The IAPCO 2020 Organising Committee is excited to present opportunities where you will be able to experience innovation and leadership in the events and tourism industry. Please note there are limited spaces available per field trip. If you wish to register for a field trip, please be sure to select this portion during the Registration process.

Behind the Scenes of the Vancouver Convention Center

We will go behind the scenes of a sustainability leader. From the design of a double LEED® Platinum certified facility, the use of the latest green technologies to the adoption of green operating practices, the Vancouver Convention Centre (VCC) is committed to being as environmentally sustainable as possible. Get an exclusive Behind the Scenes Tour of the environmental innovations at work in this facility.

Time: 12:30 – 15:00
Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Location: Vancouver Convention Center West
Fee: Complimentary

EA Sports

Located in beautiful Burnaby, BC, EA Vancouver (EAV) is the center for development of several of EA’s largest franchises including FIFA, NHL, UFC and Plants vs. Zombies. They are also home to many development support teams, corporate teams and one of the largest motion capture studios in the world. Creativity, Pioneering, Learning, Determination, Passion, and Teamwork — these values are the bedrock of everything they do. These are also the values that enable EA to be the world’s greatest games company.

With over 2300 employees, EAV offers several programs and amenities in support of an inspiring workplace. Join us for a tour of EAV, EA’s largest location, to see firsthand how this state-of-the art campus engages talent through play. Gain insight into a tech environment and experience what it takes to recruit and retain quality employees in this highly competitive industry.

Time: 12:30 – 15:00
Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Location: EA Vancouver
Fee: There is a 50 CAD fee for transportation

Olympic Legacy Field Trip

More information coming soon!

Time: 12:30 – 15:00
Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Location: TBA
Fee: There is a 50 CAD fee for transportation

Visit the Innovation Showcase at Globe 2020

GLOBE Series is the largest and longest-running sustainable business summit and innovation showcase in North America. Since 1990, 170,000 people from 97 countries have come to GLOBE to learn from industry leaders, marvel at cutting-edge technology and form long-lasting partnerships.

Given the urgency of the global climate crisis, GLOBE 2020 will have a laser focus on impact, action and outcomes. Offering stellar growth and networking opportunities to thousands of corporate, government and young leaders, GLOBE is the business summit with global impact.

Time: 12:30 – 15:00
Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Location: Vancouver Convention Center West
Fee: Complimentary