CONVENTIONS AND CONFERENCES

Deepak Chopra Ballroom 1 classroom set up

If you’re planning your association’s next Okanagan or Western Canadian rotation, join us in Penticton. At the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, we're the Okanagan’s ONLY full-service convention centre. We offer your association unmatched value, dedicated staff and dedicated trade show space in a destination your delegates are waiting to discover. Intrigued?

Meeting and Exhibit Space
Outside of Vancouver, we’re one of the largest convention and trade show facilities; plus, we’ve been hosting events since 1965. Experience, hospitality and space, 60,000 square feet to be exact.

  • 60,000 sq. ft. on ground level - with three loading doors
  • Ballroom 1 (divisible into three salons) is 15,600 sq.ft. with 17'6" ceilings
  • Ballroom 2 is 13,600 sq.ft. and ideal for tradeshows as it has a loading bay, no weight restriction, 17'6" ceilings, water and electrical ports in the floor
  • 8 configurable breakout rooms
  • 14,000 sq. ft. of pre-function space

Delicious and Flexible Catering
Chef James and the culinary team consistently delivers delicious meals at a price point that's flexible. Customization. For 2019, our Lunch Buffets range from $21.95++ to $27.95++ per person and Build Your Own Dinner Buffets range from $35.95++ to $38.95++ per person.

Penticton BC
Named as the "Second Best Beer Town in Canada” by Expedia.ca and the "second best wine region to visit amongst the top 10 worldwide destinations” from USA Today Readers' Choice Awards, Penticton offers something for everyone in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Penticton is one of just two cities in the world situated between two lakes, Okanagan and Skaha. There are over 80 wineries in the Penticton metropolitan area, 5km of sandy public beaches, 150 regional trails, craft breweries and 3 distilleries all within easy distance of the downtown core.

Located just four hours east of Vancouver and 45 minutes south of Kelowna, Penticton is accessible by car and plane. The Penticton Regional Airport services up to 4 daily direct flights from Vancouver (YVR) and up to 2 daily direct flights from Calgary (YYC).

For delegate accommodation, there are over 900 boutique style hotel rooms within a 10 minute walk and more accommodations are in development.

Preferred Audio Visual Provider and Show Decorator
SW Audio Visual is our preferred, in-house provider. They offer a complete range of audio visual and presentation technology services. Their sister company, ShowTime Event & Display can assist in all your trade show needs, and is our preferred provider.

Go Media Classroom Style Set Up Ballroom 1
South Okanagan Events Centre Banquet Set Up
Delegates seated in Ballroom 2 talking at a round table
LGMA banquet set up with stage in Ballroom 1
Delegates having food at a round table, with man pouring
Atrium in south end