The Vancouver Convention Centre is proud to be home to over 500 events a year. Our event calendar is regularly updated. The majority of conventions, trade shows and consumer shows are listed, while private banquets and meetings are typically not displayed along with other confidential events.
LASA International Congress & Exhibition 2023
Every year, specialists on Latin America gather at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) International Congress. Featuring over 900 sessions, including plenary sessions and informal meetings, the Congress is the world's premier forum for expert discussion on Latin America and the Caribbean.
May 24 – 27, 2023 | West Building
Vancouver Tattoo and Culture Show
Join us for the 13th annual Vancouver Tattoo and Culture Show and find 300+ artists from around the globe, vendors, live entertainment and more!
May 26–28, 2023 | East Building
Canada's biggest, most juicy, most epic plant-based event! Find 200+ vegan edible and lifestyle businesses in one place, along with a stage packed with insightful, informative, and inspirational speakers from around the world.
May 27 – 28, 2023 | West Building
IPAC 2023 National Conference
This 3-day conference is for Infection Prevention and Control Professionals and healthcare providers interested in the prevention and control of infections in all healthcare settings.
May 28 – 31, 2023 | East Building
TechExit.io is the go-to event for technology industry players who want to understand the ins and outs of selling – or buying – technology companies, and is the only conference of its kind in Canada –focused solely on mergers and acquisition strategies for technology companies.
May 30, 2023 | West Building
Tech Talent North
Tech Talent North (formerly known as the Tech Talent Conference) is Western Canada’s favourite conference destination for tech sector people and culture leaders.
May 31, 2023 | West Building
Vancouver Career Fair
Attention Opportunity Seekers! Vancouver Career Fair will help you advance your career in the right direction! Get in front of hiring managers, and network and apply to our recruiting exhibitors. Learn about exciting new career options and obtain valuable information about how to earn the credentials and diplomas you need to get the job you want with our training and career college exhibitors. Bring copies of your resume and a pen!
June 1, 2023 | East Building
ICCA / Vancouver International Arbitration Centre
This co-hosted event will bring together members of the international arbitration community in Vancouver, British Columbia, to engage with the theme “Energy Infrastructure Disputes and Arbitration: Today and Tomorrow”.
June 2, 2023 | West Building
Afro World Expo
Afro World is Western Canada's biggest expo of African and Caribbean products and culture! Enjoy a showcase of businesses offering a range of products and services, including apparel, home decor, jewelry, arts, skin and body care, vacation and travel, make-up and so much more!
June 3 – 4, 2023 | East Building
Bushiroad Championship Series 2023
Details to come.
June 3 – 4, 2023 | East Building
Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition
CSC is your forum for learning, knowledge exchange, innovation, and celebration of all that Canadian chemistry has to offer.
June 4 – 8, 2023 | West Building
hy-fcell Canada: International Expo & Conference
hy-fcell Canada brings together renowned international specialists to discuss solutions for clean energy with hydrogen and fuel cells.
June 5 – 7, 2023 | East Building
The Art of Leadership for Women
The Art of Leadership Women returns with its 10th national tour! This unique one-day conference features an empowering lineup of speakers and topics curated to share strategies and insights on the most critical issues facing leaders today. Join us for an inspiring day of learning, networking, and championing change for women.
June 6, 2023 | East Building
International Conference on Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
ICOMS 2023 brings together oral and maxillofacial surgeons, trainees and allied health professionals from throughout the world for three days of learning.
June 8 – 11, 2023 | East Building
Courage to Come Back Awards Gala
Every year, Coast Mental Health Foundation celebrates the stories of five British Columbians who have overcome extraordinary adversity to come back and give back to their communities. The Awards also raise critical funds to support people living with mental illness in BC.
June 9, 2023 | West Building
OpenInfra Summit + PTG Vancouver
OpenInfra Summit connected the people building and running open source infrastructure using Linux, OpenStack, Kubernetes and 30+ other technologies.
June 13 – 15, 2023 | East Building
IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Conference
The IEEE / CVF Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR) is the premier annual computer vision event comprising the main conference and several co-located workshops and short courses.
June 18 – 22, 2023 | East & West Buildings
The 20th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG2023)
LNG2023 will provide a unique platform for the global LNG industry and key stakeholders to discuss, debate, and showcase the latest industry developments and opportunities.
July 10 – 13, 2023 | West Building
IPPA World Congress on Positive Psychology
Bringing you the latest innovations from leading experts in the science, practice, and education of positive psychology and the broader field of wellbeing.
July 20 – 23, 2023 | East Building
2023 World Credit Union Conference
The World Credit Union Conference, a World Council of Credit Unions initiative, provides the opportunity to learn and connect with credit union professionals from around the globe.
July 23 – 26, 2023 | West Building
World Congress of Music Therapy
Meeting every 3 years, Music therapy professionals and experts in related fields from around the world gather at the World Congress of Music Therapy to share ideas, experiences, trends, and research outcomes.
