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.
With a population of 145,000, Abbotsford is known for its family-friendly hospitality and sophisticated urban amenities. While the entire Fraser Valley is quite economically diverse, farming is the backbone of Abbotsford’s wealth and there are significant greenhouse, berry, vegetable, dairy, poultry and hog operations. Discover more about Abbotsford here Check out a list of the 10 Best Restaurants in Abbotsford here.
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 will offer 10% off Econo and 15% off Plus fares from travel between Vancouver/Abbotsford to anywhere WestJet flies in North America. To take advantage of this offer, you will beed the discount codes listed below. Please use both the coupon and promo code when booking with a travel agent. For details on how eo comlete a both with these discount codes, please visit www.westjet.com/convention-discount.
- Coupon Code: YH5DHWX (web coupon number)
- Promo Code: YVR03 (for travel agent web use only)
Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to Vancouver between Sept 22 – October 2, 2017. To book your reservation, call Amtrak at 1-800-872-7245 or contact your local travel agent. Convention cannot be booked via Internet. Please be sure to refer to Convention Fare Code X64E-968 when making your reservation. 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.
- Amtrak Convention Fare Code:X64E-968
Options from YVR
- Fly with Island Express to Abbotsford International Airport. Click here to visit their webpage.
- Rent a vehicle for use during your stay. Click here for list of car rental companies.
- Take a sedan or limousine. Click here for prices.
- Use Airport Link Shuttle to commute to Abbotsford. Click here to see their webpage.
For delegates staying at the Sandman, Best Western PLUS Regency and the Ramada Plaza, a shuttle service is offered for transportation to Tradex on September 27th, 28th and 29th. Schedule will be posted at each of these hotels.
Main Hotel Room Block:
Sandman Abbotsford Airport Hotel
3010 Mt. Lehman Rd, Abbotsford, BC V4X 2L4
The main room block for CanWest will be held at the new ‘Sandman Abbotsford Airport Hotel’. It is just 5 minutes away from Tradex and the Abbotsford Airport. It is situated 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.
Cost: $95/night; includes breakfast at Denny’s/night
To make a reservation call: 604.859.7263
Reservation Code: CanWest Horticulture Show – Group # 29639
Reservation Deadline: September 1
Best Western PLUS Regency Inn & Conference Centre
32110 Marshall Road, Abbotsford V2T 1A1 | www.bwregency.bc.ca
The Best Western PLUS Regency Inn & Conference Centre is Abbotsford’s largest full service award winning hotel, conveniently located 5 minutes from Tradex. Recent renovations have enhanced many features of this property including guest rooms and suites; business centre with 3 stations; two pools and hot tub; fitness centre; and a microwave and fridge in each room. The hotel features two restaurants: ABC Country Restaurant and Signatures Sports Bistro.
Cost: $99.99 / night
- Rooms with 1 king, 2 queens or 1 queen in Crown or Regency wings
- 1 night deposit will be charged upon reservation
- Includes hot complimentary breakfast changed daily and featuring: eggs, ham, bacon, sausage, waffles, pancakes, baked items, toast, cereals, muffins, fruit juices, milk, teas, coffee
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To make a reservation call: 1.800.771.3077; 604.853.3111
Reservation Code: Group #1211
Reservation Deadline: August 25, 2017
36035 North Parallel Road, Abbotsford V3G 2C6 I www.ramadaabbotsford.ca
The Ramada Plaza offers the experience of refined country elegance for your hotel stay. It is a good 10-15 minute drive from Tradex and the Abbotsford Airport. This hotel offers an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi whirlpool, and fitness facility. You can dine anytime at the White Spot Restaurant which is attached to the hotel.
- Standard guest rooms, based on single/double occupancy
- Continental breakfast included
- 24 hour cancellation policy
To make a reservation call: 1.888.411.1070; 604.870.1050
Reservation Code: Group # TBA
Reservation Deadline: TBA
RV Overnight Parking Available 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
Important Information for Visitors to Canada
If traveling by car or air, when entering Canada from the US, US citizens must show a valid passport. US citizens entering Canada from another country other than the US must also have a valid passport.
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.