10 Events You Should Attend this May

Pathway to Tech

The technology industry is expanding with so many jobs and opportunities, it’s the perfect time to emerge yourself into this industry. Pathway to Tech is an exciting panel and networking event features industry specialists that will help you figure out if you’re on the right path for success in your career.  

Who should attend: all students, recent graduates and professionals looking for a career change

When: Wednesday, May 10, 6:00PM-9:00PM

Where: Dynamic Leap Technology Inc, 860-625 Howe Street.

Price: $20

Event Organisers: GradusOne

SBBC Meetup


As a business, strong branding is crucial. You will be taught by marketing and branding experts the steps involved in developing and growing a brand. There will be Sarah Bundy, a CEO and Jason Wong, a digital marketing manager guest speaking.

Who should attend: Entrepreneurs or aspiring entrepreneurs

When: Wednesday, May 10, 4:30PM-6:30PM

Where: Small Business BC, 601 West Cordova Street #54

Price: $10

Event Organisers: Small Business BC

Lean In Vancouver


This jam-packed evening with the co-founder of Blo Blow Dry Bar will allow you to network with other members of the Lean in Vancouver community. Discover tips and hear about possibilities in your career as their goal is to leave you ready for action.

Who should attend: Women who want to pursue purposeful and fulfilling careers

When: Thursday, May 11, 6:00PM-8:30PM

Where: Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, 639 Hornby Street

Price: $35

Event Organisers: Lean In Canada

Pints With Purpose


This popular Toronto networking event about corporate responsibility and sustainability is coming to Vancouver! Pints With Purpose is a great opportunity to meet like minded professionals and representatives from leading corporating, non-profit organizations and government agencies.

Who should attend: Business students and professionals looking for a networking event

When: Thursday, May 11, 5:30PM-7:30PM

Where: Vancouver Economic Commision, 401 West Georgia Street, Suite 1500

Price: $15

Event Organisers: Canadian Business for Social Responsibility

Vancouver Job Fair


Going to job fairs give you an edge over your competitors and allow you to stand out outside of your resume. You can connect with recruiters, human resource managers and hiring companies from all over British Columbia.

Who should attend: Anyone from any field looking for a job as this event may lead to immediate hiring or a direct interview

When: Thursday, May 18, 1:00PM-4:00PM

Where: 1100 Granville Street Vancouver

Price: Free!

Event Organisers: Jobs Canada

Young Professionals Summit


Improving your leadership and professional development skills will not only benefit yourself, but also your company and community. This conference is full of workshops all aimed at developing critical thinking and problem solving. They will also address relevant social issues and ways we can solve them.

Who should attend: Young professionals looking for personal development and self growth

When: Saturday, May 13, 9:00AM-4:00PM

Where: Simon Fraser University, 515 West Hastings Street

Price: $26.50

Event Organisers: Young Professionals

Future Camp


The future can be really unpredictable as everyday new discoveries are being made. Stop by to discuss and debate where the future is taking us. There will be a wide array of topics covered including cyborgs, medicine, mindfulness and finance.

Who should attend: Students and professionals interested in future innovations and debates

When: Saturday, May 13, 9:00AM-4:30PM

Where: RED Academy, 1490 West Broadway #200

Price: $30 Student, $40 Regular

Event Organisers: Nikolas Badminton

The Side Hustle


This inspirational panel will feature local business professionals who will explore the challenges and benefits of launching your own ideas and creating your own career opportunities. There will also be chances to win great door prizes!

Who should attend: Female students and young professionals in business

When: Tuesday, May 23, 6:00PM-9:00PM

Where: Mobify, 725 Granville Street

Price: $25 Early Bird, $30 Regular

Event Organisers: Young Women in Business

Find Your Place In Tech


Visit the BrainStation campus to build your digital skills and network with other students and BrainStation educators. This is a great chance to get empowered and discover new career opportunities.

Who should attend: Students interested in pursuing tech or want to attend BrainStation

When: Tuesday, May 23, 5:00PM-6:00PM

Where: BrainStation Vancouver, 1110 Hamilton Street #410

Price: Free!

Event Organisers: BrainStation


Want to get yourself out there but you struggle with networking? The Art of Active Networking will change the way you see networking. They also aim to help build powerful relationships and help launch startup businesses.

Who should attend: People who struggle with networking or want to improve their networking skills. As well as those who want to launch a business or need a career shift.

When: Wednesday, May 31, 6:45PM-9:45PM

Where: Stretch, 180 East Pender

Price: $8 Student

Event Organisers: The Art of Active Networking



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