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UBCM Convention Registration Now Open  
Online registration is now open for the 2018 Convention, September 10-14 in Whistler, BC. To register, please visit the
online registration form  and be sure to review the registration policies before completing the registration process.

Child Minding Program
A Child Minding Program will be offered once again during the 2018 Convention for elected officials of UBCM members at a nominal fee of $30 plus GST per day per child. Elected officials of UBCM members requiring child-minding services must register by August 17, 2018. For more information, please contact Jennifer at  or visit the UBCM Child Minding webpage.

Keynote Speaker: Arlene Dickinson
Convention kicks off the morning of Wednesday, September 12 with Arlene Dickinson, one of Canada's most renowned independent marketing communications entrepreneurs. Dickinson is a generous philanthropist and is best known as one of the venture capitalists on the CBC series Dragon's Den. Her success and leadership has been recognized by many honours and awards.

Long Service Awards
The Long Service Awards celebrate local government elected officials in BC who have served a total of 25 or 35 years of service. Nominations are being accepted until August 31.

Partner Program Group Tours

This year, partners can book tours and experiences directly through Tourism Whistler. There are specific UBCM Partner Programs as well as the option to join tours with the general public. If you wish to explore other options, click on the menu "View All Activities." 

Hotel Cancellation Polici es
Have you overbooked your room block? Don't miss your hotel room cancellation deadline.  Each hotel has its own deadline for cancelling rooms; please refer to the hotel accommodations webpage to view the reservation cancellation policy for your hotel.

July 6, 2018
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