Events


Mar
3
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.

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.

 

 

Nov
3
Thu
Zero Waste Conference @ Vancouver Convention Centre
Nov 3 @ 7:30 am – 6:30 pm

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Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Conference is coming to the Vancouver Convention Centre on November 3.

7:30 am: Registration
8:30 am – 5:00 pm: Conference
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Reception

 

From revolutionary innovation on the frontier of change to innovations in policy and practice, Metro Vancouver’s 2016 Zero Waste Conference will ignite conversations and inspire action to accelerate waste prevention and circularity in Canada. Featuring leaders at the intersect of science, politics and economics, thought leadership and best practice from across the globe as well as our own backyard will be showcased. From cross-cutting discussions on culture, policy and the marketplace to in-depth sessions on food waste, repair and reuse, and the built environment, participants will leave inspired and equipped to forge new solutions and collaborations in support of a world without waste.

Mar
28
Tue
Vancouver International Auto Show @ Vancouver Convention Centre West
Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm

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The most important event for the auto industry in British Columbia is returning for its 97th year as the best attended consumer show and automotive event in Western Canada! The Vancouver International Auto Show is gearing up for its best show yet returning to the Vancouver Convention Centre West on March 28- April 2!

 

Show favourites will once again be making a comeback this year, including the always-breathtaking exotics section. Luxury brands including Lamborghini, Ferrari, Rolls Royce, McLaren and Porsche will be showcased at the 2017 Show. Of course, the Auto Show isn’t just fun for adults. Parents can drop their children off at the Volkswagen Playcare Centre free of charge while they peruse the show floor—then pick them back up to show them the highlights. Or you can take them with you throughout the show and create an auto fan for life!

 

Jun
11
Sun
Italian Day on the Drive @ Commercial Drive
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Italian Day on the Drive @ Commercial Drive | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

NEWS 1130 is proud to be the official radio sponsor of ITALIAN DAY ON THE DRIVE! This is one of Canada’s largest one-day cultural festivals on Commercial Drive! It is a vibrant street celebration of Italian culture and heritage in Vancouver.  Commercial Drive, also known as The Drive, transforms the street into a lively 17 block, vehicle free, celebration and community festa.

ITALIAN DAY offers over 200 street participants comprised of: sponsors, merchants, retail booths, food vendors and restaurant patios, as well as stages with live music and theatre, street performers, classic cars, activities and displays, children’s amusement zones and more.

In Italian, Amore means love! It is a universal language and an exchange evoking many things: affection, romance, passion, respect, creativity, and commitment that embraces many cultures. For Italian Day 2017, NEWS 1130 will help celebrate Amore in all aspects of life and the magical power it holds to connect and create both individual and collective experiences!

Aug
5
Sat
Powell Street Festival @ Powell Street Festival
Aug 5 – Aug 6 all-day

Powell Street Festival

The Powell Street Festival is the largest event of its kind in Canada and the longest running community arts festival in the Lower Mainland. Inaugurated in 1977, the Powell Street Festival is free to the public. It is held in both outdoor locations and indoor venues around the Powell Street area within Vancouver’s historic Japanese Canadian neighbourhoods!

PSF features something for everyone, including dance, music, film and video, visual arts, martial arts demonstrations, amateur sumo tournament, children’s activities, participatory activities, walking tours of the historic neighbourhood, craft vendors, traditional displays, delicious Japanese food, and much more!