It pays to host your meeting in Nanaimo!

Book and host* your meeting of 400+ total room nights from April 2022 – December 2023 and receive a $10,000 credit to the groups’ master account or a travel credit.

*new bookings only, credit will be based on total rooms consumed by December 15, 2023, not contracted. This must be booked through the Tourism Nanaimo Team.

Choose a Nanaimo meeting venue — from a large conference centre to a more intimate space that best suits your group. Bring everyone together in a small but vibrant downtown space just steps from the harbour with hotels, shops and restaurants nearby. Or opt for a unique retreat setting in nature.

To take advantage of this special offer, please reach out to Jenn at to plan your special event.

We look forward to welcoming you to Nanaimo.


Here’s how Tourism Nanaimo can help:

  • Research availability of accommodation and facilities
  • Coordinate site visits so decision makers can experience Nanaimo first-hand
  • Assemble bid packages addressing your meeting or event requirements
  • Assist local host committees with presentations for your decision makers
  • Arrange official invitational letters from the Mayor and other organizations as required for bid proposals
  • Recommend off-site venues for receptions, banquets, meetings and special events
  • Provide links to online destination resources and photos of attractions
  • Assist with transportation costs between hotels for larger groups
  • Refer to service suppliers for partner programs, pre and post touring options, day touring, entertainment, gift ideas, etc.