Symposium Venue


The Fairmont Waterfront 

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Join us at The Fairmont Waterfront Hotel for the Symposium located at 900 Canada Way Place, Vancouver, BC., where floor-to-ceiling views of the harbour are all part of the magic. 

The Fairmont Waterfront luxury hotel showcases the best of Vancouver. Conveniently situated beside the Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal and adjacent to the Vancouver Convention Centre, our luxury Vancouver hotel has a central harbour location, ideal for any stay.  


At the Fairmont Waterfront hotel in Vancouver, world-famous views, fabulous service, delightful accommodations, and our prime downtown business and leisure location make the perfect combination for an unbeatable experience in Vancouver, Canada. Our staff looks forward to welcoming you, and making your experience at the Fairmont Waterfront a lasting memory.

Our service and hotel amenities are only a few of the reasons why the Fairmont Waterfront has once again been voted to the Condé Nast Gold List as one of The World’s Best Places To Stay for 2011! Just a few of the amenities and services that set the Fairmont Waterfront apart from other hotels in Vancouver, Canada include: 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, November 1, 2012 - Condé Nast Traveler magazine has released its annual Readers' Choice Awards survey, naming 31 Fairmont hotels and resorts across the globe as among the world's best, and recognizing all seven properties in the Pacific Northwest. In its 25th year of honoring hospitality excellence, the poll publishes the crème de la crème of travel in its November 2012 issue and this year, had a record response of 46,476 ballots. 

The luxury hotel brand prevailed in Canada with 14 properties recognized, and all seven properties in the Pacific Northwest region were touted as being among the best in the world. In Vancouver, Fairmont Pacific Rim took top billing as the best in the city, with recognition also going to: The Fairmont Vancouver Airport, The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, The Fairmont Waterfront; in Whistler, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler; in Victoria, The Fairmont Empress; and in Seattle, The Fairmont Olympic Hotel. 

"We are delighted to have the entire region recognized on this prestigious list," said Philip M. Barnes, General Manager of Fairmont Pacific Rim and Regional Vice President of the Pacific Northwest for Fairmont Hotels. "This is an award that is shared with each and every one of our colleagues as it is through their passion and dedication our guests receive hospitality that is among the best in the world. And, residents in the Pacific Northwest only need to look in their backyard to experience a luxury stay-cation at a variety of one-of-a-kind properties." 

The Readers' Choice Awards rate the cities, islands, and hotels magazine readers visited in the past year, and the airlines and cruise ships they traveled with.