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The Arts Agenda: Fundamentals of Arts Marketing

11/26/2014

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11/26/2014 Date: November 26, 2014 Time: - 06:00 Location: 1715 Cook Street at 1st Avenue

Laura Murray Public Relations is pleased to present The Arts Agenda - a new, bi-monthly workshop series designed to equip working artists and emerging arts marketers with a relevant toolkit to help raise awareness around events, artistic practice and heightened organizational profile. The inaugural session, Fundamentals of Arts Marketing, will take place November 26, 2014…

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WCT Unwine’d: Let’s Chat About the ‘F’ Word

11/26/2014

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11/26/2014 Date: November 26, 2014 Time: - 07:30 Location: 655 Burrard Street

Come get to know fellow WCT members and non-members, while we discuss a hot topic on the minds of many: feminism. What does the word mean to you? What are the real issues behind the word? How is feminism impacting the communications and tech sectors we work in...or is it? Join us for a casual…

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Women In Energy

11/26/2014

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11/26/2014 Date: November 26, 2014 Time: - 02:00 Location: 791 West Georgia Street Vancouver, BC V6C 2T4

Every year, The Minerva Foundation for BC Women is proud to honour women who are working in non-traditional fields and making a difference in their community. Please join us this year as we celebrate four women in the field of Energy.

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Mobile Development Outsourcing: Do’s & Don’ts

11/27/2014

11/27/2014 Date: November 27, 2014 Time: - 09:00 Location: Vancouver

This breakfast event will bring together high-level IT and marketing professionals. After breakfast and a chance to network with your peers, Rod Hsu, Chief Experience Officer, from nTrust will present on his experience working with multiple outsourcing vendors. Whether an organization has a “mobile first“ philosophy or is still defining their mobile strategy, this session…

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Accounting Comes Alive workshop

11/27/2014

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11/27/2014 Date: November 27, 2014 Time: - 04:30 Location: Canada

Accounting Comes Alive is a fun and powerful workshop that empowers you to generate value in your organization. You’ll discover a holistic financial model that’s breathtakingly simple and gives you a radical new way of seeing your business and your role in it. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Anyone who uses financial information, and the professionals who present it to…

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CREW Vancouver Annual Winter Social

11/27/2014

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11/27/2014 Date: November 27, 2014 Time: - 07:00 Location: 909 West Cordova, Vancouver, BC

We invite you to spend an evening with CREW Vancouver members, sponsors and commercial real estate colleagues. Enjoy some award winning culinary delights and take a moment to celebrate the accomplishments of the year as we look ahead to 2015. This is a relaxed evening where we get an opportunity to share our gratitude for…

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C3 Climate Change Conference

11/28/2014

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11/28/2014 Date: November 28, 2014 Time: - 15:00 Location: 3155 E 27th Ave

Windermere Secondary School is hosting the 6th annual Climate Change Conference! This for-youth, by youth conference strives to to connect secondary school students from across the lower mainland who are passionate about making a difference in their schools. This year's C3 will be FRACKTURED, held on Friday, November 28th. Notable attendees include Don Davies, Adrian…

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Ladies Who Lunch Networking Mixer

11/28/2014

11/28/2014 Date: November 28, 2014 Time: - 09:30 Location: 1633 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC

Ladies Who Lunch Network was founded in 2013 to serve as a social, business and philanthropic networking vehicle for female entrepreneurs. Our founder, Maria Kritikos,created this to serve as an example that women can find their own power and achieve their highest potential in their personal and professional sphere. It is her wish for every woman to…

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VIBE Final Friday Social Drinks

11/28/2014

11/28/2014 Date: November 28, 2014 Time: - 07:00 Location: Canada

Our next round of Final Friday social drinks takes place on Nov 28th at Mahony & Sons on Burrard Landing from 5-7pm. This relaxed setting and time makes for some great networking - so make sure you come down and join us for a drink! The Final Friday drinks take place on the last Friday…

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How To Start A Business Conference (So You Can Leave Your Job)

