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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.