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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.

May 02, 2019

Vancouver Convention Centre Honoured with Community Award for Support of Local Social Enterprises

This week, the Vancouver Convention Centre, along with Simon Fraser University and Tourism Vancouver, was recognized as a Social Procurement Champion by Exchange Inner City and Buy Social Canada for demonstrating excellence in social procurement.

April 02, 2019

Vancouver Convention Centre Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Ten years ago, the Vancouver Convention Centre opened the doors to its West building on April 3, 2009, marking the beginning of an unprecedented opportunity for British Columbia to shine on the world stage.

January 28, 2019

Vancouver Convention Centre granted membership into most prestigious international organization of concierges in the world

The Vancouver Convention Centre is proud to be the first convention centre in North America to be granted exclusive Corporate Affiliate membership to the most prestigious international organization of concierges in the world.

November 08, 2018

Vancouver Among North America’s Top Meeting & Convention Destinations

Vancouver has been ranked one of North America’s top meeting and convention destinations according to the 2018 Watkins Report Meeting and Convention Planners Survey.

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.

In The News

May 07, 2019

Vancouver Convention Centre, Avixa Foundation and more showcase our Favorite CSR Efforts this Month

Many trade show-related suppliers and organizations are making incredible strides toward creating a more equitable and compassionate world through corporate social responsibility initiatives and activities.

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April 17, 2019

The Top 10 Reasons to Meeting in Vancouver Convention Centre

Source: PCMA Convene

From airy, waterfront spaces to forward-thinking sustainability initiatives, the Vancouver Convention Centre cultivates brilliance and creativity.

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April 15, 2019

Vancouver Convention Centre Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

The Vancouver Convention Centre is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, and it definitely has a lot to celebrate.

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April 08, 2019

Vancouver Convention Centre racks up 5,561 events

Source: AMI Magazine

Over nine million guests worldwide have visited the Vancouver Convention Centre in its ten year history, generating more than $2.4 billion in direct spend for British Columbia.

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