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.
UBC BizChina Forum
The UBC BizChina Forum creates the most influential student-run China-Canada conference in Canada and acts as a platform for students, businesses, and professionals to connect and bridge the communication between the two countries.
March 17 – 18, 2023 | East Building
Canadian Wrestling Championships 2023
Details to come.
March 24 – 26, 2023 | East Building
This 4-day conference and tradeshow is the number one source for new products and education for retailers who are doing business in Western Canada and features 900+ exhibiting companies.
March 30 – April 2, 2023 | West Building
Sea to Sky International Cheer & Dance Championship
Details to come.
April 1 – 2, 2023 | East Building
The Franchise Expo
Come to Western Canada’s Largest “Own Your Own Business” Event! Take control of your future, increase your income, find your path to a better lifestyle. Get the info you need to find the business that is right for you!
April 1 – 2, 2023 | East Building
North Shore Round Up
The 51st annual North Shore Round Up is one of the largest Alcoholics Anonymous Round Ups in Western Canada.
April 7 – 9, 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.
April 9, 2023 | West Building
Mari-Tech 2023 Conference & Exhibition
Created by the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering (CIMarE), Mari-Tech is the premier event for the marine engineering community in Canada.
April 18 – 20, 2023 | East Building
Grocery & Specialty Food West
Bringing together retailers and manufacturers from across the nation to discover new innovations, and build relationships within the grocery industry.
April 24 – 25, 2023 | East Building
NALP Annual Education Conference
The NALP Annual Education Conference is the premier event bringing together law school and legal employer members each spring for four days of plenary and concurrent educational programs.
April 25 – 28, 2023 | West Building
Vancouver International Wine Festival
The Vancouver International Wine Festival is Canada’s premier wine show, and one of the biggest and oldest wine events in the world, offering something for every level of wine drinker, collector and trade professional. This year's festival will feature 152 wineries from 17 countries.
April 27 – 29, 2023 | East Building
HR Conference & Expo
Hosted by CPHR BC & Yukon, this is the largest HR event in Western Canada with insightful keynote presentations, concurrent tracks of breakout sessions, peer-to-peer dialogues and the opportunity to earn Continuing Professional Development hours.
May 2 – 3, 2023 | West Building
Art Vancouver, Western Canada’s most prestigious art fair, brings the international art world together and features reputable galleries and artists from across Canada and around the world.
May 4 – 7, 2023 | West Building
BMO Vancouver Marathon Expo
The Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo is a two-day extravaganza of excitement and celebration that kicks off the BMO Vancouver Marathon weekend in Vancouver.
May 5 – 6, 2023 | East Building
Open Source Summit North America
Open Source Summit is the premier event for open source developers, technologists, and community leaders to collaborate, share information, solve problems and gain knowledge, furthering open source innovation and ensuring a sustainable open source ecosystem.
May 10 – 12, 2023 | West Building
Jurassic Quest is the world’s largest, most popular dino event with unique and exciting experiences for the whole family. Observe our herd of life size animatronic dinosaurs including Apatosaurus, Spinosaurus, T-Rex and an incredible 50 ft long Megalodon!
May 12 – 14, 2023 | West Building
Bakery Showcase Vancouver
Bakery Showcase is a two-day event exclusively for the baking industry in Canada. With relevant education sessions, a trade show floor full of bakery-focused exhibitors, and an exciting demonstration stage, attendees will have no shortage of ways to connect, learn and be inspired.
May 14 – 15, 2023 | West Building
Pharmacy EXPO 2023
Details to come.
May 17 – 18, 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
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
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
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
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