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Trade & Consumer Shows

Trade and consumer shows come to life at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Whether you are using our exhibition halls in the East or West buildings, we ensure that your customers are well positioned for success. Given that we host more than 50 trade and consumer shows every year, we are a familiar and popular destination for both exhibitors and attendees alike.

Why Vancouver?

Perched on the West Coast of Canada, Vancouver is a great spot to launch or conclude a national tour. It is an active, diverse, multicultural city with a population of over 2.3 million, 100,000 of those residents who live within 2 ½ square kms of the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Why the Vancouver Convention Centre?

The award-winning Vancouver Convention Centre, which offers one of the most beautiful settings in the world, is located in the heart of downtown close to the hub for a wide range of transit options from throughout the Greater Vancouver region. The Centre’s two connected buildings – the iconic East and the stunning West – feature flexible and functional meeting, exhibition and plenary spaces to suit any trade or consumer show’s needs. We can accommodate shows that range from 5,000 to 220,000 square feet.

This, along with our unwavering commitment to sustainability, unparalleled technical service and culinary excellence, will ensure that your event is nothing less than remarkable. Recently we have been recognized as the first Healthy Venue in North America and as the #1 for superior convention centre facilities and #1 for superior convention centre services by the Watkins Research Group.

With our wide range of event service teams, we can work with you to bring all your ideas to life for your guests. And our outstanding back-of-house facilities, including numerous loading bays will make sure the move-in and move-out process is easy and efficient.

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