Companion Program for Guests of Conference Delegates
Welcome to Vancouver, British Columbia, we are glad you are able to join us for the Doble Client Committee Meetings and Conference. We request that all companions of Conference wear their name badges to all Doble-hosted activities and events at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver.
COMPANION HOSPITALITY ROOM LOCATIONS
Spouses, family members and companions of Conference attendees are invited to visit the Doble Companion Hospitality Room to meet with others and plan recreational activities. The room will be open each day from 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM from Monday through Thursday.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 7TH
COMPLIMENTARY ICEBREAKER COMPANION BRUNCH
There is no charge to attend this fun mixer event for companions only. We encourage all guests of attendees to come to this brunch reception. You’ll have the opportunity to meet other guests and learn more about the companion activities.
Time: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Cost: None…compliments of Doble!
VANCOUVER CITY TOUR
Enjoy some time exploring Vancouver’s supernatural beauty on this tour throughout the city. Hitting the highlights such as Stanley Park, English Bay, Yaletown, and the historic Gastown area, you’ll learn about the history, stories and sights and sounds of this metropolitan set amidst an abundance of natural scenery.
Time: 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8TH
LIGHTHOUSE PARK RAINFOREST WALK
Discover one of the world’s most primitive ecosystems, the Pacific temperate rainforest. After a brief drive through downtown filled with fascinating urban stories and historical facts, travel 20 minutes across the Lions Gate Bridge to the mountainous North Shore. Arrive at Lighthouse Park, Greater Vancouver’s only ‘virgin uncut-old growth’ forest with arguably 1000 to 1300-year-old trees, in the “Valley of the Giants”. This unique excursion then explores the vistas of one of Canada’s most picturesque lighthouses and a National Historic Site. Walk out to the Lighthouse and learn how this little piece of the rainforest has remained untouched here, and take in the views.
Time: 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9TH
GRANVILLE ISLAND TASTING
A dizzying cornucopia of sights and smells, Granville Island Public Market is brimming with fresh produce, meats, cheeses, charcuterie and seafood. Explore the plethora of gastronomic delights with an experienced culinary guide. Gain an intimate knowledge of Vancouver’s food culture by sampling the market fare.
Time: 9:45 AM – 2:00 PM
SOCIAL EVENT: BC SPORTS HALL OF FAME
Doble invites all clients and companions for the Wednesday social event.
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM