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11 Vancouver business events to check out in June

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Daniel Chai Jun 01, 2017 4:28 am 762

Looking to make new connections and grow your business in Vancouver? Check out our checklist of business events to check out around the city this June.

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

Local Talks No. 13: #BasicBusiness

  • What: Join Fall for Local and experts in the small business field for a dive into the Business Basics. Topics covered include bookkeeping, taxes, and those little legal questions that may come up along they way.
  • When: June 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Mobify – 725 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Online: Online, $15

Business Council of British Columbia’s Fifth Annual Chair’s Dinner

  • What: BCBC’s vision as “The Place Where Leaders Meet to Unlock BC’s Full Potential”, will be on full display on June 7 where attendees will be joined by BC’s fellow thought leaders in business, academia, First Nations and government to gain insights regarding the challenges impacting our competitiveness in the global marketplace.
  • When: June 7 from 4:45 to 8:45 pm
  • Where: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Register: Online

Canada’s New Vision for Defence

Minister of Defense Harjit Sajjan (Harjit Sajjan/ Facebook)

Minister of Defense Harjit Sajjan (Harjit Sajjan/ Facebook)

  • What: Greater Vancouver Board of Trade welcomes Minister of National Defence and MP for Vancouver South Harjit S. Sajjan for a special luncheon address on Canada’s new vision for defence. This is Minister Sajjan’s first major speech to the Greater Vancouver business community.
  • Where: Pan Pacific Hotel-Crystal Pavilion – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • When: June 9 from 12 to 2 pm. Registation at 11:30 am.
  • Tickets: $69-$138. Table of 8: $662-$1324

Ignite 2017

  • What: A security conference where you will learn best practices to keep your organization’s computing environment secure. Featuring highly technical, interactive and educational sessions that will provide actionable insights and immediately applicable best practices to improve your organization’s security posture.
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • When: June 12 to 15
  • Register: Online

DisruptHR YVR 5.0

  • What: DisruptHR is an information exchange designed to energize, inform and empower executives, business leaders and people in the HR field.
  • Where: Science World – 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver
  • When: June 14 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Register: Online, $40-45

BC Food Systems Network 19th Annual Gathering

  • What: Join movers and shakers, pollinators and connectors, convenors and change makers, thought leaders, and folks who are new to food systems change for the 19th Annual BCFSN Annual Gathering.
  • Where: UBC Farm – Centre for Sustainable Food Systems – 3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver
  • When: July 14 to 16
  • Register: Online

Elevate: Celebrating the Port

  • What: Join North Vancouver Chamber in celebrating the unique business sector of the port. Features a panel of industry leaders sharing some of the opportunities and challenges facing our local port economy. 
  • Where: Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier – 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
  • When: June 20 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $49-69

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce 86th Annual General Meeting

  • What: Marco Iannuzzi, BC Lion, Harvard grad and investment advisor is the keynote speaker at this Greater Langley event. Marco currently operates his wealth management practice at RBC Dominion Securities while simultaneously playing professional football for the BC Lions.
  • Where: Cascades Casino Coast Hotel & Convention Centre – 20393 Fraser Highway, Langley
  • When: June 20 from 5 to 8:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$50 + gst

Call To Action Conference 2017 

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  • What: Learn the best practises in digital marketing from a lineup of industry professionals. Unbounce’s fourth-annual conference covers everything digital marketing-related from copywriting, email, pay-per-click, conversation rate optimization, landing page design, and of course, networking.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street
  • When: June 25 – 27
  • Tickets: $849 Unbounce customer/$999 general attendee/$799 groups of 2 or more – available online

Women in PR Canada – Annual Summer Soiree

  • What: Join Women in PR Canada at their annual summer soiree for an energizing evening of networking at Hycroft. This event is a great opportunity to learn more about the organization, enjoy the company of industry friends and meet new women (and men) who are united in their PR careers.
  • Where: The University Women’s Club of Vancouver at Hycroft – 1489 McRae Ave, Vancouver
  • When: June 28 from 5 to 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online

BCBusiness Top 100

  • What: This year’s BCBusiness Top 100 features special guest David Foster, a native of Victoria, one of the most successful music producers in history and the founder of the David Foster Foundation.
  • Where: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
  • When: June 29 from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $79-$169

Know of a business event happening that’s not listed? Send it to us –[email protected] 


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

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