Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Where and when is Tech Talent North- Western Edition taking place?

A. This conference is taking place on May 31st 2023, at the Vancouver Convention Centre West located at 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC.

Q. How much is parking at the Vancouver Convention Center?

A. For your convenience the Vancouver Convention Center has parking on-site. Parking is approx. $24/day at the Convention Center lot (6am-6pm) or $3.50 for the first 30 minutes and then $4.00 for each additional 30 minutes. There are also parking meters located nearby to the convention center as well as alternative parking lots which may have competitive parking rates.

Q. Where can I find hotel information?

A. We have secured a small room block at the Pan Pacific Hotel. Use this link to book a room at a discounted rate! Note: Limited availability. Please contact if you encounter any issues.

Q. Do you offer any airline discount codes?

A. Yes! Use the code MVBPYQA1 to get a 10% discount on standard fares (15% off flex rates) from Air Canada, Tech Talent North’s Official Airline, when flying into Vancouver. *Travel period begins Wednesday, May 24, 2023 and ends Thursday, June 08, 2023.

Q. What is included in my ticket?

A. All access pass to all talks, networking coffee breaks, continental breakfast, full lunch, happy hour and prize giveaways!

Q. I have already purchased 1-2 tickets and would like to add more. How can I get the group rate?

A. Please contact us at and we will process this order for you at the discounted group ticket price.

Q. What is your cancellation policy?

A. If you can no longer make the conference, we will provide you with a credit for a future Tech Talent North conference. If you would prefer a refund, it is subject to an administrative fee of 25%. Requests must be made in writing and received at by May 10th, 2023. We regret that cancellations and refunds are not permitted after this date. Alternatively, substitutions are permitted at no charge at any time. We apologize that we are unable to apply discount codes to previously purchased tickets.

Q. How do I register for the giveaway draws?

A. We will have QR codes at the event that will re-direct you to each registration site. Visit our giveaway page for more details (coming soon!).

Q. Who will be speaking at Tech Talent North-Western Edition 2023?

A. View our list of speakers here. Ensure you are subscribed to receive any updates on this event.

Q. When will a full program be available?

A.  View our conference program here. Ensure you are subscribed to receive any updates on this event.

Q. I have a CPHR designation. Can I earn CPD for attending?

A. Yes! Talent North is a pre-approved CPD partner allowing you to earn certified education hours towards your CPHR designation.

Q. I am a CHRP, CHRL, or CHRE member of HRPA. Can I earn CPD for attending?

A. Yes, you may self-report hours for CPD.