Welcome to Abbotsford!
Known as a ‘City in the Country’, Abbotsford is nestled on British Columbia’s richest agricultural flatlands between the Coast and Cascade mountain ranges. While the entire Fraser Valley is economically diverse, farming is the backbone of Abbotsford’s wealth.
A shuttle service is offered to transport delegates staying at designated hotels (where CanWest has a designated Room Block) on September 26th and 27th.
Main Hotel Room Block:
Sandman Abbotsford Airport Hotel
3010 Mt. Lehman Rd, Abbotsford, BC | http://www.sandmanhotels.ca/hotels/abbotsford-airport/
The main room block for CanWest will be held at the very new ‘Sandman Abbotsford Airport Hotel’. A 5 minute drive from Tradex and the Abbotsford Airport, the hotel is located within walking distance to High Street Mall, a movie theatre, a spa and a grocery store. The hotel offers complimentary parking, indoor heated swimming pool, Denny’s Restaurant with room service and wireless high speed Internet throughout the hotel.
Sandman Hotel & Suites Abbotsford
32720 Simon Ave, Abbotsford, BC | www.sandmanhotels.com/locations/british-columbia/abbotsford/hotels
Chic, spacious, and tranquil await you at the Sandman Hotel & Suites Abbotsford. Designed with your needs in mind, our guest rooms are warm and comforting offering an array of amenities to suit the needs of the Corporate and Leisure Traveler alike. 139 elegantly furnished separate bedroom suites with full kitchenettes with cook tops and in-suite washers and dryers.
Best Western PLUS Regency Inn & Conference Centre
32110 Marshall Road, Abbotsford, BC | www.bwregency.bc.ca
Exit #87. Located 5 minutes from Tradex and features two restaurants: ABC Country Restaurant and Signatures Sports Bistro.
Quality Hotel & Conference Centre
36035 North Parallel Road, Abbotsford, BC | www.qualityhotelabbotsford.com
A 10-15 minute drive from Tradex and the Abbotsford Airport, this hotel offers an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi whirlpool, and fitness facility, and Whitespot Restaurant.
Westin Bayshore Vancouver
1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver, BC | www.WestinBayshore.com
Experience downtown Vancouver with beautiful views of the mountains, the coastline and scenic Stanley Park.
To make a reservation call: 1-800-937-8461 or go online: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events
Reservation Group Name: BC Landscape & Nursery Assoc.
Reservation Deadline: August 14, 2018
Overnight Parking at Tradex
Tradex has an RV Site! Reservations are available on a first come, first serve basis. Please complete the ‘RV Overnight Parking’ form which can be found on Tradexs’ website: https://www.fvtradex.com/Order-Forms–Online-Ordering
How to Get to Abbotsford
Driving Directions – Parking is Free!
Tradex, Fraser Valley Trade & Exhibition Centre | 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford BC V2T 6H5
From the Trans-Canada Highway No. 1 (East or West), take Exit 83 Mt. Lehman Road South and follow the Airport and Tradex signs to the Abbotsford International Airport property. Use MapQuest or Google Maps for specific instructions.
West Jet is offering CanWest discounts on their air fare: 5% off Econo, 5% off Flex and 10% off Plus base fares for travel between Vancouver/Abbotsford and anywhere WestJet flies in North America. To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount codes listed below.
Travel Dates: September 19 – October 3, 2018
- Coupon Code: H52QW7J(web coupon number)
- Promo Code: WEE02 (for call in reference only)
If you have questions about how to complete a booking with your discount codes, please check out West Jets frequently asked questions: https://www.westjet.com/en-ca/about-us/contact-us/faqs/discount-codes
Island Express Air Flies to Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) direct from Victoria and Nanimo airports. Book 2 weeks in advance to get the lowest fare.
Amtrak is offering a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to Vancouver, BC during CanWest. To book your reservation call Amtrak directly or contact your local travel agent. Please be sure to refer to Convention Fare Code when making your reservation.
Travel Dates: September 22 – 30, 2018
- Convention Fare Code: X85H-999
- To Make a Reservation: 1-800-872-7245
Conventions cannot be booked via Internet. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges.
Options from YVR to Tradex
Important Information for Visitors to Canada
US citizens must show a valid passport when entering Canada.
Persons visiting from countries other than the United States must have a valid passport and may require other documentation such as Visas. Check with the nearest Canadian Consulate well in advance of travel.