Friday Nov 9, 2018

3:00 pm

Guest Registration Begins

You've arrived! Please join us on the second floor of the Kinnear Centre to register for the event. If you have booked a room you can check-in at whichever building you selected.

5:00 pm

Welcome Reception & Happy Hour

Kick back, meet your fellow guests and enjoy some fresh hors d'oeuvres. Relax with a nice glass of wine, a cocktail, tea, or whatever wets your whistle.

6:00 pm


Executive Chef Sébastien Tessier and his team have designed banquet menus inspired by fresh, sustainable, and locally produced ingredients. With top restaurant quality meals at your table, this is banquet dining raised to a new level.

7:15 pm

Opening Words & Elder Blessing

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is located on the lands of Treaty 7 territory. We acknowledge the past, present, and future generations of Stoney Nakoda, Blackfoot, and Tsuut’ina Nations who help steward this land, as well as honour and celebrate this place.

This land has a long history as a sacred gathering place for trade, sharing, visions, ceremony, and celebration. We wish to honour this and set our intentions for an amazing weekend at WUB.

8:00 pm

Live Performance by IMPAVID

IMPAVID - An Indy folk duo that integrates an edge of soul. These two brothers make a huge wave of sound, combining synth, percussion, and kick drums with a classically trained violinist and a songwriter poet. As passionate musicians, and award winning multi-instrumentalists, they take a fearless approach to spreading love to their fans.

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8:30 pm

Live Performance by LION BEAR FOX

Vancouver’s Lion Bear Fox is three huge voices joined as one, telling the truth through compelling story, honest narrative and unbridled passion. Three men going to war onstage at WUB to share a message of hope, vulnerability and redemption. Lion Bear Fox is “a musical force of nature”, an “emotional awakening” that’s sure to touch your soul.

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