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SPONSORSHIP SUBMISSIONS & EVENT LISTING REQUESTS
Submit Your Event for Consideration

Global BC has been an important part of the community for over 50 years and is proud to support various events, organization and campaigns each year!

Have an event you’re wanting to promote on Global BC?
Click the link above and e-mail us your details.
If it is something we are interested in pursuing, we will contact you for further information.

PLEASE NOTE – We are generally booking 3-4 months in advance and due to the sheer number of requests we receive, we simply cannot accommodate everyone.

To add your own event to our community calendar, click here.
Be sure to include #OurBC to your hashtags through your Social Media networks!

We thank you for choosing Global BC to promote your event and we wish you all the best success!


Global BC is proud to partner with these featured events:


CKNW Orphans’ Fund Picnic at Playland
Month of May

The CKNW Orphans’ Fund Picnic at Playland invites over 3,500 children with various challenges to PNE’s Playland to enjoy a day they will never forget.

For the month of May, all donations made to CKNW Orphans’ Fund will enter you into the Family Fun Pack contest, and go towards supporting the 2018 Picnic at Playland.

More info at CKNWOrphansFund.com


30th annual BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend
June 3 & 4
Sat 7pm-11pm
Sun 10:30am-5:30pm

Join us on Global BC broadcasting LIVE from BC Children’s Hospital for the 30th Annual BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend!

The two-day celebration will showcase the best of Children’s Hospital and the fundraising efforts undertaken throughout the year.

Details at MiracleWeekend.com


BCAA’s Play Here – Voting for a winning play space!
Last day to vote is June 18

BCAA is giving away up to $300,000 to revitalize 3 play places in BC!

The 10 finalists have been announced and now it’s your turn to vote for your favourite by June 18.

Visit BCAAPlayHere.com to vote today.


Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance! Musical Theatre Summer Program
Apply now!
Session 1: July 4 to 27

If you are 9 to 19 and love to sing, dance, act and perform, the Jewish Community Centre is again please to offer GOTTA SING! GOTTA DANCE!

Now in its 23rd year. Sign up today!

More info at JCCGV.com



Indulge in Whistler
Month of May
Resort Municipality of Whistler

There’s no better time than May to Indulge in everything Whistler has to offer!

Experience Whistler’s dining scene, with delicious spring specials at Whistler’s acclaimed restaurants all month long.

Info at Whistler.com



Golfathon for ALS
Month of May and June
Lower Mainland golf courses

Throughout the months of May and June, the PGA of BC and ALS Society of BC will be hosting events at multiple golf courses around the lower mainland!

This is your chance to golf with the pro’s in the name of a great cause!

Info at GolfathonforALS.com



May in Whistler
Month of May
Resort Municipality of Whistler

May is Whistler’s best kept secret!

Experience Whistler’s skiing, biking, golfing and more with special offers all month long.

Info at Whistler.com



Walk for ALS
May to September
Cities across BC and Yukon

Walk and join thousands of Canadians in the fight against ALS!

Team up with family and friends for an easy 5 KM walk and help Canadians living with ALS and their families.

Register online at WalkForALS.ca


 

Slo-Pitch for BC Children’s Hospital
On now until May 28
Softball City, 2201 148th Street, Surrey

Come out to bat for BC’s kids!

The 27th annual Slo-Pitch event will take place from now until May 28 at Softball City in South Surrey.

The event will support the most urgent needs at BC Children’s Hospital.

Info at BCCHF.ca


Set Her Free Fundraising Dinner & Dance
Saturday, May 27
St. Clare of Assisi Hall 1320 Johnson Street, Coquitlam

Talitha Koum Society is a non profit organization empowering women with addictions to lead healthy, fulfilling lives by providing homes, a nurturing community and programming.

Funds from our dinner will be used to enhance programming for clients and to hire a trauma counsellor.

