Archive | Event Reviews

Art of Marketing 2014

From Mediocre to Remarkable

Since Wednesday, March 19th, 2014, I haven’t been able to look at my career the same way. I was excited when booking myself a seat at the Art of Marketing Conference in Vancouver, BC – heck, Seth Godin was going to be speaking! I remember reading his book Tribes in university when completing my BA […]

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Reinventing M Network mSummit Recap

By Jane Stark   As a mompreneur to two small girls I was excited to attend Reinventing M Network’s mSummit for the first time on Saturday November 16th. Now in it’s third year the summit has grown significantly and this year had 22 speakers over the day including the likes of Tamara Taggert, Jill Earthy, […]

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ai???Chances you are already a media companyai???: Top takeaways from Beyond Content Marketing

The BC Association of Integrated Marketers (AIM) and guestsAi??Ai??gathered at the beautiful Four Seasons Vancouver on Nov 7 th to exploreAi??the Ai??world beyond content marketing.Grace Carter from Aritzia started us off with the importance of developing a meaningful online presence. Aritzia, a company late toAi??social media and online game, has taken huge strides in […]

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Top 5 Takeaways from Women’s Executive Network’s “Women in Tech” Talk, by: Rebecca Kwong-Taylor

By: Rebecca Kwong-Taylor Last week I was fortunate to attend Women’s Executive Network’s “Women in Tech” talk. Mere minutes into the breakfast event at Terminal City Club, featured guest, Cybele Negris, already comes across as extremely down-to-earth, forthcoming, and genuine. Throughout her morning talk, the Founder and President busts myths, challenges the status quo, […]

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Top Tweets from the OMG Social Media Conference

The first ever OMG Social Media Conference kicked off this past Thursday, August 15th. The event brought together over 100 small business owners and social media enthusiasts. With 6 industry leaders and 10 social media experts present, attendees had an opportunity to learn how to formulate and execute an effective social media plan. It was […]

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Advice from Business Legend, Frank Giustra by feature writer: Brian Soregaroli

So, what is there to learn from legendary Vancouver businessman, Frank Giustra?  Interviewed by BC Business Magazine publisher, Peter Legge, at their Top 100 luncheon event on June 26, 2013, at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, he shared with an audience of several hundred, stories of his varied career and the insights he gained along the way. […]

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Ladies Who Lunch – Live Your Dream event

Ladies Who Lunch with Maria Kritikos – Live Your Dream, benefiting ‘Beauty Night’: building self esteem and changing the lives of women and youth living in poverty Being only my second networking event ever, and being held at the exclusive Arbutus Club, I’ll admit I was a little nervous about attending the Ladies Who Lunch […]

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2012 Best Companies to Work For in BC Gala, Recap

November 28, 2012. 7:30pm. The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Almost 500 BC professionals (including many students) gathered to celebrate 2012 Best Companies to Work for in BC. Peter Legge with his daughter Rebecca right from the beginning set the atmosphere for laughs, fun and cheer. Cameron Laker and David Jordan welcomed the audience. There were many […]

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Tips for Conquering Fancy Gala Events – Recap from the Burnaby Business Excellence Awards

The Burnaby Business Excellence Awards Gala is Burnaby’s premiere night of celebrating businesses and organizations in the local community. This year, I had the good fortune of attending as a finalist on behalf of my company; the event happened on November 7 at the Hilton Metrotown. The networking was fantastic, kicking off with a casual […]

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Event Recap: Straight from the Dragon’s Mouth with Kevin O’Leary

Entertaining and ruthless would accurately describe Kevin O’Leary. The controversial entrepreneur and venture capitalist, best known for his contributions to TV’s Dragons’ Den, Shark Tank and The Lang and O’Leary Exchange, was in Vancouver recently to deliver a keynote speech during an exclusive networking event for private enterprise. Straiight from the Dragon’s Mouth, An Evening […]

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Vancouver Enterprise Forum: The Changing Face of Vancouver’s Film Industry – Event Review

October’s VEF event was right up my alley, as it dealt with the changing face of the Vancouver film industry from physical sets and locations to explosions and computer-generated graphics. The panel consisted of some of the largest VFX and 3D animation studios in town, making for a night of interesting and frank commentary. I […]

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Meet the women who aren’t afraid to disrupt, construct, and re-define the possible

On Saturday, November 3rd I had the amazing opportunity to volunteer at the Beyond Pink (BP) 2012 Conference. #BP2012 was the third annual conference hosted by Young Women in Business (YWiB), and had over 150 women in attendance ranging from ages 18 to 40. This year’s theme was “disrupt, construct, and re-define the possible.” To […]

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