Vancouver's success in hosting events such as the CHL All-Star Game, Molson Indy Vancouver and the annual 14,000-participant Adidas International Marathon helped bring the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to the city.
Vancouver is home to Canada's largest multipurpose sports venue and boasts numerous other venues that can accommodate nearly any type and size of sporting event, from hockey and baseball to aquatics, biking and skiing.
Vancouver's mild West Coast climate makes it ideal for outdoor adventures such as hiking, golfing, sailing, fishing, whale watching and white-water rafting.
Tourism Vancouver can help you with bid placement, site inspection and selection, facility and accommodation bookings, travel and excursion planning as well as attendee-building and promotions. And through strategic partnerships, Tourism Vancouver offers helpful services such as a comprehensive online event-management tools.
Locals are passionate about sports and enthusiastically support four professional sports teams: Vancouver Canucks, BC Lions Football, Vancouver Canadians and Vancouver Whitecaps.