Frequently Asked Questions

INNOVATEwest 2024 will take place at the Vancouver Convention Centre- East, on April 16-17, 2024. The address is 999 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 3E. 

If you’re:

  • Founding or operating…
  • Working at or investing in…
  • Selling to or buying from…

…the latest tech firms creating waves and disrupting the ecosystem, INNOVATEwest is for you.  

For more information visit our Who Attends page.

INNOVATEwest will feature both a tradeshow showcasing companies in all sectors of tech as well as a conference which will include talks on a high exposure keynote stage and breakout sessions tailored by our summits. You can expect features upon features, including happy hours, parties, a pitching contest, interactive tech showcases, networking events and receptions, and so much more!

For your convenience the Vancouver Convention Center has parking on-site. The Indigo parking facility is located at the North end of Howe Street at Canada Place and is accessible 24 hours per day from the Canada Place entrance. 

Parking is approx. $4.00 for each half hour or portion. There are also parking meters located nearby to the convention center as well as alternative parking lots which may have competitive parking rates. 

We are currently planning the program and speakers for 2024. If you or anyone you know are interested in speaking, please fill out our Speaker Application Form!

We expect a full draft program to be available by early  2024. Ensure you are subscribed to be the first to see it!

For more information on our sponsorship/exhibitor opportunities, contact us at or visit our lead generation opportunities page.

Expo Only Pass: Full Exposition Access, Happy Hour Socializer, All Day Coffee, Attend Pitch Stage Qualifiers & Tech Demo Stage, Access to the Social Hub Lounge and Networking via IW app.

Full Conference Pass: access to all of the above plus access to all Breakouts, Keynotes & Masterclass Workshops, attend the “Grizzly Pursuit” Pitch Finales, Welcome Reception, Tech Bash Party and Lunch both days.

VIP All Access Pass: access to all of the above plus VIP Networking Reception, VIP Lounge Access, Priority Access to Additional Networking Events, Investor Breakfast (Investors Only), CEO & Founders Breakfast (CEOs/Founders Only), Founder-Funder Matchmaking & Meeting Zone (CEOs/Founders & Investors Only) and Founder-Industry Buyer Matchmaking Program (CEOs/Founders & Industry Buyers Only).

We want you to feel confident about your ticket purchase! If you would like to change your ticket type, you can do so at any time before November 30, 2023 with no penalty. After this date, you may upgrade your ticket for the difference in the price paid and the current price.

You may also cancel your registration with no penalty prior to November 30, 2023. After this date, if you can no longer make the conference, we will provide you with a credit for a future INNOVATEwest conference or a refund less an administrative fee of $50 for tradeshow only passes, and 25% for all other pass types. Requests must be made in writing and received at by February 29, 2024. We regret that cancellations and refunds are not permitted after this date. Alternatively, substitutions are permitted at no charge up to 48 hours prior to the conference start date. We apologize that we are unable to apply discount codes to previously purchased tickets.

If you have a group of 5+ from the same company, please reach out to us at

Yes! You can view more information on our Startup Lane Package page or reach out to us at