Travel information

Host City

The 6th Global Forum on Heath Promotion takes place in Charlottetown, the capital city of Prince Edward Island. Part of Canada’s east coast, PEI is nestled between New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Québec and Newfoundland and Labrador. PEI is Canada’s smallest province, yet it was within this small locale that a great country was born, giving the Island the title of “birthplace of Confederation.”

Province House

Traveling to Charlottetown is easy. For those arriving by air, Air Canada is offering a special discount rate for Global Forum participants, when you book through their website using the promotion code V32EN9R1. The airport is just a few minutes away from historic Downtown Charlottetown where hotels and the conference venue is located.

Location Map: Prince Edward Island
For those traveling by car, the Confederation Bridge connects PEI to New Brunswick. This 13 kilometre bridge makes traveling to the Island quick and easy. The bridge is open 24 hours a day and tolls are collected when leaving the Island. The bridge brings you to Borden-Carleton, in the southwestern region of the Province, and Charlottetown is approximately 45 minutes away by car. For more information, visit

Another option for those traveling by car is to experience the journey to the Island by ferry. Northumberland Ferries operates ferry service between Nova Scotia and PEI. The ferry ride is approximately 75 minutes and arrives in Wood Islands, in PEI’s southeastern region. The trip to Charlottetown from Wood Islands is approximately 45 minutes by car. For more information, visit

The Venue

PEI Convention Centre

The 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion takes place at the brand new PEI Conference Centre in historic Downtown Charlottetown. The Conference Centre adjoins the Delta Prince Edward Hotel, and the space offers stunning views and access to the Charlottetown waterfront.


The Delta Prince Edward is the official hotel for the 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion. The Delta is located on the historic Charlottetown Seaport and conveniently adjoins the PEI Conference Centre, where the Forum will be held. A block of rooms have been secured at a reduced rate for the conference, and booking early is recommended! Book your room & receive the group rate using this link:

Other hotels within walking distance of the PEI Conference Centre include:

Experience a unique Island culture

Consider spending an extra day or two and experience all that the Island has to offer– from exploring the natural beauty of PEI’s beaches, coastlines and scenic drives, to taking in some of the Island’s rich cultural offerings in music, theatre and art, and of course eating delicious seafood and local cuisine. Plan your visit with a little help from Tourism PEI.

Charlottetown: Peakes Quay