You already know Vancouver is Spectacular by Nature and the best Meetings Destination in North America, but did you know the city has long been regarded as Hollywood North? Seen in countless productions ranging from popular blockbusters like Deadpool and Fifty Shades of Grey to fan favourite TV series such as Riverdale and The Flash, it’s a claim well earned. You might see Vancouverite Ryan Reynolds dining at a hip downtown restaurant with his lovely wife, Blake Lively; if you want to smell what The Rock is cooking, scroll through his social media feeds to follow his Vancouver adventures as he films major upcoming production Skyscraper. With the Academy Awards happening soon, here are our own nominees for Vancouver’s best in show. Scroll down to see the winners!

BEST OFF-SITE VENUE IN A LEADING ROLE

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS IN AN OUTDOOR ROLE

  • Capilano Suspension Bridge Park: Nestled in a temperate rainforest, there are so many different ways to explore the park
  • Harbour Air: With a birds-eye view of BC, you will be sure to see Vancouver from a whole new perspective
  • Pacific Yacht Charters: Explore Vancouver’s water on this 105-ft. luxury vessel, which includes an open-air Sky Deck
  • Sea to Sky Gondola: The Sea-to-Sky Gondola gives you yet another unparalleled view of Vancouver and beyond

BEST SET DESIGN FOR NEW HOTELS

  • JW Marriott: Located in the brand new Parq Vancouver, the JW Marriott delivers a luxury hotel experience with 329 guestrooms and suites
  • the DOUGLAS: Conveniently located in Parq Vancouver, stepping into urban nature never felt so comfortable
  • Trump International Hotel: This twisting tower maximizes the window features and views in every room

BEST PICTURE

  • Vancouver At DuskVancouver At Dusk
  • Vancouver From AboveVancouver From Above
  • Vancouver’s Stanley Park Stanley Park
  • Vancouver Convention Centre Vancouver Convention Centre

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN BY A PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE ORGANISER (IAPCO MEMBER)

Keen to know the winners in each category? You’ll have to find out for yourself by visiting Vancouver and experiencing the city firsthand! For more information on the nominees and all of Tourism Vancouver’s award-winning members, visit our Meetings & Conventions page.