11/29/2014

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11/29/2014 Date: November 29, 2014 Time: - 05:00 Location: Canada

The HOW TO START A BUSINESS (SO YOUCAN LEAVE YOUR JOB) is a day-long conference to help you make your entrepreneurial dreams a reality. Learn the very same tools & techniques that our panel of speakers have used in their own businesses to be successful and live life on their own terms. If you’ve yearned…

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How To Change The World By Firing Yourself, with Nik Badminton (Freelancer.ca)

12/01/2014

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12/01/2014 Date: December 1, 2014 Time: - 09:00 Location: Suite 210 - 1737 West 3rd Avenue Vancouver, BC V6J 1K7

We are becoming more and more of a creative, entrepreneurial society with possibilities at the tips of our fingers. The sharing and collaborative economy has enabled instant access to business, service, utilities and networking capabilities. What can we do? And how can we do it NOW! In this presentation you will discover... How the world…

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French Engineers End-of-the-Year Social Mixer

12/02/2014

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12/02/2014 Date: December 2, 2014 Time: - 11:30 Location: 16 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G6 (private space at the back)

French engineers and scientists, and their friends, are invited to attend our last event of the year. For that event, Milie Taing has nicely accepted to give the first presentation which will be on a non-technical topic highly relevant for engineering companies: PMI (Project Management Institute) Certifications. Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit…

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Whistler Film Festival

12/03/2014 - 12/07/2014

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12/03/2014 - 12/07/2014 Date: December 3, 2014 - December 7, 2014 Time: - 11:00 Location: Canada

Prepare to be inspired at the 14th annual Whistler Film Festival set in North America's #1 ski resort. Discover innovative and original films from Canada and around the world, and connect with the people who created them. With special guests and exclusive events, it's the festival not to be missed.

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Holiday Martini Party

12/04/2014

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12/04/2014 Date: December 4, 2014 Time: - 07:00 Location: 830 West Pender

This year BCWEN will be joining WIM in hosting the annual Holiday Party Join us for drinks ‘n appies and festivities of all kinds! Don’t forget to bring your business cards for great door prizes. Wear a FUNNY OR UGLY CHRISTMAS sweater to win a prize! Don’t have a Christmas sweater? No worries there are…

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Networking Upward – How to meet influencers, become influential and grow your business through word of mouth

12/04/2014

12/04/2014 Date: December 4, 2014 Time: - 10:00 Location: 7311 Westminster Hwy Richmond BC

New to Vancouver, the Holistic Chamber of Commerce is a growing organization whose mission is to support and strengthen the holistic business community. This launch event will be an evening of casual networking and learning for holistic practitioners, professionals and business owners. Teresa de Grosbois, 3-time bestselling author, founder of the Evolutionary Business Council (www.ebcouncil.com)…

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Leadercast Vancouver

12/08/2014

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12/08/2014 Date: December 8, 2014 - December 31, 2014 Time: 12:00 Location: TBA

At Leadercast, we believe leaders worth following think and behave differently. These leaders choose to operate in ways that make the people around them better, stronger, and crazy enough to believe they can change the world. This year's theme focuses on leaders who possess a posture of unrelenting boldness - bravery. The Brave Ones have…

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Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: A Snowflake Soiree by Young Women in Business

12/09/2014

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12/09/2014 Date: December 9, 2014 Time: - 08:30 Location: 602 Dunsmuir St., Vancouver, BC, V6B 1Y6

Mingle with other young professionals at the St. Regis Hotel Bar and leave with a few new friends. YWiB Vancouver is partnered with the Covenant House Vancouver. This year we aim to provide enough clothing to dress 38 youth on the streets of Vancouver, head-to-toe in warm, newer, clean clothes, so they can feel a…

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Ho Ho @ The Hub

12/10/2014

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12/10/2014 Date: December 10, 2014 Time: - 08:00 Location: 101-887 Great Northern Way Vancouver, BC V5T 4T5 Canada

