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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 10, 2018

Vancouver to Welcome Back World’s Best in Computer Graphics and Digital Effects

The Vancouver Convention Centre and Tourism Vancouver get set to welcome back the best and brightest from across the globe in the computer graphics and digital effects community.

June 26, 2018

Vancouver Convention Centre Open House on Canada’s Birthday!

You are invited! The Vancouver Convention Centre is hosting an Open House in its West building on Canada’s birthday, July 1, 2018.

May 30, 2018

World’s Top Companies Meet in Vancouver to Discuss Sustainability-Led Brand Innovation

Vancouver gets set to host the global flagship event of one of the world’s leading corporate sustainability communities, Sustainable Brands.

April 06, 2018

Media Release: Vancouver Convention Centre Welcomes New Director of Sales

The Vancouver Convention Centre is pleased to welcome Michelle Leroux as its new Director of Sales following an extensive recruitment search across North America.

March 27, 2018

Vancouver Convention Centre Honoured With Industry Community Service Award

The Vancouver Convention Centre is the proud recipient of the Canadian Association for Exposition Management’s (CAEM) 2018 Give Back Award.

March 15, 2018

Lighting of the Vancouver 2010 Cauldron to Celebrate Team Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic Accomplishments

The Vancouver Convention Centre will light the iconic Vancouver 2010 Cauldron on March 17, 2018 to celebrate the achievements and efforts of all of the athletes who represented Canada at the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

In The News

August 13, 2018

3 Questions to Claire Smith of Vancouver Convention Centre

On the occasion of the Sustainable Brands conference which took place in Vancouver last June, Boardroom sat with Claire Smith, Vice-President, Sales & Marketing at Vancouver Convention Centre. Chair of PCMA, Claire shared a lot of interesting insights on the way she has been working with associations.

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July 17, 2018

Vancouver set to rack up record number of conventions in 2018

Vancouver’s reputation for being a beautiful city with mild summers, nearby nature and a culture of sustainability has helped the city attract a record 33 citywide conventions and events in 2018.

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July 10, 2018

Vancouver: A Sustainable Pioneer

Throughout its young history, Vancouver has made the news as an environmental activist. Nowadays, Vancouver constantly ranks one of the most sustainable cities in the world, thanks to a series of initiatives in all green areas – whether environmental, social or ethical.

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May 16, 2018

10 Incredible 'Green' Buildings around the World

Steel and glass were, at one point, shiny, new toys (pun intended) in the world of architecture. But as the Earth's population grows and our cities get denser, more designers are choosing to incorporate plants and sustainable elements. Here is a look at 10 of the world's coolest city spaces, designed with greenery in mind. 

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