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Vancouver Enterprising Moms Network – Event Review by Guest Blogger: Tracey Rossignol

Vancouver Enterprising Moms Network – Event Review By Guest Blogger: Tracey Rossignol One of my favourite networking groups is the Vancouver Enterprising Moms Network (Van EMN).   I find the monthly meetings of female entrepreneurs, many of us moms, nice and intimate at 20-30 women per meeting.  I really enjoy the mix of existing members and […]

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Social Media: Marketing on a Budget (event review)

Speakers: Jennifer Schaeffers (@jenu2): Marketing & Communications Director, Sport BC Trevor Turnbull (@trevorturnbull): Sports Business Consultant, T3 Connect Sports Marketing Kevin Jagger (@kevinjagger): Long Track Long Shot Ryan McKee (@ryanmckee): Marketing Manager, Vancouver Whitecaps FC Tina Rogers (@tinarogers): Marketing & Creative Services Coordinator, Vancouver Canucks Nicole van Zanten (@nicolevanzanten): Social Media Coordinator, Vancouver Canucks Kudos […]

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Can a girl be a Waterboy?

Can a girl be a Waterboy? BC Lions Annual Waterboys Breakfast at Hastings Racecourse Blog post: Jen Schaeffers, Founder, NetworkinginVan Coming from a career in professional sports I have heard rumblings of the infamous BC Lions Waterboys breakfasts for a long time…and no, I am not talking about Bobby Boucher.  For those of you that […]

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The Sport Performance Speaker Series Review

The Canadian Sport Centre Pacific (CSCPacific) & The Vancouver Sport Network host a monthly networking series and panel discussion called “The Sport Performance Speaker Series” for sport professionals, athletes, coaches and students. For a city that is seemingly flooded with networking events across a number of industries, the sports industry is one that has yet […]

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Not Failure but LOW AIM is the crime!

Success is the Ability to Make Wise Decisions Blog Post by: Jen Schaeffers, Founder I have been to my fair share of networking events, but one group which I hadn’t had the chance to check out yet is The Pacific Club. Thanks to one of our guest bloggers, Jesse Bowness (President of The Pacific […]

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“Our Story, Our Success” – WIL luncheon review

Last Thursday’s luncheon was a part of the WIL National Spotlight Speaker Series, showcasing female role models in business. This was one of those events you leave feeling empowered and inspired. Panel Speakers: Emcee: Rita Rogers, Senior Manager, Events, Canucks Sport & Entertainment Sandy Cimoroni, Senior Vice President, TD Waterhouse – Financial Planning. Debbie Butt, […]

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Perfect is Freaking Boring: Words of Wisdom from Vancouver’s top female execs

Last Tuesday night, Y.E.S! Vancouver hosted its annual Speaker Series event at Level Furnished Living, featuring four of Vancouver’s top female executives in a panel discussion moderated by 2020 Communications’ CEO, Heather White. The panelists included: Susan Yurkovichvar link = document.getElementById(‘link2736′);link.onclick = function(){document.location = link.getAttribute(‘href’);} , Executive Vice President, BC Hydro Janet Austin, Chief Executive […]

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What the heck is BNI and Meetup?

 To me the word networking means relationship building. In my opinion it doesn’t make much sense to go to one-off events in hopes of getting business. What is BNI? This is why I joined BNI and why the system is so powerful. I have been a member of BNI Amplify for 2 years and just […]

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