Join us as a guest this Thursday at Mahony and Sons Stamps Landing for our weekly networking meeting for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Prepare a 60 second infomercial, arrive on time, and bring plenty of business cards!
Upcoming Speaker Schedule:
March 30 - Donna Shum
Join us at our BNI networking lunch next week as we welcome our featured speaker, Donna Shum of Floor Coverings International Northshore, Donna has years of experience finding high quality flooring to meet your needs. She specialized in hardwood, carpet, stone and tile flooring.
April 6 - Pamela Haaf
April 13 - Richard James
April 20 - Jun Shin
April 27 - Brian Yuen
May 4 - Taayla Mark
May 11 - Shawn Hossein
Brejesh Davda, Home Inspector
As a Certified Property Inspector, Brejesh knows what it means to live in a safe home. Your family's protection from leaks, damages, air quality and overall safety. Brejesh specializes in residential pre-purchase, pre-listing and new home deficiency inspections. He also offers new home pre-delivery reviews and annual home maintenance reviews.
Brian Yuen, Chapter Director Consultant
Want to improve your business revenues? Want to have fun while you network? Are you sustainably minded? Come join us for lunch and hear how BNI can work for you. Our Director Brian Yuen will help you see how BNI follows the philosophy of Givers Gain!
Carrie Mason, Heating and Air Conditioning
Carrie has been responsible for Networking and New Business Development for Aire Serv®’s Commercial Division for 7 years. She now works with residential clients to help them with their heating and cooling needs.
Chelsey Roy, Legal Services
Chelsey works at Whitecap Legal, a boutique litigation and business law firm in downtown Vancouver. She assists clients with a variety of matters including incorporation and company organization, shareholder and partnership agreements, wills & estate matters, and real estate conveyances.
Donna Shum, Flooring Services
Owner of Floor Coverings International Northshore, Donna has years of experience finding high quality flooring to meet your needs. She specialized in hardwood, carpet, stone and tile flooring. Take the guesswork out of your floors and contact her for a personalized appointment today.
Elesine Dantienn, Ample Health
Elesine is certified in Traditional Chinese Medicine and holds the chapter's acupuncturist seat. Trained and certified in Vancouver, Elesine has also studied in China and India, giving her a greater experience of in-depth knowledge.
Jeff Myers, Central Agencies
General insurance includes home, renters, and motor insurance. But the best part is that Jeff offers home or office visits, it's just so easy! Ask him about Legal Insurance, the perfect legal and H&R solution for small businesses!
Jun Shin, Financial Advisor
Jun Shin believes it’s important to understand what you’re working toward before you invest your money. It’s also important to understand the level of risk you’re comfortable accepting when investing. Learn how to balance your investments to reach your long-term goals.
Laura MacCormack, Mortgage Broker, Clever Lending Mortgages
Laura is a Mortgage Broker with VERICO Vivid Mortgage Inc. She is dedicated to providing personalized services to meet each individual clients’ needs, working one-on-one with each client to make the mortgage process as simple and straight forward as possible, while completing their mortgage in a timely manner. Laura is determined and passionate about helping her clients save time and money while educating them about the overall mortgage process – when needed, and then outlines their individual mortgage options.
Matt Kerr, Team Nickerson Re/Max Real Estate Services
Matt is not simply in the business of moving real estate, but in helping families make the right decisions for them. He achieves this through constant and clear communication every step of the way. When working with Matt, you can feel confident knowing that he has your best interests at heart. Team Nickerson, led by Matt Kerr, aims to be the leading real estate team in Vancouver; always exceeding their clients' expectations.
Michele Cheung, Interior Designer, InDesigns
Interior Designer, Michele Cheung, previously with Benjamin Moore has branched on on her own! This is a very exciting time for Michele and we are excited to support her in her new venture. We've known Michele primarily as a colour consultant and window treatment specialist, and are looking forward to hearing about her complete Interior Design services.
