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We would love to tell you about the Vancouver Convention Centre and all the inspiring stories that come from the hundreds of events we host at our facility each year.

Our media kit, blog and photo gallery offer great information and resources to support your story. But feel free to contact us; we always welcome calls from the media.

December 15, 2016

Tourism Vancouver and Vancouver Convention Centre Raise The Bar For Event Management

Tourism Vancouver and the Vancouver Convention Centre have been awarded the International Association of Professional Congress Organizers’ (IAPCO) inaugural 2016 Collaboration Award in recognition of their continued partnership to raise the bar for event management services in Vancouver.

December 01, 2016

Vancouver Convention Centre Achieves Highest International Sustainability Standards Accreditation

The Vancouver Convention Centre has received Level 4 certification for its compliance with the prestigious Convention Industry Council’s Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standards.

November 07, 2016

VANCOUVER SCOOPS TWO AWARDS FOR CONFERENCE MARKETING PLAN

Innovative, multiplatform marketing campaign recognized by Destination Canada and BCAMA

September 06, 2016

Lighting of the 2010 Olympic Cauldron in Celebration of Paralympic Sport & Athletes

In honour of sport and summer Paralympic athletes representing Canada on the world’s biggest sports stage in Rio, the Vancouver Convention Centre will light the iconic Vancouver 2010 Cauldron on Wednesday, September 7th.

August 04, 2016

Meetings Industry Report Ranks Vancouver #1

This year, out of 40 North American cities surveyed, Vancouver was ranked top convention city in Canada and second in North America – and it’s all thanks to the dedication, professionalism and unity of the city’s tourism and service industry.

August 04, 2016

Advisory: Lighting of the 2010 Olympic Cauldron in Celebration of Sport and Athletes

In honour of sport and summer athletes representing Canada on the world’s biggest sports stage in Rio, the Vancouver Convention Centre will light the iconic Vancouver 2010 Cauldron on Friday August 5th, and Wednesday, September 7th

In The News

January 09, 2017

2017 Trend Report: Food & Beverage

Chef Blair Rasmussen, executive chef at the Vancouver Convention Centre, shares his thoughts on the food trends he sees gaining ground in 2017.

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January 03, 2017

Outlook 2017: All eyes on convention centre for NCAA event

When it comes to the city’s 2017 sports tourism outlook, all eyes will be on the Vancouver Convention Centre during the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. That’s when the venue will host an exhibition tournament of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 men’s and women’s basketball.

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November 22, 2016

Meeting Places Feature WOW Factor

Seasoned conference-goers know that meetings and tradeshows are more than just the content; they are about networking opportunities. And, when it comes to technology, networking of the digital sort is key to making sure events run smoothly and live up to participants' expectations.

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September 19, 2016

A First-Ever Honor For A North American Convention Centre

Source: PCMA.org

When attendees and exhibitors arrive at the Vancouver Convention Centre, they can look forward to learning and networking while managing one essential item: their well-being. In May, the World Obesity Federation accredited the Vancouver Convention Centre with the Healthy Venue accreditation.

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