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
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
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
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
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
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