North Shore Business Showcase 2012

Event Details

Park Royal North

NEXT Thursday, October 11th from 4pm to 8pm.

The West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce’s first North Shore Business Showcase will feature 85 tables on display, offering an excellent opportunity to learn more about businesses and service organizations in our community. It’s free for everyone to attend.

The Centre Court stage area will feature Guest Speakers from 5 – 8pm covering a great array of topical business information. There will be Draw Prizes!

Our Business Showcase Participants:

A Stylish Arrival
Acoustica Hearing Clinic and Manufacturing
Ambleside Consulting
Artists of Conservation
Bergan Estates-Prudential Sussex Realty
Brenda Petrie Notary Public
Canada Home Elevator Inc
Canadian Blood Service
Canadian In-home Care Assistance
Capilano University – School of Business
Capilano University – Continuing Education
Coho Society
Computer Troubleshooters – North Shore
Copeman Healthcare Centre
Costco Wholesale
Curious Mind Productions inc.
Cypress Mountain
Daughter for a Day Seniors Care
Devon Brooks
Dr. Michael Bologna
Dundarave Festival of Lights
Get Youth Working
Gleneagles Community Centre
Griffin Business Centre
Hear at Home Mobile Hearing Clinic Ltd.
holihealth- Nutrition & Lifestyle Trainers
Hollyburn Eye Clinic
Hollyburn House
Investors Group
Island Inkjet
Kay Meek
Lions Gate Hospital Foundation
Live Fit
LivingWell Home Care Services
Lookout Emergency Aid Services
Loren Nancke & Co
Marlin Travel
Mary Kay Cosmetics
Montessori Mes Petits Academy
Nognz Brain Fitness
North Shore Floorball
North Shore Taxi
North Vancouver Outdoor School
Nurse Next Door Home Care Services
Office of Small & Medium Enterprises, Govt of Canada
Om Prem Yoga Studio
Pacific Arbour Retirement Communities
Park Royal
Penny Mitchell
Pinnacle At the Pier
Powell Painting
Proof of Care Inc
RBC Royal Bank Mortgage Centre
Saint John Ambulance First Aid Training
Shylo Nursing and Home and Home Healthcare
Soma Small Business Solutions
Sunrise Senior Living travel services
TD Canada Trust
TD Waterhouse
TD Waterhouse Discount Brokerage
The Connected Woman
The Co-operators
The Great Canadian Landscape Co.
The Outlook
The Sheikhy Team-Sutton Group West Coast Realty
Tommy Bahama
Tutor Doctor
Vancouver Board of Trade
Vision 2000 Travel Group
We Care Home Health Services
West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
West Vancouver Community Foundation
West Vancouver Fire & Rescue
West Vancouver Memorial Library
West Vancouver Optometry Clinic
West Vancouver Oxford Learning Centre
West Vancouver Police Department
Whole Foods
1 for 1 vitamins – North Korea

Center Stage Guest Speakers (5:00pm to 8:00pm)

5:00pm Devon Brooks, Brand, Culture & Biz Specialist
Devon co-founded Blo Blow Dry Bar, a first of its kind franchise concept, born from her second year University project. She was dubbed ‘The Business Mind’ as one of Canada’s Top 13 Bright Young Things in FLARE magazine, has been named ‘Hot 20 Under 30’ by Chatelaine Magazine for their 2011 Women of the Year Awards and represented Canada as 1 of 30 delegates at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Summit in Nice, France this past Fall.

5:30pm Sarah Allin, Communications Officer, Office of Small and Medium Enterprises

Sarah Allin provides support, advice and guidance to suppliers wishing to do business with the federal government.

6:00pm Gabrielle Loren, President of West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce and CGA, Partner & Executive Account Manager of Loren, Nancke & Co.
Loren, Nancke & Company started off as a single partner firm known as Loren & Company in 1989. The client base started off with a handful of clients in varying industries and over the years has grown in size and the industries have diversified further, but the focus has always remained with small business and individuals.

6:30pm Dr. Beth Donaldson, Medical Director, Copeman Healthcare Centre
Dr. Beth Donaldson is a family physician at Copeman Healthcare Centre. Known for her excellent bed-side manner, Dr. Donaldson takes a strong personal interest in her patients’ health. She has several years of practice as a woman’s health specialist and family physician having worked at BC’s Women’s Hospital and other medical clinics in BC. She has researched and authored several papers on women’s and general health issues and is certified in Breast Health and Osteoporosis Management, Advances in Labour and Risk Management, Advanced Trauma and Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Newborn Resuscitation.

7:00pm Iain Black, President & CEO, The Vancouver Board of Trade
Iain has had a very distinguished career in both the public and private sectors, having served as an MLA and cabinet minister in the Government of British Columbia. His Cabinet portfolios have been: Minister of Labour; Minister of Small Business, Technology and Economic Development & Minister Responsible for the Asia Pacific Initiative; and, Minister of Labour and Citizen Services. Prior to his election in 2005, Iain had led both private and publicly traded technology companies to substantive growth and profitability. Recipient of many accolades and awards.

For further information contact the Chamber Office (604-926-6614) or

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