Get ready Vancouverites, this Thursday, Fall for Local is taking over Heritage hall for a single day of speaker sessions and talks for the local entrepreneur looking to learn, connect, and be inspired. The Speakers Session: At Fall for Local you’ll get access to a highly curated one-day event filled with talks from community leaders, a panel discussion, hands-on workshop session hosted by Latergramme and more. They are featuring locally sourced snacks, canvas tote bags filled with local goodies, a cotton candy spinning session courtesy of PetitePuf, complimentary artisan elixir cocktails, prizes, interactive photobooth and more. Most importantly, you’ll spend the day cultivate new connections, collaborate with others in the local business community and take home the knowledge of being the ultimate boss of your own business. The Pop Up Shop Soirée: After the speaker sessions, attendees are invited back to The Pop Up Shop Soirée showcasing some of the best of Vancouver’s established and emerging local shops and entrepreneurs, where you’ll get to peruse and shop pop-ups in an upbeat environment. See more details here. What your tickets gets you: ○ Canvas Tote bag filled with local goodies ○ Cotton Candy Spinning Hour by PetitePuf ○ Unlimited coffee all day fueled by Goliath Coffee ○ Petit Loaves to nibble on by Little Home Cook ○ Cold Pressed Juice samples from Nectar Juicery ○ Artisan Elixir Cocktails by Thirsty Whale ○ Interactive Photobooth by SwanyBooth ○ Hands-on Workshop hosted by Latergramme ○ Complimentary cocktails handcrafted by Sons of Vancouver (during The Pop Up Soirée) ○ Recharge and energize station by Goatsocial ○ Access to The Pop Up Shop Soirée kicking off at 6pm (see details here) What to bring: ○ A smartphone for the workshop + social media sharing (#fallforlocal) ○ A stack of business cards ○ One piece of ID Bonus: Each attendee will receive a Fall for Local canvas tote bag! Each attendee will snag one of these beauties, which are filled with a handful of local goodies from: ilovemymuff.com Batch Sweet Kitchen Amoda Tea Here&Now Botanicals Kitchening & Co. Hayo Magazine Letterpress Bakery Speakers: Pippa (Petite Puf) She'll be sharing her secrets to success and what it takes to be a #girlboss. Petite Puf will also be doing a cotton candy spinning session during 'Social Hour'. Cotton candy + networking...what's not to love? Connor (Junction Creative Solutions) He will be giving insight of what it's really like to start a business (raw, honest conversation). Katja (LOCO) She will be giving a talk on how buying from local businesses creates a big impact and the importance of growing our local economy from within. Matt (Latergramme) He will be guiding you on how to build your following and drive business by creating a visual strategy for your brand. Marissa (Design Love Co.) She is planning on sharing her secrets to success, plus she's giving away one of her amazing planners to one lucky attendee. Randa (The- Unprecedented & I See Noise) She runs her own style blog and is the creative genius behind her amazingly adorable (and inspirational) wall art and prints. Paulina (Futurpreneuer BC) She is the Business Development Manager at her company and will be sharing her insight into business startups. We will be volunteering at this event (we missed the tickets and have the day off, why not help out!?) - hope you can stop in and say hello!
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