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Vancouver Convention Centre Blog

The Vancouver Convention Centre is home to over 550 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

Bringing Women Deliver 2019 to British Columbia

When you have thousands of passionate individuals come together made up of world leaders, influencers, journalists, youth, academics and advocates, it’s safe to bet that change for good is imminent.

June 03, 2019

Food & Beverage: Trends for 2019

The culinary side of a meeting or conference can have such a significant impact on an attendee’s overall experience. This is why keeping a finger on the pulse of the food and beverage sector continues to be priority for our culinary team at the Vancouver Convention Centre, especially as the tastes and choices of our guests constantly evolve.  

February 19, 2019

Celebrating Community and Lunar New Year at Jack Poole Plaza

Set against a backdrop of North Shore mountains, the bold and beautiful Coastal Lunar Lanterns at Jack Poole Plaza cannot be missed. The larger-than-life lanterns are part of a new art installation to celebrate the Lunar New Year and will be available to view in the plaza next to the Vancouver Convention Centre from January 30 to February 18, 2019.

February 04, 2019

The Vancouver Christmas Market: Bringing the Community Together

In its 9th consecutive year, the Vancouver Christmas Market is a staple on any Vancouverite’s to-do list over the holidays. Make your way down to the iconic Jack Poole Plaza at the Vancouver Convention Centre in the thick of December and you’ll be greeted by the most festive sights in the city with people pouring in and out painted with cheerful smiles.

December 20, 2018

Ornithology Congress Foregoes Cookie-Cutter Conference for Citywide Celebrations

A colourful parade led by First Nations performers, followed by masses of people flapping and squawking in bird costumes? Not your usual conference kickoff – but perhaps more meeting planners should take note.

November 15, 2018

Food & Beverage: Trends for 2018

To complement our trends predictions for 2018, we wanted to dive deeper into what planners and delegates are looking for in food and beverage this year.

January 09, 2018

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