Check out the NEW BCTIA Innovation Hub on December 10th! Take a tour, meet the new team members, and mingle with friends. Cost: A new, unwrapped toy or cash donation ($10 Min.) What is The Hub? The BCTIA Innovation Hub is a 26,000 sq foot accelerator space dedicated to helping tech companies grow. Featuring technology…

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Marketing for Online Commerce: Experiences, Results, and What’s Working

12/11/2014

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12/11/2014 Date: December 11, 2014 Time: - 08:00 Location: #300 - 948 Homer St, Vancouver, BC

Want to know the ins and outs of what's involved in marketing a successful online retailer store? How to manage and track a customer's online experience? How to engage users with targeted social reach, rich content, and personalized shopping experiences? Hear about the successes and challenges of some well-known local businesses. Join us for a…

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SME Strategy Winter Mingler

12/11/2014

12/11/2014 Date: December 11, 2014 Time: - 08:30 Location: 455 Abbott St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1S5, Canada Vancouver British Columbia Canada

Join us on December 11th for the SME Strategy Consulting Winter Mingler. Come out and meet some great people, enjoy some food and drink, and have interesting and engaging conversation with some of Vancouver's best and brightest entrepreneurs. Let's enjoy each other's company, share stories of successes and failures from 2014 and look forward to…

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Holiday Extravaganza

12/11/2014

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12/11/2014 Date: December 11, 2014 Time: - 02:00 Location: 2001 Nanton Ave Vancouver

Join eWomenNetwork this December for a chance to celebrate this holiday season in style while networking and shopping at some of Vancouver's best vendor tables! This luncheon event features two rounds of Accelerated Networking, a tasty holiday themed lunch, inspiration that will prepare you for the holiday season, raffle/door prize draw and plenty of opportunity…

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Friends & Company 2014 Holiday Mingler

12/12/2014

12/12/2014 Date: December 12, 2014 Time: - 11:00 Location: 1918 Fir Street, Vancouver, BC V6J 5E2

Please join Friends & Company on the evening of Friday, December 12, for an evening of holiday cheer and festivities, wonderful company, fabulous prizes, and lots of opportunities to connect with great people, all in support of Out in Schools. The event will be hosted by legendary and ever-entertaining Vancouver personality, Joan-E! The venue for…

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GCCBC Christmas Showcase Party

12/15/2014

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12/15/2014 Date: December 15, 2014 Time: - 08:30 Location: 79 W 3rd Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 3T8

We invite you to join us on December 15th for a night of fun and merry-making in support of green local businesses. Back by popular demand, and hosted again by Greenworks Building Supply, the Green Chamber of Commerce BC is organizing another fun Showcase Party. Come join us on December 15th for the GCCBC's first…

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Charge What You are Worth

12/16/2014

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12/16/2014 Date: December 16, 2014 Time: - 09:00 Location: 1737 West 3rd Avenue #210 Vancouver, BC V6J 3H2

Do you struggle trying to figure out what to charge for your services? Do you feel awkward telling people what you charge and asking for the money? Find yourself over-delivering and under-paid? Linda Christensen will teach you a formula to give you clarity on the value of what you are offering and empower you with…

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Annual Meetup of Meetups Holiday Mixer and Networking

12/16/2014

12/16/2014 Date: December 16, 2014 Time: - 09:00 Location: 905 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC

2014 has been a great year for many. We would like to invite you to our annual Christmas Networking Mixer on December 16th 2014 at 6:00pm, co-hosted by Vancouver Entrepreneur Meetup and the Internet Marketing Thinktank. The founders Minna and Bosco Anthony would like to cordially invite you to a special holiday meetup networking event…

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Irish in Vancouver Christmas Drinks

12/20/2014

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12/20/2014 Date: December 20, 2014 Time: - 09:30 Location: Canada

Join us for a Christmas drink (or two) on Saturday, Dec 20th at The Pint on Abbot St. Pre-register on the Picatic link and arrive before 8:30pm to receive a complimentary welcome drink. Open free evening event for all in the extended Irish Community *Please note venue will charge in from 9:00pm

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BrandU

01/07/2015

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01/07/2015 Date: January 7, 2015 Time: - 09:00 Location: 170 & 300 - 422 Richards St

