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September's HUGE, Unique Facilitated Networking Party 3.0!
VBN is pleased to support the following event produced by YVR StartUps. Thank you for making our summer events a great success! I have some incredible news to share! I'm excited to announce that a real proven multi-millionaire, NOT paper or self-proclaimed, will share some of his wisdom with us. Thus it will be Darren Jacklin, so click on the link below to read his bio, credentials and buy a ticket before it gets sold out! Join us for an epic, highly interactive and productive business networking event in a relaxed, non-pressure environment overlooking the beautiful Robson & Bute area. We had 124 people attended in August, 118 people attended physically in July and 105 people attended in June, which was cross promoted by 5+ other awesome JV groups. If you want amazing great value, then check out this event, look at the past pictures and/or ask the past attendees about it. Also we will be a host for "Vancouver Startup Week", so there can be an extra 25+ new faces on top of the 120+ guests. Imagine 140-150+ business & tech prospects for you to meet! Where and when else can you do this? We are determined to make this better than the 'typical boring networking over beers' event and want everyone to be closer to their goals even if you are introverted and are not comfortable in large crowd settings. We want to turn that model upside down with our unique activities, so that everyone can leave with more better quality contacts to follow up with. Get your tickets for only $15 at EventBrite. Prices will go up as we get closer to the event, the Procrastinator's Special is $20 at the door: You’re welcome to join us earlier from 5 pm for their Happy Hours' Specials before the actual event starts later. How to find us? We will be at the private room with a beautiful view of Robson St. and/or ask for Nathan at the front desk. Everyone is welcome! Share your ideas or help others to make their ideas a reality. Feel free to share any marketing and growth challenges your business is experiencing then provide support to one another. Why? The Karma God will compensate you for your kindness and wisdom. CROWD SOURCING ACTIVITY Everyone has a need or an itch they can't seem to scratch on their own for their business, so the law of probability is very good to solve your needs, wants or problems because someone in the room can help you directly or indirectly by knowing someone else who can be a solution/option, likewise you may be the solution/choice to someone's need. At YVR Startups, we believe in thinking outside of the box to help everyone get connected with solutions/options. SCHEDULE 5:00-6:00 pm = Happy Hour (optional early socializing & registration) 6:00-6:45 pm = Networking & Registration 6:45-7:00 pm = Opening Remarks & Intros 7:00-7:25 pm = Appetizers 7:30-8:00 pm = Explosive Secrets by Guest Speaker Darren Jacklin 8:00-9:15 pm = Facilitated Crowd Sourcing Networking Activity 3.0 9:15-10:00 pm = More Networking & Wrap Up SMALL INVESTMENT To reserve tickets for this event, then you need to buy them via EventBrite’s link. RSVPing on MeetUp will NOT guarantee you admission. All tickets include only Appys & No Alcohol, but it will be offered as an extra option. Get your tickets as an Early Bird online at eventbrite (Use YVR to get the discount). Prices will go up as we get closer to the event & the Procrastinator's Special is $20 at the door: If you have any questions and/or comments, then please contact us: [masked] Making the Most Out of the Event: * Smile & Bring a Positive Attitude. * Share your Wins/Losses of the month with others. * Prepare and hone your elevator pitches. * Pictures will be taken at the event and will be published. * Dress code is business casual.

Second Floor Eatery & Bar

808 Bute St. (second floor) · Vancouver, BC

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The Vancouver Business Network Meetup (VBN) was founded in March 2010 and to-day is the largest community of active and aspiring small business owners in Canada.

VBN holds inexpensive, high-quality seminars and networking events every week. These events help small business owners, entrepreneurs, wantapreneurs and marketing professionals learn, network and grow. They learn new tactics, tools and techniques. They network with like-minded people. They grow their networks, their businesses and their characters.

VBN’s weekly seminars address just about every business topic imaginable including traditional, online and mobile marketing, personal development, social media, sales, networking, raising capital, crowd sourcing, gamification, branding, search engine optimization, web design and much much more.

Start growing your business or advancing your career today by checking us out. The best way to do this is to attend one of our meetings. You'll discover why VBN is the largest business Meetup in Canada.

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