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A Place to Gather. A Place to Grow.

Situated in an exceptional setting for meetings and conferences, the DOUGLAS sits at the intersection of innovation and inspiration. Choose from 13 unique venues across over 60,387 square feet of event space with Parq Grand Ballroom, Vancouver’s largest hotel ballroom offering capacity for up to 1,144 guests. Meet in well-lit rooms with floor to-ceiling windows, state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment and high-speed wired and Wi-Fi internet access. Our professional event planning team is on hand before, during and after the event with real-time connection via our app.

  • 13

    Event Rooms

  • 5,610 sq m

    Total Event Space

  • 1,144

    Capacity Largest Space

  • 22

    Maximum Breakout Rooms

Fairview Ballroom - Wedding Reception

Unique Spaces


Our function spaces are thoughtfully designed to create extraordinary events. Let the energy of our 60,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor spaces bring inspiration to your occasion in a beautiful West Coast setting ideal for business and pleasure.

Meetings Enriched by a Natural Brilliance


Vancouver is a cosmopolitan city nestled in a spectacular natural environment with majestic mountains, sparkling ocean, rainforests and a temperate year round climate. Named as a top North American destination for international meetings by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), Vancouver offers nonstop flights from all corners of the globe as well as a compelling Canadian Dollar, making it a desirable destination to plan your next meeting or event.

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Equipment & Services

Bring your presentations to life with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology in our event space. We are proud to partner with the experts at Freeman, our full-service in house technology team.
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Event Concierge App

The Event Concierge app allows planners to conveniently manage event details.
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Rewarding Events

With Marriott’s Rewarding Events, you’ll earn points for eligible meetings and events you plan including conferences, business meetings and social gatherings. Redeem the points you’ve earned for hotel stays and travel experiences in exciting destinations worldwide.
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Thoughtfully Crafted

Create bespoke event catering with our professional planners. Select seasonal menus and tailored wine pairings or elevate your event with a “Chef on Show,” a unique open-kitchen-style approach where our charismatic hotel culinary team offers demonstrations while sharing the stories behind their innovative dishes.

About This Venue

  • Set the tone for creativity in the modern meeting spaces at our business hotel in downtown Vancouver

  • We offer several boardrooms with views of the water - tailor-made for small meetings and seminars

  • Our event rooms also include a spacious, light-filled ballroom - the largest of its kind in the city

  • Keep your guests focused with coffee breaks and working lunches, or plan an elegant sit-down banquet

  • Allow our team to manage every detail of your Vancouver event, so you can focus on the task at hand

  • When business is concluded, treat your colleagues to a cocktail reception in our elevated urban park

Enjoy half off Sundays at the DOUGLAS

Extend your weekend or start the week early and experience all Vancouver has to offer just a short stroll from the DOUGLAS. Stay 3 nights including a Sunday and receive Half Off Sunday.

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Attendee Booking Tools

Image Attendee Booking Tools

We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

  • Shared in an email
  • Embed in a website
  • Personalized with your group name, event dates, hotel, and special rates
  • Displayed in multiple languages on Marriott domains worldwide

