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10 Vancouver business events to check out in June

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Daniel Chai May 30, 2018 5:00 am 327

From Women in PR Annual Soiree to Indigenous Opportunities Forum and BC Business Top 100, here is our checklist of Vancouver business events in the city in June.

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

Women in PR Annual Soiree

  • What: The theme for this year is branding and the speakers will be sharing tips on personal branding, creating brand equity and brand building. Speakers include Lyndi Barrett, Editor at Style Calling; Noa Nichol, Editor in Chief at Vita Daily and Vita Magazine; Olivia Lovenmark, Director of Marketing at Finhaven; and Wendy Hartley, Principal at Hartley PR.
  • When: Tuesday, June 5, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: The University Women’s Club of Vancouver At Hycroft – 1489 McRae Ave., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

DisruptHR YVR 2018

Image: Sangquan Deng / Shutterstock

  • What: DisruptHR YVR brings together a community of people leaders – HR professionals, CEOs, technologists, and business leaders – for a night of presentations with a purpose to shift the way we work.
  • When: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 10 pm
  • Where: Science World at TELUS World of Science – 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$45

Small Business BC Mix & Mingle

  • What: Network with fellow entrepreneurs while enjoying some light refreshments and beverages during this fun social mixer to kick off the summer season. Attendees will also be given the opportunity to provide a 30-second pitch and the chance to win some great door prizes.
  • When: Thursday, June 7, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 7 pm
  • Where: Small Business BC – 54 – 601 West Cordova Street, Waterfront Station, Vancouver
  • Registration: Online, Free

BCBC Sixth Annual Chair’s Dinner

  • What: Business Council of British Columbia’s Sixth Annual Chair’s Dinner will feature keynote speaker, David Frum, author, social and political commentator, and Senior Editor at The Atlantic. Hear Frum’s insights on what the Trump Presidency means for Canada’s relationship with our largest trading partner, the future of NAFTA, Canadian competitiveness in light of U.S. tax reform, opportunities for Canadian political and economic leadership, as well as opportunities for Canadian and BC businesses to grow, innovate, and attract talent in an increasingly complex world.
  • When: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 to 8:45 pm
  • Where: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel – Waterfront Ballroom – 900 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Vancouver Women in Tech Week – BCIT Luncheon

  • What: Network and lunch with Vancouver Women in Tech Week. Featuring panels on Future Face of Tech, C-Suite Luncheon, and Innovation, as well as door prizes.
  • When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
  • Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
  • Where: BCIT Downtown Campus – 55 Seymour Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$300

Elevate Vancouver

  • What: A full day of Microsoft Dynamics GP and NAV training, demos, guided walk-throughs, third-party solutions, access to resources, networking, and more.
  • When: Thursday, June 14, 2018
  • Time: 8 am to 5:30 pm
  • Where: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront – 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $185-$235

VINTAGE: A Celebration of Vancouver’s Top 30 Mom Bloggers

Hycroft Mansion at 1489 McRae Avenue in Shaughnessy. Today this is home to the University Women’s Club of Vancouver, but in 1924 it was the home of General AD McRae.

Hycroft Mansion

  • What: The announcement of Vancouver’s top 30 Vancouver Mom Bloggers. Presented by PDG Pediatric Dental Group and featuring a wine-tasting from the Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association.
  • When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: The University Women’s Club of Vancouver At Hycroft – 1489 McRae Ave., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Indigenous Opportunities Forum 2018

  • What: The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s 8th annual Indigenous Opportunities Forum will explore the important role that Indigenous peoples play in British Columbia’s economy. This year’s theme is Creating Balance, with a focus on partnerships, procurement and progress. The forum will feature case studies of businesses and Indigenous communities working collaboratively for mutual prosperity and progression.
  • When: Friday, June 22, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 am
  • Where: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – BC Ballroom – 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $179-$229

BC Business Top 100 – An Afternoon with Ian Telfer

  • What: BC Business marks the release of the Top 100 issue, the definitive list of BC’s largest companies. Featuring special guest Ian Telfer, who will recount his journey building Vancouver-based Goldcorp into one of the world’s largest gold mining companies.
  • When: Thursday, June 28, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Where: The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – 900 W Georgia St, Vancouver
  • Register: Online

Resume Writing & Interview Skills

  • What: Resume Writing & Interviewing Skills is a crash course to help job seekers develop an eye-catching resume, and give a stellar interview. This one day class includes interactive Q&A, role play, demonstrations, and examples of A-Grade resumes and interviews.
  • When: Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Time: 9 am to 4 pm
  • Where: SFU Harbour Centre Campus Vancouver – 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $29.95-$39.95

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

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