Awards

From the moment you land at Vancouver International Airport, you and your delegates will experience an award-winning destination. From facilities like the Vancouver Convention Centre, through to Vancouver’s environmental programs, business environment, liveability, and even our dining scene, our city has been recognized as global leader.

  • #1 Convention City in North America for Client Advocate Score + Four #1 Factor Rankings – Watkins Research Group (2016). More.
  • #1 Convention City in North America for International Association Meetings – International Congress and Convention Association (2015, 2014, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2006)
  • Top Destination in Canada – TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards (2016)
  • Most Livable City in North America – Mercer Quality of Living Survey (2016)
  • YVR Best Airport in North America – Skytrax World Airport Awards (2010 - 2016)
  • Best City in Canada – Condé Nast Traveler (2015)
  • Canada’s Best Destination – Travel Weekly (2002 - 2015)
  • World’s Best Food Cities – Condé Nast Traveler (2015)
  • World’s Most Reputable Cities – Reputation Institute (2014)
  • One of the World’s Most Liveable Cities – Economist Intelligence Unit (2014)
  • World's Healthiest Places to Live – Time Magazine (2014)
  • Top City in Canada – Travel + Leisure Magazine (2014, 2013, 2012)
  • Top 10 Beach Cities - National Geographic magazine (2013)
  • 2014 Readers’ Choice Award - SportsEvents Media Group (2013)
  • #1 Food Truck City in Canada – Travel + Escape Magazine (2013)
  • Best Weekend Escape - Outside Magazine (2012)
  • North America’s Leading Sport Tourism Organization – World Travel Awards (2012)
  • #1 Best Countries For Business – Forbes Magazine (2011)
  • World’s Best Convention Centre – International Association of Congress Centres (2008, 2002)

For more of Vancouver’s awards and honours, click here.