The Sexy & Wealthy in Heels is geared towards helping females succeed in their paths of female entrepreneurship. We train and inspire women to not only build sustainable and profitable businesses, but to still keep "sexy" and "feminine" in the process. The Sexy & Wealthy Series is intimate and interactive in nature, with lots of…

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Unplugged: How to Hack a Billion Dollars

01/13/2015

01/13/2015 Date: January 13, 2015 Time: - 08:00 Location: 101-887 Great Northern Way, Vancouver, BC V5T 4T5

On January 13th, attend an open mic meetup with Matt Barrie, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of Freelancer.com, and learn his secrets of how to hack a billion dollars. An award-winning speaker, writer and influencer, Barrie founded Freelancer.com in 2009, and in 2013 Freelancer Limited (ASX:FLN) opened at $1.03 billion US on the Australian Securities…

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January Fireside Chat: Getting from Here to There – Women’s Experiences of Claiming their Seats at the Boardroom Table

01/15/2015

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01/15/2015 Date: January 15, 2015 Time: - 07:00 Location: Please refer to our website for details, available soon.

Getting from Here to There - Women's Experiences of Claiming their Seats at the Boardroom Table Sponsored by McMillan Lawyers Featuring Speakers: Jane Peverett and Ann Wicks We are delighted to have Corporate Director Jane Peverett and Risk Governance Specialist Ann Wicks join us to share their personal experiences and insights on women’s experiences of…

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Economic Outlook Forum 2015: Voting for the Economy presented by TD Bank Group

01/16/2015

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01/16/2015 Date: January 16, 2015 Time: - 12:00 Location: 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver

For the last 26 years, every January has seen The Vancouver Board of Trade's annual Economic Outlook Forum kick off the Board of Trade's high-profile conference schedule. The forum takes a timely look at the year ahead, and provides Members with an outlook on what to expect from our national and local economies. With a…

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The Message of You™ Workshop in Vancouver

01/24/2015 - 01/25/2015

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01/24/2015 - 01/25/2015 Date: January 24, 2015 - January 25, 2015 Time: - 05:00 Location: 8181 Cambie Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 3X9

Spend a weekend with Judy Carter… Find Your Message. Tell your Story. Make it Funny. Do you want more laughs and higher-paying gigs, or maybe you're just longing to tell your story and build meaningful bridges? This is your chance to be a part of an interactive, intense workshop for beginners and pros alike... Come…

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10th Annual CREW Vancouver ICSC Cocktail Reception

01/25/2015

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01/25/2015 Date: January 25, 2015 Time: - 07:30 Location: 4599 Chateau Boulevard, Whistler, B.C.

As CREW Vancouver prepares to embark on its 10th anniversary in 2015, we are starting the year off by showing our continued appreciation of members and sponsors during one of the industry's signature events. Please join us for complimentary cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, meaningful connections and stimulating conversation at the 2015 CREW Vancouver ICSC Cocktail Reception.

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The Blow Out at Mt. Polley Mine

01/27/2015

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01/27/2015 Date: January 27, 2015 Time: - 07:30 Location: 210 - 128 W Hastings St., Vancouver, BC, V6B 1G9

On Aug. 4th, 2014, BC Day, there was a blow out of the dam at the Imperial Metals Mt. Polley tailings storage facility (TSF) near Likely, BC. Local residents and campers along Quesnel Lake said the tailings spill sounded like "a jet engine” as the toxic tailings roared down Hazeltine Creek into Quesnel Lake for…

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The Morning Leader: Positioning Yourself for Success in 2015

01/28/2015

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01/28/2015 Date: January 28, 2015 Time: - 09:30 Location: Canada

Many describe success as continued progression. In order to progress in today's quick moving business environment we must understand and adapt to changing technologies, develop those around us, and be willing to take risks. This interactive and engaging breakfast will highlight the important steps to position yourself for a successful career in 2015 and beyond.…

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TechBrew

01/29/2015

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01/29/2015 Date: January 29, 2015 Time: - 08:00 Location: #101-887 Great Northern Way, Vancouver, BC V5T 4T5

