JULY 10 2014 


Online Registration Now Open!

We are delighted to announce that the new program is ready and online registration is open for the Heritage BC Annual Conference & Awards Gala, September 26-27 2014 in Cloverdale BC.

This year's theme “Building Bridges”  brings together diverse individuals and organizations interested in heritage conservation including heritage planners and professionals, trades people, educators, students, tourism professionals, architects, consultants, urban planners, museums, archives, heritage and historical organizations, community heritage commissions, and environmental organizations.

Please join us! » Heritage BC Annual Conference

Annual Conference
Cloverdale BC
Sept 26-27

» Register Now 

Conference Program & Workshops

There will be four different sessions of concurrent workshops throughout the two day conference providing participants with hands-on and practical learning opportunities. Themes include Heritage and Cultural Tourism, Heritage and Sustainability, New Technology for Heritage and Cultural Planning, a provincial roundtable on Heritage Education and Training, and much more. Members of the Planning Institute of British Columbia can earn Continual Professional Learning Units.

Get all the details and choose your workshops here before you register online:
» Program, Workshops & Tours

Saturday Talks & Tours

Delegates will have several options on Saturday afternoon including the Surrey Museum, Cloverdale Library, BC Vintage Truck Museum and a walking tour of downtown Cloverdale. Sign up at the conference!

Keynote Speaker

This year we welcome Assistant Professor Maged Senbel from UBC School of Community and Regional Planning. An expert in sustainable urban design, he will speak about effective public engagement and neighbourhood planning.

» Keynote Speaker 




Awards Gala: 'A Night At The Races!'

Every year we are proud to acknowledge individuals and organizations from across British Columbia for their outstanding contributions to heritage conservation, planning and awareness at a special Awards presentation. This year guests will also enjoy a very special night at the Clubhouse of the Fraser Downs Racetrack & Casino! With our very own racetrack teller on hand to place bets, delicious appetizers and a photo booth with traditional racing props to capture special moments, it’s set to be a night of roaring success - from starting post to finish line.

This event is open to all – Heritage BC members, award recipients, community and heritage organizations, corporate and tourism businesses, heritage planners and professionals. It is a 19+ event and ID is required. 
Friday September 26 2014 / 6:30 -10:30pm / Tickets $35 

Spread the word!

Download and put up a poster, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter #buildingbridges2014:
» Heritage BC Conference Poster PDF


HBC Awards Gala:
A Night At The Races!
Fraser Downs Racetrack
& Casino



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