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See the Challenger Relief Map of British Columbia at the Vancouver Convention Centre this December

The Vancouver Convention Centre is proud to host part of the iconic Challenger Relief Map of British Columbia throughout the upcoming holiday season.

November 29, 2021

Vancouver Convention Centre earns third ‘Center of Excellence’ recognition from EXHIBITOR Magazine

The Vancouver Convention Centre has been selected as a 2022 Center of Excellence by EXHIBITOR Magazine, recognizing North America’s best convention centres for trade shows and events.

November 01, 2021

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

In The News

December 21, 2021

Vancouver Convention Centre vaccination site will reopen in January

As BC grapples with a worsening COVID-19 situation, health officials say the Vancouver Convention Centre vaccination clinic will reopen in the new year.

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November 24, 2021

From the Vatican to Vancouver: Exhibition features images of Michelangelo's frescoes from the Sistine Chapel

Called Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition, it features high-resolution images of the 34 paintings created nearly five centuries ago.

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November 13, 2021

The Vancouver Christmas Market is officially open for the season

The Vancouver Christmas Market is officially open for the season from Saturday, November 13 through till Friday, December 24.

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November 12, 2021

Step into the Sistine Chapel at this breathtaking exhibition coming to Vancouver

Enter the world of Michelangelo's masterpiece at this unique event this fall.

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