Richmond Sport Hosting

Richmond Sport Hosting is a complimentary service provided by the City of Richmond in order to offer direct
assistance to event organizers throughout the entire process – from bid submission to the medal podium!

RSH has been able to partner with over 200 events since 2010 through its Incentive Grant Program. We are proud to be part of the support network elevating the level of events across Richmond.

Whether you need a field, rink, mat, pitch or pool, Richmond is the place to host your event. World class facilities are waiting for you around every corner.

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With over 4,600 hotel rooms, complimentary airport shuttles, reward programs and rates to meet everyone’s needs, Richmond’s hotels are ready to provide outstanding service to your group.

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Top 10 Reasons to bring your event to Richmond

  • 10. Accessibility
    Richmond is leading the way with accessibility standards
  • 9. Global Leader in Sustainable Sport Events
    Working with international partners in sport, Richmond and the Richmond Olympic Oval are here to support all event organizers to host sustainable events. We make it easy for you to be part of the movement!
  • 8. Strong Partners supporting sport in Richmond
    From webcasting, volunteer support, to tourist attractions, we can collaborate to get you connected
  • 7. Climate
    Richmond has a mild climate that supports year round activities
  • 6. Affordability
    With quality, brand name accommodations and services, Richmond offers the downtown feel without the downtown price tag
  • 5. Variety
    Hotels, shopping, and local attractions – Richmond offers culture and diversity. From breathtaking wineries to whale watching off historic Steveston Village, Richmond has something for everyone!
  • 4. Proximity
    YVR is just 5-10 minutes from all Richmond hotels on their complimentary 24/7 shuttles, and Richmond is a quick 20 minute sky train ride from downtown Vancouver
  • 3. Sport Hosting Expertise
    Richmond’s venues, hotels, and Sport Hosting staff have successfully run sporting events of all kinds. Our city knows sport and has a passion for delivering sport excellence at all levels
  • 2. World Class Facilities
    Olympic training facilities and high performance programs, Richmond offers sport venues with the right staff, equipment, and training environment to help grow & inspire athletes.
  • 1. Olympic Spirit
    With a community of sport enthusiasts, Richmond is continuing the 2010 Winter Olympic Games Legacy, and will soon be home to the Richmond Olympic Experience - a highly interactive visitor experience offering an inspiring journey celebrating the Olympic Spirit, telling the story of sport in Richmond, and more!