We look forward to welcoming you in Whistler!
Dates: 07 November 2019 - 10 November 2019
Location: The Westin Resort & Spa | Whistler, B.C.
We will be taking over Whistler for our Boyden Canada Conference, enjoying the vast beauty of the region, it's unique venues and spirit, delivering an innovative experience reflective of our continued passion to grow together.
Below you will find key information pertaining to our Conference. And we invite you to stay connect to real-time updates via SLACK channel n-whistler-2019.
HOTEL & MEETINGS
The Westin Resort & Spa
4090 Whistler Way, Whistler, British Columbia V8E 1J3 Canada
Date: Thursday, November 7th, 2019
Bus Company: Epic Rides
Departure Location: YVR Airport to Whistler (Westin Resort + Spa Hotel)
Boyden has arranged for 2 shuttles that best accommodate the majority of travelers from YVR airport:
Date: Sunday, November 10th, 2019
Bus Company: Epic Rides
Departure Location: Westin Resort Whistler to YVR Airport
We are in the process of collecting departure information to align departure shuttles. We will have that information available soon.
If you haven't indicated your departure times yet, please connect with Christa Jackson.
NOTE: Should Boyden Shuttle times not accommodate your schedule well, the following ground transport options are available:
2) Car Rental
3) Private car service
Conference Day Sessions: Business Casual
Thursday, November 7
6:00pm+ Welcome Cocktail Reception | FireRock Lounge at the Westin Resort (attire: casual)
Friday, November 8
All Day Partners Meeting
All Day Associates Meeting - Interview Training by Interview Edge
4:00pm Outdoor Team Building - be ready to compete...and win Whistler swag! (attire: bring comfortable shoes and rain jacket)
7:00pm Boyden Brewery Dinner & Cornucopia Experience | High Mountain Brewing Co. (attire: casual)
Saturday, November 9
All Day Boyden Canada Meeting
7:30pm* Best of Boyden – Dinner & Awards | Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre (attire: "Whistler Chic")
NOTE: Nov 9 entrée selections must be made in advance. Click here to make your selections by Oct 14.
What does "Whistler Chic" mean? While the dinner gathering is typically somewhat formal, like most mountain resorts, Whistler itself is not. You'll want to step it up a bit but remain relatively comfortable. Suggestions: Dark denim with blazer; cocktail attire.
*group transportation will be provided
Sunday, November 10
To recognize the important contributions of our colleagues nationwide, Canada's Board of Directors will once again present the 'Best of' Boyden Canada Awards at this year's National Conference. These awards consist of various categories, each recognizing the unique and valuable contributions that collectively lead us towards a vision of success, collaboration, and innovative spirit. We invite you to nominate your peers - those who go the extra mile - for the 'Exceeding Everest Award', presented at the Partner/Principal, Associate, and Administrative/Operations level.
Award Description: Exceeding Everest Award
Recognizing a team member who consistently goes far beyond their job description, exemplifies collaboration and whose attitude and work ethic makes a difference to others.
Please take a moment to nominate a peer in each category:
Nominations Open until 5pm PST, Oct 18, 2019
The award recipients will be revealed at Boyden Canada's Recognition Dinner on Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 in Whistler, BC.
For those not attending the conference, a national communication will go out on Nov 12.