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Meet in Penticton

Thinking about the Okanagan as your destination for your association, Penticton, BC offers more than 100,000 sq. ft. of combined meeting and exhibit space in BC’s South Okanagan Valley.  If you’re looking to host a meeting, conference, convention or offer incentives, Penticton is the destination of choice! 

One of two cities in the world situated between two picturesque lakes – Okanagan Lake and Skaha Lake; our intuitively compact, walkable city offers facilities and experiences urban cities are envious of.  There are over 800 hotel guest rooms available in close proximity to many of Penticton’s major attractions in addition to many motel and resort style accommodations.

Offering the largest, dedicated full service facility in the B.C. Interior, the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, part of the South Okanagan Events Centre Complex, features over 95,000 square feet of meeting space, a 5,000 seat multi-purpose arena with three sheets of ice. 

The Penticton Lakeside Resort and Convention Centre is located on the South shore of Okanagan Lake in the heart of downtown.  Their on-site conference centre can host groups up to 1,000 with 32,000 square feet of flexible meeting space including a private outdoor courtyard. 

Create memorable experiences for your delegates while you are here! Take a wine tour, with over 80 wineries to choose from, just in the surrounding area. Walk the Penticton Ale Trail to check out any of the 8 craft breweries and our culinary scene is diverse with amazing farm-to-table cuisine. Enjoy kilometers of sandy public beaches, the lakeshore promenade or explore regional trails by foot, cycle or E-Bike. Winter offers a whole new set of adventure with cross country skiing, snowshoeing, downhill skiing or snowboarding at Apex Mountain Resort. 


  • Drive approximately 4 hours East of Vancouver, on Highway 97 or Highway 3
  • Drive 45 minutes South on Highway 97 of Kelowna
  • Penticton Regional Airport, conveniently located at the south end of the City, only 10 minutes from Downtown
  • Kelowna International Airport is approximately 1.5 hours drive from Penticton with many shuttle options available

Endless Delegate Activities and Experiences:     

  • Culinary, wineries, craft breweries and distilleries
  • Biking, hiking, kayaking, walking, golfing, rock climbing, water sports and skiing
  • Arts and cultural
  • Orchards, vineyards and vistas
  • One of BC’s biggest and best farmers’ markets
  • Four season events

For a location map and general city information click HERE

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information on hosting Meetings & Conferences in Penticton please contact:

Karen Davy, Convention Bureau Manager

Penticton Lakeside Resort & Conference Centre

Penticton Trade and Convention Centre

Penticton Trade and Convention Centre Meetings Conferences

South Okanagan Events Centre


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    Find Us

    Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre
    553 Vees Drive
    Penticton, BC V2A 8S3

    Phone: 250-276-2163
    Toll Free: 1-800-663-5052