Info at TalithaKoumSociety.org


West Coast Railway Association presents Day Out With Thomas: The Friendship Tour 2017
Heritage Park, Squamish
May 27 to 28

All aboard the friendliest train in town on the West Coast Railway!

Take a 20-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, meet Sir Topham Hatt and more.

Details at WCRA.org


20th annual European Festival
May 27 and 28, 11am
Swangard Stadium, Burnaby

You’re invited to a European getaway right here in your neighbourhood!

Don’t miss out on this exciting weekend of cultural, culinary delights & rich entertainment!

Info at EuropeanFestival.ca


The Westcoast Motorcycle Ride to Live
Sunday, May 28
Vancouver start at Trev Deeley Motorcycles
Chilliwack start at Mountainview Harley

Classic Vehicle Show & Shine and End of Celebration at University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford

Help fight prostate cancer by taking part in the Westcoast Motorcycle Ride to Live!

The 2 hour ride starts in Vancouver or Chilliwack and both end in Abbotsford.

Details at RideToLive.ca


SoleAwesome 5km Fun Run
Sunday, May 28, 9am-12 Noon
Mundy Park, 641 Hillcrest Street, Coquitlam

This event is open to anyone who supports raising confident girls and creating inclusive communities for girls full of physical activities – no restrictions on who can enter to run!

Details at SoleAwesome.ca


World Partnership Walk
Sunday, May 28, 10am
Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park, Vancouver

Every dollar we raise together is helping to bring hope to people and communities who need it the most.

Donations made to the World Partnership Walk support Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s programs in Africa and Asia – initiatives that enable women and men to lift themselves and their children out of poverty, creating strong, vibrant communities able to lead their own development.

Info at WorldPartnershipWalk.com


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British Columbia Golf Canada 150 Celebration
May 28 to October 23
All golf facilities in BC

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday!

The Canadian golf industry has partnered with Participaction in designating May 28 as Get Out and Golf Day.

Help British Columbia Golf reach its goal of 1.5 million golf activities in 150 days.

Details at BritishColumbiaGolf.org


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YWCA Women of Distinction Awards
Monday, May 29, 5:30pm-10pm
Vancouver Convention Centre

Come out to the 34th annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards!

The Awards recognizes outstanding women and businesses and helps support programs and services for low-income single mothers and their families.

Info at YWCAWomenOfDistinction.org


Tim McGraw Tickets

Soul 2 Soul World Tour – Faith Hill and Tim McGraw
Wednesday, May 31
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena

The Soul2Soul: The World Tour is the third co-headlining tour by American country music recording artists, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.

Tickets at at Ticketmaster.ca



Traction Conference
May 31 and June 1
Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver

On May 31 & June 1, Traction Conf is bringing leaders from some of the most valued Silicon Valley companies to Vancouver to share best practices on business growth.

The speaker lineup features the President of Atlassian ($7.8B market cap), Founder of AppDynamics (acquired for $3.7B), CEO of Credit Karma (valued at $3.5B), Founder of Kabam (acquired for $800M), CEO of Trello (acquired for $425M), Head of Growth at LinkedIn (acquired for $26B) and 20 others.

Traction provides the opportunity for exclusive networking with hyper-growth founders, Fortune 500 execs, marketing and product leaders, investors, as well as global media.

More info at TractionConf.io


Vancouver Whitecaps FC Community Clinics
Thursday, June 1
Hugh Boyd Community Park, Richmond

Whitecaps FC run community clinics in Metro Vancouver that introduce soccer skills to youth ages 7 through 10.

Participants can meet some of their favourite Whitecaps FC players and receive coaching from ’Caps players and coaches! WFC2, Girls Elite REX, and Whitecaps FC Residency players will also participate, along with Whitecaps FC mascot Spike.

Participants must register in advance at WhitecapsFC.com


Family: Bonds and Belonging exhibition
June 2 to October 31
Royal BC Museum, Victoria

Visit the BC Museum’s newest feature exhibition called Family: Bonds and Belonging.

