The UBCM Convention Bulletin is a service provided to all registrants, as well as to staff who are organizing the attendance of elected officials, in advance of the UBCM Convention. If you do not wish to receive updates on the 2018 Convention, you may unsubscribe using the link below.

Government Appointments
Requests for meetings with provincial government staff may be submitted to the  MACC Meeting Request Site   until July 27.  After that date, please see the Provincial Appointments Desk at Convention to inquire about meeting availability.  Please note that the meeting request system for meetings with the Premier and Cabinet   Ministers is now closed.

Annual Banquet

An elegant and entertaining evening, the Annual Banquet is an opportunity for delegates and their partners to network with colleagues from around the province. This semi-formal event includes a reception and three-course meal. Be prepared for an evening of exciting entertainment including an acrobat show by the Underground Circus , followed by a dance featuring the HairFarmers ! Pre-registration is required and there will be no reserved seating.

Networking Events
Convention is the perfect place to network - from Forum Lunches to Receptions and the UBCM Banquet. New for this year is the Excellence Awards Presentation & Networking open to all, held at the Westin on the evening of Tuesday, September 11. View the  brief program online.

Partner Program Group Tours

Don't miss the adventures and action in Whistler! 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".

Registration Cancellation Deadline
If you can no longer attend Convention, you must cancel your registration in writing to . Refund policies for cancellations are as follows:
  • Cancel by August 3: 100% refund
  • Cancel by August 24: 50% refund
  • Cancel on/or after August 25: no refund

Convention Code of Conduct
All UBCM Convention attendees are asked to read, understand and agree to comply with the Code of Conduct by signing off on the  Agreement and Acknowledgement Form  and returning it to UBCM at .

At the 2016 Convention, delegates endorsed resolution B103 asking UBCM to implement a convention code of conduct. Extensive work has been undertaken and we are pleased to advise that UBCM has a formal  Convention Code of Conduct  in place for the 2018 Convention. 

July 23, 2018
Bulletin #2
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