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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

10th Anniversary Legacy Events Series: Celebrating Local Creators at Circle Craft Christmas Market

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone without fond memories of spending time at their local Christmas craft fair. How could you not? They’re festive, fun and give a special sense of community while showcasing an eclectic spread of traditional treats and wares. For Circle Craft and their annual Christmas Market, those familiar sensations take place on a much larger scale.

November 08, 2019

10th Anniversary Legacy Events Series: SIGGRAPH International Conference on Computer Graphics & Interactive Techniques

How do you capitalize on the momentum of a thriving local industry? Hosting that industry’s leading global conference certainly doesn’t hurt.

October 23, 2019

10th Anniversary Legacy Events Series: 8 Years of SeaWheeze and running a Healthy Venue

Starting August 15, the Vancouver Convention Centre’s West building will transform into a hub of run, yoga and fun for lululemon’s annual SeaWheeze Half Marathon and its over 10,000 registered runners.

August 15, 2019

Why Care About Having a Healthy Venue For Your Next Meeting?

In May 2016 Vancouver Convention Centre became the first convention centre in North America to become a Healthy Venue, certified by the World Obesity Federation. This coincided with World Obesity hosting its International Congress on Obesity at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

September 28, 2016

Cheers to you! Vancouver honoured by Watkins Research Results

The Watkins Research Group recently published their Meeting and Convention Planners Survey – and the findings showcased Vancouver’s impressive reputation among the industry

August 08, 2016

Taking Advantage of a Destination’s Healthy Lifestyle to Encourage an Active Meeting

Active meetings and encouraging physical engagement amongst participants are becoming part of the landscape for furthering the knowledge exchange at conferences.

June 09, 2016

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