Halifax looks forward to welcoming delegates to IBA 2024,September 8 - 13, 2024! Here you will find a dedicated page for delegates that will outline everything you'll need to know to make the most of your visit to our seacoast city.
Halifax is cultured and compact, merging the easygoing with the go-getting. Sunrise to sundown, there's always more to discover. From the adventurous to the relaxing, and the just plain magical, it's no wonder we have one of the highest conference attendance rates in Canada.
Be sure to explore the rest of the website to learn all about what Halifax has to offer. From must-see attractions to outdoor adventures, it's all here for you.
Getting Here & Getting Around
Halifax is so easily accessible by air, land and sea; you’ll be here before you know it!
Halifax Stanfield International Airport is Atlantic Canada’s centre for domestic, regional and international flight service offering direct flights to and from other Canadian cities, major city centres in the U.S., as well as the UK and Continental Europe.
It is approximately a 30 minute drive from Halifax Stanfield International Airport to downtown Halifax. There are several options from limo, taxi or Uber to express shuttle service and local transit - more details on options can be found here.
Show your Badge
“Show Your Badge” is our conference delegate appreciation program. Simply show your badge at participating local businesses, and earn special offers. From local food tours to souvenirs, to local experiences, you’ll save on the best the city has to offer! We'll be updating participating partners shortly, so check back soon!
Come Early, Stay Late
There is so much to experience in Nova Scotia, Canada, why come just for the conference when you can come early and stay late to discover our stunning province! Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventures, beautiful scenery, fresh seafood, local cuisine and wine, an urban experience or something off the beaten path, Nova Scotia offers lots to do, see and experience.
IBA will be held at the beautiful Westin Nova Scotian Hotel.
The historic 4 Diamond Westin Nova Scotian is ideally located close to all amenities in Halifax’s exciting Seaport District, overlooking the Harbour. This Marriott hotel offers 310 newly renovated guest rooms, 23,000 square feet of modern meeting space, and full service amenities. Other services include The Westin Workout facility and an indoor heated saltwater pool.