Explore aspects of family and discover more at RoyalBCmuseum.bc.ca/family


FEI Nations Cup during the Odlum Brown BC Open
Friday, June 2
Thunderbird Show Park, Langley

The FEI Nations Cup is coming to Langley!

The event will feature team Canada competing against USA, Ireland, and other top nations in Olympic caliber TEAM equestrian show jumping.

Details at Tbird.ca


   HATS OFF DAY

Hats Off Day
Saturday, June 3
Hastings Street from Gamma Avenue to Boundary Road, Burnaby

Join thousands of people for Hats Off Day in Burnaby!

The annual event is a chance for local businesses to take their “hats off” to the community with a colourful parade and street party.

Details at HatsOffDay.com



The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada’s Journey of Hope
Tuesday, June 6
Holiday Inn Vancouver-Centre

You’re invited to the Journey of Hope dinner.

The annual event by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada supports those living with blood cancer and their loved ones.

Details at LLScanada.org


An Evening to Bring Back Hope
Thursday, June 8, 6:30pm
Vancouver Convention Centre East

A celebration of inclusion and multiculturalism supporting the life-saving work of rare humanitarians Dr. Rick Hodes and Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, in partnership with the UBC Branch for International Surgical Care.

An uplifting message of hope for our common humanity.

Info at BringBackHope.com


Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents The Winter’s Tale
June 8 to September 22
Under the tents in Vanier Park, Vancouver
Evening performances at 7:30pm, weekend matiness at 2pm

Come out to the 28th season of Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival!

Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale will be running from June 8 to September 22 under the tents in Vanier Park.

Info at BardOnTheBeach.org


Botshabelo Benefit Concert
Friday, June 9, 6pm
Telus Garden, Vancouver

This is a fundraiser for the village of Botshabelo in South Africa.

Botshabelo is a home of refuge for children and families affected by HIV/AIDS and poverty.

Money raise for phase 1 of our large-scale solar installation in collaboration with the local non-profit Community for a Sustainable World.

Info at BoshabeloBenefitConcert.ca


Burnaby Family Life: Kid’s Challenge 2017
Saturday, June 10, 11am-3pm
Morley Elementary School, Burnaby

1 in 7 kids in our community suffer from mental health issues.

Burnaby Family Life is hosting Kid’s Challenge event to raise funds for children’s mental health and their programs!

Show your support by joining them on June 10th for a free event with many fun activities.

Info at BurnabyFamilyLife.org


The Spark 2017 Gala
Saturday, June 10, 6-10pm
Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver

Spark Global Philanthropic Foundation will hold an outstanding Gala at the Four Seasons Hotel to raise funds to support 4,096 children in 83 orphanages in East Africa, as well as food, care and essential services for an additional 6,561 children worldwide.

This year’s gala will also begin support for Syrian refugees.

Info at TheSparkFoundation.com


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Stroll For Liver
Sunday, June 11, 9am-Noon
Trout Lake Park, Vancouver

The Stroll For Liver is family friendly walk/run to help raise funds and awareness for liver disease!

Individual and team participation is FUN and EASY! Everyone is welcome — adults, kids, athletes or people just looking to enjoy some camaraderie and exercise.

Info at Liver.ca


Italian Day on The Drive
Sunday, June 11, Noon-8pm
Commercial Drive

Come out to Italian Day on the Drive!

Vancouver’s largest cultural street festival returns to Commercial Drive to celebrate Italian Culture and heritage.

Info at ItalianDay.ca


Harry Rosen Tournament of Life
Monday, June 12
Point Grey Golf and Country Club, Vancouver

VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation returns to Point Grey Golf & Country Club for the Harry Rosen Tournament for Life in support of the Vancouver Prostate Centre.

The annual golf fundraiser, now in its 21st year, raises funds to advance prostate cancer research and care.

