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10 Vancouver business events to check out in August

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Daniel Chai Jul 31, 2018 12:00 pm 469
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Make connections and new friends at these 10 Vancouver business events happening around the city in August. Tony Robbins, Career Fair and Lessons in Leadership, and more.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section and business section.

Tony Robbins

  • What: American businessman, author, and philanthropist Tony Robbins is coming to Vancouver for Power of Success, a talk on personal development, money, motivation, business strategies, and more. Robbins promises to transform your entire life, from your relationships to your career.
  • When: Monday, August 6, 2018
  • Where:  Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building— 1055 Canada Place
  • Tickets: $197 to $995, online

Traction Conf 2018

  • What: Traction Conf brings founders and leaders from some of the fastest growing tech companies to share their growth secrets. The theme for 2018 is Scaling Up. Business leaders will share their challenges and learnings from scaling their companies to $10M/ $50M/ $100M+ in revenue, acquisition, and IPO.
  • When: Wednesday, August 8 to Thursday, August 9, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver – 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Growing Global – Exporting Success

  • What: Adopt a world-wide outlook for your business with Small Business BC’s Growing Global meetup series. This series focuses on international trade topics including importing and exporting. Gain practical insights on dealing with foreign markets from professionals and other entrepreneurs that have been through the process to help you achieve your own international business goals.
  • When: Thursday, August 9, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 7 pm
  • Where: Small Business BC – 54 – 601 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
  • Register: Online, $10

Business Leaders Golf Tournament

  • What: The 2018 ACG-BIV Business Leaders Golf Tournament is a full-day event that kicks off with registration and networking, continuing on to a shotgun golf format with on-course contests, then finishing in the evening with a networking reception, dinner and an awards ceremony.
  • When: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
  • Time: 1:15 to 9 pm
  • Where: University Golf Club – 5185 University Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Register: Online

Exploring opportunities to grow BC tourism

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  • What: Learn about the data-driven decision-making, trends, and disruptive technologies that are transforming the tourism industry. Hear where the major players in BC’s tourism industry are finding new opportunities for growth and how they are building strong brands. Gain insights into how the tourism industry is reacting to shifting political landscapes – at home and abroad.
  • When: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 12:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Club – Grand Ballroom 915 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $69-$138 plus GST

Vancouver Job Fair

  • What: Meet face to face with recruiters, HR Managers and Hiring Companies from the Vancouver Area and across Ontario.
  • When: Thursday, August 23, 2018
  • Time: 1 to 4 pm
  • Where: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Registration: Online, Free

The Curated Grid

  • What: An Instagram Workshop for the creative entrepreneur. The Curated Grid is a one-day intensive workshop designed for creative entrepreneurs who are looking to step up their Instagram game in today’s highly competitive social media market.
  • When: Friday, August 24, 2018
  • Time: 9 am to 2 pm
  • Where: Concious Lab – #200 422 Richards St., Vancouver,
  • Register: Online, $250

Unbounce Call To Action Conference 2018

  • What: World class marketing experts will be covering a wide array of topics, such as conversion optimization, email marketing, copywriting, landing pages, PPC, analytics, content marketing and much more.
  • When: Monday, August 27 to Wednesday, August 29, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 649 Cambie St, Vancouver
  • Register: Online

Social Media Marketing

  • What: Looking to boost your career potential by learning social media marketing? Experience what learning Digital Marketing at BrainStation is all about. Social Media Marketing will provide you with a fundamental understanding of what digital marketing consists of, while focusing on the social media component of the practice.
  • When: Tuesday, August 28, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: BrainStation – 455 Granville Street, Suite 400, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Discovery Series: Career Fair and Lessons in Leadership with keynote speaker Karm Sumal, CEO and Co-Founder of Daily Hive

  • What: Make new connections, hear insights from accomplished industry leaders, and maybe even find your dream job. At this special event held in partnership with the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia, experienced professionals will share triumphs and key learnings from their career progression. They will also discuss the benefits of having their CPA designation. Featuring keynote speaker Karm Sumal, CEO and Co-Founder of Daily Hive.
  • When: Wednesday, August 29, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 pm
  • Where: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre – Pavilion Ballroom – 1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • Register: Online

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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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