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For Immediate Release

May 14, 2024

Saanichton, B.C. - Registration is open for the 2024 BC Hockey Annual Congress which will take place June 7-8, 2024, at the Penticton Lakeside Resort in Penticton, B.C.


Click HERE to register for BC Hockey's 2024 Annual Congress

Register by May 21st to be in a draw to win “Every Kids Dream” for a participant of your association to stand with the Vancouver Canucks during the national anthem in a 2024-25 regular season home game.

Here are the details on the schedule of events for the 2024 BC Hockey Annual Congress:

Friday, June 7, 2024

Delegate Voting/Registration Foyer 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tradeshow Upper and Lower Foyer 2:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Welcome and Introductions Salon B/C 6:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Keynote Address: Mike Gillis Salon B/C 7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Social - Reception Salon D and West Lawn 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

*The schedule is subject to change

Keynote Speaker/Hot Stove Panel - Mike Gillis


Click HERE to read Mike's bio.

Hot Stove Panel - Pat McLaughlin:

Click HERE to read Pat's bio

Hot Stove Panel - Stephanie White:

Click HERE to read Stephanie's bio.

Saturday, June 8, 2024

Breakfast Foyer 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Delegate Voting/Registration Foyer 7:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Tradeshow Upper and Lower Foyer 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Workshops/Seminars Salon A, B, C & D 8:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Buffet Lunch East Ballroom 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Annual General Meeting East Ballroom 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Pre-Gala Social East Ballroom 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Awards Gala East Ballroom 6;00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

*The schedule is subject to change

Presentations and Workshops

Room 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Salon A/B/C

Hockey Canada and BC Hockey - Looking Forward Presentation

Participant Experience, Growth and Retention Workshop

*Suggested attendees for the presentations and workshops are association board members and administrators

The Hockey Canada and BC Hockey - Looking Forward presentation will be led by Hockey Canada COO Pat McLaughlin and BC Hockey CEO Cameron Hope.

The Participant Experience, Growth and Retention workshop will be hosted by Hockey Canada VP of Growth and Retention Scott Furman, in a collaborative discussion regarding the results and feedback from participants and associations. Click HERE to read Scott's bio.


Room 8:30 am - 9:45 am 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Salon A

The U15 Player Pathway


*Suggested attendees for the seminars are specific administrators within minor hockey associations that are involved in coaching and/or officiating

Annual General Meeting

On Saturday, June 8th, BC Hockey will host the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will include Board elections with this year's Slate of Candidates. The BC Hockey Membership will also vote on any resolutions to amend the Constitution, Bylaws and Regulations

Awards Gala

The weekend will be capped-off with the 2023-24 Awards Gala where we will get to recognize members and volunteers that have shown dedication to hockey in B.C. and Yukon. More information on the Awards Gala will be available in the coming weeks.

We can't wait to see you there!

What to Expect

Not sure what to expect at BC Hockey's 2024 Annual Congress? Check out this video below for some highlights from the 2022 Congress