*Detailed event itinerary coming soon!  This schedule is being updated.

Monday, September 11

Welcome to Victoria!

We are pleased to welcome you to Victoria, British Columbia. Please make sure you visit our registration desk in the lobby of the Fairmont Empress today between 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm. (12:00 – 17:00).  The partner briefing will take place prior to the evening reception.

In the evening, The Fairmont Empress would like to welcome you for a casual welcome reception prior to dinner.

Tuesday, September 12

Attendees of Innovate Canada 2023 will have the opportunity to take part in our Oceans Tech Tours to visit local companies who are leading oceans and marine technology innovations in Canada. 

Business Events Victoria hosts an evening for attendees of Innovate Canada. 

Wednesday, September 13

Oceans Tech Tours will continue on Wednesday.

This afternoon is your opportunity to meet with guests experts during pre-assigned 15-20-minute information sessions. During Innovate Canada, all guests will have the opportunity to meet with all destinations.  The one-to-one meetings are a set of 15-20-minute rotating informational sessions that allow you to connect with each guest taking part in Innovate Canada to learn about the opportunities for business events, investment, development and cooperation.

Prepare to be wowed at Destination Canada Business Events'  Signature Dinner, creating a sense of place unlike anywhere else in the world. Taking in regional cuisine and inspired entertainment, we hope you come away amazed.

Thursday, September 14

The final one-to-one meetings will take place in the morning after breakfast.

A Farewell Lunch will take place following the One on One meetings at the hotel.  Departures will take place following lunch.