What: Join BC Association For Charitable Gaming and Volunteer BC for their annual training event for volunteers, non-profits and charities.The symposium features keynote addresses, workshops and sessions with opportunities to network with colleagues and volunteers from across BC.
When: Wednesday, October 4 and Thursday, October 5
Time: 8 am to 4 pm
Where: Executive Airport Plaza Hotel – 7311 Westminster Hwy, Richmond
What: An evening to celebrate and recognize the success and excellence of the francophone and francophile businesses and entrepreneurs of Greater Vancouver. The 5th anniversary special edition of the Gala will highlight the past winners of the Palme Bleue awards.
When: October 12
Time: 6:30 to 10 pm
Where: Terminal City Club – 837 W Hastings St, Vancouver
What: A free conference to learn more from cleantech CEOs and start-up experts. Gain insight into an industry leveraging renewable materials and energy, decreasing natural resources use, and reducing emissions and waste.
When: October 12
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library Central Branch – 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
What: In this panel session, four experienced tech CEOs will discuss some of the defining moments along their journey and the lasting impact these meaningful experiences have had on their leadership. Exclusively for CEOs and Presidents of technology companies.
When: October 17
Time: 5 to 7:30 pm
Where: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront – 1133 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
What: Sip and savour your way through the galleries of the Vancouver Aquarium as you go on a culinary journey celebrating the conservation of our oceans at Toast to the Coast. Food and beverages are included with the ticket price, and all proceeds support the Vancouver Aquarium’s research, education and direct action programs that benefit ocean conservation.
When: October 20
Time: 6 pm VIP pre-reception, 7:30 pm main gala
Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Vancouver
What: Make connections with businesses and individuals from across the region and hear from industry leaders on topics that matter to your business. This event features exhibitors and attendees from a wide variety of industries.
When: October 24
Time: 3:30 to 6 pm
Where: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver-BC Ballroom – 900 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
What: The Art of Leadership brings together the most respected names in thought leadership in a place of inspirational interaction. The conference is built around the stories, ideas, discoveries and collaborative moments that drive achievement. The 47th US Vice President Joe Biden headlines alongside Canadian anchor and author Amanda Lang, author and Executive Creative Director formerly with Cirque du Soleil Welby Altidor, and New York Times bestselling authors Dr. Tasha Eurich and Vince Molinaro.
When: October 26
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building – 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver