What we're about

Vancouver Business Network (“VBN”) was founded on March 26, 2010 and now is the largest business Meetup on the west coast and the 11th largest in the world. VBN’s tagline is Learn, Network and Grow.

We meet weekly on Tuesday evenings in Vancouver, British Columbia, and are addressed by speakers with strong delivery skills and content that is relevant to active and aspiring small business owners. Joining VBN and attending VNB Meetups is free.

We have a keynote speaker at every Meetup, record their talk and upload it to VBN’s YouTube channel - https://www.youtube.com/EntrepreneursInternationalNetwork to help entrepreneurs around the world build better businesses.

VBN’s members are:

1. Aspiring entrepreneurs who are self-educating themselves

2. New entrepreneurs who are often independent service providers

3. Established entrepreneurs with micro businesses

4. The average age is around 35

5. Many are new Canadians

6. Most are Internet savvy

7. The men:women ratio is 50:50.

Check out VBN's upcoming events at https://www.meetup.com/the-vancouver-business-network/events/

Upcoming events (5)

Unleash Your Voice With Audiobook Production & Publishing | Tina Dietz

TRAINING DESCRIPTION

More than 2 billion dollars in audiobook sales were generated in 2020. Audiobook publishing is growing at a rate 3 times faster than any other format, and has been for the past 7 years. Walk down any street and you’ll see people soaking in information through their phones - will your book be available to the millions of listeners hungry for content? This workshop will show you how.

TAKEAWAYS

In this workshop you’ll learn from Tina Dietz if audiobook publication is a good fit for your books. You’ll discover how to avoid audiobook production pitfalls and make producing your audiobooks a pleasure. You’ll get the inside scoop on making your audiobook available to millions of eager listeners on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes. You’ll find out how to boost your bottom line and expand your audience using your audiobook as an evergreen content and marketing tool.

SPEAKER’S BIO

Tina Dietz is an award-winning and internationally acclaimed speaker, audiobook publisher, corporate podcast producer, and vocal leadership expert. Tina has been featured on media outlets including ABC, Inc.com, Huffington Post, and Forbes. Tina’s first podcast, The StartSomething Show, was named by INC magazine as one of the top 35 podcasts for entrepreneurs. Tina’s company, Twin Flames Studios, amplifies the messages of experts globally to their target markets via audiobooks, podcasting, and vocal leadership. Tina divides her time between the US and Costa Rica, where she’s part of a leadership team building a conscious community called Vista Mundo.

Contact Tina Dietz at [masked] or https://twinflamesstudios.com, get links to connect with Tina at https://linktr.ee/TinaDietz

AGENDA

● Zoom room opens 20 minutes before start time
● Opening remarks – 5 minutes
● Roger interviews Tina – 5 minutes
● Tina’s workshop – 60 minutes
● Upcoming speakers – 5 minutes
● Collaborative networking – 20 minutes
● Idea parties – 25 minutes
● It’s a wrap.

YOUR INVESTMENT

Free, zip, nothing, nada, zilch, gratuite/gratuit, besplatno, $0. We only ask that you attend with a spirit of giving, serving and sharing with your fellow participants.

ZOOM LINK

https://successroadacademy.zoom.us/j/97780327113

Drive sales to 7 figures by transforming your Inner Dude | Kieron Sweeney

THIS TRAINING IS FOR YOU IF …

• You are underpaid for your services.
• You want to be globally regarded as a leader in your industry
• You pride yourself on helping others & positively impacting lives.

TRAINING DESCRIPTION

Your Inner Dude is how you think about yourself. Your life and business is a reflection of your inner thoughts and beliefs. I went from six-figures in sales to over $30 million in 5 years. How? I re-programmed my inner-dude and took ownership of my success, BEFORE it happened. What does that mean? I reveal the answer August 17th. All LIVE attendees will receive a complimentary 3-hour live training workshop to be held Saturday August 21st 9 am – noon PST.

TAKEAWAYS

• You’ll never think the same way again.
• You’ll see yourself as already successful.
• You’ll have the mental foundation to drive a 7-figure business.
• You’ll easily attract high paying clients, because you know you will.

SPEAKER’S BIO

Kieron Sweeney is a highly regarded and inspiring international speaker, business strategy expert and author. He has been an entrepreneur for over 30 years and has built three international businesses.

