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Fresh! Fraser Valley 2010

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The inaugural Fresh! Fraser Valley is taking place this coming Saturday, September 25th. Co-founded by Kristi Ferguson (Fraser Valley Pulse) and Danielle Knowles (Red Pencil Editing Services) the single-day event aims to bring together the Fraser Valley community with home-grown businesses and shops. “There is really two sides to Fresh!,” Ferguson told me by email. […]

IMC 2010 Keynote with Guy Kawasaki, Win Tickets

Comments 49 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Internet Marketing Conference is happening in Vancouver next week featuring keynote speaker, Guy Kawasaki. I liveblogged several sessions at the IMC in 2008 and found that they were a great group of people who recognized the importance of social media in today’s marketing landscape. Photo credit: nrkbeta on Flickr The two-day conference at […]

Forum for Women Entrepreneurs: Ticket Giveaway

Comments 36 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs is a local social group dedicated to networking, mentorship, and educational programming for women in business. On Thursday June 3rd they will be hosting a special event that will celebrate 14 entrepreneurs in the “e-series” category. What The Entrepreneur Affair (previously known as the graduation event) When June 3, 2010 […]

Pixar Opens its Vancouver Studio

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday a crowd gathered in what used to be Workspace to welcome Disney’s Pixar animation studio to Gastown. The Georgia Straight took some video at the event which you can view on YouTube. Thanks to the Province of BC for also sharing their video of the event on YouTube and including the cute introduction that […]

Street to Snow Sale and Contest

Comments 20 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When a friend of my sister told me about his store in Burnaby, a sale he’d like to promote, and a giveaway he’d like to run for my readers, I figured it would be worth writing up. Street to Snow is a locally-owned and operated independent fashion outlet that features name brand skate, snow, and […]