10 Vancouver business events to check out in March

Feb 24 2018, 6:28 am

From Influential Women in Business to Youth Achieving Success Conference, here is our checklist of Vancouver business events in the city this March.

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

International Women’s Day Gala: Endless Direction

Young Women in Busines

Image: Young Women in Busines / Facebook

  • What: YWiB SFU’s pillar event celebrates International Women’s Day with an evening of new memories and connections. Featuring a keynote speaker, networking, and more.
  • When: Friday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: Pinnacle at the Pier – 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35

2018: The Battle for Truth

  • What: Join Edelman Vancouver’s panel to discuss the results of the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer, an audit of trust in business, government, NGOs and media. Edelman Canada CEO Lisa Kimmel and Edelman Vancouver General Manager Bridgitte Anderson will be joined by journalist and former B.C. Minister of Finance Carole Taylor to discuss the results of the 18th annual Trust Barometer and what they mean for businesses.
  • When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
  • Time: 11:30 am
  • Where: Fairmont Pacific Rim – Star Sapphire Ballroom – 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $69-$138

Influential Women in Business

  • What: Business in Vancouver recognizes BC’s most outstanding business women in private or public sector companies. Honourees have risen through the ranks to become senior executives or entrepreneurs. Through corporate board placements they help influence and shape policy at some of Canada’s largest companies.
  • When: Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • Time: 11:30 am to 2 pm
  • Where: The Fairmont Waterfront – 900 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $125-$155

How To Inspire Change In People: Strategic Storytelling In Leaders

  • What: Jordan Bower leads an interactive workshop on the art and science of strategic storytelling.
  • When: Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 6:45 pm
  • Where: RTOWN Headquarters – Suite 502 1250 Homer Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $30

Energy Transitions Forum featuring Bruce Anderson

  • What: Bruce Anderson, Chairman of Abacus Data, shares his latest public opinion findings regarding Canada’s opportunity to demonstrate leadership in the low carbon economy, carbon pricing and clean energy solutions.
    Following his remarks, Bruce will join Colleen Giroux-Schmidt, Vice President, Corporate Relations, Western Region, Innergex Renewable Energy, Tom Syer, Director of Government Affairs, Teck Resources, and Merran Smith, Executive Director, Clean Energy Canada for a panel discussion on how the findings of this research may impact public policy decisions and British Columbia’s competitiveness.
  • When: Friday, March 9, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 to 9:30 am
  • Where: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel – Mackenzie Ballroom – 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $45

Empowered Entrepreneur

  • What: Network with like minded entreprenerurs in a fun, social setting. Each meeting will have a discussion topic or a speaker to educate and inspire.
  • When: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • Time: 10 to 11:30 am
  • Where: Chances Maple Ridge – 22710 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge
  • Tickets: Online, $5-$15

GLOBE Forum and Innovation Expo 2018

  • What: Business, government, and civil society leaders find inspiration, connections, and new opportunities in the clean economy. Featured speakers include Michelle Patron, Director of Sustainability Policy, Microsoft; Ryan Holmes, CEO, Hootsuite; and Dee Poon Managing Director and Chief Brand Officer, PYE.
  • When: Wednesday March 14 to Friday, March 16, 2018
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Center – East Building – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Register: Online

CME BC Annual Stakeholders’ Dinner

  • What: An exclusive dinner where over 150 senior executives from the manufacturing sector will meet and dine with key government decision makers, BC’s Ministers & Deputy Ministers, and the heads of Crown Corporations.
  • When: Thursday, March 15, 2018
  • Time: 4 to 9 pm
  • Where: Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport, – 3099 Corvett Way, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online, $195-$250

Trading opportunities with Japan

  • What: In partnership with the Canada-Japan Inter-Parliamentary Group and other organisations, this event will stimulate discussion on where trading opportunities can be found and how more can be created.
  • When: Thursday, March 22, 2018
  • Time: 11:30 am
  • Where: Coast Coal Harbour – Coal Harbour Ballroom – 1180 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Register: Online, $69-$138

Youth Achieving Success Conference 2018

March 31

(Youth Achieving Success / Facebook)

  • What: A full day of engaging workshops, with a wide variety of speakers who will be covering careers such as medicine, journalism, tech, culinary arts, and more.
  • When: Saturday, March 31, 2018
  • Time: 8:30 am to 4 pm
  • Where: SFU Harbour Centre Campus – 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

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