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Vancouver Convention Centre
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Ranked #25 of 368 things to do in Vancouver
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Owner description: Located on the downtown waterfront with a dramatic mountain backdrop, the Vancouver Convention Centre’s two connected buildings feature 466,500 ft2 (43,340 m2) of flexible meeting, exhibition, ballroom and plenary space. As the world’s only 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 culinary excellence. Recognized globally in 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 2011Innovation Award and International Association of Venue Managers’ 2011 Venue Excellence Award.
Reviewed July 15, 2013

I've been to a lot of convention centres for work and this one is definitely in my top 3 list! Only downside is there is only one small coffee shop on-site and it gets really busy! The views and the decor inside are just amazing!

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Reviewed July 9, 2013

The convention center was built for the 2010 Olympics. Vancouver did a great job incorporating art, history and beautiful sights into the Coal Harbour Seawalk around/behind the convention center. Follow this walkway/bike path from the convention center all along the Harbour and into Stanley Park -- great little parks along the way, restaurants and fun people-watching.

Thank Stephanie S
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

I would have given the centre an excellent rating if the facility had been a few degrees warmer! The AC made it very uncomfortable to sit in one place for very long. I loved the wooden walls made from mountain pine beetle wood. We enjoyed the view of the water and the seaplanes landing and taking off. We walked back to our hotel via the sea wall. Another time, we easily caught a bus.

Thank Mary D
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

We were last here just prior to the Winter Olympics. They had just started to plant the gardens on the roof. What a transformation. It looks fantastic. We love the Seawall walk, despite the crowds on the Canada Day long weekend. Well worth visiting. We love Vancouver.

Thank alan_muzzy
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Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

I have been to many convention centers throughout the United States and Canada, this one by far is the best, the rooms are easily accessible and the surroundings are gorgeous, lots of restaurants nearby and the views are spectacular

Thank Lydia S
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