Conferences and events

TEDx in Phoenix

The Haven offers the perfect, natural setting for your event, conference or meeting. We can also offer a private, custom version of most of our catalogue programs, tailored to the specific needs of your group.

See getting here and view a map of The Haven property on Gabriola Island.

Meeting rooms

Phoenix Building

  • Wong and McKeen Phoenix Auditorium (Audi)
    • Capacity 165 when seated theatre-style
    • Fixed stage with theatre lights
    • Digital projector
    • Retractable screen on stage
      128in x 72in or 147in diagonal
      325cm x 183cm or 373cm diagonal
    • PA and music system
    • Whiteboards, wall-mounted
    • Haven WiFi and Shaw® Go WiFi
    • Basic room rate: $300 per day
  • Bing Room (Phoenix 3)
    • Approximately 29ft x 25ft
    • TV and music system
    • Whiteboards, wall-mounted
    • Basic room rate: $150 per day
  • P1 (Phoenix Room 1)
    • Approximately 25ft x 25ft
    • TV and music system
    • Whiteboards, wall-mounted
    • Basic room rate: $75 per day
  • P2 (Phoenix Room 2)
    • Approximately 25ft x 24ft
    • TV and music system
    • Whiteboards, wall-mounted
    • Basic room rate: $75 per day
  • View Phoenix upper level floor plan (PDF)
  • View Phoenix lower level floor plan (PDF)

Heron Building

  • Heron
    • Approximately 32ft x 33ft
    • TV and music system
    • Whiteboards, wall-mounted
    • Basic room rate: $150 per day
  • Heron's Nest
    • Approximately 16ft x 13ft
    • Basic room rate: $30 per day
  • View Heron floor plan (PDF)

Swallow Building

  • Swallow
    • Approximately 24ft x 18ft
    • TV and music system
    • Whiteboards, wall-mounted
    • Basic room rate: $75 per day
  • Swallow's View
    • Approximately 13ft x 7ft
    • Whiteboards, wall-mounted
    • Basic room rate: $30 per day
  • Swallow's Nest
    • Approximately 15ft x 6ft
    • Whiteboards, wall-mounted
    • Basic room rate: $30 per day
  • View Swallow floor plan (PDF)

Havenhaus

  • Room 361
    • Approximately 14ft x 12ft
    • Whiteboards, wall-mounted
    • TV and music system
    • Basic room rate: $100 per day
  • View Room 361 floor plan (PDF)

Accommodations

We can accommodate up to 100 overnight guests on property with a range of rooms and suites, booked as private rooms or shared by two to four people. Our Thunderbird dormitory is usually booked for exclusive use by our program guests and not available for groups and conferences. For pricing and more information, see Private Guest accommodations. Discounts may be available if your organization guarantees a block of rooms, and provides a single point-of-contact for communications and payment.

Meals

We serve three buffet-style meals a day (breakfast 8-9am, lunch 12-1pm, dinner 6-7pm) in our ocean view dining room in the Lodge. For pricing and more information, see dining at The Haven. Discounts may be available if your organization purchases a block of Meals with Us packages and provides a single point-of-contact for communications and payment.

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Amenities

Our property and facilities are designed to support the comfort of our program participants and facilitate the delivery of our residential educational programs. Although we may not be able to offer all of the amenities you may associate with an urban conference centre or resort hotel, we do offer a natural environment where you can focus on important issues, away from the office and free from the distractions of the big city. 

Popular features at The Haven include:

  • Massage and other bodywork.
  • Haven WiFi covers most of the property.
  • Shaw® Go WiFi is also available in the Auditorium and Lodge.
  • Outdoor swimming pool (seasonal).
  • Oceanfront hot tub (year-round).
  • Fitness room with exercise equipment.
  • Facilitation services for corporate and professional training.
  • Easy access to beaches and trails on Gabriola Island.
  • Morning yoga and movement classes.

Getting here

The Haven is located on Gabriola Island, known as the Isle of the Arts. Our beautiful oceanfront location is within easy traveling distance from Victoria and Vancouver, only 20 minutes by ferry from Nanaimo. For more information and helpful links, see getting here.

Questions?

Please email groups@haven.ca.

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