A joint announcement by Canada’s Prime Minister
Jean Chretien and British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell has kicked
of the development program for a $500 million expansion of the Vancouver
Convention & Exhibition Centre (see press release under News).
The announcement follows on an exhaustive planning and feasibility
phase that demonstrated a very strong business potential for an
expanded centre, and a need for such a facility to support the Vancouver
– Whistler bid for the 2010 Winter Olympics.
This special section of vanconex.com will cover all aspects of
the expansion as it develops – from site information to design
concepts and new space specifications. Here are the sections available