Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? Meaghan Kennedy, IV13

“When you can impress someone like Elton John, it makes you feel like you’re doing the right thing.” In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we reconnected with a speaker from each year to find out where they are now. This week we’re featuring piñata artist, Meaghan Kennedy. Working retail had its perks but when Meaghan tuned Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? Ron Shewchuk, IV12

“I love grilled asparagus and I use it as a metaphor because it’s so simple… the language we use in our conversations should be this simple.” In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we reconnected with a speaker from each year to find out where they are now. This week we’re featuring international barbecue champion Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? Amanda Fenton, IV11

“If it’s about us, don’t do it without us.” In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we reconnected with a speaker from each year to find out where they are now. This week, we’re featuring conversation designer Amanda Fenton. In her 2011 talk, she shared how changing our perspective from ‘meetings’ to ‘hosted conversations’ can Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? Susan Davis, IV10

“I think we need to take a step back, and look at how we exclude people from our society.” In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we’ve been reconnecting with one speaker from each year of our annual event to find out where they are now. This week we’re featuring Susan Davis who challenged us in Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? Monique Sherrett, IV09

“It’s a valuable skill: to listen intently, to listen with empathy. I have richer conversations as result.” In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we’ve been reconnecting with a speaker from each year to find out where they are now. This week, we’re featuring Monique Sherrett (though you may recognize her by her IV09 handle: Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? James Sherrett, IV 2008

In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we’ve been reconnecting with one speaker from each year to find out where they are now. This week, we’re starting with James Sherrett, one of our inaugural Interesting Vancouver speakers from 2008. In the last two decades, James has launched web and e-commerce properties with multi-millions in revenue Read More…

Interesting Vancouver is Celebrating 10 Years!

A Look Back Through the Years Our upcoming November 10th event will mark Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary. To celebrate, we’ve been connecting with some of our past speakers to see ‘Where are they now?’ Over the last decade, there’ve been some pretty interesting people on our stage. We’ve introduced you to a competitive kite flyer Read More…

Engaging Hearts at Interesting Vancouver 2016

It’s been almost two weeks since Interesting Vancouver 2016 happened, and the resonance from the evening continues unabated. Curiosity and celebrating the uncelebrated is why Interesting Vancouver was born and over the past nine years, it’s evolved into something much more. It’s a place where you can meet new friends, experience a community who want Read More…

Withstanding the Ripple of the US Election with Interesting Vancouver

We’re sure everyone was on pins and needles watching the US Election yesterday. Fear and tensions are surmounting across the developed world these days, so what can we do about it? During tough times, we can stay above the fray by turning to our community for inspiration and laughter. This isn’t meant to discount what has Read More…

Branding Vancouver…A Letter from Interesting Vancouver

As Interesting Vancouver 2016 approaches, I’ve been reflecting on some design work we did this year. It made me reflect on Vancouver itself and what its brand is. A great brand distills into words, symbols, and meaning for an otherwise “impossible to define” thing. In a way that captures the equally rational and emotional essence Read More…