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2019 Conference Venue & Hotel

2019 Conference Venue & Hotel

Kimberley Conference Centre

The Kimberley Conference Centre is located at the foot of the Kimberley Alpine Resort ski hill, and is the largest meeting facility in the East Kootenay region, in Ktunaxa Nation. It is only a 20 minute drive from the Cranbrook airport.


  • The entire Kimberley Conference Centre is fully accessible and offers reserved parking, several accessible building entrances, ramps, elevators, and restrooms.
  • Braille signage exist throughout the building, doors are equipped with push button controls, switches and outlets are in accessible locations, and they have varying height public phones, as well as a TTY unit. 
  • If you have specific accessibility questions or needs, please email info@bcfarmersmarket.org


Hotel: Trickle Creek Lodge

Just steps away from the Kimberley Conference Centre, Trickle Creek Lodge has studios and one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites with free WIFI and underground parking. Cozy up by the fireplace or enjoy the snowy mountain view from your balcony!

Address: 500 Stemwinder Dr. Kimberley, BC. V1A 2Y6
Phone: 1-877-282-1200
Website:  tricklecreeklodge.com 
Parking: free underground parking for hotel guests

BCAFM Delegate Rates

Delegate rates start at $119/night and will be honoured 2 days before and 2 days after the conference for anyone looking to enjoy a couple of days break and explore the area.


  • Entrance to the hotel is through automatic doors, and elevators reach each floor.
  • All suites have space for wheelchairs to maneuver around easily. There are two fully accessible rooms with roll in showers.
  • If you require a room with a roll in shower, or have further questions, please call 1-877-282-1200 ext. 2.

Additional Accommodation:

Kimberley Lodging Company:

Getting There:

  • By car: Highway 95 will lead you to Kimberley, and is only a 20 minutes drive from Cranbrook's airport
  • By air: the closest airport is the Cranbrook Canadian Rockies International Airport, which is 25km away from Kimberley. There are direct daily flights from Vancouver offered by Air Canada connectors and WestJet (under Pacific Coastal Airlines agreement). Direct flights also available from Kelowna.
  • Shuttle from airport: BC Transit Kimberley can provide shuttle service from the Cranbrook airport to the Trickle Creek Lodge during weekday daytime hours. Rides cost $10 per person (cash only). There is an ATM at the Cranbrook airport if needed. To book a ride, please contact BC Transit Kimberley at: 250 427-7400
  • Car rental companies at the Cranbrook airport include BudgetEnterprise, and National
  • Parking: free underground parking for hotel guests at Trickle Creek Lodge. There is free outdoor parking in front of the Kimberley Conference Centre
  • Taxi service is available with L&K. Trips between the airport and the conference venue is approximately $60. Call 250-427-4442 to book a taxi
  • BCAFM Ride Board: share or offer a carpool, find a roommate, or share a taxi ride with fellow conference delegates!

Exploring Kimberley/Cranbrook

Explore this beuatiful region while your in town! Check out some of the links below to find additional things to do. The Kimberley Alpine Resort is just minutes away from the Conference venue and hotel.