We respectfully acknowledge the Penticton Indian Band and the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan People, on whose lands we live, learn, and do our work.
Meet In Penticton, the perfect destination for meetings of any size, conferences, conventions, incentive, tradeshows or any gathering! Penticton is an intuitively compact, walkable city, with more than 100,000 sq. ft. of combined meeting and exhibit space in BC’s South Okanagan Valley.
One of two cities in the world situated between two picturesque lakes – Okanagan Lake and Skaha Lake; Penticton offers facilities and experiences urban cities are envious of along with over 900 hotel guest rooms available in close proximity to convention and conference centres, downtown, the entertainment district, beaches and off-site activities.
The largest, dedicated full service facility in the B.C. Interior, the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, adjoined to 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. Featuring 273 rooms, 3 restaurants, full gym and many more amenities; the conference centre has 32,000 square feet of flexible meeting space including a private outdoor courtyard and decks and can host from 10 to 1000 delegates.
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 right in the downtown district. Penticton’s 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
For more information on hosting Meetings & Conferences in Penticton please contact:
Karen Davy, Convention Bureau Manager