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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

Planted Expo

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 Vancouver 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

LTX Expo

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


Anime Revolution

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