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Conference Venue & Hotel

Conference Venue & Hotel

Conference Venue:
Performance Works on Granville Island

Originally a machine shop dating back to the 1920's, the Barbara Dalrymple-designed Performance Works opened on Granville Island in 1992 with a mandate to provide the arts community with a permanent rehearsal and performance venue. Owned by CMHC - Granville Island and managed by the Granville Island Cultural Society, Performance Works is now a multifunctional, flexible black box theatre space booked year round with some of Vancouver's most exciting performance events and productions.

1218 Cartwright St, Granville Island, Vancouver
Get directions
Map to Performance Works on Granville Island

Conference Hotel:
Granville Island Hotel (Sold out on Saturday,  March 1st)

The Granville Island Hotel is Vancouver's best keep secret. Our boutique Vancouver hotel is a hidden gem, offering guests a one-of-a kind experience. Located on Vancouver's Granville Island we are nestled on the banks of False Creek overlooking the waterfront and beautiful downtown Vancouver. Our newly renovated hotel offers a sense of sophisticated elegance with all the comforts of home. Rejuvenate in our roof-top hot tub, gather with your colleagues in our elegant meeting rooms, and enjoy the amazing view from our Dockside Restaurant.

The Granville Island Hotel offers the unique 'island experience' while being located right in the heart of the city. Travel by foot or vehicle to downtown Vancouver and the Vancouver cruise ship terminal in only minutes.

1253 Johnston St, Granville Island, Vancouver
Driving Directions to the hotel

BCAFM Delegate Rates

$119.00 plus tax for a Standard room (regular $169)
Reserve by January 28th to guarantee this rate.

Our standard hotel rooms encompass our uniqueness, elegance & flare. All our Vancouver hotel rooms have deluxe mattresses, duvets and triple sheeting, ensuring a pleasant sleep. Our Standard Rooms have either two double beds or one king bed. We offer rooms with water views, park views, and some have private balconies.

See the room


Reference the Group block name “BC Association of Farmers Markets”

Toll Free: 1-800-663-1840

E-mail: reservations@granvilleislandhotel.com


Alternate Hotels

Sandman Suites - Special offer for Conference-goers

In order for BCAFM attendees to take advantage of these rates, please identify yourself by quoting the group reservation number #253360

Sandman Suites on Davie – 1160 Davie Street Vancouver B.C – located across False Creek by water taxi $5.50 round trip or a short taxi ride over Burrard Street Bridge to Granville Island. Sandman Suites on Davie is a full-service hotel situated in Vancouver’s Popular West End, minutes from English Bay Beach and Stanley Park. At our doorstep you will find Starbucks Coffee, Cobs Bread Bakery, Kin’s Vegetable and Fruit Market, Moxie’s Classic Grill and pHresh Day Spa. Across the street is a Grocery Store as well as a 24 hour pharmacy and walk-in medical clinic. You’re a short walk to most festival venues and several Vancouver attractions as well as numerous shops, restaurants and nightlife.

Sandman Suites on Davie offers:

  • 190 one-bedroom furnished suites, many with spectacular views of the city or ocean
  • Fully equipped kitchen including full-size fridge, stove,  dishwasher and microwave
  • In-suite coffee maker, iron and ironing board, movies and high speed internet access
  • In-suite laundry
  • Open balconies
  • 24 hour front desk and concierge
  • Underground gated parking ( $18.75 plus tax )
  • Full service business centre
  • Room service
  • Moxie's’ Classic Grill & Lounge open for breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • pHresh Spa & Wellness Club
  • Seasonal pool and Garden Terrace
  • Queen suite w/ 1 queen bed , sofa pull out, separate living room, full kitchen & 2 TV’s
  • King suite w/ 1 king bed , sofa pull out, separate living room, full kitchen & 2 TV’
Room Rates:
  • Queen Suite City View Limited view - $98.00
  • Queen Suite Ocean View - $107.00
  • King Suite City View - $125.00
  • King Suite Ocean View - $134.00 

Rates are based on single/double occupancy

Reservation method:

Reservation can be made by calling the hotel directly at 604-681-7263, or our Central reservations at 1-800-sandman.

In order for BCAFM attendees to take advantage of these rates, please identify yourself by quoting the group reservation number #253360.


Other Hotel Options Nearby


Executive Hotel Vintage Park
1379 Howe St, Vancouver, BC 
Quality Hotel - Inn at False Creek
1335 Howe St, Vancouver, BC

The hotel booking site bevancouver.com has great rates, around and about the same as the conference hotel price. Right now they have a promotion for a Vancouver Wine Festival ticket with each room booked.


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