Must-attend spring networking events in Vancouver

Dec 19 2017, 9:51 am

If you have been spending winter hibernating from networking events in the city, then spring is a great time to resurface! The next few months are full of compelling networking events to attend in Vancouver.

Below are a few of my must-attend networking and professional developments happening around the city in the spring.

Mark Brand, Serial Entrepreneur at The Pacific Club

When: March 12
Time: 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Mark Brand, one of Vancouver’s most recognized social entrepreneurs, will discuss the challenges and victories of operating businesses in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side. This guy is legit and totally engaging. Only $25 for at ticket!

The Art of Marketing

When: March 19
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Canada’s #1 Marketing & Innovation Conference featuring New York Times Bestselling author Seth Godin and a host of top notch speakers and presenters. This event usually sells out and will be packed with Vancouver’s top marketers and leadership experts. It’s definitely one you don’t want to miss! Get $100 off registration here.

Art of Marketing

Business Planning for New Entrepreneurs: From ‘Idea to Open’

When: March 20
Time: 5 to 9 p.m.

An evening of learning and inspiration, where the will help you learn to think like a business owner and answer the tough questions about your business – so you can confidently write your business plan and use it to get the financing you need to start or grow your business.

Next Generation Digital Storytelling Panel

When: March 27
Time: 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

BCAMA senior storytelling executives will debate and discuss ways in which brands can inspire story co-creation through compelling narratives. Panellists include Ashley Brookes, Senior Brand & Content Manager, HootSuite and Matthew Nelson, Director of Digital Strategy, DDB Canada/Tribal Worldwide – Vancouver. 

Women’s Executive Network Breakfast ‘Lean In’

When: April 10
Time: 7:15 to 9:30 a.m.

Join the WXN for breakfast, networking and an engaging discussion facilitated by WXN Founder Pamela Jeffery. Panelists are Debby Carreau, CEO & Founder of Inspired HR and Tracie Crook, COO of McCarthy Tétrault. Tracie and Debby are among the 60 women executives identified globally by YPO’s WIN, in direct partnership with Sandberg, to help launch Lean In by serving as Lean In Circle Champions.

Justin Trudeau at the Vancouver Board of Trade

When: April 11
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Justin Trudeau was first elected as Member of Parliament for Papineau in 2008. With deep family and personal roots in British Columbia, Mr. Trudeau launched his political career to fight for Canadian values, bring forward a new perspective on the relationship between government and its citizens, and to help Canada be a model for the world.

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

When: June 3

The Women of Distinction Awards is YWCA Metro Vancouver’s premier fundraising event, recognized nationally as one of Canada’s most prestigious awards for women. Be prepared to be wowed by the star power in this room as the most influential women leaders in the city descend on the Westin Bayshore ballroom.

YWCA Women of Distinction

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