Meeting and Conventions

Vancouver, Canada is one of the world's premier meeting and convention destinations and a top delegate draw.

A modern city on the edge of a spectacular natural playground, Vancouver has built a reputation among delegates and planners worldwide as a premier destination for meetings and conventions. Easy access, first-class hotels, exceptional cuisine, a wide range of supplier and venue options, and outstanding facilities such as our award-winning Vancouver Convention Centre are just a few of many attributes that will make the Vancouver experience unforgettable for you as well as for your meeting's attendees.

You’ll soon find that our “Vancouver's Service Edge” commitment exceeds your expectations, from bid assistance to your farewell gala, and each step in between. Tourism Vancouver's "edge" is in delivering the best combination of customer sales, service and destination value anywhere in the world. Our unified hospitality industry makes planning a meeting in Vancouver unlike anywhere else – we work together with the Vancouver Convention Centre, hotels and other industry suppliers to offer you a seamless event planning experience throughout our destination.

Whether you're planning a small meeting, sporting competition or major convention, Tourism Vancouver is your first point of contact for a successful event.

  • PCMA

    PCMA Convening Leaders in Vancouver

    Join us January 10 – 13, 2016 for PCMA Convening Leaders in Vancouver. We can’t wait to show off our gorgeous city to our meeting professional colleagues, get motivated by the thought-provoking educational sessions and, above all, cultivate and share creative moments. Vancouver is truly a one-of-a-kind destination: inspirational, innovative and effortlessly impressive. What better place to celebrate 60 years of Convening Leaders?
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  • Why Vancouver (Home Page)

    Why Vancouver?

    If you’re looking for seamless planning and support, destination value, and a “wow” experience for your client and attendees, Vancouver will exceed your expectations. Learn about the advantages of holding your next meeting in our city.
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  • M&C Blog

    @MeetVancouver Blog

    Here's where you'll find the latest news about our hotels and venues, where to find us at industry events, offers and contests, and other industry stories. We also feature contributed articles from our meeting professional colleagues.
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  • Book your meeting

    Book your meeting

    Start your Vancouver experience here! Whether you’re looking for assistance with a bid, or ready to book, Tourism Vancouver is here to help. We can assist you with planning, organizing and booking accommodations, conference and meeting facilities, and many other service providers.
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  • Service your meeting

    Service your meeting

    Already coming to Vancouver? Servicing your meeting has never been easier! Our expert convention services team is committed to assisting you and to ensuring that Vancouver hosts your best meeting ever.
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  • Vancouver Convention Centre

    Vancouver Convention Centre

    Close to 500,000 square feet (45,690 square meters) of meeting, exhibit and function space is available in the heart of downtown Vancouver, one of the most spectacular cities in the world.
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    Get to know Vancouver through our extensive collection of destination videos and client testimonials. Meeting professionals can also use these videos during the city selection process, and later for attendance building.
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  • Be a Host (Home Page)

    Be a Host

    Want to host your peers in Vancouver for your association’s next national or international conference? Tourism Vancouver’s “Be a Host” program offers you the support you need to make it happen.
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  • Sport in Vancouver (Home Page)

    Sport in Vancouver

    As proud host of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Vancouver proved it’s passion for competition. With venues ranging from professional stadiums to community fields, from the waterfront to the ski slopes, we’re ready to make sure your sporting event is a home run.
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  • Getting Here (Home Page)

    Getting Here

    Whether by air, road, sea or rail, Vancouver is easily accessible for both you and your event’s attendees. Find out more about flight distances, driving times and options for getting to our city.
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  • Contact Us

    Contact Us

    We have one of the industry's most experienced sales teams, ready to assist you with your meeting or convention planning. Specializing in different geographic regions, our staff can handle all of your special needs.
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