Category Archives: Featured Speaker

Effective Marketing Strategies for your Small Business

Rina Liddle from Liddleworks Indie Media will be giving useful digital marketing tips and strategies for small businesses. This talk is perfect for anyone who owns or runs a small business with a limited marketing budget and who wants to get a better grasp of how to approach their marketing to make it efficient.

Social media does not something that should only be thought of when there is a message to send out to your audience. Instead, it’s an integral part of your overall marketing plan and needs to be considered with strategy in mind.

BNI Grand Fortune City stands for prosperity, sustainability and fun! If these values align with you, come for lunch. If now is not a good time to join, no worries! You can come twice in a six month period and some people choose to remain as a guest and come four times a year. No pressure!

Vancouver Networking Event Details
12 – 1:15, informal networking starts at 11:30
Mahony & Sons at Stamps Landing
Bring plenty of business cards and any other printed material you’d like to leave for members on the tables
Prepare a 60 second “informercial” that you’d like to share with the group during the formal part of the meeting.

Please note: Guests are invited to attend 2 meetings within a 6 month period. We hope you will join us for a third meeting with an application in hand! Speakers are subject to change without notice.

Reserve your seat using by clicking below. Have questions? Send us a message!

Taayla Mark: Tax Strategies for Incorporated Businesses

Taayla Mark from Engrace Financial Solutions will be giving useful tips and tax management strategies for incorporated small business owners in light of the impeding federal business tax changes. Learn what to do with your business income to maximize tax savings. This talk is perfect for anyone who owns an incorporated business, or those who have clients with incorporated businesses, such as accountants and trust and estate lawyers.

Life insurance and living benefits are tools to help make sure that you reach your financial goals despite the unforeseen. A critical illness or disability can have drastic effects on your financial plan. Come hear how Taayla can help ensure that you reach your financial goals even if the worst happens. With Taayla, financial success is made simple!

BNI Grand Fortune City stands for prosperity, sustainability and fun! If these values align with you, come for lunch. If now is not a good time to join, no worries! You can come twice in a six month period and some people choose to remain as a guest and come four times a year. No pressure!

Vancouver Networking Event Details
12 – 1:15, informal networking starts at 11:30
Mahony & Sons at Stamps Landing
Bring plenty of business cards and any other printed material you’d like to leave for members on the tables
Prepare a 60 second “informercial” that you’d like to share with the group during the formal part of the meeting.

Please note: Guests are invited to attend 2 meetings within a 6 month period. We hope you will join us for a third meeting with an application in hand! Speakers are subject to change without notice.

Sarah Lipi– BNI Featured Speaker – October 26, 2017

Join us this Thursday at Stamps Landing to hear how Doc ME! can help you tell your brand story. Sarah Lip’s agency has been producing video marketing that help companies connect with their audience and move them to action. Some of her deliverables include: advertisement video, customer testimonial video mini documentaries, YouTube video content, Instagram video content, event videos, and video marketing strategy

 

Jeff Myers– BNI Featured Speaker – October 19, 2017

Join us Thursday, October 19 at 11:30 – 1:30 at Mahony & Sons at Stamps Landing to hear our Featured Speaker, Jeff Myers take us through the land of general and business insurance.  Jeff is our go-to insurance guy for things like travel, earthquake, vehicle and home insurance. He’s a broker, so not beholden to one company, he will compare products out there and get you the best value with the right coverage for your unique needs.

He also carries the GFC values for being sustainable by driving a Chevy Volt. Be sure to ask him about it –electric cars in general and the future of solar power is his jam!

 

Richard James– BNI Featured Speaker – October 12, 2017

Richard James from Domicile Construction & Property Maintenance is our Featured Speaker this week. Come here how he can his team will provide the very best in renovation and new build solutions. No job is too small and he’s done it all! He always shows us an impressive portfolio of work at his presentations, the photos will give you inspiration for your next project!

Business and non-business owner who have a product, service, project or message to share is invited. This session in particular is perfect for homeowners, trades people, designers, architects, if you are, or know of someone who would benefit from meeting Richard, please invite them.

Join us at Mahony & Sons, Stamps Landing This Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 11:30 to join in the networking. Cost: $25 to cover lunch. Please let us know if we can add you to the guest list.

 

Shawn Hossein– BNI Featured Speaker – September 21, 2017

Shawn has just returned from the annual printing conference, Print 17 in Chicago, and is ready to share what’s new and hot in the printing business! Universal Printing and Bindery Ltd. is locally owned and operated for over 10 years. With a team that has over 30 years of experience in the print industry, they are proud to offer high quality services at an affordable cost. Services include: high quality digital and off-set printing, large format printing, as well as high speed copying, among others.

 

Anne-Mareike Chu– BNI Featured Speaker – September 14, 2017

 

This week’s featured speaker is Anne-Mareike Chu, Transcendental Meditation (TM) Instructor. Please Join us Thursday, September 14, 3017 at Mahony & Sons from 11:30am-1:30pm for our weekly networking lunch.

Are you feeling stressed or tired at your job? Are you looking for more balance in your life? Are you wanting more energy, increased creativity? Or are you suffering from having had WAY too much fun this summer?

Anne-Mareike Chu will be sharing the secrets of how TM will help restore your natural equilibrium so you will feel more rested and able to cope better in this busy world with more creativity and happiness. If you want to reach your goals, transcend!

Please note that featured speakers are subject to change without notice.

 

Pamela Haff – BNI Featured Speaker – September 7, 2017

Join us Thursday, September 7, 3017 at Mahony & Sons from 11:30am-1:30pm for our weekly networking lunch.

This weeks featured speaker is Pamela Haaf from Kin To You.

Do you have issues with range of motion? Need to rehabilitate after an injury? Do you have chronic pain limiting your mobility? Come learn more about Pamela Haaf of Kin To You! As a mobile kinesiologist, Pamela can meet you in your home or office or anywhere else to help get you moving again. From the youthful to the very experienced member of our community, she can help you move your pain down memory lane!

Please note that featured speakers are subject to change without notice.

Darren Choo – BNI Featured Speaker – August 31st, 2017

Join us next Thursday, August 31st at Mahony & Sons from 11:30am-1:30pm for our weekly networking lunch. Each week, a member of this chapter is given the opportunity to give a 10 minute presentation on themselves and their business.

This weeks featured speaker is Darren Choo of Got2Eat Meals. Whether you are challenged for time, or just tired of eating the same old thing, or need to spruce up your nutrition to meet your goals, Darren and his team at Got2Eat Meals can help. Delicious offerings abound, and are delivered right to your door. Food is essential, why not make it delicious, nutritious and convenient? Cuz when you’re hungry, you’ve Got2Eat!

Please note that featured speakers are subject to change  without notice.

 

Brian Yuen – BNI Featured Speaker – August, 24th 2017

Join us next Thursday, August 24th at Mahony & Sons from 11:30am-1:30pm for our weekly networking lunch. Each week, a member of this chapter is given the opportunity to give a 10 minute presentation on themselves and their business.

This weeks featured speaker is Brian Yuen, our chapter director consultant! Brian will help you see how BNI follows the philosophy of Givers Gain! Curious about BNI and how it might work for you and your company? Come see how BNI is done and have the opportunity to ask questions of our chapter’s Director Consultant Brian Yuen. Not only is Brian our Director, he is also a member of BNI so he speaks from experience. Come see how BNI is changing the way the world does business.

Please note that featured speakers are subject to changes without notice.