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Vancouver Experience

EAC Conference 2011


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Vancouver Experience

With a jam-packed program of professional development and networking events, the 2011 EAC Conference in Vancouver, BC promises to be exciting and informative. One of the ways you can make the most of your conference experience is by exploring one of the most naturally beautiful and diverse cities in the world.

For those interested in getting an “insider” perspective on Vancouver, we’ve organized some specially designed tours and events just for you. Click here for more information about a walking tour of Byrne Creek and an editors’ afternoon tea party.

If you like to choose your own adventure, here are some ways you can maximize your Vancouver experience.

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Explore

Shop

Looking for a distinctly West Coast keepsake or gift to bring back home? Here are some recommendations from your fellow BC editors:

  • Big Dog Little Dog Bakery: 985 Denman Street (West End, approximately 30-minute walk from conference venue)
  • Boudoir Fashion Boutique: 1230 Hamilton Street (Yaletown-Roundhouse Canada Line SkyTrain station or 20-minute walk from conference venue)
  • Edie Hats: 1666 Johnston Street (ride bus “#50 False Creek South” to Granville Island)
  • Gravity Pope shoes: 2205 West 4th Avenue (ride bus “#22 Macdonald” to Kitsilano)
  • Portobello West fashion + art market: 1 Athletes Way, Creekside Community Recreation Centre (Main Street-Science World Expo Line SkyTrain station)
  • Shop Cocoon boutique featuring local designers: 3345 Cambie Street (Broadway-City Hall Canada Line SkyTrain station or ride bus “#15 Cambie” to Cambie Village)
  • Spa Utopia: 999 Canada Place (Pan Pacific Hotel, approximately 10-minute walk from conference venue)
  • The Umbrella Shop: 526 West Pender Street (5-minute walk from conference venue)
  • three bags full knit shop: 4458 Main Street (King Edward Canada Line SkyTrain station and transfer to bus “#25 Brentwood Station”)
  • Vancouver Art Gallery Store: 750 Hornby Street (approximately 15-minute walk from conference venue)

Enjoy an outdoor adventure

  • Walk, cycle, or rollerblade the winding paths of False Creek and Stanley Park.
  • Hike the Grouse Grind, a 2.9 km trail up Grouse Mountain.
  • Rent a kayak for an afternoon paddle in English Bay.

Dine out

See a live performance

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