We have arranged for a limited number of rooms at the Ponderosa Commons at UBC Vancouver and at the Sheraton Wall Centre in downtown Vancouver.

These contracted room blocks will book up quickly due to high demand and the lower than average room rates offered. These discounted rates will be available until the Leading Edge Conference rate deadline or earlier if all rooms in the block have been booked. Reservations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis, so don’t be disappointed – BOOK TODAY! You must use the dedicated websites, email and/or phone numbers with the booking instructions provided below to access the Conference special rates.



Ponderosa Commons

Daily rates: $79.00 – $135.00 (see options below)
Address: 2075 Lower Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
Distance to campus: On campus

Three options are available:

  • Ponderosa Premium Single: Private bedroom with a single bed and telephone in a four-bedroom shared apartment. Guests share two washrooms, lounge with flat-panel TV, kitchen (not equipped), and wireless internet. Complimentary coffee & tea provided. $79.00 per person
  • Ponderosa Studio Suite: Suite with queen bed and private washroom with shower (no bathtub). Features include sitting area with telephone, flat-panel TV, fully-equipped kitchen, wireless internet, and complimentary coffee & tea provided. Maximum 2 guests per suite. $135.00

Reservation method: Book Online or by phone: 604-822-1000 ext. 3.

Ensure you note that you are with the “2020 Educational Leadership Conference” to receive the group rate.

Conference Rate deadline: April 27, 2020


Sheraton Wall Centre

Daily rates: $279.00 for Traditional Rooms
Address: 1088 Burrard Street Vancouver BC V6Z2R9
Distance to campus: 9.7 km

Amenities: Complimentary Wifi; Wifi – $$; on-site restaurant; gym/fitness centre; pool-indoor; sauna; hot tub; guest laundry-$$; business centre hours: 24 hours banquet/meeting rooms; near LRT line; hair dryer; television; alarm clock/clock radio; in-room safe; work desk; local calls-$$; in-room coffee maker; mini-fridge; iron/ironing board

Reservation method: Book online or phone: 604-331-1000 and ask for in house reservations. Note that you are with the UBC Leading Edge Conference to receive the group rate.

Congress rate deadline: April 27, 2020