Events


Mar
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Thu
Vancouver Board of Trade Globe 2016 @ Vancouver Convention Centre East
Mar 3 @ 11:15 am – 1:30 pm

 

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Taking place every two years in Vancouver, GLOBE draws the “best and brightest” of the international sustainable business community, making it an unsurpassed forum for learning and networking.

The Vancouver Board of Trade is pleased to be partnering with GLOBE 2016 for a special presentation with corporate strategy legend Michael Porter, arguably the world’s most influential thinker on management and competitiveness.

The world is changing. Michael Porter’s presentation will address the global shift to a low-carbon economy and its implications for you, your business, and your industry.

Jun
3
Fri
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival @ Kits Point at the foot of Whyte Avenue
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 24 @ 7:30 pm

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Celebrating its 27th Season in 2016, Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare Festivals. Presented in a magnificent setting on the waterfront in Vancouver’s Vanier Park, the Festival offers Shakespeare plays, related dramas, and several special events in two performance tents from June through September.

The Merry Wives of Windsor: June 17 – September 24

Bard’s 2012 hit show is back! It’s 1968 in Windsor, Ontario and Sir John Falstaff is set to seduce two wealthy women – until these merry wives get their sweet and hilarious revenge.

 

Romeo and Juliet: June 3 – September 23

Bard presents a classic staging of Shakespeare’s great romantic tragedy, the story of two passionate young lovers whose happiness is destroyed by their families’ bitter feud.

Jul
15
Fri
Surrey 2016 Women’s World Softball Championship @ Located inside Softball City Sports & Entertainment Complex
Jul 15 – Jul 24 all-day

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The largest single sport world championship in North American history, this event features 31 teams from around the world who will gather in Surrey to compete for gold.

Team Canada will enter the tournament as a medal contender, after winning gold in the PAN AM Games in 2015. Currently ranked number four in the world, fans can come cheer on our team in its quest for the podium!

Other teams competing at the World Championships include: Australia, China, France, Great Britain, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, USA and Venezuela, plus many more.