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AGM & Convention

Nanaimo April 1- 4, 2020

64th Annual General Meeting and Convention

Register now to join us in Nanaimo

Our 64th AGM & Convention is expected to have a record turn out with a ‘not to be missed’ line up of informative and exciting guest speakers and presenters. Join us in Nanaimo  from April 1 – 4, 2020, to celebrate tradition, camaraderie, important updates, and exciting outings for your family! The theme for this year’s convention is “The Future of Fisheries”.


Our variety of guest speakers and presenters guarantee an informative, action-packed convention.

We are excited to announce our Keynote speaker is Dr. Andrew Trites, Director of the Marine Mammal Research Unit and Professor at the Institute for Oceans and Fisheries at the University of British Columbia. We have a whole list of great speakers that will be joining us this year, including Jim Shockey, award winning outdoor writer, wildlife photographer, videographer, naturalist, wilderness guide and outfitter for nearly 30 years.

Stay tuned to learn who else will be speaking at this year’s event.

Spousal Program

For spouses attending this year’s AGM, we offer activities that provide a relaxing and scenic look of Nanaimo. This year we are offering a whale watching tour and wine tasting. Stay tuned for more information and registration.

Youth Program

For the youth attending this year’s AGM we will be focusing on how to be conservation leaders in your own community. Stay tuned for more information and registration.

Evening events this year

Wednesday, April 1st
Meet & Greet Reception – Nanaimo Museum – 7:00PM

Thursday, April 2nd
Free Night for Delegates

Friday, April 3rd
Club Fun Night – Hosted by the Nanaimo Fish & Game Protective Association – 5:00PM

Saturday, April 4th
Awards & Gala Dinner – Vancouver Island Conference Centre – 6:00PM


The BCWF Awards honour individuals and member clubs for outstanding hunting, angling and conservation achievements in 2019.
Nominate your Conservation Superhero today!


We’re collecting some great prizes for our Silent/Live Auction and raffles during the AGM this year.

The Live Auction will be held on Saturday, April 4 after the Awards ceremony. Stay tuned to find out what great prizes we’ll have.


Stay tuned for the BCWF 2020 Draft Resolutions to be considered for debate at the AGM.

Direct Member's Notice

Submission for the Direct Member Delegate is now open.

Voting Delegates

Reminder: As per BCWF Bylaws, the following are Club’s AGM registration options.

Please Note: Accredited delegate entitlement for member clubs shall be based on each Club’s membership numbers as submitted for the 2019 Renewal on or before December 31,2019, as follows:

  • With 100 OR Fewer Members are entitled to “ONE” Voting Delegate
  • Clubs with 101 – 200 Members are entitled to “TWO” Voting Delegates
  • Clubs with 201 – 500 Members are entitled to “THREE” Voting Delegates
  • Clubs with OVER 501 Members are entitled to “THREE” Voting Delegate AND “ONE” Additional Delegate for each additional 500 Members
  • Each of the 10 Regions are entitled to “ONE” Regional Voting Delegate and “ONE” Regional Youth Voting Delegate
  • Other Non-Voting Youth may register but they will not receive a Voting Card

Getting to the AGM & Convention

The 2020 AGM & Convention will be held in beautiful Nanaimo, B.C.

If you are planning on traveling with BC Ferries learn more about their special rates and scheduled sailings here.