Patricia Gorman, Chiropractor, Life Chiropractic
A practicing Chiropractor at Life Chiropractic, Dr. Patricia Gorman’s commitment to prevention led her to become a certified Injury Prevention Specialist with Back Safe from Santa Barbara (www.backsafe.com). The company specifically provides customized bionomic programs for corporations. During a relocation to California (before moving to BC), Dr. Gorman worked as a researcher in Traumatic Stress Disorders with the Veteran Affairs. The experience of working directly with active US Marines was unparalleled and Dr. Gorman acquired a new appreciation for the mind-body connection of healthcare.
Rachel Lando, Lando Images and Photography
Lando Images is a Vancouver-based full service photography studio, ready to handle your photographic needs with professionalism, artistry, and a passion for what we do. Photographing Corporate Headshots, Family Portraits, Maternity, Weddings and other Corporate or Life Events, we will bring our years of experience to capturing the unique magic that each client and each event holds.
Rafaela Calabria, My Craft Cleaning
It's not just a clean home or office space that matters, it is how it becomes clean. Rafaela and her team at My Craft Cleaning use products that don't harm your health. With meticulous attention to ever detail, there is no reason not to get the My Craft Cleaning team working for you. Move in, move out, construction clean up, residential or commercial, My Craft is your clear choice.
Richard James, Domicile Construction
Domicile Construction and Property Maintenance provides clients with quality renovations and small jobs for your home. Owned and operated by Richard James, you will get honest work, on-time and within your budget. Richard has been building for 30 years and brings a wealth of experience to his trade. No job is too small!
Rina Liddle, Liddleworks Indie Media
Rina opened Liddleworks Indie Media in 2011 after successfully using social media in her contemporary art practice for a large-scale project that was commissioned in conjunction with the 2010 winter Olympics. Since then, she has worked with a wide-range of business owners and not-for-profits to engage community and help achieve business and organizational goals.
Shawn Hossein, Universal Printing & Bindery
Universal Printing and Bindery Ltd. is locally owned and operated for over 10 years. With a team that has over 30 years of experience in the print industry, we are proud to offer high quality services at an affordable cost. Our services include: high quality digital and off-set printing, large format printing, as well as high speed copying, among others.
Taayla Mark, CFP RHU, EnGrace Financial Solutions
Taayla Mark became a Financial Counselor because she is passionate about helping people leave a legacy to their loved ones that they can feel proud about. Busy people do not always have the time to learn the expertise to develop an effective plan. This is what she does best. Her job is to listen to your needs and set it into a tangible, measurable strategy where your goals for your family, business, and community are being met.
Valri Cunningham, ValUFitness
Valri Cunningham, From flab to Fab! Let Valri Cunningham help you reach your fitness goals. If it has been a long time or you just need to improve your routine, Valri can be with you every step of the way. She delivers fitness!
Valter Cid, Cat Digital Solutions
CAT Digital has over ten years of experience providing home and business technology solutions! Their services include desktop support, virus removal, technology consulting, network setup and computer and laptop repair for home and businesses.
Jeff Myers, Central Agencies
General insurance includes home, renters, and motor insurance. But the best part is that Jeff offers home or office visits, it's just so easy! Jeff will talk about what's new in the world of insurance and how you can make sure you're covered.
When & Where
BNI Grand Fortune City - Vancouver
Our Chapter is Green, Prosperous and FUN!
In 2013 we surpassed our goal of passing 1.1 million dollars worth of referrals, making us a small, yet dynamic chapter. If your business or professional life could use a boost in referrals, or if you are simply looking to connect with a great group of business owners and professionals, we'd love to have you at one of our meetings!
We also welcome non-business owners; if you have a project you'd like to share, we'd love to know about it! You might be a not-for-profit, artist or someone with a side-project.
Current seats that are open in our chapter:
- Video producer
- Event Planner
- Chartered Accountant
- Business Coach
- Green Cleaner (Residential and/or Commercial)
- Professional Organizer
- Catering Company
- Gift Store
Please let us know when you have any questions. And we look forward to seeing you for lunch!
*Please note: Guests are invited to attend 2 meetings within a 6 month period. We hope you will join us for a third meeting with an application in hand!