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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.

August 16, 2017


The Vancouver Basketball Showcase will launch in November 2018 and be headlined by the men’s programs at Minnesota and Texas A&M.

June 20, 2017

Advisory: Vancouver Convention Centre Open House on Canada's 150th Birthday!

You are invited! The Vancouver Convention Centre is hosting an Open House in its West building on July 1, Canada’s 150th Birthday.

April 06, 2017

Vancouver Celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day 2017

Today, leaders in the international meetings and events industry – from across Vancouver and around the world - are coming together to support the second annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID). Global Meetings Industry Day was founded in 2016 to recognize the enormous impact that meetings have on businesses, economies, and communities.

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


Innovative, multiplatform marketing campaign recognized by Destination Canada and BCAMA

In The News

August 21, 2017

International headache conference in Vancouver next month

The Congress is titled “New Horizons in Headache” and will be the 18th Congress held by the International Headache Society.

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August 01, 2017

Vancouver Makes Giving Back a Part of the Meeting Experience

Source: PCMA Convene

Here's how the city engages attendees and the public in socially responsible activities.

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August 01, 2017

On-site apiaries add buzz to convention centres in Nashville and Vancouver

The Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, B.C., and the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. - both Centerplate venues - are doing their parts to keep the bee populations buzzing in their cities.

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August 01, 2017

10 Top Conference Destinations: Vancouver's Green Ambitions

Set against a backdrop of rippling waters and dramatic mountains, the Vancouver Convention Centre is one of the world’s most exciting business hubs

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