OMCOS 2023 Social Program
Tickets for the Banquet and Harbour Cruise will be available for purchase until July 18, 2023 (11:59pm PST). Get your tickets while you still can!
OMCOS Conference Banquet - Thursday, July 27th, 2023
7:30 COCKTAILS – 8:00 – 10:00 PM DINNER
Cost: $110.00 USD
The OMCOS Banquet is the opportunity to sit back, enjoy great food, a beverage and connect with new friends and old. Let’s get together to celebrate our community, and the global science and network that is OMCOS.
The OMCOS Banquet is not included in the registration cost and tickets must be purchased. Tickets for this Banquet can be booked though the registration process.
Vancouver Harbour Cruise - Wednesday, July 26th, 2023
ALL ABOARD!! Come experience Vancouver’s culture on board a unique harbor cruise catered toward highlighting the beauty of the land that will surround you.
Wednesday, July 26th, 2023
- Pick up from Conference Venue: 12:40pm (Busses depart at 12:50pm)
- Transit: 8-12 mins
- Boarding time: 1:15pm-1:30pm (Cruise departs 1:45pm)
- Cruise time: 1:45pm-4:30pm
Enjoy a complimentary shuttle from the conference hotel to the cruise loading dock. Please note, transportation back to the hotel is NOT included- though I’m sure you won’t mind enjoying Honda Celebration of Light Festival at your own leisure!
P/U: Sheraton Wall Centre Bus loop Pick up (Roundabout Infront of the North Tower Entrance)
Drop: Vancouver Cruises (Dock B – Pacific Boulevard Marina, 750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5E7, Canada)
$75.00 USD *ALL INCLUSIVE*
Terms & Conditions:
- Purchase your tickets through the registration site
- Delegates may purchase unlimited guest tickets upon check out.
You will enjoy complimentary light refreshments, cash bar service, a custom guided tour of Vancouver’s harbor and a relaxed networking environment with your colleagues and friends. You will be sure to enjoy the beautiful views and you might even see an Orca or TWO!
- Following the link below, you will be taken back to your registration summary page.
- Beside the Social Event category select “edit”.
- Select your tickets & purchase.
Other Social Activities to take advantage of as an OMCOS XXI Delegate...
Happening in Vancouver after the cruise...The Honda Celebration of Lights Festival!
THE 2023 COMPETITION
SATURDAY | JULY 22 | AUSTRALIA
WEDNESDAY | JULY 26 | MEXICO
SATURDAY | JULY 29 | THE PHILIPPINES
Honda Celebration of Light is the world’s longest-running off-shore fireworks competition. The event welcomes over a million attendees annually during three spectacular days and nights of fireworks over English Bay, and is BC’s largest live event. Offering up an experience for every age and appetite, the Honda Celebration of Light hosts a number of ticketed venues for attendees to enjoy.
VIEW THE REDBULL AIR SHOW
Pete McLeod brings his dazzling air show performance to the Honda Celebration of Light! Experience jaw-dropping aerobatics all three evenings at English Bay Beach
INDULDGE AT THE MORTON PARK FESTIVAL ZONE
There are two ways that you can listen live to the music simulcast of each fireworks performance.
Bring a Radio – With a portable radio, you can tune into CMFI Rock 101 and listen to the live stream at any time, from anywhere!
Online Stream – Listen live through our radio partners’ web page. You will need to use data or a wifi connection (Disclaimer: with the high level of fireworks fans near the water, connectivity close to the festival can be limited based on your mobile provider.)
CAST YOUR VOTE
Help us determine this year’s winner of the Honda Celebration of Light fireworks competition! The winner will be announced on Aug 2, 2023.
OMCOS XXI Delegate Exclusive "Fly Over Canada" Experience
Located in downtown Vancouver’s Canada Place, FlyOver Canada whisks you away on an exhilarating journey over the world’s most spectacular scenery. Special effects — including wind, mist and scents — combine with the ride’s motion to create an unforgettable experience you will never forget!
Show your conference name badge at the Fly Over Canada ticket counter at a convenient date & time for you and receive 25% off your admission.
FREE OF CHARGE
** No reservations are required for this experience. You can simply go up to the ticket counter showing your badge and you will receive the conference discount**
For more information, please visit the Fly Over Canada Website using the link below.