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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.

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.

March 27, 2018

Vancouver Convention Centre Honoured With Industry Community Service Award

The Vancouver Convention Centre is the proud recipient of the Canadian Association for Exposition Management’s (CAEM) 2018 Give Back Award.

March 15, 2018

Lighting of the Vancouver 2010 Cauldron to Celebrate Team Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic Accomplishments

The Vancouver Convention Centre will light the iconic Vancouver 2010 Cauldron on March 17, 2018 to celebrate the achievements and efforts of all of the athletes who represented Canada at the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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.

In The News

April 05, 2018

Vancouver Convention Centre Receives Industry Community Service Award

The Vancouver Convention Center has been awarded the Canadian Association for Exposition Management’s (CAEM) 2018 Give Back Award, which recognizes a member organization that has made corporate social responsibility and giving back to its community an integral part of doing business. 

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April 02, 2018

Vancouver’s TED Conference looks to the future with amazement

For Chris Anderson, curator of the high-profile TED Conference, the future is an amazing thing to imagine. Some of that amazement is good, but not all of it.

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March 29, 2018

Vancouver Convention Centre honoured with industry community service award

The Vancouver Convention Centre is the recipient of the Canadian Association for Exposition Management’s (CAEM) 2018 Give Back Award, which recognises a member organisation that has contributed to the enhancement of their community within the past year.

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March 28, 2018

Creativity Takes Center Stage at Convention Centers

The artwork installed at an increasing number of popular convention centers transforms these necessarily utilitarian buildings into magnificent galleries that rival some of the most inspired museums in the world.

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