The IAPCO 2020 Organising Committee is looking forward to showing you around our neighborhood by experiencing Vancouver through a social lens.
Meet up with old friends and make new connections during our social programming.

Please note these social events are applicable only to IAPCO Members and Co-Delegates. Accompanying persons (16 years and older) can attend the Welcome Reception, Afternoon Excursions, the Casual Dinner on the Top of Vancouver, and the Gala Dinner.

First Timer's Reception

All delegates attending IAPCO’s General Assembly and Annual Meeting for the first time are welcome to attend this reception.

Time: 18:00 – 19:00
Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Location: Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver
Dress Code: Business Casual


Welcome Reception

Join us to begin IAPCO 2020 in style among the underwater world at one of Vancouver’s star attractions, the Vancouver Aquarium. This reception is sponsored by the Vancouver Aquarium and the drinks are sponsored by the Hong Kong Tourism Board.

Time: 19:00 – 21:00
Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Location: Vancouver Aquarium
Dress Code: Business Casual


Afternoon Excursions

Get ready for a very Vancouver experience! Prepare to be outside for several hours.

Time: 15:15 – 18:30
Date: Thursday, 13 February 2020
Location: Various Locations Around Vancouver
Dress Code: Casual, Outdoor Gear Preferred: Sweat-Wicking Layers and Winter Jacket. Waterproof, Warm Winter Boots, Warm Gloves and Toque

Snowy Vancouver Skyline

Casual Dinner on the TOP of Vancouver

Enjoy a delicious dinner with epic views! More information coming soon.

Time: 18:30 – 21:00
Date: Thursday, 13 February 2020
Dress Code: Casual. Warm, Waterproof Winter Jacket and Boots Preferred

IAPCO After Hours

For those who don’t want the fun to end – clink glasses to a full day of IAPCO fun with your colleagues!

Time: 21:00 – 23:00
Date: Thursday, 13 February 2020
Dress Code: Casual


Gala Dinner

Get your dancing shoes on for the final night of IAPCO 2020 as Business Events Toronto invites you to a Gala Celebration designed to give you the flavour of Toronto, Canada’s Downtown. Join us in The Fairmont Pacific Rim’s, Star Sapphire Ballroom for great food and drink, dancing and a couple of surprises that are on the menu. Not sure what “urban chic” dress code means? Well have fun with it and show us your interpretation while we get our party on!

Time: 19:00 – 23:00
Date: Friday, 14 February 2020
Location: Fairmont Pacific Rim
Dress Code: Urban Chic