Social Events

Get Social

You can have fun and get business done at GLOBE 2016. We’ve created unique networking events for delegates to mix and meet while playing tourist in Vancouver.

Here's What’s Happening March 2-4 that is Included Within Your Delegate Pass:

 

Tuesday, March 1 

Welcome Reception
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Innovation Expo, Vancouver Convention Centre (East Building)

This reception will kick-start the event and set the stage for the next three days. Delegates can mingle with exhibitors in the Innovation Expo and enjoy a fun night of live music and entertainment while connecting with friends old and new over delicious food and drinks.

 

Wednesday, March 2

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KEVA Set-up
10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Meeting Room Level

Instead of meeting for a coffee or in a conventional meeting room, why not meet while you build a structural masterpiece? KEVA provides a unique building experience for all, and offers an opportunity to harness the ingenuity of your imagination.

 

Women’s Networking Lunch (Please sign up if you are interested in attending during your registration check-in at the registration desk on-site.)
11:45pm - 1:30pm
Location: Crystal Pavilion, Lobby Level, Pan Pacific Hotel

This is our most popular GLOBE event, and a guaranteed sell-out every time.

Speakers include: 

Sponsored by:

 

GLOBE After Dark
9:00pm - Late
Location: Prohibition at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, 801 West Georgia Street

Revisit the Roaring Twenties—an age of decadence, glamour and prosperity—in one of Vancouver's hottest underground bars. 

Sponsored by:

 

 

The Walrus Talks Energy
7:30pm - 10:30pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre (East Ballroom)
The popular national Walrus Talks series shares eighty minutes of thought-provoking ideas on the new energy economy, our collective impact, and finding paths to a sustainable energy future.  Cocktail reception to follow.  Open to all Conference delegates.  Find more information here.

Sponsored by:

 

Thursday, March 3

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Running Room Guided Walking & Running Tours
6:15am - 7:30am
Location: Outside of the Vancouver Convention Centre (Red Running Room Tent)

Start your day with fresh air and exercise by joining a Running Room guided walking/running tour. Take in stunning views of Vancouver's North Shore mountains and harbour.

 

Corporate Networking Breakfast
7:00am - 8:00am
Location: Pan Pacific Hotel, Crystal Pavilion, Lobby Level

A healthy breakfast and lively discussions on corporate sustainability issues will kick off the morning on Thursday.

 

KEVA Set-up
10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Meeting Room Level 

Instead of meeting for a coffee or in a conventional meeting room, why not meet while you build a structural masterpiece? Come check out Science World’s KEVA station--a dynamic and immersive exhibit.

 

Luncheon: The Climate Change International Agenda After the Paris Agreement
11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: Terminal City Club, Metropolitan Ballroom, 837 West Hastings St.

The Canadian Club of Vancouver, in collaboration with the Francophone Chamber of Commerce and Réseau HEC Montréal in Vancouver, is pleased to invite you to a luncheon featuring guest of honour and speaker, His Excellency Nicolas Chapuis, Ambassador of the French Republic to Canada.

 

Birds of a Feather Dinner
6:45pm - 9:00pm
Location: Various nearby restaurants

Join fellow conference attendees for dine-around dinners in the area that have been specially selected by our team.Location: Various nearby restaurants. Join fellow conference attendees for dine-around dinners in the area that have been specially selected by our team. The sign up guarantees a restaurant reservation only, all charges are at your own expense. Sign up is on first come, first serve basis at the Meeting room level in-front of the Room 11.

 

GLOBE Movie Night
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Location:  Room 11 (Vancouver Convention Centre East)

These short, but informative films, have been hand-picked by our GLOBE Team focusing on the Great Bear Sea, the Pacific Ocean, Indigenous communities of the West Coast, and Sustainable Business.

 

Beervana
8:30pm - 11:00pm
Location:  Waterview, 1661 Granville Street, 2nd Floor

We're into our craft beers here in Vancouver, allow us show you a few of our favourites! Enjoy a variety of local craft micro-brewery selections and get a "taste" of the city.

 

Friday, March 4

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Running Room Guided Walking & Running Tours
6:15am - 7:30am
Location: Outside of the Vancouver Convention Centre (Red Running Room Tent)

 

Yoga (free of charge) Hosted by Lululemon
6:30am - 7:30am
Location: Parkview Terrace South Foyer, Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building

Come enjoy a morning yoga session to help centre your mind, balance your body, and get you ready for an exciting day at GLOBE. Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or new to the practice, all are encouraged to attend this free event.

Food Truck Alley

Don’t miss this opportunity to explore Vancouver’s Food Truck culture!  Food Truck Alley will be located immediately outside the Vancouver Convention Centre and is available to all GLOBE participants.  We even have a truck with vegan options.

March 2:       11-2pm
March 3:       11-2pm
 
Food Trucks will include: 
Feastro 
Roaming Dragon
Vijs
Dougie Dogs
Culver City Salads

Art & Music

 

Art Exhibits (Meeting Levels)

Sarah Van Borek Community art Project: Upcycled bike parts turned into marionettes (delegates can animate by hand)

Norah Borden Painting exhibit and digital feature backdrop in the Ballroom

Hanif Janmohamed various pieces depicting his interest in the confluence between design and enterprise. 

 

Live Music (Vancouver Convention Centre Concourse)

  • The feature act, PK3 Jazz Trio, will bring smooth jazz stylings.  Featuring Kristian Braathan on drums, Paul Miyai on piano, and Paul Rushka on bass, the PK3 Jazz Trio performs with great feel and interesting arrangements.
  • Bringing an international flavour to the mix is the Goldenpearl Ensemble. The Goldenpearl Ensemble was formed by famous Master Ruan player Zhimin Yu, 10 years ago. The band consists of three master players of the PIPA (the Chinese lute lute), the ERHU (the Chinese violin) and the RUAN(the Chinese guitar).
  • Award-winning flamenco guitarist John Gilliat.  John Gilliat’s Flamenco & Latin Jazz guitar style is performed with an unusual flair and firery passion! 
  • World class pianist Lyndon Davies providing jazz and contemporary standards, and fun rhythm and blues. Lyndon Covers standards in all styles of music from the past and present including: Frank Sinatra, Rolling Stones, Elton John, Beatles, and more!
  • Irish-born Neal Ryan is an accomplished singer-songwriter.  He accompanies himself on acoustic guitar. Neal provides acoustic covers from the 60s' through to today's Top 40.