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Vancouver Island Conference Centre

Just steps away from the scenic Nanaimo Harbour in the heart of a walkable downtown, the Vancouver Island Conference Centre is Vancouver Island’s finest full-service convention centre.

Since opening in 2008, our award-winning Nanaimo conference venue has been recognized for exceptional service, building design, sustainability and high-tech innovation.

Inspire your colleagues in this new 38,000-sq.ft. conference space, BC’s venue of choice for small and mid-sized meetings, conferences, tradeshows and weddings for up to 1,300.

We make every event extraordinary.

Closer than you think

A quick flight or scenic ferry ride from Vancouver or Seattle, the VICC is a great alternative to the Vancouver Convention Centre. The flight time is 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver to the Nanaimo Harbour, just two blocks away from VICC. Two ferries link the Vancouver area with Nanaimo in two hours or less. Getting here.

Plan your perfect event

No matter what size conference or event you’re planning, you want perfection. Our professional planners are experts at making you succeed.

Where to stay in Nanaimo

Nanaimo has 1,200+ guestrooms to choose from, many within walking distance of the Vancouver Island Conference Centre.