Vancouver Convention Centre

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, right on the water's edge with a dramatic mountain backdrop, the Vancouver Convention Centre is the city's largest conference facility. Two seamlessly connected buildings feature 466,500 ft2 (43,340 m2) of flexible meeting, exhibition, ballroom and plenary space. The West building, which was added in 2009, is adjacent to the original East building and offers additional retail, parking and public space to be enjoyed by visitors and locals alike.

The centre's own in-house client service team offers a high-standard of personal attention for meetings and conferences of all sizes. For more information about the Vancouver Convention Centre, visit


Recognized globally within the industry, the Centre is the only two-time winner of the International Association of Congress Centres' (AIPC) APEX award for "World's Best Convention Centre," and the recipient of the AIPC 2011 Innovation Award and International Association of Venue Managers' 2011 Venue Excellence Award.


The Vancouver Convention Centre is not just a beautiful facility. As the world's first LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum-certified convention centre, the facility is committed to environmental sustainability as well as unparalleled service, technology offerings and unique services such as a "scratch kitchen" utilizes fresh, local products. For more on the centre's sustainability programs, please click here.


The Vancouver Convention Centre offers a total of 466,500 square feet of exhibition, meeting and ballroom event space. The overall facility includes retail, parking, loading and support space for a gross area of 1.2 million total square feet.

Function Space East Building West Building Combined Facility
Sq Metres Sq Ft Sq Metres Sq Ft Sq Metres Sq Ft
Exhibit Space 8,500 91,000 20,485 220,500 29,200 314,000
Meeting Space 2,300 25,000 5,600 60,000 7,900 85,000
Number of Meeting Rooms 20 52 72
Signature Ballroom Space 1,600 17,000 4,920 53,000 6,500 70,000
Total 12,400 133,000 31,400 338,000 43,340 466,500

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