Symposium Venue – Vancouver Convention Centre

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, with a harbourfront setting, the award-winning Vancouver Convention Centre is accessible to a range of hotel accommodations, as well as many options for dining, entertainment, retail, recreation and nightlife.

The centre is also surrounded by the spectacular backdrop of mountains, oceans and parks that Vancouver offers.

Getting to the Convention Centre

Whether you are coming from the airport, a local hotel or elsewhere in and beyond Metro Vancouver, there are many convenient and green options to get to the centre.

Vancouver has an efficient transit system featuring the SkyTrain, buses and the SeaBus. There are plentiful taxis in the city, or you could even take a scenic float plane to the Convention Centre’s doorstep.

Situated in one of the world’s most walkable cities, the facility is also easily accessible on foot from the many downtown hotels, and is located on Vancouver’s expansive bike route network.

The Translink website is a fantastic resource to assist in planning your trip.


There are multitudes of hotels and accommodation options in Vancouver, many located within an easy walk from the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Click here to find a list of hotels situated nearby the symposium venue.