Manage Your Event with Ease

Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

Rooming Lists

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

Equipment and Services

Business Equipment

Computers

Printers

High-speed Internet access

Meeting rooms: Wired, Wireless

Capacity

Floor Plans

Capacity Chart

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  • Parq Grand Ballroom
  • 23.5x61.9x7
  • 1,450
  • 1144
  • 936
  •  
  •  
  • 1144
  • 1144
  • Parq Grand Ballroom Salon A
  • 7.9x14.6x7
  • 115
  • 91
  • 72
  • 36
  • 36
  • 91
  • 91
  • Parq Grand Ballroom Salon B
  • 7.9x14.6x7
  • 114
  • 60
  • 60
  • 36
  • 36
  • 60
  • 60
  • Parq Grand Ballroom Salon C
  • 7.9x14.6x7
  • 115
  • 90
  • 72
  • 36
  • 36
  • 90
  • 90
  • Parq Grand Ballroom Salon D
  • 16.5x23.2x7
  • 381
  • 306
  • 252
  •  
  • 87
  • 306
  • 306
  • Parq Grand Ballroom Salon E
  • 16.5x23.2x7
  • 382
  • 314
  • 252
  •  
  • 87
  • 314
  • 314
  • Parq Grand Ballroom Salon F
  • 14.6x23.5x7
  • 343
  • 270
  • 216
  •  
  • 70
  • 270
  • 270
  • Pre-Function
  • 0x0x0
  • 2,143
  • 630
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 630
  •  
  • Kitsilano Ballroom
  • 24.4x22.6x5.5
  • 549
  • 423
  • 324
  •  
  •  
  • 423
  • 420
  • Kitsilano Ballroom Salon A
  • 7x12.2x5.5
  • 86
  • 70
  • 54
  • 30
  • 30
  • 70
  • 60
  • Kitsilano Ballroom Salon B
  • 8.2x12.2x5.5
  • 102
  • 60
  • 54
  • 30
  • 30
  • 60
  • 60
  • Kitsilano Ballroom Salon C
  • 7x12.2x5.5
  • 86
  • 69
  • 54
  • 30
  • 30
  • 69
  • 60
  • Kitsilano Ballroom Salon D
  • 22.6x12.2x5.5
  • 274
  • 224
  • 162
  • 60
  • 60
  • 224
  • 224
  • Fairview Ballroom
  • 0x0x0
  • 414
  • 325
  •  
  • 138
  •  
  • 325
  • 280
  • Fairview Ballroom I
  • 9.8x6.7x5.5
  • 65
  • 50
  • 36
  • 20
  • 20
  • 50
  • 50
  • Fairview Ballroom II
  • 8.5x8.5x5.5
  • 73
  • 57
  • 36
  • 24
  • 24
  • 57
  • 50
  • Fairview Ballroom III
  • 8.5x10.4x5.5
  • 88
  • 69
  • 48
  • 27
  • 27
  • 69
  • 50
  • Fairview Ballroom IV
  • 6.7x10.7x5.5
  • 73
  • 56
  • 36
  • 24
  • 24
  • 56
  • 50
  • Fairview Ballroom V
  • 8.5x13.7x5.5
  • 115
  • 91
  • 66
  • 32
  • 32
  • 91
  • 80
  • Fairview Terrace
  • 0x0x0
  • 91
  • 120
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 98
  • 120
  • Granville
  • 18.9x7.8x3.2
  • 152
  • 127
  • 72
  • 40
  • 40
  • 127
  • 100
  • Granville I
  • 9.8x7.6x3
  • 77
  • 64
  • 42
  • 20
  • 20
  • 64
  • 50
  • Granville II
  • 9.1x7.6x3
  • 76
  • 63
  • 42
  • 20
  • 20
  • 63
  • 50
  • Stanley
  • 7.3x12.8x3.2
  • 101
  • 80
  • 54
  • 27
  • 27
  • 80
  • 60
  • Cambie
  • 7.6x13.1x3.2
  • 99
  • 80
  • 54
  • 27
  • 27
  • 80
  • 60
  • Burrard
  • 9.8x16.8x3.2
  • 164
  • 160
  • 75
  • 40
  • 40
  • 160
  • 120
  • Ash Boardroom
  • 5.5x8.8x3
  • 54
  • 12
  •  
  • 12
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Oak Boardroom
  • 8.8x4.9x3
  • 44
  • 12
  •  
  • 12
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Elm Boardroom
  • 7.9x5.2x3
  • 40
  • 12
  •  
  • 12
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Parq Terrace
  • 18.9x16.5x1,828.8
  • 311
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Room Set-Up Examples

Setup Example

Schoolroom or Classroom

The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.

Setup Example

Theater

Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.

Setup Example

Banquet

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

Reception

Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.

Setup Example

Conference and Hollow Square

Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.

Setup Example

Ovals and Rounds

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

E-shape, U-shape and T-shape

Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.

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