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Past Events



Oct 23 Traditional Marketing Is Broken (and 5 Ways to Fix It) With Jim Ewel | Grand Connection

Leading Agile Marketing Author, Consultant and Speaker

To soar in the twenty-first century, marketing needs a twenty-first century approach; and that approach is, in a word, Agile.

Do you wonder why traditional marketing is not working anymore?

Are you unsure where to spend your marketing investment?

Now is the time to fix your marketing efforts and discover the unique trends available with agile marketing. It is now a necessity in our current market to go from surviving to thriving in our post COVID world. This is a new paradigm in promotion that is lean, dynamic and agile.


Oct 9 Real Time Connections – Grand Connection

Real Time Connections – Speed Networking

Connect, create and collaborate by practicing introductions in small breakout groups. Our guest networking experts will share valuable tips that we get to practice. You will get to meet new business owners in many groups to fine tune your 30 and 60 second pitch. We will move from group to group to speed network in this fun, lively event on zoom.

We are joint venturing with three virtual networking organizations: Biz Social – Brian Morrison from the UK, Farah Networking – Farah Hussain from Scotland and The Connected Woman – Cathy Kuzel from Canada. Our guest networking experts will share valuable tips about how to be the most effective at networking online.


Sept 25 Top 3 Biggest Business Mistakes With Mike Wolf and Tips for Financial Freedom | Grand Connection

Do you want to grow your business, avoid costly mistakes, create more time AND have more freedom for the things you love to do? 

Come join us to be inspired to work smarter, not harder. Mike Wolf will share with us brilliant ideas on how to create more time and freedom in your business to build the live the life you have always dreamed of. We welcome you to expand your network, connect with new businesses, create new opportunities to collaborate and grow.


Sept 10 Real Time Connections Virtual Networking | Grand Connection

Real Time Connections – Building Relationships

Join us for the opportunity to be a part of this collaborative networking event. The Grand Connection is pleased to partner with two global virtual networking organizations bringing us greater potential to connect, create and collaborate.

At this event, we will build virtual networking skills and new business relationships as we move around from room to room. In addition to meeting new potential collaborators and customers, you will receive networking tips and have the opportunity to practice your introductory pitch with intention.

Date: Sep 10 PDT (Sept 11 AEST/Brisbane)
Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT (12:00 PM – 1:30 PM AEST/Brisbane)
Venue: Zoom
Price: FREE


August 28 The Power of Podcasting to Grow Your Business With Michelle Abraham | Grand Connection

Michelle Abraham – International Speaker, Podcast Host, Founder of Amplifyou

Are you searching for more ways to reach new clients? Are you an expert in your field?

Have you been a guest on a podcast, considered creating your own or new to the power of podcasting? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we invite you to join us Aug 28th for this free event on zoom.

Michelle Abraham will share with us the global trending podcasting landscape. Discover the value of podcasts to amplify your influence.

The Grand Connection is thrilled to have Michelle Abraham, international speaker, podcast host and podcast producer. Michelle is the founder of Amplifyou, voted #16 of the top 50 Moms in Podcasting by Podcast Magazine. Kevin Harrington, the original shark on the hit TV Show Shark Tank says Amplifyou is North America’s top Podcast Management Company.


August 14 Get Unstuck & ReLaunch Now During Uncertain Times With Hilary DeCesare | Grand Connection

Hilary DeCesare – Award-winning Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, CEO of The ReLaunch Co.

Has the uncertainty of COVID left you feeling stuck, fearful and in doubt about your business? Is the fear of transitioning your business digitally left you feeling anxious?

The Grand Connection is thrilled to have Hilary DeCesare, CEO of The ReLaunch Co. join us from San Francisco to share her wisdom on mastering the unstuck mindset and transforming your business. Discover how to hit the reset button to become a powerhouse of possibility.

Hilary has been a featured speaker at conferences nationwide and guest on ABC’s The Secret Millionaire! She has been seen on CBS, ABC, Fox, Huffington Post and Yahoo.


July 31 Boost Your Business Through Virtual Networking With Terilee Harrison | Grand Connection

Terilee Harrison, Virtual Networking Expert, Trainer & Referral Specialist

Zooming in all the way from Singapore, Terilee is the true expert on virtual global networking!

Join us to learn the complete, step-by-step roadmap to building your business network in the virtual world. Here’s just a sample of what we will cover for you on this breakthrough session:

  • How to network like a rock star at a virtual event.
  • Best practices for meeting new connections online daily.
  • Tips to know others and be known on social media.
  • How to maximize your participation in online groups.
  • And more!

Date: Friday July 31th

Time: 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM Vancouver


July 22 Real Time Connections – Practice Business Introductions | Grand Connection

Practice Our New 60 Second Business Intro

Practice Our New 60 Second Business Intro. We will be practicing Judy’s “Message of You” formula introductions in small breakout groups. You will have many groups to connect, collaborate and be creative with to fine tune your 60 second introduction and receive valuable feedback. We will move from group to group for one hour.

**If you missed Judy’s amazing talk, we have it recorded in the Facebook Group along with her handout to craft your memorable introduction and her generous free offer to attend her program online for the year. We are so grateful to Judy for sharing her wisdom.

Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific – Real-Time Connections
Location: Zoom – Register in advance for this meeting:
Cost: FREE


July 17 Grand Connection | Write a Dynamic 60 Second Pitch That Rocks! With Judy Carter | Grand Connection

Judy Carter, Comedian, International Speaker and Author

We all have something we want to sell, a book, our coaching, or ourselves. Judy will reveal how when someone on a plane asked her, “What do you do?”  The way she answered that questioned netted her over $160,000.

Grab your lunch or a coffee and meet us online to connect, create and collaborate with The Grand Connection Network.

Date: Friday July 17th

Time: 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM Vancouver

(Real-Time Connections, Speaker, Facilitated Mastermind Breakout Sessions)

Location: Zoom


July 3 How to Use Canva to Create a Killer Lead Magnet in Less Than 30 Minutes! With Kimberley Day | Grand Connection

Want to get more leads and better results from your lead magnet?

Kimberley Day, Marketing Expert, Author & Speaker

Curious how to use the popular tool Canva and create your own marketing materials quickly?

Grab your lunch or a coffee and meet us online to connect, create and collaborate with The Grand Connection Network.

Date: Friday July 3rd                                                                                                                 

Time: 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM Vancouver

(Networking, Speaker, Q&A, Masterminds)

Location: Zoom

Cost: FREE