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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.

October 12, 2018

Vancouver Convention Centre Opens New Local-Focused Cafe and Wine Bar

The Vancouver Convention Centre is proud to announce the opening of its new café and wine bar, LOT185. Overlooking Jack Poole Plaza with views of Vancouver’s famous Stanley Park and harbour, this new space will embrace the modern aesthetic of the Convention Centre while offering a casual dining experience for event attendees and Vancouverites, as well as a unique space option for meeting planners.

September 27, 2018

New Local Focused Café And Wine Bar To Open In The Heart Of Downtown Vancouver

On Friday, September 28, LOT185 Café + Wine Bar opens in the Vancouver Convention Centre. Overlooking Jack Poole Plaza, this new space will embrace the modern aesthetic of the Convention Centre while offering a casual dining experience for both visitors and Vancouverites.

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.

In The News

October 10, 2018

Vancouver Christmas Market returns with extended hours, love-lock installation, and even more festive treats

The Vancouver Christmas Market returns for its ninth year at Jack Poole Plaza from November 21 to December 24—this time around with extended hours, a love lock installation, and a slew of festive treats and events in tow.

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October 05, 2018

All the new Vancouver restaurants you need to try right now

If you’re bummed about the end of summer, we recommend checking out these new and noteworthy Vancouver restaurants as we guarantee their top-notch eats will make you feel much better. While there are a ton of new eateries open and opening soon, here’s a short list of some of our must-tries. Here are all the new Vancouver restaurants you need to try right now.

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October 02, 2018

For Vancouver, A New Vintage: Convention center hopes to lure visitors, residents with new cafe and wine bar

Source: VenuesNow

European flair has come to Vancouver (British Columbia) Convention Centre, in the form of Lot185 Café + Wine Bar. The new venue overlooks the waterfront Jack Poole Plaza and is open to the public.

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October 01, 2018

Top 25 Women in the Meetings Industry 2018

In an industry dominated by women, many not only excel at their jobs, but shape the future of meetings and events. M&C's fourth annual list of the Top 25 Women in the Meetings Industry applauds outstanding professionals who've demonstrated extraordinary talent, leadership, creativity and advocacy in our field.

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