WBRA 2023 Winter Book Fair

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WBRA 2023 Winter Book Fair

An in-person book fair for BC booksellers.

When and where

Location

The Parkside Hotel & Spa 810 Humboldt Street Victoria, BC V8V 5B1 Canada

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About this event

  • 2 days 8 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

WINTER 2023 BC BOOK FAIR

Monday, February 13th to Wednesday, February 15th, 2023

This page can be used to register as an attendee. If you would like to register as an exhibitor, please email natassja@anansi.ca and you will be added to the exhibitor mailing list.

New WBRA website: westernbookreps.ca

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Monday, February 13

10:00 am to 1:00 pm Set-up for reps – Urban Ballroom

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Book Fair Exhibit Hours – Urban Ballroom

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Cocktail Reception and Author Speed Dating

Tuesday, February 14

8:30 am to 9:00 am Continental Breakfast – West Lobby

8:45 am to 5:00 pm Group Buying Sessions – James Bay Room

9:00 am to 12:00 pm Book Fair Exhibit Hours – Urban Ballroom

12:00 pm to 12:45 pm Catered lunch in the City Club Lounge

12:45 pm to 5:00 pm Book Fair Exhibit Hours – Urban Ballroom

Wednesday, February 15

8:30 am to 9:00 am Continental Breakfast – West Lobby

8:45 am to 5:00 pm Group Buying Sessions – James Bay Room

9:00 am to 12:00 pm Book Fair Exhibit Hours – Urban Ballroom

12:00 pm to 12:45 pm Catered lunch in the City Club Lounge

12:45 pm to 5:00 pm Book Fair Exhibit Hours – Urban Ballroom

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:

We have a block of "Deluxe One Bedroom Suites" reserved for $169.00 a night (February 12th to 15th). You must book by December 29th to receive this pricing. Please call the Parkside directly at 250.940.1200 or 1.855.616.3557 to reserve and say you're with the WBRA Bookfair. The Parkside will allow free cancellation or modification of your reservation up to 24 hours before arrival, so there’s no downside to reserving your spot early! The parking rate is $12 per day for event attendees, and overnight parking is $17 per night.

COCKTAIL PARTY AND LUNCHES:

Meals will be hosted in the City Club Lounge at the Parkside, catered by Truffles. Please select the number of meals you will be attending on the registration page. A survey of dietary restrictions will be included in your confirmation email.

GROUP BUY SESSIONS:

The exhibitor presentation schedule will be announced later this year.

COVID RESTRICTIONS:

We would like to request that all attendees wear a mask whenever possible.