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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.

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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.

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.

In The News

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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June 09, 2019

What it’s like to mow the largest grass roof in Canada (VIDEO)

Every fall, before the rainy season kicks into soggy overdrive, landscaping crews take to the green roof of the Vancouver Convention Centre for its annual mow. Last October, the Courier got a firsthand look of what it takes to move Canada’s largest green roof and the spectacular views it provides.

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June 05, 2019

World's Largest Conference on Gender Equality Meets in Vancouver

The Women Deliver 2019 Conference is part of a record year for international conferences held at the Vancouver Convention Centre where 17 global conferences have chosen Vancouver as their host this fiscal year.

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