What We Do

We attract, develop, and support world-class sport events in Vancouver through great partnerships, enthusiastic guidance and an innovative approach.

We Professionally Bid, Market & Support Your Sporting Event


Submitting a bid can be intimidating. Let us help! While entering the bid process we can coordinate site inspections and organize bid presentation packages detailing the advantages of selecting Vancouver as your sport event destination.


Sometimes you need a little leg up. We've got the insight and access to additional funding support for your event.


This is where it all happens. Venues and accommodations are critical to the success of any event, and we will help secure the venues and guest rooms to meet your needs. We've put together a Request for Proposals (RFP) distribution system to ensure that we offer you the best match for your event.


Vancouver has a strong local sports community with a dedicated volunteer base. Working with Sport BC, we will help recruit sport technical volunteers and enthusiastic event hosts to cheer participants across the finish line.


Let's build some buzz. Together, we can help support your event promotion, share media contacts, media releases, digital images and engage our partner websites and social media outlets to create excitement for your event.

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Sport Event Capacity at a Glance

Community Sports Facilities


Indoor Ice Pads


Outdoor Soccer Fields


Indoor Pools


Baseball & Softball Diamonds

Regional Accomodation


Hotel Rooms


Seasonal Residence Beds

Large Entertainment Venues and Athletic Centres

BC Place

Vancouver Convention Centre

University of British Columbia

Get To Know Us

Sport Hosting Vancouver is made up of experienced professionals with countless events under our belts. Our strengths are varied, but lie in the collective efforts of our team and our partners, all with the same goal: to make your hosting experience the best it can be!

Michelle Collens

Michelle has a deep belief in the value of sport as a tool for change and social impact, and is committed to sharing this passion. Michelle works closely with all levels of government, tourism partners, and community organizations to ensure each event is successful.

Taunya Geelhoed

With a focus on marketing and communications, Taunya works to increase awareness of Sport Hosting Vancouver initiatives including bid development and working with event rights holders to ensure Vancouver exceeds expectations; all positioning Vancouver as a world-class hosting destination.

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