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Access everything you need to know for Convention on your phone! Once installed, the app can also be used offline.
Explore many new functions this year:
  • Instant messaging to connect with fellow delegates
  • Customizable calendar
  • Session notes
  • Session evaluation
To download, search UBCM on your app store and take an early sneak peek of the Program! Download here for Apple and Android devices.

Sponsor Showcase
UBCM would like to thank all the  2018 Convention sponsors  for their support. Be sure to check out the Sponsor Showcase exhibits  in the Grand Foyer of the Whistler Conference Centre.

Community Excellence Awards Ceremony
The winners of this year's Community Excellence Awards will be announced at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, September 11th at the Westin Hotel in Whistler. The awards recognize and celebrate UBCM members that have implemented projects and programs demonstrating excellence in meeting the purposes of local government in BC. This event will only be open to registered Convention delegates, please wear your name tags to ensure admittance.
There will be reserved seating at the front for five delegates from each of the submitting communities. RSVPs for the reserved seats are not required. Please notify staff at the door that you are with one of the submitting communities. We look forward to seeing you at the awards!

Delegates' Lunch - Dine Around Whistler Village

This year, delegates are encouraged to explore the different options offered around Whistler Village. Advanced ticket purchase is not required; delegates are invited to order and purchase their lunches from the participating restaurants or take this opportunity to find a new favourite!

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. 

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 24: 50% refund
  • Cancel on/or after August 25: no refund

August 20, 2018
Bulletin #4
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