Partners & Team


G&F Financial Group is a local credit union that has proudly delivered personal, business and wealth management solutions across the Lower Mainland for over 75 years. We are passionate about educating and empowering our members so they can reach their financial goals, faster.


GEM is a full-service, international, award-winning communications and marketing agency. With passion and clarity, we produce and polish multi-faceted branding campaigns that spark love affairs between brands and their customers. GEM is TEDxStanleyPark’s exclusive Public Relations Partner.

Gogo Telugo Creatives is a branding and training company, with a virtual team of international collaborators. Its mission is to clarify the true essence of a business and connect to those that matter. Gogo Telugo Creatives is TEDxStanleyPark’s exclusive Branding Partner.

Limitless AV designs and implements solutions that allow professionals to enhance the manner in which they connect, communicate and share. Specializing in corporate boardrooms, huddle spaces and educational environments, Limitless AV is TEDxStanleyPark’s exclusive Technical Support Partner.

PushLaunch is an Advertising Agency which provides scalable business solutions for accelerating growth. We specialize in creating analytically-centered online marketing campaigns that are designed to maximize results and improve your business’s return on investment. PushLaunch is TEDxStanleyPark’s exclusive Marketing and Advertising Partner.

The Vancouver BIA Partnership comprises 22 Business Improvement Areas that represent thousands of businesses and property owners in the City of Vancouver. BIAs promote and enhance their business district by implementing community initiatives and supporting small businesses.

Owned by award-winning photographer, Len Grinke, Vancouver Business Portraits  is a North Vancouver based studio providing professional images for all business purposes – web sites, annual reports, marketing. Vancouver Business Portraits is TEDxStanleyPark’s exclusive Photography Partner.

VanPrint has the latest equipment and skilled staff to beat any local competitor on pricing, quality and turnaround time! Vanprint is TEDxStanleyPark’s exclusive Printing Partner.

Welcome to V2V, the new luxury ferry service linking downtown Vancouver with Victoria’s Inner Harbour offering a comfortable and convenient upgraded travel option between these two world class cities. V2V is TEDxStanleyPark’s exclusive Travel Partner.


Cheryl Kleiv is a hair makeover stylist and color specialist. She applies current industry techniques to keep you looking your best. You can reach Cheryl at

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Hummingbird Event Productions welcomes you. Celebrating 20 years of service with exceptional Native Decor, from centre pieces to fully themed Ballrooms as well as Corporate and Convention gifts.

KidTalks is a unique leadership-public speaking program for ages 5 – 18. After learning 7 key areas of societal influence, students speak “to influence” audiences.

Latash Maurice and Delhia Nahanee are members of the Squamish Nation. Through songs, dance and legends they share their Indigenous culture with the world. Latash owns a cultural consulting company.

Vancouver Bagpiper, Mike Chisholm, adds impact to parties, announcements, whisky tastings, Robert Burns suppers, private memorials and Celebrations of Life.

At Panasonic, we believe technology should inspire and amaze, help us reimagine our world, and make life easier and more enjoyable. Our integrated solutions enhance almost every aspect of life today.

Patti Morrison is an image strategist who helps people create fabulous wardrobes that match their personality and lifestyle. Patti believes that looking your best has a huge impact on your success.

SocialShopper gives you the perfect opportunity to experience cool, fun, and exciting things in your city every day at 50% – 90% off.

SOMA  has a distinguished career in creating award-winning programs that sizzle. They have made 22 television documentary series and over a hundred programs for a wide variety of clients.

Tiana Swan is a certified makeup artist. She specializes in makeup for professional headshots and special events. You can reach Tiana at (778) 918-2455.

Vancouver Real is a progressive new media podcast that features inspiring guests who challenge individual paradigms and the zeitgeist of our times.

Vancouver’s Best Places is an online resource that showcases top tourist attractions, events, activities and other best places and things to do in the Lower Mainland.


Evo is car sharing made for British Columbia. Drive anywhere, just pick up and drop off in the Home Zone. The per-minute rate includes gas, insurance, parking and 200km/trip.

At Float House you’ll enjoy the ultimate rest and relaxation in our Sensory Deprivation Tank. This simple yet powerful tool will boost your physical health and wellness and mental clarity.

Indulge your ballroom curiosity with Vancouver’s JC Dance Co.  With our award winning experience, single students and couples will learn how easy and fun it is to learn to dance.

At Spa Haven our magic hands remove stress and help you look and feel your best. We specialise in Skin Care and provide the BEST Facials and Massages in Vancouver!

At Vancouver Brewery Tours, we take great pride in connecting you with Vancouver’s vibrant craft beer community through our fun and informative VIP brewery tours.

Yuk Yuks Comedy Club  is Vancouver’s premier location for stand-up comedy with shows every Tuesday thru Saturday. Join us for a date night, team outing, or just for Yuks!


