FOR TWO ACTION-PACKED DAYS WE WILL FOCUS ON WOMEN + SPORTS, LEADERSHIP, AND HOW WE CAN INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY CREATE CHANGE.

Join a global group of industry influencers, leaders and disrupters for this immersive Summit designed to push boundaries and effect change. The Summit will mix impactful content with sports and wellness activities creating opportunities to connect and collaborate. Building on The: espnW Women + Sports Summit’s 10 years of inspiration, education and impact, The espnW Summit Vancouver is set to welcome an international list of powerhouse delegates and speakers.

Through a compelling series of keynotes, intimate interviews, panel discussions, and action-focused breakouts, the Summit addresses a wide range of topics led by renowned ESPN and TSN personalities. There is no better time to be at the epicenter of this discussion and dig deep into leadership, the advancement of women in business and in sport, and the business of women's sport.

Our market is at a tipping point, ripe for change to meet consumer demand right here at home. Please join us to help shape an actionable vision for the future of women + sport.

2020 AGENDA

THE 2020 AGENDA WILL BE AVAILABLE IN JULY 2020.

Registration & Welcome Suite Open
Summit Opening & Welcome
Conference Sessions
Opening Night Dinner
Conference Session & Special Performance
W Reception
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT'S THE WEATHER LIKE IN VANCOUVER IN JUNE?

Vancouver's climate is temperate and varies! We encourage you to keep an eye on the forecast, and pack a rain coat just in case.

Average daytime temperatures in June are 19°C. The nights still cool down, falling to 11°C by early morning.

WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?
The Summit is a casual, athletic environment. We encourage you to dress comfortably. Feel free to bring a dressy-casual outfit for dinner and cocktails, but don't forget your athletic gear for sports activities!
WHICH AIRPORT SHOULD I FLY INTO?
Vancouver International Airport is the closest terminal to our Summit host venue The Westin Bayshore.
WILL TRANSPORTATION BE PROVIDED?
You are responsible for your own transportation to the Summit and to/from the airport. The most efficient way to travel from YVR Airport to The Westin Bayshore is via taxi or rideshare options like Lyft. Public transit to the downtown core is very efficient via the Canada Line Skytrain, however, the Resort is located approximately 1.7 km from the terminus station at Waterfront. If the weather is great and bags are light, it is a lovely 20-minute walk along Vancouver’s picturesque seawall.
WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE?
Plan to arrive between 12pm - 1pm on Monday, June 8. The Summit will begin at 3:00 pm - and we encourage you to visit our welcome suite prior to kick off!
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
Bring your ideas, your energy, and your enthusiasm! Other suggestions: raincoat, sunblock, lip balm, sunglasses, sportswear, a sweater, and a jacket for cooler evenings and mornings.
HOW MUCH DOES THE SUMMIT COST?
PHASE I PRICING November 2019 - January 19, 2020

All Inclusive $2,500
This includes resort lodging for three days/two nights, Summit-sponsored events and activities, all meals and all receptions throughout the Summit.


PHASE II PRICING January 20 - April 19, 2020

All Inclusive $2,700
This includes resort lodging for three days/two nights, Summit-sponsored events and activities, all meals and all receptions throughout the Summit.


PHASE III PRICING April 20 - June 7, 2020

All Inclusive $2,900
This includes resort lodging for three days/two nights, Summit-sponsored events and activities, all meals and all receptions throughout the Summit.

CAN I BRING A GUEST? IS MY INVITATION TRANSFERABLE?
To obtain an invitation for a colleague or friend, please email [email protected].
WHO IS ATTENDING?
Influencers like you. Business, brand and agency executives, professional athletes, experts, and leaders in the educational and non-profit sectors.
WHO IS SPEAKING?
The espnW: Women + Sports Summit stage has been graced by a deep roster of world-class speakers, innovators and disruptors over its 10 year tenure (see more here). Speakers for The espnW Summit Vancouver will be announced soon, so please check back often!
HOW DO I SELECT MY WORKSHOP AND ACTIVITY PREFERENCES?
Prior to The Summit, you will receive a questionnaire that asks for additional information and allows you to choose your preferred sessions and activities.
WHAT IS THE FORMAT OF THE SUMMIT?
The schedule will include keynote speakers and presentations, work sessions and interactive panel discussions, as well as sports activities and evening receptions. Please refer to the agenda section of the site for details. The 2020 Agenda »
WHAT IF I HAVE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?
Please don't hesitate to email us at [email protected] and we'll get right back to you.

ABOUT THE RESORT

With lush and serene Stanley Park at its doorstep, water lapping the Coal Harbour Shores, snow-capped North Shore mountains insight, and the vibrant city center just around the corner, The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver is in perfect balance with its breathtaking surroundings. An elegant base from which to explore Vancouver, this resort-style property is a hub for well-being, whether traveling for leisure or business. A variety of year-round signature wellness programs promote feeling your best, while premier food and beverage offerings recharge the body and mind. Over 71,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, one of Western Canada's largest hotel ballrooms, and customizable catering options make this iconic hotel an ideal destination for conferences and social events. The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver is your gateway to inspired revitalization.
1601 Bayshore Dr,
Vancouver, BC V6G 2V4
Vancouver,
British Columbia
(604) 682-3377