Thank you for your interest in the World Rose Festival 2009.
The World Rose Festival offers an amazing variety of events (for a printable listing, click here), all highlighting the beauty of the rose. Thousands of rose blooms will be on display! This is a very unique, one-time event for Vancouver, B.C.
The World Rose Festival will run from Friday, June 19 to Sunday, June 21, 2009. It is being held at the newly expanded Vancouver Convention Centre on Vancouver’s Coal Harbour. It will be one of the first events to be hosted under the green roof. The Theme is “Roses in the landscape”.
Please click here to pre register for media accreditation. Media Pre-registration for the Festival must be received by 5:00 pm, Thursday, June 11, 2009. After this date, media can apply on-site at the Special Access Desk next to the Ticket Sheds at the entrance to West Hall C at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
For media inquiries or interview requests please contact:
Lea Carpenter, Media Relations Manager
Email email@example.com / tel: 604-878-1045 / cell: 604-817-1750
Trish Knight Chernecki
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / tel: 604-878-1045 / cell: 604-738-4016
May 18, 2009 - "Stop and Smell the Roses on the Getaway Weekend"
November 5, 2008 - "International Rose Experts to Speak in Vancouver"
October 29, 2008 - "World Rose is Coming to Vancouver"
October 2008 - "Event Listing and Community Calendar"
2) The World Federation of Rose Societies' 2008 Membership Directory
3) World Rose Festival and World Rose Convention (occuring in conjunction with the Festival) summary text for a newsletter, website, or article.
4) World Rose Festival Power Point Presentation for Visitors, Gardening Clubs, and those who want to present the World Rose Festival to a group of possible attendees (7 MB)
5) World Rose Convention List of Speakers as of April 2009.
6) World Rose Convention and Festival Committee Members - photos and bios
7) The Festival Floor Plan
The World Rose Festival's Photo Gallery is an illustration of past rose shows and beautiful roses. To request the Gallery's password, contact email@example.com.
June 4, 2009 - Another great CKNW radio announcement
May 25, 2009 - A great CKNW radio announcement
May 14, 2009 - Listen for updates on the World Rose Festival on AM 690!
May 20, 2009 - Watch the Festival's announcement on YouTube
Media Relations Manager
World Rose Festival
c/o Sea to Sky Meeting Management
Suite 206, 201 Bewicke Avenue
North Vancouver, BC V7M 3M7