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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.

February 08, 2018

Lighting Of The 2010 Olympic Cauldron To Honour Team Canada Competing In Pyeongchang

The public is invited to Jack Poole Plaza to see the lightings of the Cauldron and to wear red and white to show support for Canada’s athletes competing in the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

January 18, 2018

Vancouver Gears Up for Busiest Convention Year Ever

In 2018, Vancouver will welcome 33 citywide conventions and events, the highest number the city has ever hosted in a single year.

January 10, 2018

Vancouver Convention Centre VP of Sales & Marketing takes on Role of 2018 PCMA Board Chair

Vancouver’s business events and hospitality community congratulates Claire Smith, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Vancouver Convention Centre on her appointment as the Professional Convention Management Association’s (PCMA) Board Chair this year.

December 18, 2017

Meetings Industry Report ranks Vancouver Top Destination in North America

Meeting professionals give top honours to Vancouver in STR’s DestinationMAP report

October 17, 2017

Annual Mowing of Living Roof

It’s that time of year again to mow back a year’s growth on the Vancouver Convention Centre’s six-acre living roof.

October 10, 2017

PUSHING BOUNDARIES IN SUSTAINABILITY: WORLD’S FIRST DOUBLE LEED PLATINUM CONVENTION CENTRE

Vancouver, BC (October 10, 2017) - The Vancouver Convention Centre is proud to announce that its iconic West building has been awarded LEED Platinum certification (version 4) for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance by the Canada Green Building Council.

In The News

January 23, 2018

New conventional thinking: meet in Vancouver, leave a legacy

When 1,300 Trend Micro employees descended on Vancouver for the company’s annual sales kick-off earlier this month, they did all the usual things convention-goers do.

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January 21, 2018

Convention Centre preps for busiest year ever

Source: News 1130

There is some optimism about what this year could look like for Vancouver’s bottom line as it’s expected to be a record one for conventions.

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January 18, 2018

Vancouver Gears Up for its Busiest Convention Year Ever

Vancouver will host 33 citywide conventions and events in 2018, an increase from 28 in 2017 and, more importantly, the highest number the city has ever hosted in a single year.

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January 16, 2018

Vancouver Convention Centre VP of Sales and Marketing Takes on Role of 2018 PCMA Board Chair

Vancouver’s business events and hospitality community congratulates Claire Smith, Vice President of Sales and Marketing,Vancouver Convention Centre on her appointment as the Professional Convention Management Association’s (PCMA) Board Chair this year, effective today.

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