Pre-Conference Tour: Gastown Walking Food Tour

The Communication & Media Studies Conference is pleased to announce the Pre-Conference Tour.

Join fellow conference delegates for this 2.5 hour walking food tour through the cobblestones of historic Gastown. This tour is a great way to meet fellow delegates before the conference as well as experience the savory tastes, sights, and sounds of eateries and shops of Vancouver's oldest neighborhood.

Laugh and learn about Vancouver's colorful history as you are taken on a tasting adventure to 10 unique restaurants, shops, and pubs. Discover local food and beverage specialties, while meeting some of the city's most passionate restaurateurs and merchants. Delight your taste buds with fresh Atlantic lobster mac n' cheese, a handcrafted microbrewery ale, creamy cheesecake, Italian tortellini, Steak and Guinness Pie, beer-battered fish and chips with hand cut fries, homemade chocolates, exotic specialty teas, a latte and melt-in your-mouth pastry. Come and tantalize your taste buds and enjoy mouth-watering cuisine on one of the most popular food tours in the city!

Date: Wednesday, 15 November
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: US$50.00
Location: Delegates are to meet at the Starbucks inside Waterfront Station at 1:45PM, the tour promptly leaves at 2PM.

Booking: The conference tour can be booked during registration. If you've already registered, contact us to book your tour.

Conference Welcome Reception

The Communication & Media Studies Conference is pleased to announce the Conference Welcome Reception.

Common Ground Research Networks and the Tourism & Leisure Studies Conference will be hosting a welcome reception at the University of British Columbia Robson Square. The reception will be held directly following the last parallel session of the first day, Thursday, 16 November 2017. Join other conference delegates and plenary speakers for drinks, light hor d'oeuvres, and a chance to converse.

We look forward to hosting you!