annual Convention and Exposition is the place to get the tools, skills, and connections that will have an immediate effect on the future direction of your business — and impact your bottom line.