2019 Western Canadian Symposium

2019 Western Canadian Symposium

March 2 to March 4, 2019

HIPSBC is happy to announce we will be hosting the 2019 WCS at the beautiful Empress Hotel in Victoria BC.  This year there are going to some wonderful and exciting classes and events to participate in.  On Saturday March 2 there will be a formal dinner in the Empress Ballroom and a comedy show with the hilarious Johnny Bagpipe.  On Sunday March 3 there will be a full day of classes starting with breakfast and a panel of industry experts to discuss the state of your profession and a CEO lunch panel. On Monday March 4 we will wrap up with the manufacture expo and prize draws.

On behalf of HIPSBC we look forward to seeing everyone there. Please contact Regina Turnus for early bird pricing.

To book your room at the Empress Hotel please use the following link:




Recognized as one of Top 21 Iconic Hotels in the World by National Geographic Traveler magazine, honoured with Travel + Leisure Magazine’s World’s Best Award for Top 10 City Hotels in Canada, and regarded as a Condé Nast Readers’ Choice and Gold List hotel, Fairmont Empress is located in Victoria, BC overlooking the city’s sparkling Inner Harbour. In June 2017, Fairmont Empress completed a $60+ Million restoration that celebrates its proud history while moving the hotel into a new era of modern luxury; transforming this iconic property into an elegant must-visit destination for the world’s discerning travelers.