One of our most popular events, TechBrew brings together the coolest new technologies, cutting-edge innovators, and influential decision-makers, all under one roof. On January 29th, join fellow members of the BC tech community, including investors, top talent and local service providers, for an evening of inspiration, networking... and beer! Best for: everyone Key value: networking,…

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MBA Admissions Event in Vancouver

01/29/2015

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01/29/2015 Date: January 29, 2015 Time: - 09:00 Location: 900 West Georgia Street, BC V6C 2W6, Canada

Have you ever thought about doing an MBA? Join other like-minded young professionals in Vancouver and get all of your MBA questions answered in one place at the QS World MBA Tour on Thursday, January 29th at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Whether you wish to advance your career, consolidate your business network or simply acquire…

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Leading the Way to Positive Change

01/31/2015

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01/31/2015 Date: January 31, 2015 Time: - 05:00 Location: 5911 Minoru Blvd., Richmond, BC

This Education Forum is designed for administrative professionals looking to invest in training and development and improve their professional portfolio.

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Vertality5

02/05/2015

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02/05/2015 Date: February 5, 2015 Time: - 09:00 Location: 700 Hamilton St., Vancouver, BC, V6B 2R5

Our annual celebration of green vitality is back! Now in its fifth year, #Vertality5 is the quintessential meeting place and annual party for the sustainability business community to mix, connect and launch the New Year in style. There will be food, music, entertainment, old friends, new connections, as well as the chance to win some…

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Unlocking Your Customers Loyalty Potential In 2015

02/05/2015

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02/05/2015 Date: February 5, 2015 Time: - 09:30 Location: 1305 Arbutus Street Vancouver, BC

70% of customers are more likely to choose retailers that reward them. A loyalty program may be the key to unlocking your customers’ loyalty. Loyalty programs enable companies to attract, acquire, and retain customers. But coming up with new and interesting loyalty program ideas sure can be challenging. Take the guesswork out of your loyalty…

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The Odlum Brown FWE Gala: Get Social

02/16/2015

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02/16/2015 Date: February 16, 2015 Time: - 21:30 Location: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel 900 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5

Featuring an All-Star Panel including: Ryan Holmes (Founder & CEO, Hootsuite) Jamie Michaels (Head of Brand Strategy, Twitter Canada) Michele Romanow (a young tech entrepreneur who co-founded Canada’s fastest-growing retailer, Buytopia.ca, and sold one of her businesses to Groupon) FWE will also honour mentor Terry McBride (Co-Founder + CEO, Nettwerk Music Group + YYoga), a leader…

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WNORTH Conference

03/04/2015 - 03/06/2015

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03/04/2015 - 03/06/2015 Date: March 4, 2015 - March 6, 2015 Time: - 10:00 Location: Whistler, British Columbia

WNORTH is a global gathering of women in business who are the next generation of senior leaders. Women in corporate and public sectors as well as entrepreneurs will come together as a global community and develop uplifting connections with other remarkable women, listen to ground-breaking talks by some of the most inspiring women in the…

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Vancouver Web Fest

03/06/2015 - 03/08/2015

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03/06/2015 - 03/08/2015 Date: March 6, 2015 - March 8, 2015 Time: - 11:30 Location: 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8

Canada’s first web festival will be celebrating their second annual international event from March 6th to 8th, 2015. The Vancouver Web Fest (VWF) celebrates the progressive evolution of entertainment and programming created exclusively for the Internet. This uniquely diverse festival is the first of its kind in Canada. VWF will bring together International and Canadian…

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2015 PEAK Awards Gala

05/13/2015

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05/13/2015 Date: May 13, 2015 Time: - 09:00 Location: 900 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5

The Association of Women in Finance is pleased to host the 18th Annual PEAK Awards Gala. At PEAK 2015, AWF will once again be honouring the finest women practising law, accounting, business, and finance in our community. AWF is pleased to present this years PEAK Guest Speaker, Mark Bowden, Noted body language expert and elite…

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