Vancouver Convention Centre

  • 1055 Canada Place
  • Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3
  • Phone: (604) 689-8232, Toll Free: 1 (866) 785-8232
Operating Status: OPEN
With our harbourfront location and breathtaking views, the Vancouver Convention Centre offers one of the most beautiful settings in the world. The addition of our new West Building has tripled our capacity, for a combined total of 466,500 square feet of meeting, exhibition, ballroom, and plenary theatre space. Both the East and West Buildings are designed as a series of modules to offer the highest degree of flexibility. This new combination also allows us to hold simultaneous events, each with their own separate access and function space. Add first class cuisine, the most advanced technology and an exceptional sustainability mandate and your event is sure to be nothing less than remarkable.
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  • Operating Status::
    • OPEN


  • Largest Private Room Capacity: 14933
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  • Max Capacity Banquet: 11400
  • Max Capacity Reception: 14933
  • Total Number of Private Rooms: 72


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  • Year Last Renovated: 2009
  • Year Opened: 1987

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  • Description Not only will your meeting take place in one of the most breathtaking settings, our facility is designed from top to bottom to open minds and feed imaginations. Located on Vancouver’s downtown waterfront with a dramatic mountain backdrop, the award-winning Vancouver Convention Centre offers one of the most beautiful settings in the world. The Centre’s two connected buildings – the iconic East and the stunning West – feature 466,500 ft2 (43,340 m2) of flexible and functional meeting, exhibition, ballroom and plenary spaces for any event. This, along with our unwavering commitment to sustainability, unparalleled technical service and culinary excellence, will ensure that your event is nothing less than remarkable.
  • Largest Room 52668
  • Total Sq. Ft. 466500
  • Reception Capacity 6786
  • Theatre Capacity 5625
  • Banquet Capacity 3250
  • Number of Rooms 72
  • Booths 1199
  • Large floor Plan PDF Large floor Plan PDF
  • Classroom Capacity 3528

October 27, 2021 - January 8, 2022

Expectations are high for the Western Canadian debut of Imagine Picasso, coming to Vancouver’s Convention Centre on October 27th for a limited time. Make sure that you’re among the first to experience the one-of-a-kind immersive exhibition. Annabelle Mauger and Julien Baron have created Imagine Picasso in collaboration with art historian Androula Michael and one of the leading figures of the new French architecture movement, Rudy Ricciotti. With more than 200 of Picasso’s paintings shown together for the first time—from… more

November 19, 2021 - December 23, 2021

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition begins its run at the Vancouver Convention Centre East Building on November 19, inviting visitors to experience the 34 frescoes adorning the Vatican ceiling in breathtaking, life-sized close-up. Tickets are available now for this once-in-a-lifetime event. Reproduced with state of the art technology from exclusively licensed high definition photos, the exhibition grants an intimate encounter with such reproductions as The Creation of Adam and the Last Judgement, offering at… more

April 10, 2022 - April 14, 2022

A lot has changed since we last gathered in Vancouver for TED three years ago. We return not for more of the same, wonderful though that was, but to celebrate a new era. Despite the awfulness we’ve lived through, the future beckons with extraordinary possibilities we couldn’t have dreamt of. In medicine, in AI, in clean energy, in the ways we work, the ways we learn, and in the fundamental economic and social systems that underpin everything else. Come and be part of something extraordinary. Sunday, April 10th -… more