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The 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

Adapting Weddings and Banquets to be meaningful and safe during COVID-19

Throughout the course of the pandemic, COVID-19 had an incredible impact on events and gatherings - of all types and sizes. And while many events could reschedule, or even adapt to different models of delivery such as virtual or hybrid, the reality of that impact hit especially hard for those planning to host special celebrations like weddings.

August 12, 2021

#WeWillMeetAgain: Sherrif Karamat at PCMA

For the third entry of our #WeWillMeetAgain vlog series, we connected with Sherrif Karamat, President and CEO of Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), the world’s largest platform for business events strategists, to talk about the path forward for meetings and events professionals and businesses.

September 09, 2020

#WeWillMeetAgain: Victor Lee & Scott Stevens at BEST Service Pros

In our series #WeWillMeetAgain, we want to explore how meetings and events will evolve as a result of the incredible impact of COVID-19. Of course, as with so many other industries, one of the most critical areas will be implementing stronger measures around cleaning and sanitization.

August 18, 2020

#WeWillMeetAgain: Tahira Endean, Head of Events at SITE

Our new video blog series, #WeWillMeetAgain, aims to capture the ideas and perspectives that are now paving the way for how our industry will evolve as a result of the pandemic. Kicking off our series, Tahira Endean discusses how events can adapt to maintain the value of face-to-face interaction while incorporating new measures to help create experiences that are safer for those in attendance.

July 13, 2020

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