Vancouver is passionate about sport and has been welcoming the world for many years.
As host city for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the City of Vancouver and the Province of British Columbia had a unique opportunity to showcase itself to the world as a premier sport events destination.
From the 2010 Winter Games to grass-root competitions, Vancouver provides a world-class sports experience for athletes and spectators alike. Our city has substantial experience successfully hosting national and international events with great style, enthusiasm and professionalism.
Vancouver is an acknowledged world leader in creating unparalleled international event experiences. From sporting events to world congresses, Vancouver welcomes the world and sets the benchmark for others to follow. It is these successes that won Vancouver the distinct honour of hosting the 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games.
Vancouver has an outstanding record for hosting world-class events, including the following examples: