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Vancouver Business Network Meetup ("VBN") was founded in 2010 and to-day is the largest community of active and aspiring entrepreneurs in the Pacific North-West. VBN holds inexpensive networking events and free webinars every week. These help entrepreneurs to learn, network and grow: they learn new tactics, tools and techniques, they network with like-minded people and they grow their knowledge, networks and businesses. Within each networking events is a talk given by a credible expert. We record each talk and upload it to our YouTube Channel for the world's entrepreneurs to view for free. Start growing your business and advancing your skills today by attending one of our weekly Meetups.

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Launch an online course with this 5 Step Blueprint | Paddy McGill

Avicenna Holistic Centre

CA$12.00

THIS TALK IS FOR YOU IF … ● You are thinking of selling your knowledge or expertise and don't know where to start. ● You have an audience or network but are unsure how to monetise it. ● You are launching your course but don't know how to create the content. TALK DESCRIPTION Come and join us on Tuesday evening, July 23, 2019 and learn from Paddy McGill the need-to-know steps that will set you on the best path to successfully creating, marketing, selling, and delivering online courses to your audience this year. TAKEAWAYS • How to avoid the #1 challenge preventing most companies from scaling their business. • Common misconceptions about creating online courses, and why people gladly pay a premium for your information • A proven 5-step blueprint for creating, launching, and profiting from online courses SPEAKER’S BIO Paddy has a decade of experience in affiliate marketing, sales, partnerships, online courses, webinars and virtual summits. Paddy helps content creators and businesses use a combination of the above techniques to achieve stratospheric growth in lead and revenue generation. He has advised and consulted with creators and businesses to generated tens of thousands of leads and sales for their own online course. For additional information, visit Paddy online at https://www.linkedin.com/in/partnerpreneur or email [masked] AGENDA – WHAT TO EXPECT 5:45pm - Doors open 5:45pm to 6:15pm – Open networking 6:15pm to 6:25pm - Opening remarks 6:25pm to 6:30pm - Networking tip 6:30pm to 6:45pm - Idea Parties 6:45pm to 6:50pm – Food sponsor’s presentation 6:50pm to 7:30pm – Collaborative networking 7:30pm to 7:45pm – Break and open networking 7:45pm to 8:45pm – Paddy’s talk 8:45pm to 9:00pm – Open networking 9:00pm - It’s a wrap. INVESTMENT Your investment is $12 cash at the door. SATISFACTION GUARANTEE If you aren’t satisfied with the value you received you’ll get a 100% no-quibble refund upon request.

Gain an extra hour every day by outsourcing | Earl Flormata

Avicenna Holistic Centre

CA$12.00

THIS TALK IS FOR YOU IF … • You’ve always wanted to get more done in a day, but run out of time consistently. • Looking to grow your business - but are not quite able to afford a full time employee. • You’re buried in administrative tasks that could be handled by someone else TALK DESCRIPTION Come and join us on Tuesday evening, July 30, 2019 and learn from Earl Flormata how to expand your business by Outsourcing. In this talk we’re going to cover the best practices around Outsourcing - and utilizing other people’s time. Administrative tasks that eat up much of your day are typically what keeps business owners trapped within the “job” portion of their dream to create a self-running business. People should be focusing on just honing their strengths, and leave a lot of administrative work to outsourced staff that can get the job done for a fraction of the price you can get things done locally. TAKEAWAYS You’ll learn: • Best Practices to follow prior to hiring your first staff member or outsourcing virtual assistant. • How and where to find your next outsourcer. • Top 3 mistakes people make when trying to outsource to expand their business. SPEAKER’S BIO Earl Flormata is one of the most sought after digital marketing and sales consultants in Vancouver. He is famous for ranking business and people on Google and has sold over 70 million dollars worth of products and services both on and offline. Capable of everything from managerial status to running the entire gauntlet himself, Earl can move mountains in marketing. Everything from content marketing, authority site building, presentation design and creation, script writing, video creation, marketing and process automation, voiceover work or pitching from a stage to deliver your message - he's a one man Marketing army. For additional information, visit Earl online at mindofamarketer.net AGENDA – WHAT TO EXPECT 5:45pm - Doors open 5:45pm to 6:15pm – Open networking 6:15pm to 6:25pm - Opening remarks 6:25pm to 6:30pm - Networking tip 6:30pm to 6:45pm - Idea Parties 6:45pm to 6:50pm – Food sponsor’s presentation 6:50pm to 7:30pm – Collaborative networking 7:30pm to 7:45pm – Break and open networking 7:45pm to 8:45pm – Earl’s talk 8:45pm to 9:00pm – Open networking 9:00pm - It’s a wrap. INVESTMENT Your investment is $12 cash at the door. SATISFACTION GUARANTEE If you aren’t satisfied with the value you received you’ll get a 100% no-quibble refund upon request.

