BCLCA's Annual Lodging and Camping Ideas Forum

Annual Lodging and Camping Ideas Forum

2022 BCLCA Ideas Forum October 18 – 20th will be held at the Ramada by Wyndham, Kelowna

Full details on the hybrid event will be posted in August 2022.  But below is an overview of known elements and opportunities.

Registration Opens August 2022

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 members’ questions answered!

Registration Opens August 2022

79th Annual General Meeting (2022)

The 79th BC Lodging and Campgrounds Association Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 both in person and virtually during the Ideas Forum. Only members in good standing can attend and vote at the BCLCA Annual General Meeting.

Speakers and Presenters

Quality speakers are sprinkled throughout the agenda talking on a number of topics affecting the day-to-day operation of your business.  A detailed agenda and the full speaker line will be posted August 2022.

Registration Details (2022)

There is a fee per person for BCLCA members and other businesses to attend.

Onsite: The cost is $298 plus GST for the first delegate in a business to attend in Kelowna and thereafter $248 plus GST per person for the 2nd, 3rd or more delegates from the same business.  The onsite delegate can attend all sessions, keynotes, tabletop trade show, refreshments and meals as advertised.  The registration fee does not include accommodation.

Virtual: Registration access to the entire virtual event is $199 plus GST first person and to add additional attendees from your organization $49 plus GST each additional person.

Registration Opens August 2022

Supplier Exhibiting and Sponsoring (2022)

For direct access to members, industry suppliers can attend the fall Lodging & Camping Ideas Forum either as delegates or as exhibitors. BCLCA is hosting a hybrid onsite tabletop show on October 19th from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm and a virtual trade show throughout the Ideas Forum. The cost for suppliers to purchase a booth is $350 plus GST for members and $700 plus GST for non-members. 

Registration Opens August 2022

Sponsorships and speaking opportunities are also available.

  • Title Sponsors – $5,000
  • Signature Sponsors – $2,500 – $3,000
  • Partnership Sponsors – $1,000

Contact the Association office for more details.