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News & Media

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.

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.

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.

In The News

December 11, 2018

Ring in 2019 at Vancouver's only indoor New Year's Eve party with fireworks

Give 2018 a proper wind down, and start 2019 with a bang! There will not be anything understated about the Concord Countdown Central indoor partyheld inside the beautiful West Building of the Vancouver Convention Centre in downtown Vancouver.

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December 10, 2018

This FREE Vancouver New Year’s Eve celebration features dazzling fireworks

It’s one of the biggest celebrations in the city, with over 100,000 people expected to attend Concord’s New Year’s Eve Vancouver this year. As the fourth annual instalment of the massive celebration, the organizers have arranged a number of things to see and do.

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December 05, 2018

Convention Centre Hoops it Up

Source: Venues Now

Instead of choosing a conventional arena such as Rogers Arena or the Langley Events Centre as the site for its Vancouver-area basketball event, organizer BD Global picked the Vancouver Convention Centre to host the inaugural TCL Vancouver Showcase, played Nov. 18-24.

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November 29, 2018

Delivering Leadership

Thousands of women will arrive in Vancouver this June in a concentrated effort to help dismantle "the barriers" facing girls and women in every country on the planet.

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