What: This one day conference is dedicated to the science and art of marketing innovation and offers attendees the opportunity to learn through an interactive, thought leadership approach. Featuring fresh insights, networking, compelling content, and a lineup of talented speakers.
When: April 4 from 8 am to 4:30 pm
Where: The Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre – 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
Price: Tickets start at $380, available online via BCAMA
What: Join hundreds of professionals and business owners at Western Canada’s biggest Marketing and PR event – The Change in the Making Conference (CIMC). This is your opportunity to learn from industry leaders and horn in on practical digital marketing skills and trends while building lasting connections within the industry.
When: April 5 and 6 from 8:30 am to 6 pm
Where: West Coast Railway Heritage Park – 39645 Government Road, Squamish
What: Face-to-face discussions with North America’s hottest franchises, plus proven part-time business opportunities. Must attend seminars for aspiring business owners and countless opportunities to make a big, bold change.
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
What: The largest annual conference on real estate investment and management in the region. Vancouver Real Estate Forum will deliver a fast-paced, information-packed program focusing on key issues and challenges facing real estate investors, developers, asset managers, brokers and other professionals active in every facet of commercial, industrial, residential and investment real estate.
What: Join the UBC Sauder Club of Vancouver for an exclusive CEO Breakfast with the CEO of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC), David Labistour, to hear about his journey to running one of Canada’s top outdoor retail businesses.
Where: YWCA Metro Vancouver, Welch Room 1, 4th Floor – 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver
What: Guests will hear from Mic Minhas, CFO at Fuller Family, which founded and still owns the Earls Restaurant chain. Earls has now grown to 62 restaurants and remains a private, family-owned business. Enjoy some delicious food and drinks from Earls and learn how the company stays competitive in Canada’s bustling restaurant market.
Where: Earls Yaletown Loft – 1095 Mainland St, Vancouver
When: April 18 at 5:30 pm
Tickets: Online, Free for CYP Members, Non-Members: $50 +GST. This event is limited to Members of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s Company of Young Professionals program and guests aged 35 and under.
What: Legal counsel, in-house counsel, and tech industry experts will join forces at this program to discuss the key legal issues that the tech industry faces, giving the tech and legal industries a window into each other’s worlds to facilitate more successful working relationships.
Where: Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
What: Greater Vancouver Board of Trade dives into the first 100 days of the new US presidency, and discuss what the next four, or more, years could mean for Canada-U.S. relations, key BC industries, and your business.
Where: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel – 900 Canada Place, Vancouver
What: Just because you know what social media is, does not mean that you necessarily understand how to use it to grow and develop your business. This workshop focuses on understanding social media, what is it and how it’s connecting people. Presented by Mhairi Petrovic of Out-Smarts Marketing Inc.