Transform your life in 90 days with specific daily habits | Krishna Lakkineni

THIS TALK IS FOR YOU IF … 1. You need to refocus in life and find a purpose. 2. You are overwhelmed with how you live and conduct yourself. 3. Having trouble setting goals and achieving them in a timely manner. 4. You need a template in building a daily habits, routine, and rituals. 5. You are overwhelmed by situations out of your control. 6. You have tried different methods but still need help. TALK DESCRIPTION Come and join us on Tuesday evening, August 6 and learn from Krishna Lakkineni how some of the successful people use their time and developed a systematic daily routines to maximize their full potential. Some of these habits are used by wealthy, successful people but also by monks who are living in abundance. My hope is this workshop will help you find your why, provide clarity and helps you refocus in life. Build a set of routines and take full advantage of your fear and strengths to transform your life in 90 days. TAKEAWAYS • Find your why by asking the right questions. • Mind, body and soul - holistic approach to living in joy. • Affirmations to help you focused. • Your own list of tangible goals. • Effective time management and decision making to stay clear on your path. • Learn to let go and live in gratitude. • Upgrading your beliefs that no longer serves you. Krishna Lakkineni developed these techniques to help himself overcome self-limiting beliefs. They transformed his life, helped him to remove his mask and accept himself fully. SPEAKER’S BIO V. Krishna Lakkineni hails from a small village in India. Krishna developed a unique skillset in the digital marketing industry where possessing both analytical (left brain) and creative, imaginary (right brain) talent lead to quality project outcomes. He currently leads a great team of talented technologists, designers and strategists at ROI Media Works. Krishna has over 15 years of experience working in the ever-changing digital marketing world. Krishna is an Amazon best-selling author, TEDx speaker, Telly Award recipient, inspirational speaker, and in his free time he volunteers in the community in which he lives and works on various non-profit projects where passion meets purpose. You can learn more about Krishna Lakkineni at www.lakkineni.com. AGENDA – WHAT TO EXPECT 5:45pm - Doors open 5:45pm to 6:15pm – Open networking 6:15pm to 6:25pm - Opening remarks 6:25pm to 6:30pm - Networking tip 6:30pm to 6:45pm - Idea Parties 6:45pm to 6:50pm – Food sponsor’s presentation 6:50pm to 7:30pm – Collaborative networking 7:30pm to 7:45pm – Break and open networking 7:45pm to 8:45pm – Krishna’s talk 8:45pm to 9:00pm – Open networking 9:00pm - It’s a wrap. INVESTMENT Your investment is $12 cash at the door. SATISFACTION GUARANTEE If you aren’t satisfied with the value you received you’ll get a 100% no-quibble refund upon request.

Accelerate Your Revenue Growth With 3 Proven Strategies | Sue Clement

THIS TALK IS FOR YOU IF … • You’ve reached a plateau and know you’re capable of more but not sure how to break through to your next big growth goal. • You’re fed up with under-earning and are ready to up-level your success and create massive profit. • You want to shift how you run your business – instead of your business running you. TALK DESCRIPTION Come and join us on Tuesday evening, August 13, 2019 and learn from international speaker, bestselling author and CEO mentor Sue Clement how to break free of the entrepreneurial trap that’s keeping you under performing and under-earning. Discover specific steps to take to create exponential growth and higher profits. TAKEAWAYS • A key mindset shift that’s essential to grow from a micro business to a thriving profitable enterprise. • Uncover blindspots that are keeping you stuck and under-earning. • 3 strategies guaranteed to shift the way you view your business, expand your success and impact your bottom line… they’re not what you think! SPEAKER’S BIO Business Acceleration Expert Sue Clement works with high-achieving business owners who are serious about creating exponential growth. Since 2000, she has assisted thousands of entrepreneurs increase their profits, reduce their expenses, think bigger, and add velocity to their business growth. As an international speaker, best-selling author, and marketing expert, Sue continues to impact businesses globally. Her no-nonsense approach to growing thriving, profitable businesses inspires clients to hire and recommend her. Having grown her first business, an employment agency, from concept into a multi-million dollar company before selling it, Sue brings a real word experience and wisdom to her clients and audiences. For additional information, visit Sue online at http://SueClement.com AGENDA – WHAT TO EXPECT 5:45pm - Doors open 5:45pm to 6:15pm – Open networking 6:15pm to 6:25pm - Opening remarks 6:25pm to 6:30pm - Networking tip 6:30pm to 6:45pm - Idea Parties 6:45pm to 6:50pm – Food sponsor’s presentation 6:50pm to 7:30pm – Collaborative networking 7:30pm to 7:45pm – Break and open networking 7:45pm to 8:45pm – Sue’s talk 8:45pm to 9:00pm – Open networking 9:00pm - It’s a wrap. INVESTMENT Your investment is $12 cash at the door. SATISFACTION GUARANTEE If you aren’t satisfied with the value you received you’ll get a 100% no-quibble refund upon request.

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