Hospitality Events

Opening Reception

Monday, August 31, 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm

Ticket: This event is included in a full registration or Monday Day Pass Registration, but RSVP is required upon registering. Guests and delegates attending on other days are $25.

Let the merriment begin: reunite with long-time colleagues, meet and mingle with new ones, and get your week started right. You don't want to miss the first hospitality event of WAA 2015!

Hospitality Breaks

Date & Time: TBD


Annual Luncheon

Wednesday, September 2, 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm

Stanley Park Ballroom
Westin Bayshore Hotel

WAA's Juried Showcase

Wednesday, September 2,
4:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Wong Theatre at the SFU's Goldcorp
Centre for the Arts
149 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3

Join in the music, dance, and performance of WAA’s Juried Showcase!

Buzzing with excitement and the anticipation of discovery, the Juried Showcase is among the conference’s most popular networking and socializing events, and the seven fantastic artists and ensembles chosen from among over 150 applicants are sure to wow! This year's Juried Showcase Program will take place at SFU's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts. Present your WAA credential upon arrival to enjoy a Stanley Park brew, a local specialty, before the show.

2015 Closing Night Party

Thursday, September 3, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Vancouver Rowing Club
450 Stanley Park Drive
Vancouver,  BC V6G 3E2

Just a 10-minute walk from the Westin Bayshore around the perimeter of the harbor, the Vancouver Rowing Club makes a perfect spot for our end-of-conference festivities. Guests will enjoy stunning views of Coal Harbour and the Vancouver skyline from the adjoining private patio.