New ‘Meet in Penticton’ Convention Bureau
July 7, 2022
To maximize the use of Penticton's facilities, the brand new entity ‘Meet in Penticton (MIP) Convention Bureau (CB)’ was founded earlier this year.
Groundbreaking New Hotel
June 7, 2022
On April 20, 2022 Mundi Hotel Enterprises put the first shovel in the ground for the Four Points by Sheraton project. The groundbreaking was the first step for a long-awaited hotel adjacent to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre.
Agreement in Place for PTCC Hotel
December 10, 2020
A $1.5 million city land sale and building agreement between the City of Penticton and Ron Mundi of Mundi Hotel Enterprises Inc. will pave the way towards a long awaited hotel adjacent to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre (PTCC). The planned hotel will feature approximately 100 to 110 rooms, stand six stories tall and include a direct pedestrian connection to the PTCC.
4th Annual TRUE Penticton Open House returns to to the PTCC
March 19, 2019
Join us for the 4th annual TRUE Penticton open house! Whether you're new to the area or you've lived here for years, there is no better way to learn about all the fantastic things that our area has to offer at TRUE Penticton!
Record Vendors Under One Roof at 24th Annual CHBA South Okanagan Home and Reno Show
February 27, 2019
The 24th Annual Home and Reno Show on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3 2019, sponsored by Parker’s Dodge, Ram, Chrysler, Jeep at the Spectra managed Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. The show brings 148 exhibitors under one roof.
Greatest Albums Live returns to Penticton featuring the music from Tom Petty and Heart
February 26, 2019
Jeff Parry Promotions and Greatest Albums Live (GAL) are back with their next presentation of two legendary rock albums brought to life on stage on Saturday, May 25.
The Pink Floyd Experience, performing Dark Side of the Moon and Greatest Hits
November 26, 2018
Jeff Parry Promotions and Greatest Albums Live (GAL) are back with their next presentation of legendary rock albums brought to life on stage. Following the great reception of Led Zeppelin IV and AC/DC’s Back in Black, GAL brings you an all new show featuring the talents of The Pink Floyd Experience (PFX).
Global Meetings Industry Day 2018: Celebrating Conventions and Meetings in Penticton
April 12, 2018
It’s Global Meetings Industry Day. Launched by Canadian event professionals in 2016, the now international day of advocacy spotlights the importance and value of face-to-face meetings for attendees, businesses, and communities.
2017: Celebrating Conventions and Meetings in Our Community
April 6, 2017
Meetings and conventions have an impact on businesses, economies and communities. For attendees and delegates, meetings and conventions foster strong relationships, drive positive outcomes, while supporting vibrant communities – like ours.
Make this December 10th a BIG Christmas!
July 25, 2016
Eat, drink, and be merry this December 10 at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre’s inaugural multi-business Christmas party. Suitably named, Small Business BIG Christmas, the self-produced event offers businesses of all sizes, a BIG, festive experience without the logistics and price tag.
Penticton to Host GoMedia Canada Marketplace in 2015
May 30, 2014
Penticton & Wine Country will be buzzing with the top international and domestic journalists next year, as the city was announced as the host of the 2015 Go Media Canada Marketplace. GoMedia is the Canadian Tourism Commission's (CTC) biggest annual consumer media show hosting industry partners from across the country and over 120 media from Canada, the United States and the CTC's 10 international markets.
Municipal leaders in Penticton for SIGLA
April 28, 2014
Leaders of local governments will be discussing issues and topics directly affecting their communities this week in Penticton, when the Southern Interior Local Government Association annual convention gets underway. Held at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, over 140 delegates representing nine cities, 10 districts, four towns, seven villages and six regional districts and one resort municipality will take part in the four-day convention featuring educational, training, networking and experiential opportunities.
Penticton and Okanagan College host Ideas Uncorked
May 31, 2013
Global Spectrum Facility Management welcomes the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) 2013 Annual Conference to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre and the South Okanagan Events Centre from June 1-3. More than 600 delegates from Canada and around the world will attend #ACCC13 including CEOs, senior administrators, board members, managers, faculty, staff, and students, as well as international guests and business leaders. #ACCC13 will utilize the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre for breakouts, sessions, receptions and ceremonies; through the covered link, the South Okanagan Events Centre will transform into a trade show for #ACCC13 exhibitors.
All Aboard: Fire Chiefs’ Association of BC Conference and BC Fire Expo Returns to Penticton
May 22, 2013
Global Spectrum Facility Management is delighted that the Fire Chiefs’ Association of BC (FCABC) will return to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, after a two year hiatus. Beginning this Saturday, the conference and BC Fire Expo will bring over 200 delegates from 350 fire departments to Penticton until Wednesday, May 29.
Gathering Our Voices 2013 a citywide success
March 24, 2013
Over 1,500 Aboriginal youth, chaperones, staff and facilitators from around BC gathered at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, for the 11th Annual Aboriginal Youth Conference. The national conference, held on the traditional territory of the Okanagan Peoples, was hosted by the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) and the Ooknakane Friendship Centre. Youth between the ages of 14 to 24 participated in workshops and cultural activities, shared their talent, networked and connected with exhibitors at the Career and Education Fair.