CUPE Women’s Conference

CUPE Women: Leading, Organizing, Resisting will take place March 12-15, 2023 in Vancouver.

The conference will open with an evening plenary at 5:30 p.m. on March 12 and close at noon on March 15. A meet and mingle with light refreshments will take place before the conference opens on Sunday from 4:00-5:30 pm.

Join CUPE women from across the country for four days of connecting, supporting, and building women’s power in the union, in the workplace, and in our communities. Members will explore how to fight for gender equity and expand women’s leadership through bargaining, political action, and member mobilization. The conference will feature exciting speakers, panels, discussions, and skills-building workshops.

Don’t miss this chance to voice your experiences and share your thoughts on how to make our union stronger, safer, and more welcoming for all!

Free youth camp and child care will be provided. At-home child care subsidies are also available.

Locals in financial need can access the National Events Assistance Fund to send members to the conference. Please note the fund is limited and assistance is not guaranteed.

Registration is limited to women and gender diverse people who feel comfortable in a space centred on women’s issues, experiences, and identities.   

Registration closes end of day Friday, February 24. This is a firm deadline to allow sufficient time to plan the conference.Standard fee: $250

CUPE has reserved blocks of rooms at the following hotels: the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront ($199 + taxes per night), the Hyatt Regency ($247 + taxes per night), and the Coast Coal Harbour Vancouver Hotel ($199 + taxes per night).

W.E. Travel is the designated official travel agency for CUPE’s National Women’s Conference. Their workers are members of CUPE 3532.

To make travel and hotel reservations, please call: 1-888-676-7747


Or book online at

Business Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)