July 24 – 29, 2023 | East Building
With tons of workshops, booths, challenges and more, LTX is all about bringing together our community and our favourite creators to celebrate cool tech!
July 29 – 30, 2023 | West Building
Anirevo aims to be the stimulus that inspires the discovery of creative outlets and skills that allow for self-expression through exposure and celebration of both Japan pop culture and animation.
August 18 – 20, 2023 | West Building
Global Environment Facility 7th GEF Assembly
Ministers, government officials, business leaders, prominent environmentalists, leaders of GEF agencies and of the main environmental conventions, as well as civil society representatives and Indigenous Peoples will have an opportunity to discuss solutions under the overarching theme of "Healthy Planet, Healthy People" at the 7th GEF Assembly.
August 22 – 26, 2023 | West Building
Velospoke Bike Expo
Featuring exhibitors, displays and live activations, Velospoke connects exhibitors with GranFondo participants, keen active enthusiasts and their families for an energizing, informative and entertaining showcase of products and services from top lifestyle, experiential and cycling brands.
September 8, 2023 | East Building
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Vancouver 2023
Join us at YCS Vancouver, BC for a weekend full of excitement, spend the weekend hanging out with other Yu-Gi-Oh! fans and compete for a chance to be crowned YCS Champion!
September 9 – 10, 2023 | West Building
Healing Our Spirit Worldwide
Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (HOSW) brings together thousands of Indigenous leaders and health care professionals from around the world to share and celebrate the healing power of traditional Indigenous knowledge and cultures.
September 11 – 15, 2023 | West Building
Canadian Tax Foundation - British Columbia Tax Conference
The Canadian Tax Foundation is committed to enhancing the professional development of its members through knowledge and understanding development within different areas of the tax system. This two-day conference is dedicated to keeping tax practitioners informed on BC specific topics and issues.
September 18 – 19, 2023 | West Building
2023 UBCM Convention
UBCM is delighted to announce the 2023 Convention & Tradeshow at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The Trade Show provides a unique opportunity for suppliers, service providers, agencies and associations to promote and reconnect with a myriad of municipal, local government and regional district representatives who are attending the convention for their annual meeting.
September 18 – 22, 2023 | East Building
Vancouver International Design Show 2023
At IDS 2023, visitors will experience the Moving Parts of the design world: products incorporating sustainable materials and components, designs adapting to how humans want to live and interact now, and work resulting from reinvented manufacturing.
September 21 – 24, 2023 | West Building
Study and Go Abroad Fair Fall 2023
Explore Your Future at this International University and Student Travel Expo. Meet with top universities, graduate schools and professional schools from Canada and around the world.
September 28, 2023 | East Building
Vancouver Fall Home Show
The Vancouver Fall Home Show is a vibrant marketplace where you can shop for home-related products and services, experience stunning displays to help inspire your next home project, connect with industry experts, and enjoy informative presentations from renowned local and international home professionals.
September 28 – October 1, 2023 | West Building
Vancouver International Travel & Destination Wedding Expo
Meet with representatives from 26 international airlines, cruise lines, tourism boards and tour operators, and exclusive wedding & honeymoon destination resorts at the 6th annual Vancouver International Travel & Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Expo.
September 30, 2023 | East Building
52nd CNS Annual Meeting
Details to come.
October 4 – 7, 2023 | West Building
The annual MICCAI conference attracts the world’s leading biomedical scientists, engineers, and clinicians from a wide range of disciplines associated with medical imaging and computer assisted intervention. The conference series includes three days of scientific content, including oral presentations and poster sessions. Workshops, tutorials, and challenges are held on the days preceding and succeeding the conference.
October 8 – 12, 2023 | East Building
ASBMR 2023 Annual Meeting
The ASBMR Annual Meeting is the world’s largest and most diverse meeting in the bone, mineral and musculoskeletal research field, attracting more than 2,000 attendees from more than 60 countries, including clinicians and researchers, representing all career levels and specializing in a variety of disciplines.
October 13 – 16, 2023 | East & West Building
Indigenous Child & Family Services Directors Conference
Details to come.
October 15 – 18, 2023 | East Building
ACG 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course
Details to come.
October 20 – 25, 2023 | East & West Building
Canadian Immigrant Fair 2023
The Canadian Immigrant Fair is a free, one-stop event connecting newcomers with information and inspiration on the three pillars of immigrant success: CAREERS. EDUCATION. SETTLEMENT. The fair offers a dynamic environment for immigrants who need help as they look for jobs, go back to school and settle into their new home.
October 26, 2023 | East Building
Advancing Naturopathic Medicine Conference 2023
Details to come.
October 27 – 29, 2023 | East Building
The Baby Show Vancouver 2023
Find everything pregnancy, baby and toddler for the modern parent at Vancouver’s premium early parenting show. The Baby Show features workshops, seminars and demos from Canada’s leading parenting experts. Shop products from top brands as well as local and handmade products. Find services to help guide you through your pregnancy, life with a new baby and parenting in those first few years.
October 28 – 29, 2023 | East Building