Let's Bring It

Local Host Program

Planning, organizing, and delivering on a meeting, conference or event is cause for reward—especially when it takes place in your own beautiful city. A local host who successfully brings a business event to Victoria can receive 1% of hotel guest room revenue paid back to the host organization or their organization’s foundation.

To apply, please complete the short form below. If you have any questions, please review the eligibility details below the form or contact us directly at [email protected].

Local Host Details

Funds will be paid out upon completion of the business event, and the confirmed room nights will be finalized by Business Events Victoria and contracted hotels. Funds will be distributed based on the actual confirmed rooms booked in the City of Victoria under contracted hotel room blocks.

Our local host program is coordinated by Business Events Victoria, a collaboration of Destination Greater Victoria and the Victoria Conference Centre. The very best conference professionals in the city will be available to you.


Top Five Reasons to Bring It

  1. A successful, meaningful business event highlights latest developments in your industry, from a uniquely Victoria perspective.
  2. Provides an ideal opportunity to build networks and strengthen relationships with colleagues in your industry.
  3. Business events help form partnerships, secure future funding and establish wide links in your industry.
  4. Show off your city and be proud that you are showcasing Victoria as a centre of economic, academic and scientific excellence.
  5. It’s easy. You will have support from us every step of the way.

Plus you’ll be rewarded! Earn 1% of the hotel guest room revenue you book.


Eligibility Requirement

  • The conference, meeting or event must be near or at bid stage, as already committed meetings are not eligible.
  • The conference, meeting or event must be a new program that has not been to Victoria before or in the past five years.
  • Contracted room nights must be booked in a hotel located in the City of Victoria.
  • The conference, meeting or event must meet minimum volume threshold of 100 contracted room nights.
  • Destination Greater Victoria reserves the right to limit the number of programs supported each year.
Destination Greater Victoria is honoured to be based on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples of the Songhees Nation and the Esquimalt Nation, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.