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Diamonds In Design Event: Where Do We Fit In - LA Practice Across the Globe Webinar, Showcase of Products, 2024 AGM and Diamond Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Reserve by April 13, 2024 and take advantage of reduced registration rates. You must log in to your BCSLA account to register for any of the events listed below -
60th Anniversary Celebration - Diamonds in Design: Celebrating 60 Years of Landscape Architecture in BC

    Volunteers have curated a terrific program filled with celebrations and surprises. We anticipate that approximately 200 delegates, speakers and exhibitors will gather for this premier celebration event for landscape architects and allied design professionals in BC.

    April 20, 2024 Schedule

    • 1:00 pm to 6:30 pm      Event Registration
    • 1:00 pm to 8:30 pm      Showcase of Products and Services
    • 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm      Where Do We Fit In? LA Practice Across the Globe - Webinar (hybrid)
    • 2:30 pm to 2:40 pm      Clive Justice Book Awards to Newly Licensed Landscape Architects
    • 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm      AGM Registration (online and in person)
    • 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm      2024 Annual General Meeting (hybrid)
    • 5:30 pm to 5:40 pm      BCSLA Awards of Excellence
    • 5:30 pm  to 8:30 pm     BCSLA 60th Anniversary Reception (in person)
      • ​​​​​Diamonds in Design: Celebrating 60 Years of Landscape Architecture in BC


    We are fortunate to see so many returning exhibitors - thank you. We are also proud to welcome several new companies and product lines. BCSLA Showcase Exhibitors and Sponsors enjoy the informal atmosphere to increase their company profile and remind our design professionals about quality services, new and innovative products, and leading-edge technology that can be used by landscape architects in their offices and projects.  Members and emerging professionals - we encourage you to visit each booth to thank the exhibitors and learn about the latest products and services.

    Suppliers of products and services can raise their profile by sponsoring a unique program component.  We have opportunities to support the 60th Anniversary Commemorative Video, Raise the First Glass Celebration, a 360 Video Program and Photo Booth (options include featuring your branding on the photo booth backdrop and more), entertainment sponsor and a host of other great options!  In-kind sponsorship available - provide plant material, lighting, stage decor, and more.  You will be gratefully recognized and acknowledged for your support. Give us a call today!

    Follow the link below for complete details.

    Thank You!
    The BCSLA is fortunate to enjoy the support of many suppliers!   A huge thank you to our Diamond sponsors and suppliers.  With their generous support the BCSLA can continue to offer a high level of programs, services and activities.

    • Where Do We Fit In? Landscape Architecture Practice Across the Globe

    Speaker: Zach Druga, Government Affairs and Advocacy Manager, Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB)

    Join Zach as he speaks about landscape architecture practice issues globally and in North America, drawing from the Global Job Task Analysis with the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA).  Zach will highlight collaborative efforts in the US to define practice scope in legislation and discuss ICOR's work on regulating overlapping practices in architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture, and surveying.


    The 2024 AGM will be held virtually and in person on April 20, 2024 at 3:30 pm PT. In-Person Sign-in from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm PT. Join us in person at the Vancouver Marriott Downtown Hotel, 1128 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC.  The hard copy of the 2024 AGM Information Package was circulated to Members, Associates and Affiliates via Canada Post before March 20, 2024.  View the 2024 AGM Information Package - Revised March 21, 2024 (PDF).  Log and and reserve your in-person or virtual spot by April 13, 2024.  On-Site Registration Available.

    • BCSLA 60th Anniversary Reception (in person Fees apply)

    Diamonds in Design: Celebrating 60 Years of Landscape Architecture in BC

    Reserve by April 13, 2024 and take advantage of reduced registration rates.

    As we mark six decades of excellence in landscape architecture, we're pulling out all the stops for a night of glitz, glamour, and unforgettable moments. Step into our diamond-themed wonderland, where shimmering silver decor sets the stage for an evening of opulence and excitement. Strike a pose in a fabulous photo booth, capture stunning moments in an immersive 360-degree video booth, and indulge in delectable food. We're thrilled to announce that we'll have a top-notch DJ spinning tunes that will keep you grooving all night long. Join us for the BC Society of Landscape Architect’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration Event following the 2024 Annual General Meeting. Secure your place now and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime, wear your favourite bling, silver and/or ‘60s denim!



    Click to view background photo & credits
    Project: Centennial Beach
    Landscape Architect / Firm: eta landscape architecture
    Location: Delta, BC
    Photo Credit: Michael Sherman Photography