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Vancouver Convention Centre Blog

The Vancouver Convention Centre is home to over 500 events a year – conventions, trade shows and other events of all shapes and sizes that connect people and ideas.

Just as we believe our facility is designed from top to bottom to inspire, the events we have the honour of hosting inspire us on a daily basis.

Our blog is dedicated to sharing ideas that inspire – from event innovation to stories about people and trends that elevate the event experience.

Latest posts

Take Time to Love Yourself

In our busy everyday lives, we often focus much of our energy on our loved ones and work commitments and forget to take time for ourselves. This Valentine’s Day, we want to remind you to take time to love yourself first.

February 14, 2017

7 Ways You Can Slow Down the Crazy

Meeting planning is known to be one of the most stressful jobs in the world (careercast.com) because we have pressure from multiple stakeholder groups and are reliant on others to deliver our vision. This week's guest blogger, Tahira Endean, shares 7 ways you can help manage your own stress

December 15, 2016

Looking Ahead to 2017 Food Trends

At the Vancouver Convention Centre we welcome all kinds of guests with all types of culinary tastes and preferences. Chef Blair Rasmussen, executive chef at the Vancouver Convention Centre spent a few minutes with us, giving us his insights on what he thinks are the top five food trends for the year ahead.

November 29, 2016

Top 10 Ways to Plan a Healthier Meeting

Today, October 11 is World Obesity Day and it provides a moment to reflect on the choices that we as event planners can make to create a healthier event. So, here are our top ten tricks and tips on how to plan a healthier meeting.

October 11, 2016

What’s for lunch? It Really Matters

Once upon a time convention centre food was boring and predictable; not anymore! The evolution of convention food towards a more diverse and sophisticated service will act to enhance the overall experience for attendees.

August 25, 2016

Welcoming Medical Meetings to Vancouver

In 2015, Vancouver hosted some of the world’s most prestigious global medical conventions.

May 26, 2016