Conference Venue

FTC 2018 will be held in Vancouver downtown, with sweeping views of the Coastal Mountains, Coal Harbour and Vancouver’s city skyline.

Venue: Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel Vancouver
Address: 1128 West Hastings Street, Vancouver V6E 4R5 Canada
Phone: +1 604-684-1128

Marriott Vancouver is situated in the heart of the city centre, just moments from all of the things that make Vancouver such a popular tourist destination - including Stanley Park, Cruise Ship Terminal and Rogers Arena.

City of Vancouver

Voted as the ‘Best City in the Americas’ year after year by Condé Nast Traveller magazine, Vancouver is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the soaring peaks of the North Shore Mountains.

Vancouver is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Bordered by the Pacific Ocean, the Fraser River, the Burrard Inlet, and the Coast Mountains to the east, the city is surrounded by shimmering waters and towering trees.


The Conference is non-residential and delegates are requested to make their own accommodation bookings in hotels near to the venue.
You can book your hotel online using the links below.


Vancouver is easy to get to from all over the world. The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is voted the best airport in North America for the third year in a row. It provides access to over 98 destinations and acts as the premier gateway to the Asia-Pacific region.

Transportation options from the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to the conference venue include:

  • Taxi
  • Skytrain from International Airport to Waterfront Station
  • Bus 980 from Vancouver Airport to Waterfront Station

Parking: There is no free parking in downtown Vancouver, but it is fairly easy to find a paid parking lot. On-site parking, fee: 7 CAD hourly, 36 CAD daily

Biking: For those who would like to explore around by bike, you can try the Mobi bike share system.

Things to do in Vancouver

Vancouver has an endless supply of attractions and things to see and do. It doesn't matter what time of day or what time of year - whether you want to be indoors or out, active or a spectator, spend a lot of money or none at all - Vancouver has it all! Vancouver is bursting with iconic experiences that characterize the multifaceted city.

The swaying Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver Aquarium, seawall stretching 22km from Coal Harbour and Kitsilano Beach, miniature passenger ferry between any of the nine stops along the shores of False Creek and Granville Island and Grouse Mountain’s Skyride are some of the must-sees that will kick-start the sightseeing and you’re sure to stumble upon plenty of other Vancouver treasures along the way.