Info at VGHfoundation.ca


BlueShore Financial Longest Day Road Race
Friday, June 16, 6:30pm
UBC Thunderbird Stadium

Enjoy a great Friday evening family run followed by a fabulous party, featuring: BBQ, band, on site pub and lots of fun activities for Kid’s in the Subway Commit to Fit Kid’s Zone.

Festivities start at 6:30pm with the Kid’s Mile, then the 5K and 10K.

Register now at ThunderbirdsTrack.org


Vancouver Whitecaps FC Community Clinics
Monday, June 19
Willoughby Community Park, Langley

Whitecaps FC run community clinics in Metro Vancouver that introduce soccer skills to youth ages 7 through 10.

Participants can meet some of their favourite Whitecaps FC players and receive coaching from ’Caps players and coaches! WFC2, Girls Elite REX, and Whitecaps FC Residency players will also participate, along with Whitecaps FC mascot Spike.

Participants must register in advance at WhitecapsFC.com


Ronald McDonald House Vancouver Invitational Golf Tournament
Tuesday, June 27
Northview Golf & Country Club, Surrey

Join the Ronald McDonald House Golf Tournament!

The 30th Annual event provides accommodation for up to 2,000 families with sick children.

Details at RMHBC.ca


BCBusiness Top 100 Networking Luncheon with Special Guest David Foster
Thursday, June 29
11am-12:45pm – Networking Luncheon
1pm-3pm – David Foster Interview
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

This year’s BCBusiness Top 100 luncheon will have special guest David Foster!

Join hundreds of attendees on June 26 and network with BC’s top business leaders.

Info at BCbusiness.ca


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Queen & Adam Lambert
Sunday, July 2
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena

Queen and Adam Lambert are coming to Vancouver!

Rock legends Queen with Adam Lambert will stop at Rogers Arena on July 2nd as part of their 25 city North American tour.

Tickets at LiveNation.com



Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular production of Andrew Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera
July 12 to 23
Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Come out to the new production of Andrew Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera.”

The show boasts exciting new special effects, choreography and more.

Info at Vancouver.Broadway.com


Champion of the Crescent Charity Stand Up Paddle Board Event
Sunday, July 16
Blackie Spit Park, Surrey

Come out and paddle board for a good cause!

The annual Champion of the Crescent has races for all levels and supports kids’ mental health programs.

Info at ChampionOfTheCrescent.com


Neil Diamond Tickets
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Neil Diamond 50th Anniversary World Tour Tour
Monday, July 24
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, Vancouver

Neil Diamond is coming to Vancouver!

He’ll be performing classic hits such as “Cracklin’ Rosie”, “America”, and “Sweet Caroline”.

Tickets at LiveNation.com


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k.d. lang: Ingenue Redux Tour
August 16 and 17
Orpheum Theatre

k.d. Lang is coming to Vancouver!

Four-time Grammy winner k.d. lang will perform songs from “Ingenue” along with hits from her 2004 album “Hymns of 49th Parallel”.

Tickets at Ticketmaster.ca



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Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey – All The Hits Tour

Sunday, September 3
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, Vancouver

Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey are coming to Vancouver!

Their “All The Hits Tour” stars Richie with Carey as a special guest on September 3 at Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena.

Tickets at LiveNation.com


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Nickelback – Feed The Machine Tour 2017
with special guests – Cheap Trick and Shaman’s Harvest
Sunday, October 1
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena

Nickelback is also playing in Vancouver!

The rock band will play songs from their new album “Feed the Machine” on Sunday, October 1.

Tickets at LiveNation.com


Golf Surrey Pass
For $229 you can golf one round at these four premier courses in Surrey

Kick off the golf season with a Golf Surrey Pass!

You can golf one round at four courses including; Northview, Morgan Creek, Hazelmere and Peace Portal Golf Course.

Passes on sale now at GolfSurrey.ca


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