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PIBC 2023 Annual Conference - It Takes a Village
May 30 - June 2, 2023

Join us at the PIBC 20232 Annual Conference - It Takes a Village from May 30 to June 2, 2023, in the picturesque mountain village of Sun Peaks, BC! Organized and hosted with the PIBC Okanagan Interior Chapter, you will hear from a range of planners on how their planning work is embracing the village concept aspects of planning.

REGISTER EARLY PIBC 2023 Annual Conference& SAVE!

Join us in-person or virtually online to reconnect, network and learn at the Institute's premier annual event! Early registration savings end April 14, 2023Register early to save!


Register early, save, and you could win! In addition to early registration savings on your registration fees, all attendees who register for the PIBC 2023 Annual Conference by the early registration deadline of April 14, 2023, will be entered into a draw to win a 2 night’s stay for 2 people for a future stay at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel!

Visit the PIBC 2023 Annual Conference registration site for complete details on the conference agenda and schedule, conference sessions, keynote speakers & presenters and full conference program including optional mobile workshops, local tours and social activities.

#PIBC2023 Conference Program Highlights

Join us in-person or virtually online! Here's what you can look forward to at the #PIBC2023 Annual Conference!

  • 100+ Speakers
  • 34 Conference Sessions*
  • 6 Pre-Conference and Extended Conference Workshops
  • 5 Mobile Workshops & Tours
  • 5 Optional Social Activities & Events
  • 2 Evening Receptions
  • 2 Keynote Presentations
  • In-Person and Virtual Conference Participation
  • 1 Great Conference!

*Please note: sessions offered as part of the virtual conference program are denoted with an asterisk (*) in the online conference program and schedule.
Click here for the Virtual Program at a Glance [PDF].

We will also be announcing and celebrating this year’s PIBC Awards winners, holding the 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and concluding this year’s PIBC Board Elections at this year's conference. Click here to register for the #PIBC2023 Annual Conference.

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Book Early for Mobile Workshops, Tours & Optional Activities

Be sure to book early for your pre-conference and mobile workshops, local tours and optional activities to save your spot before they are sold out. Space is limited and these optional activities may sell out fast! Click here for the online conference program.

Conference Accommodations (Limited)

We have a limited amount of hotel rooms at the conference host hotel - Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre - with the PIBC Annual Conference rate starting at $152 a night. Click here to reserve your accommodations early & save.

Please note: This special rate is available only to those attending the PIBC 2023 Annual Conference.

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We would like to thank our sponsors for generously supporting this year's annual conference.

Premier Title partner

Young Anderson


PLATINUM partner


Gold partNerS

Carvello Law                  Urban Systems  



SILVER partNer




bronze partnerS


BA Studios                  TRUE Consulting



Trivia Night is generously supported by the accredited university planning programs at UBC, UNBC, SFU, and VIU.



We are excited to welcome the following exhibitors joining us at this year's conference.


Watt Consulting                  SFU REM



Please contact Sophie King for more information on sponsorship opportunities or click here for the PIBC 2023 Annual Conference sponsorship package.

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