Archive for January, 2009

Vancouver Twestival Save the Date

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other day Deb Pickman sent me a message on Twitter to inform me of Twestival, a one-day event taking place in cities across the globe, connecting people through Twitter and supporting a great cause. I instantly signed up as the organizer of Vancouver’s contribution and yesterday Vancouver’s dedicated Twestival site went live. Now it’s […]

Taste BC with Liberty Wine Merchants

Comments 61 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Next week Liberty Wine Merchants will host the second annual Taste BC celebration of local spirits and culinary delights which will take place at the Hyatt Regency, benefiting a great cause to boot. Liberty launched Taste BC in 2008 after successfully running the BC Wine and Oyster Festival for 13 years. All proceeds from that […]

Panty by Post Interview

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was first introduced to Panty by Post by Rebecca Coleman after the Making a Scene Conference in November and soon after they signed on as sponsors for the Best of 604 Awards. The company came through and not only provided a prize for one of the category winners, but also a raffle prize, and […]

Shorty Awards Nominee Kris Krug

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Given that the microbloggging service, Twitter, grew 752% during 2008 it’s no longer a social networking tool that can be ignored [see my Twitter posts]. It helps people communicate by the minute, organize, schedule, share, discuss, and connect from across the globe and thanks to the Shorty Awards, it also recognizes individuals that do all […]

3rd Whale Launch Party and Inauguration Bash

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few months ago super green business directory, happyfrog.ca, merged with 3rdWhale, “a digital media company focused on providing tools, resources and innovative projects that help individuals the world over live a greener and healthier lifestyle.” 3rdWhale has been busy working on mobile tools such as their shiny new iPhone application and they’ll be celebrating […]