A pioneer in the personal growth and business success training industry, Kieron facilitates courses in the Science of Success, Public Speaking, Sales & Influence, Leadership and Personal Empowerment. He also mentors’ entrepreneurs on a one-to-one basis. For over 20 years, he has facilitated courses to over 500,000 entrepreneurs in Canada, U.S.A, Europe, Asia, Australia and South Africa.

In his workshops and mentoring programs, Kieron trains entrepreneurs to double or triple their revenues in one year using his proven and verifiable system. His use of innovative marketing techniques to grow business revenues and position entrepreneurs ahead of where the money is flowing in their industry, has set him apart in the training industry.

Contact Kieron Sweeney at [masked]

TESTIMONIALS

https://kieronsweeney.com/testimonials/

AGENDA

• Zoom room opens 20 minutes before official time
• Opening remarks – 5 minutes
• Roger interviews Kieron – 5 minutes
• Kieron’s workshop – 60 minutes
• Upcoming speakers – 5 minutes
• Collaborative networking – 20 minutes
• Idea parties - 20 minutes
• It’s a wrap.

YOUR INVESTMENT

Free, zip, nothing, nada, zilch, gratuite/gratuit, besplatno, $0. We only ask that you attend with a spirit of giving, serving and sharing with your fellow participants.

ZOOM LINK

https://successroadacademy.zoom.us/j/92844869754

Use Collaboration & Sponsorship to Fund Your Projects | Charmaine Hammond

THIS TRAINING IS FOR YOU IF …

• You are not making the impact you want with your projects and events
• You are unsure of how sponsorship works and if it’s a fit for you
• You are not sure who to contact, what to say and how to land the yes!

TRAINING DESCRIPTION

Learn from Charmaine Hammond how to find the right collaboration partners and sponsors to fund your projects, and raise your dreams. Many entrepreneurs have heard that collaboration and sponsorship can be an untapped revenue stream that helps create bigger impact, aligns you with brands who share your values and audience, and, helps you fund your projects and dreams but they don’t know the steps to take or how it really works. Charmaine will show you how sponsorship works, where it could benefit your business and projects and help you avoid rookie mistakes that always end with a no! She will share proven strategies that move the needle to YES!

TAKEAWAYS

• Learn a 7-step sponsorship model that you can put into action immediately
• Discover the common rookie mistakes so you can avoid them and instead focus on what works
• Get ideas of what could be sponsored in your business or projects
• Where to find sponsors and collaboration partners, how to connect and what to say

SPEAKER’S BIO

It's tough to raise a dream by yourself. Of course, you can launch your project on your own through trial and error, but with sponsorship, sometimes there are no second chances if you make the wrong impression with a key corporate brand. Charmaine has helped her clients find inkind sponsors (clothing, printing, travel, media, event space & more) and cash sponsorship. She has funded many of her own projects through collaboration and sponsorship. If you want to learn how to get sponsored from a leading entrepreneur in the sponsorship industry, this is your chance to tap into Charmaine’s unparalleled experience and guidance.

Contact Charmaine at www.raiseadream.com

AGENDA

• Zoom room opens 20 minutes before official start time
• Opening remarks – 5 minutes
• Roger interviews Charmaine – 5 minutes
• Charmaine’s workshop – 60 minutes
• Upcoming speakers – 5 minutes
• Collaborative networking – 20 minutes
• Idea parties – 20 minutes
• It’s a wrap.

YOUR INVESTMENT

Free, zip, nothing, nada, zilch, gratuite/gratuit, besplatno, $0. We only ask that you attend with a spirit of giving, serving and sharing with your fellow participants.

ZOOM LINK

https://successroadacademy.zoom.us/j/93459527778

Join Iman Aghay & Roger Killen aboard the Marketers Cruise | Nov. 6-14, 2021

What would it mean to you if you could meet several hundred fellow marketers in the relaxed environment of a cruise ship? You could get to know, like and trust them BEFORE talking to them about cross promotions or JV partnerships.

The Marketers Cruise is known industry wide as THE place to connect, learn, and profit while vacationing with the top online and offline marketers. This immersive 8-day (November 6-14, 2021) adventure provides you with an endless stream of actionable information, networking opportunities and potential business partners, all wrapped up in an all-inclusive vacation.

Join the Founder and Organizer of this Meetup - Iman Aghay and Roger Killen - and lets learn, network, find JV partners and hang out together.

To get all the details and reserve your cabin, visit https://marketerscruise.groovesell.com/a/mrbf440ivuQJ

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