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Vancouver 2010 Olympic Cauldron to Light August 24th Marking Start of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Join members of Team Canada on Jack Poole Plaza Tuesday, August 24th for a symbolic lighting of the iconic Vancouver 2010 Olympic Cauldron. The ceremony will recognize the start of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games as well as celebrate Team Canada’s achievements at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

August 20, 2021

Community Concert Series ‘Summer Sounds on Jack Poole Plaza’ Returns to Vancouver Convention Centre

Join the Vancouver Convention Centre on Jack Poole Plaza for the return of its community summer concert series featuring great music, good vibes and one breathtaking view.

August 03, 2021

Symbolic lighting of the 2010 Olympic Cauldron to honour Team Canada competing in Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

In support of Team Canada and in recognition of this year’s host city, the Vancouver Convention Centre and BC Pavilion Corporation (PavCo) will light the Vancouver 2010 Cauldron on Friday, July 23, 2021 to mark the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and again on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

July 22, 2021

Vancouver Convention Centre Welcomes Phil Adams as new Director of Sales

The Vancouver Convention Centre is pleased to welcome Phil Adams as its new Director of Sales following an extensive recruitment process.

May 31, 2021

Vaccination Clinic at the Vancouver Convention Centre reaches 100,000+ administered vaccines

The Vaccination Clinic at the Vancouver Convention Centre reached an exciting milestone this week: 100,000+ vaccinations administered to British Columbians from across our communities!

May 26, 2021

Community Vaccination Clinic opens at the Vancouver Convention Centre

As a Community Partner of the Government of British Columbia’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan, the Vancouver Convention Centre is collaborating with Vancouver Coastal Health and other partners to welcome residents through its doors to receive their COVID-19 vaccination at a new Vaccination Clinic located in the facility’s East building.

April 08, 2021

In The News

April 12, 2021

Vancouver Convention Centre Opens a Community Vaccination Site

Source: MICE In Asia

The local community can now receive their covid-19 vaccination at a new vaccination clinic located in the Vancouver Convention Centre’s East building.

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March 24, 2021

Dreamlike ‘Imagine Van Gogh’ art show lights up a Vancouver venue this spring/summer

“Gogh this way,” a punny sign tells pedestrians on the concourse outside Vancouver Convention Centre, site of one of the region’s hottest tickets.

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March 19, 2021

Immerse yourself in the romantic world of Van Gogh at this interactive exhibition in Vancouver

Source: CBC

Imagine Van Gogh features over 200 of the fabled artist's paintings, including crowd favourites like SunflowersandThe Starry Night, laid out over more than 2,300 square feet. Set to music, guests will be surrounded by eight-metre-tall animated versions of Van Gogh's work.

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March 11, 2021

Vancouver landmarks dim the lights for National Day of Observance for COVID-19

A couple of Vancouver landmarks are using their light installations to mark Canada’s newly created National Day of Observance for COVID-19.

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