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Over the past 12 months, B.C. Pavilion Corporation (PavCo) has welcomed an estimated total of over 1.6 million visitors and hosted more than 428 events across its two venues.
December 19th, 2022
After an extensive RFP process, the Vancouver Convention Centre is pleased to announce the selection of the following suppliers as exclusive, official or preferred suppliers: Proshow, Riggit, Promosa and Loungeworks.
October 21st, 2022
Located on the northwest corner of the waterfront path of the Vancouver Convention Centre, The BC Labour Heritage Centre’s Asbestos Memorial is the first public memorial in North America that honours the thousands of victims who have died or been impacted by asbestos exposure.
September 22nd, 2022
The Vancouver Convention Centre, is proud to announce the recertification of its West Building as LEED Platinum for Building Operations and Maintenance – maintaining its double LEED Platinum status.
September 14th, 2022
Downtown Vancouver’s tourism and hospitality industry is about to experience an estimated $15.7M boost as one of the city’s largest international conferences, SIGGRAPH 2022 (August 8-11), will be returning next week.
August 5th, 2022
The Vancouver Convention Centre (Convention Centre) has blocked off an area next to the Digital Orca on its Pacific Terrace after a soon-to-be mother goose chose the scenic spot to nest.
May 8th, 2022
A truckload of construction materials, including cabinetry, lumber, flooring, and lighting, donated by companies across Western Canada are going to Habitat for Humanity Greater Vancouver thanks to an appeal facilitated by the Vancouver Convention Centre and BUILDEX Vancouver
April 27th, 2022
The Vancouver Convention Centre is pleased to have been selected as one of the host venues for the Invictus Games 2025 in Vancouver and Whistler.
April 22nd, 2022
As it prepares to close, B.C. Pavilion Corporation (PavCo), the Vancouver Convention Centre and Vancouver Coastal Health are celebrating more than 600,000 COVID-19 vaccines administered at the mass immunization clinic located in the Convention Centre's East Building - one of the many successful pandemic response collaborations at he venue.
February 18th, 2022
The Vancouver Convention Centre is proud to host part of the iconic Challenger Relief Map of British Columbia throughout the upcoming holiday season.
November 29th, 2021
The Vancouver Convention Centre has been selected as a 2022 Center of Excellence by EXHIBITOR Magazine, recognizing North America's best convention centres for trade shows and events.
November 1st, 2021
October 10th, 2017
IN THE NEWS
October 14th, 2022
Case Study: The Vancouver Convention Centre West's Double LEED Platinum Recertification
Canada Green Building Council
The Vancouver Convention Centre’s LEED Existing Building Operations and Management recertification of the West building, focused on conservation, biodiversity and waste management as a strategy for achieving its sustainability goals.
September 22nd, 2022
New Asbestos Memorial Commemorating Workers Unveiled
CBC Listen: On The Coast with Gloria Macarenko
A new public art project at the Vancouver Convention Centre commemorates the thousands of workers who have lost their lives due to asbestos poisoning–a hazard that continues to this day. We speak with the B-C Federation of Labour’s President about the dangers and about his friend who was one of the workers who died.
September 22nd, 2022
Vancouver Provides Sustainable Tourism
See how Vancouver, Canada is implementing sustainability practices in their tourism.
September 21st, 2022
2022 Convention Centre Report: The Heart of the Meeting
Ignite Magazine: Fall 2022
The one good thing about having lots of space is the ability to use it when needed. And that’s what a number of convention centres were able to do during lockdown. Some novel uses, some common sense, but having large amounts of space came in handy for some facilities to keep the lights on and people working.