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Ideas Forum and Annual General Meeting

2020 Lodging and Camping Ideas Forum Postponed

The 2020 face-to-face Ideas Forum is another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead we hosted a series of webinars in the fall – for details and recordings click here. The next live “Lodging and Camping Ideas Forum” is slated for October 2021 at The Ramada Hotel, 2170 Harvey Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia.

Sponsored by WorkSafe BC and Western Financial Group. Supported by Partner Members RONA and First Data Canada

Education and Information Sharing

The Ideas Forum is designed to provide BC Lodging and Campground Association members and guests with an inexpensive learning opportunity thanks to our sponsors and suppliers. It’s a chance to network with the sponsors, suppliers, fellow members and meet the volunteer board of directors. This is where ideas are discussed, knowledge is shared, and member’s questions answered!

77th Annual General Meeting (2020)

The 77th BC Lodging and Campgrounds Association Annual General Meeting took place on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am virtually by the zoom platform. Only members in good standing can attend and vote at the BCLCA Annual General Meeting.

  • Here is a recording of the panel presentations prior to the AGM proceedings. The AGM Minutes will be made available to members through the partner extranet – Access Passcode: QPr5^H&0

Speakers and Presenters

There are some quality speakers sprinkled throughout the agenda talking on a number of topics affecting the day-to-day operation of your business.  Speaker and session line up for 2021 will be posted in July 2021 and is subject to change:

Wednesday, October 2021 Date and Sessions – To Be Announced
Thursday, October 2021 Date and Sessions – To Be Announced

Registration Details

There is a  fee per person for BCLCA members and in 2019 the cost was $150 plus tax, and $250 per person plus tax for non-members. This per person charge covers all meals and refreshments per the agenda, as the rest of the forum expenses are generously paid by the sponsors – WorkSafe BC and Western Financial Group. Non-members who join the association at or 30 days after the 2021 event qualify for $100 per property credit towards their first year of membership.

Supplier Exhibiting

For direct face-to-face access to members industry suppliers can attend the fall Lodging & Camping Ideas Forum either as delegates or as exhibitors. BCLCA hosts a table top display showcase evening on the Wednesday from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. The cost for suppliers to purchase a table top at the showcase is $100 + GST. Contact the BCLCA office at [email protected] to enquire and register.

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Supporter Links

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