Sport Services


What our Team Can Do For You

Tourism Vancouver is your first point of contact for a successful sport event. Our Vancouver's Service Edge promise helps you streamline your efforts, save valuable time and ensure that you deliver an unsurpassed sport experience in Vancouver. And there’s more:

Bid Assistance and Site Selection

We will coordinate and assist with site inspections and organize bid presentation packages that detail the advantages of selecting Vancouver as your sport event destination. We will also outline the opportunities for pre and post event travel.

Facilities and Accommodation Bookings

We will help you secure venues and guestrooms appropriate to your event. Our Request for Proposals (RFP) distribution system is in place to ensure that we offer you the best match for your event or meeting.

Sport Promotion

Tourism Vancouver is here to support and service your sporting event or meeting. For large events, we can offer on-site promotion or attendance-building at the event prior to the year Vancouver hosts. We offer marketing material and presence on our website to promote and build excitement for your event.

Sport Event Tools

Tourism Vancouver has access to state of the art technology through the partnerships with Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA), and Sport Web. Some of the available tools include:

Hosting BC

Hosting BC is a grant program for organizations interested in staging international and national sport events in British Columbia. Tourism Vancouver can assist you with your application for funding.

Charitable Receipting

The National Sport Trust Fund (NSTF) is a fund of the Canadian Council of Provincial and Territorial Sports Federation (CCTSF) Inc. In turn, the CCPTSF is a Registered Canadian Amateur Athletic Association with a tax number for the purpose of producing tax-deductible donation receipts. Sport BC is the NSTF administrator and is pleased to make this service available for sports events. NSTF Donor Letter

Liaison with Local Suppliers

We can connect you with all the local suppliers you need for your event including destination management companies and professional conference organizers. Their experience and creativity will ensure the success of your program.

Housing Services

Tourism Vancouver's preferred housing service providers – MCI Vancouver and Experient are two of the best in the business. They have dedicated and experienced teams equipped with the most advanced computer reservation systems for accommodation block management: on-line, mail, fax and toll free.

Air Travel with UNIGLOBE

Our travel partner, Uniglobe Vision Travel, is a leading travel management company with the experience and ability to negotiate and organize your event's in-bound airline program.

Olympic Voice

Olympic Voice is a specialized resource offered by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) for organizations to book appearances by Olympic athletes and Olympic hopefuls. The program was designed to support the personal and professional development of Canadian athletes while also promoting Olympians and the Olympic Movement.

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