Thank you to everyone who joined our social activities!

Enjoy a walking tour with a local

Start your day with a walk and buy your own specialty coffee in time for breakfast. Meet your tour leaders, Michelle Floyd, Allison Benner, and other ACE-WIL participants in the lobby of the Hotel Grand Pacific. Free activity!

When: Tuesday May 14th at 7:00 am to 7:45 am (to Discovery Coffee)

When: Wednesday May 15th at 7:00 am to 7:45 am (to Tre Fantastico)

Steamship Grill & Bar Social

Join your colleagues for an evening of drinks and local cuisine on the waterfront.

When: Monday, May 13th at 5:30 pm
Location: across the street from the Grand Pacific Hotel at 470 Belleville Street.

We have reserved 25 spots for ACE-WIL conference attendees to meet and enjoy each other’s company.
Sign up at the Sunday evening Wine and Cheese reception or during lunch on Monday.

Hotel Fitness Classes

Check out the fitness schedule at the hotel while attending the conference. Most classes are free although if additional fees are required this will show on the website.

Class schedule »

Do you like to run?

Meet your run tour leader, Joy Andrews and other ACE-WIL participants in the lobby of the Hotel Grand Pacific and head out for a neighbourhood run before the conference day begins! She’ll host a group jog, and also have maps with suggested independent routes for runners of various levels. Free activity!

When: Tuesday, May 14th at 6:30 am to 7:00 am

Conference Buddy Tours or Rentals

How about kayaking, whale watching or visiting Butchart Gardens with other ACE-WIL members? If you’re interested in adventures and sight seeing, check out the Conference Buddy link we’ll send out to registered participants to help connect you with other members interested in the same activities.

Attend the "Lit Up" Gala!

Join friends for drinks and dinner at the Gala in the Vancouver Island Ballroom. Wear your “bright whites” and dust off your dancing shoes to get your glow on!

5:30 – 6:00 PM Drinks reception
6:00 – 6:30 PM Activity instructions and fun activity
6:30 PM Opening Remarks
6:45 PM Dinner is served
8:30 – 12:00PM Dancing the night away, photo booth and fun!