AN ART STORY WITH GLASS – Aurélia Bizouard Art StudioWe create glass art design: glass artwork, glass interior design and glass rings. Working with glass art symbolises the metaphor for life and its beauty.

Carla Rieger trains you to be a professional speaker, to get clarity on your topic, audience and best marketing strategies and to craft speeches that WOW people.

English Pronounciation for Success promotes personal and professional growth and global team development through pronunciation coaching and consulting.

Exvera Communications is a PR firm specialized in communications for innovative and emerging technologies. Exvera means “from truth.” We help you grow your brand, influence, story and community.

HeadStart Performance Training helps coaches and athletes Improve Performance and Prevent Injuries by reducing critical errors and decisions that are due to rushing, frustration, fatigue, and complacency.

Ignite Leadership​ International ​delivers solutions with measurable results​ and impact​. We help business grow through continual improvement and learning. ​​Together we focus on your people, team dynamics, leadership and communication.

At Interactive Bee Media we develop brand positioning, viable product development, digital media management and engaging brand visuals for our clients’ products and services.

Jocelyne Devisser teaches the essentials of business financial administration to solopreneurs. She empowers them to manage their finances and control their cash flow.

John Ribeiro is the CEO of Elements Brazil, exclusive distributor of Banana Brownies. John is also a small group leader at Broadway church, passionate for developing strong relationships between people.

Judy Reiman is a spirited business community builder through her leadership with Kitsilano Business Leaders Meetup, Independent Associate with LegalShield, and Ambassador with Greater Vancouver Board of Trade.

Karalee Greer is passionate about helping people live healthy and happy lives. She gives people fuller, stronger and younger-looking hair by introducing them to Monat Global nontoxic products.

Kingfisher Communications helps people tell their stories, rise above the noise, and become their own heroes through services, training, and consulting in all areas of spoken, written, and visual communication.

Knight International provides practical and results-oriented training in communication and self-development. We are passionate about helping people transform their relationships by first and foremost empowering themselves.

LeapZone Strategies empowers entrepreneurs to uncover, communicate, and deliver their genius through innovative strategies, brand alignment, and performance coaching. Our mission is to inspire 1 Million companies to operate by design, not by default.

Lucas Mattiello trains business professionals and TEDx Speakers to control public speaking nerves so they become confident communicators who deliver their important messages with high impact.

McKinnon Career Strategies assists ambitious professionals gain clarity, certainty and confidence around their value to employers. This trilogy produces not random but strategically-planned and predictable career advancement.

At Neil Godin International Inc. we provide coaching in marketing, sales, service, leadership, team building and communication. We love working with companies that want an immediate boost in sales!

Nicole Beissner is curious, creative and practical. Combined with her expertise in market research, analysis and communication, she’s a skilled problem solver who thrives on finding answers for clients’ toughest questions.

Outside•the•Box Graphics is a print & web design studio that clarifies and differentiates the client’s brand presence with consistency across all platforms, from the logo, website to social media.

Patrick & Christine von PanderPatrick Coaches & Trains Service Professionals to fill their business with Profitable Clients.  Christine consults Manufacturers on Supply Chain systems & processes to maximize their profitability.

Soft Skills for Success is a consulting and training business that uses customized strategies to solve “people problems” for individuals, businesses, unions and not-for-profits.

Tazeem Jamal is a respected Spa industry professional. As a published Amazon best-selling author, speaker and Spa Business Coach, she has a passion to support others. Visit her blog –

VK Lakkineni is an Amazon bestselling author, entrepreneur and founder of ROI Media Works – a digital advertising agency serving clients along the west coast of North America.


Ashton College delivers an innovative and fully comprehensive learning experience to our students. Our standard of excellence is reflected by our outstanding faculty, industry-recognized programs, and success of our graduates.

Dr. Gail Howell-Jones is a registered psychologist and personal transitions coach who works with committed individuals to harness the power used by successful businesses to navigate life’s edges, improve the bottom line of their lives, and transition into a bigger future.

IBM lives at the intersection of technology and business. This enables us to change the way the world works, and to make investments that contribute to Canada’s future competitiveness and our society at large.

Humanity Financial Management is a CPA firm that works with small to mid-size charities and not-for-profit organizations to improve their internal financial management. We help them protect the assets and reputations of their organizations and their directors.

Livecare Telehealth Solutions provides health care from the convenience of your home, workplace, or from anywhere there is Internet.

Odlum Brown Limited is an independent, BC-based, full-service investment firm providing disciplined investment advice and objective research with a singular focus on clients. Member-Canadian Investor Protection Fund.

RBC is a purpose-driven, principles-led financial institution driven by 80,000 employees who bring our vision, values and strategy to life so we can help our clients thrive and communities prosper.

WESTMILL is a world leading designer and manufacturer of custom Engineered Wood Dryers and related material handling equipment. Getting it done your way!