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Vancouver Twestival 2011: Save the Date


Monday, February 7th, 2011 — 10:47am PDT
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Vancouver Twestival 2011 will take place March 24th and my organizational team is already on their toes, arranging sponsors, prizes, and securing a venue. For those unfamiliar with Twestival, Vancouver’s largest Twitter-based fundraiser, here’s a bit of background. Tweet. Meet. Give. Twestival is a Twitter Festival, the brainchild of a small group of people who […]

Success at Twestival Vancouver


Friday, March 26th, 2010 — 12:32pm PDT
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After packing up the last of the leftover meat & cheese platters I waved to Marc, I drove home from YVRTwestival in the rain. I had just hosted an event for 250 people that raised over $9,000 for Concern Worldwide. My automatic windshield wipers began to sway back and forth as I thought about all […]

Twestival Global Vancouver 2010


Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 — 9:35am PDT
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This is the third time I have organized Twestival in Vancouver and each experience has been an adventure and a challenge. Since 2007 I have been using my site to raise awareness and funds for causes, from the annual Blogathon or through events I have hosted, to collecting food donations for these causes. Photo credit: […]

Vancouver Twestival Tickets are Now on Sale


Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 — 9:14am PDT
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For the second time this year, I am organizing a Twestival event in Vancouver. Twestival is a global fundraising event that is organized through Twitter, using the service to gather volunteers, get community input, invite participants, and publicize the event. Twestival will be like a meetup, where you can show up, have some food, win […]

First Twestival Well Being Drilled


Monday, April 6th, 2009 — 9:35am PDT
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On Feburary 12, 2009 Twestival took place in over 200 cities around the world and was organized, arranged, and attended all thanks to people and companies on Twitter. With a ton of help, I put together Vancouver’s event and thanks to the 200+ people who showed up at the Opus Hotel that evening, our city […]

Vancouver's Twestival Event Happening Tonight


Thursday, February 12th, 2009 — 3:04pm PDT
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In about 2 hours I’ll be heading out to the Opus Hotel to setup for Vancouver’s Twestival. Twestival is a global event (in about 200 cities) that is taking place all day today to benefit charity:water. We sold out with 200 tickets ($10 a pop + sponsors meaning our city already raised almost $2,000) and […]