What: TEDxStanleyPark is one of the world’s largest TED conferences. It is held every March in Vancouver, British Columbia. High-impact talks address a diverse range of humanity’s tough challenges and offer practical and optimistic solutions. These talks inspire, stimulate and activate thoughtful optimists with open minds and big hearts to move the needle toward a better world.
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
What: An evening of laughter and entertainment with Howie Long, NFL Hall of Famer defensive end for the Oakland Raiders and lead in-studio analyst on the award-winning FOX NFL Sunday pregame show. Also featuring Rich Hansen, Paralympic athlete and founder of the Rick Hansen Foundation. Hansen is the 2017 Jack Diamond Award recipient.
Where: Hyatt Regency Vancouver – 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver
What: In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8th, Small Business BC Meetup is highlighting successful women entrepreneurs. Hear about their journeys and how they’re pushing the boundaries for women in business. Whether you are a woman interested in business or you simply want to connect and hear from inspirational entrepreneurs, join in celebrating women everywhere that are making an impact.
Where: Small Business BC – Waterfront Station –601 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
What: Join BC’s senior business leadership for an exclusive opportunity to learn how Canadian energy companies are addressing future challenges and capitalizing on the opportunities arising from the rapidly shifting global energy and trade landscape.
Where: Terminal City Club – 837 Hastings Street, Vancouver
What: Current and former investors on CBC’s Dragon’s Den, Manjit Minhas and Bruce Croxon will be speaking at the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s fireside chat “Igniting Investment for Business Growth.
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West (Rooms 211-214) – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
What: The #BCTECH Summit is the largest technology conference in British Columbia showcasing the province’s vibrant technology industry. Attend, build cross-sector opportunities for your business and explore the latest ideas and innovations fuelling our economy today.
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
What: Join Canadian Women in Public Relations for a private tour of the CBC Vancouver Broadcast Centre Newsroom. The CBC Vancouver Broadcast Centre is a state-of-the-art integrated newsroom, home of CBC News Vancouver and CBC Radio, and forms the cornerstone of a major redevelopment.
Where: CBC Vancouver – 700 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
When: March 23 from 12:45 pm to 2:30 pm
Tickets:Online, Free for members, $50 for non-members
What: In his first address to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, Professor Ono will share insights and impressions of B.C. and UBC, concentrating especially on the innovation agenda that B.C. Premier Christy Clark has asked him to lead. It’s the story of a university, a city and a province poised for another jump in international recognition and acclaim – a move from excellence to eminence.
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
What: A 24-hour Hackathon experience, complete with free food, swag, and networking opportunities with representatives from BestBuy, Amazon, Hootsuite, BrainStation and more/ Workshops and mentors will provide support throughout the hackathon and at the end, you’ll have a chance at winning over $2000 in prizes/
Where: UBC Henry Angus Building – 2053 Main Mall, Vancouver