YOUR SYMPOSIUM FEE/REGISTRATION INCLUDES:
• Admission to the Symposium, including all General Session presentations, Breakout Group sessions and Panel Discussions
• Entrance to the Exhibition Hall (four full days)
• An Evening Cocktail Reception
• Continental breakfast each morning (Tuesday–Friday)
• Morning and afternoon coffee/snack breaks
• Conference tote bags and all take-home reference materials
• A chance to participate in sponsored lunches (reservations must be made at the sponsoring company’s booth)
• Complimentary online access pass to the 2015 video and MP3 recordings from last year’s sold-out event
DATES / LOCATION / TIMES
Dates: Tuesday, July 26–Friday, July 29, 2016
Location: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 W. Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C2W6, Canada. Phone: +604-684-3131.
The Symposium will go all day Tuesday-Friday ending at approximately at 6 p.m. on Friday.
SOCIAL EVENT PROGRAM
If you want to bring along a guest/spouse/partner, but they do not want to attend the Symposium, we welcome them to our social events during the Symposium at a discounted price of US$275. This includes entrance to the Exhibit Hall, four continental breakfasts (Tuesday–Friday), an evening reception and all coffee/snack breaks. The hotel also has a tour desk and excellent concierge service that can assist with any tours or excursions or your guest can simply enjoy the spa that is on-site.
Cancellations received on or before May 16, 2016, will receive a full refund. Cancellations received after May 16, 2016, but before June 27, 2016, will receive a full refund, less a US$100 penalty per person. After June 27, 2016, your fee is non-refundable.
Recommended hotel nights: Check in Monday, July 25, and check out Saturday, July 30.
The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver has made special group rates available to Symposium attendees. The basic room rate is C$249 per night, plus all applicable taxes. Currently, room rates are subject to the following taxes: room tax 11%; Goods and Service Tax (GST) 5%; Destination Marketing Fee 1.5% (both the Room Tax and DMF are subject to GST). Rates and percentages are subject to change without notice.
This rate is applicable only if you are attending the Symposium. If you would like to upgrade, below are the rates:
|Room Category||Single/Double in Canadian Dollars|
|Fairmont Room||$||249.00++ Per Night|
|Gallery Room||$||269.00++ Per Night|
|Deluxe Room||$||279.00++ Per Night|
|Junior Suite||$||299.00++ Per Night|
|One Bedroom Suite||$||349.00++ Per Night|
|Fairmont Gold Room||$||359.00++ Per Night|
|Fairmont Gold Executive Room||$||399.00++ Per Night|
|One Bedroom Gallery Suite||$||589.00++ Per Night|
For the third or fourth person in the room there is a CAD $30/person night charge. No charge for children up to age 18. Maximum occupancy is four.
Guests in our group are eligible for a 25% discount off of food in hotel restaurants. Simply show your conference badge to your server for the discount. Discount is on food only and is not eligible on in-room dining.
When you call, please let the reservation agent know you are attending the Sprott Vancouver Natural Resource Symposium 2016. Reservation requests must be made by Thursday, June 23, 2016 to guarantee rates, based on availability in the group block. Individuals are required to guarantee their reservations with a major credit card and will be charged a one-night deposit seven days prior to arrival.
Cancellation of individual reservations made up to seven days prior to arrival will be accepted, and the deposit will be refunded for those rooms for the full night’s stay. Reservations and deposits received after Thursday, June 23, 2016, or exceeding the contracted room block, will be confirmed on a space- and rate-available basis only. Rates are good three days pre- and three days post-Symposium, based on hotel availability.
Taxes and Fees: State/Provincial Hotel Room Tax is 10%; Federal Goods and Service Tax is 5% and Vancouver Destination Marketing Fee is 1.5%.
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and check out time is 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
For airfare assistance, please call Mickey DeFilippis at +561-266-6570 or +800-926-6575. She will be happy to assist you with this.
If you are driving to the Symposium, parking at the hotel is available. Please contact the hotel for current on-site parking rates. There are also parking garages close to the hotel. You may check locations and prices at here.
By car, taxi or train… there are several easy options. Please click here for more information.
Symposium attire is business casual. The hotel and conference rooms are air-conditioned and kept cool, so please bring a light sweater or jacket with you.
To protect your investment, we recommend that you purchase travel insurance. Travel insurance protects you from the unexpected events that can disrupt or cancel your travel plans. For specifics about policies and an online order forms, please click here for Travel Insured and here for Travel Guard. Each offers several different products with different coverage (residents of Texas, New York and Washington may only use Travel Guard through our Agency).