An Interesting Stage Thanks to STYLEGARAGE

  We’ve decided to bring back an old Interesting Vancouver tradition! For the first few years of the event we used to set up a comfortable living room set on stage where speakers and the emcee could lounge and listen to the next presenter. It was a wonderful expression of the relaxed, conversational nature of Read More…

What’s been on our minds?

  Interesting Vancouver is starting to take shape for 2014 and tickets are flying into the hands of Vancouver’s interesting and interested. We’ve always been a transparent organization as well as one that sets humble expectations to allow interesting things to take stage that might otherwise be dissuaded. The question of whether we grow the Read More…

IV14 Meaghan Kennedy Teaser

IV 2013 speaker Meaghan Kennedy shared the story of how her hobby of creating piñatas for friends turned into an obsession and then into her full time job. She ended her talk by revealing an effigy of IV host Mark Busse and then inviting the audience to smash it. Interesting, hey? Interesting Vancouver is an Read More…

Tickets are now up for grabs!

Hello Vancouver. Hints of autumn are in the air and so it’s time to share what’s up with Interesting Vancouver this year. We’ve made a big change this year and are moving to a new venue. The Museum of Vancouver has been a great partner the past few years. As a likeminded believer in Vancouver Read More…

IV14 Ken Tsui Video Teaser

In 2013, filmmaker and pop-up event organizer Ken Tsui shared how his obsession with the hip hop group Wu Tang Clan, with their influences taken from Kung Fu movies, allowed him to better understand his own culture and understanding of what it meant to be Chinese. Interesting, hey? Interesting Vancouver is an annual community event Read More…

IV14 Tori Holmes Video Teaser

When sales executive Tori Holmes was a young woman she and a friend decided to row across the Atlantic Ocean. At Interesting Vancouver 2012 she shared her story of dehydration, sleep deprivation, emotional lows, immense physical pain and 12 hours of rowing a day for 86 days. In this clip she recounts a particularly harrowing Read More…

IV13 Through the Eyes and Lens of an 11 Year Old

IV13-Emma-Fisher-photographer

This year we had TWO official photographers, one of them an interesting 11 year old girl named Emma Fisher. Check out Emma’s Flickr set of IV13 photos. Girl’s got potential, hey?

IV13 Photos by Trevor Jansen

Our official photographer this year was the talented Trevor Jansen, who for the last few years has volunteered his talent, energy and time. Check out Trevor’s Flickr set of #IV13 photos. I think you’ll agree it was an interesting evening. Please check out Trevor’s professional work at trevorjansen.com and consider hiring him for your upcoming photography needs! Read More…

IV13 Illustrations

An important component of the brand new Interesting Vancouver brand identity are a serious of illustrations inspired by previous speakers. We are grateful to Vancouver-based illustrator Kirsti Wakelin for producing these fantastic drawings. Check out the rest of Kirsti’s work at www.kirstiwakelin.com.

IV13 Programmes & Name Tags Have Arrived!

The freshly printed programmes, name tags and thank you cards just arrived—now THAT’s interesting! Thanks to our support partners The Hot Charlottes for the design love and AJ Graphics for providing terrific (and fast!) printing services.