2017 CITAP Winter Function

Event Details

Location: The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

We look forward to seeing everyone at the CITAP 21st Annual Winter Function held on Monday, December 4th, 2017 at the Westin Bayshore, Vancouver!

The full day program will include morning educational sessions, an afternoon tradeshow called the Winter Marketplace, and a networking Reception and Dinner.  Program and registration details will be shared very soon.

As this event continues to grow each year, register early to ensure you have your spot!  Also, check out the sponsorship opportunities to heighten your company’s presence.

Timeline and Rooms

08:30 Registration in Salon A/B/C Foyer
09:00 – 11:30 CITAP Educational Sessions in Salon A/B/C
13:00 – 17:00 CITAP Winter Marketplace in Salon D/E/F
17:30 – 19:00 CITAP Winter Function Reception in Stanley Park Foyer
19:00 – 21:00 CITAP Winter Function Dinner in Salon 1 & 2
19:00 – 21:00 CITAP Winter Function Dinner in Salon 1 & 2

Registration Deadlines

November 6, 2017 (Monday) for Marketplace Exhibit Table and Sponsorship Registrations
November 20, 2017 (Monday) for Seminar and Dinner Registrations, and Door Prize Information
Your registration can only be confirmed with your Membership Status in good standing. If unsure of your Membership Status, please check with CITAP Office.

IMPORTANT CHANGE: Please be advised that preferred payment methods for this year are credit card and E-transfer, we discontinue accepting cheque payments. For more information on the e-transfer, please contact CITAP Office.

Yoga to Start Your Day:

The Vancouver Aquarium is hosting a complimentary yoga class for CITAP members in its new Steller’s Bay Underwater exhibit from 7-8am on Monday December 4th.  All skill levels are welcome. The Vancouver Aquarium is conveniently located just a short walk from the Westin Bayshore along Vancouver’s picturesque seawall.  Participants will be given a healthy bagged breakfast to take with them following the yoga class.  Mats will be provided. There is space for a maximum of 40 participants so sign up early to avoid disappointment. Use the Online Registration form to sign up!

Morning Educational Sessions:

The morning’s educational programming will help set you up for success in 2018! There will be a transportation panel to discuss matters specific to Asian Pacific travellers to Canada and how the industry can best address them.  Not to be missed, there will be two RTO panels: one to expand supplier knowledge of established markets and another one to introduce emerging markets of interest to Canada.

Special Offers…


Special rates at the host hotel, Westin Bayshore, Vancouver are available until November 3rd.  The rate is $169 CAD (exclusive of taxes) and you can book online using this link.


WestJet is offering a special discount for the Winter Function participant travelling from other cities and provinces:10% off Econo and 15% off Plus base fares* for travel between Vancouver and anywhere WestJet flies in North America. To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount codes listed below. If you have questions about how to complete a booking with your discount codes, please check out our frequently asked questions.

Book by: December 11, 2017
Travel from: November 27, 2017 to December 11, 2017

Coupon code:
Changes/cancellations   You can change or cancel reservations within 24 hours of booking at no charge. Further changes or cancellations can be made up to 2 hours prior to the flight; please note additional fees or charges may apply for each guest depending on fare class booked and differences in fare. Check out our service fees page for more information.

Register NOW!

Event Summary

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