Welcome to Vancouver!

hy-fcell Canada respectfully acknowledges that the land where we live and work is the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations and we are grateful for the opportunity to do so.

Vancouver is a bustling seaport on the west coast in British Columbia with a population over 600.000. The Vancouver Convention Centre it's one of Canada's largest convention centres. Make the most of your visit to Vancouver, before and after hy-fcell Canada, by checking out Explore Vancouver's tourism website!

Vancouver Convention Centre East
999 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
BC V6C 3C1

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Entering Canada: Visa & Health Requirements

Unless you are a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the U.S., an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or a Visitor Visa is required to enter Canada. Applications are the responsibility of individual travellers/participants. For more information, please visit the Government of Canada website.

If you require an invitation letter from us for your Visitor Visa, you can apply for this by email up to four months before the event. Details on this process are below.

  • We require ALL the following information from you: Full name, Date of birth, Passport number, Passport date of issue, Passport date of expiry, Job title, Company name, Company address, and Company website.
  • Please send these details by email to hy-fcell(at)messe-stuttgart.de with the Subject “hy-fcell Canada – Request for Visa Invitation Letter”.
  • Our invitation letter will be sent to you by email as a PDF file attachment. Invitations will NOT be sent by fax neither to you nor to the relevant embassy.
  • Note: Processing time takes up to 10 days and CANNOT be shortened. Please check your spam folder before contacting us for undelivered invitations.


Ready to welcome you back safely

The Vancouver Convention Centre is now open at full capacity and ready to welcome clients, guests and community back for safe events and gatherings. The Centre has worked hard throughout the pandemic to make sure the team is ready and the facility is equipped so that you can feel confident when you walk through the doors.

More details are available here