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August 19, 2019

Over 1,100 British Columbians Took on Vancouver Convention Centre's 'Convention Quest'

From July 1 to August 9, the Vancouver Convention Centre invited British Columbians to take on ‘Convention Quest’, an online digital scavenger hunt celebrating the 10th anniversary of its West building. From Terrace to Campbell River, over 1,100 residents from 80 communities across the province accepted the challenge.

July 31, 2019

Only 10 Days left to take on the Vancouver Convention Centre’s ‘Convention Quest’ contest!

British Columbians are invited to take on ‘Convention Quest’ before the deadline on Friday, August 9 and earn a chance at winning one of 10 outstanding prizes.

July 25, 2019

Vancouver Convention Centre presents ‘Summer Sounds on Jack Poole Plaza’ music series kicking-off Friday, August 2

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

July 04, 2019

Vancouver Convention Centre awarding a 10-out-of-10 Vancouver Experience with 10th Anniversary Contest 'Convention Quest'

Residents from across British Columbia – from Castlegar to Parksville to Burnaby - are invited to take part in Convention Quest, a digital scavenger hunt set within the Vancouver Convention Centre’s website that tasks participants to answer 10 questions about its history through 10 years of bringing people together through meetings since opening the West building in April 2009.

June 25, 2019

Vancouver Convention Centre Celebrating 10 Years of its West Building During Canada Day Open House

You’re invited! The Vancouver Convention Centre is once again hosting its community Open House on Canada’s birthday, July 1, 2019. This year, the event will be held in the West building’s massive exhibition levels featuring 311,500 ft2 of exhibit space.

May 31, 2019

British Columbia Welcomes the Women Deliver 2019 Conference for the first time as part of Record Year for International Conventions at Vancouver Convention Centre

The Vancouver Convention Centre and Tourism Vancouver are honoured to welcome The Women Deliver 2019 Conference as part of a record year for international conferences held at the Convention Centre.

In The News

August 23, 2019

Vancouver's Top 100 Events 2019

Source: BizBash

Cultural diversity, community spirit, and one of Canada’s most attractive locations combine to provide a platform for Metro Vancouver’s vibrant event sector.

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August 21, 2019

Women Deliver... outcomes

When legacy is built in from the get-go, tangible meeting outcomes can be immediate, as evidenced at Women Deliver 2019.

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June 30, 2019

Canada's largest green roof sets the environmental standard (VIDEO)

Source: Global News

As heatwaves become more intense, urban designers say it’s time to rethink how we build our cities. Research suggests covering buildings in vegetation can cool temperatures. Melinda Breda reports from Canada’s largest green roof.

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June 17, 2019

5 Fun Facts About the Vancouver Convention Centre's Green Roof

Thousands of attendees pour into the Vancouver Convention Centre every year from across the globe to attend various conventions. And, while environmental achievements, such as becoming the world's first double-LEED Platinum convention facility, are impressive, it's the green roof of the West Building that really is the center's star attraction. Here are five facts that make this Canadian architectural wonder a standout in sustainability and sheer entertainment value.

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