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Oct 20, 2009
Marketing Comm That Hits the Mark
David Allison

It's great to offer stories to promote yourself – but, remember, in marketing communications, moderation is key. One of the potential problems with the new world of marketing communications is that everyone can use online and offline channels to broadcast countless product stories ad infinitum to millions of people who may or may not be listening. You can help your prospects and customers remember the important parts of your brand story, and therefore improve your brand value, by sharpening your focus.

Oct 15, 2009
The Ringmasters
Peter Severinson


Next February’s Olympics will be the biggest logistical challenge that B.C. has ever faced. Meet some of the key players who are 
keeping traffic flowing, people working 
and products flying off store shelves. The torch relay that will bring the Olympic...

Oct 14, 2009
Culture: VIFF, the Miracle Worker & Scott McFarland
BCBusiness D.B.

In Art Scott McFarland The highly composed photographs of Scott McFarland are part of what’s become known as Vancouver’s “thing” in the contemporary art world: documentary photography. The scene launched with NE Thing Co. Ltd. back in the late ’60s and gained...

Oct 14, 2009
October Wine: Joie's Noble Blend
Jim Hoggan/Alexandra Barrow

Contemplating JoieFarm’s leading wine, the 2008 vintage of A Noble Blend, you can’t help wondering whether it was wise for a seven-year-old operation to be claiming nobility – aristocratic status. Certainly Joie’s magnum bottle looks “noble,” at least by the...

Oct 14, 2009
What's Love Got to Do With It?
David Jordan

Not much, according to serial entrepreneur Brian Harris, who explains why he bought Russell Breweries. To call Brian Harris restless would be an understatement. The 65-year-old native of Calgary first moved to Ontario, then Australia and South Africa before settling in Vancouver. And along the way he was involved in a handful of tech startups, including the company that would become Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. and EFTech Ltd., an electronic funds transfer company in Australia.

Oct 9, 2009
Video: Ryan Beedie's Acceptance Speech
BCBusiness D.B.

For best viewing, click the "full screen" button at bottom right. Ryan Beedie, president of real estate developer The Beedie Group, is the Pacific Region overall winner of the BCBusiness 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year award. Beedie was chosen from among the...

Oct 9, 2009
Video: Interview with Brad Miller
BCBusiness D.B.

For best viewing, click the "full screen" button at bottom right. IMW Industries Ltd. CEO Brad Miller is winner of the BCBusiness 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year award in the cleantech category. As Colleen Kimmett writes in her October 2009 profile, Miller...

Oct 9, 2009
Video: Interview with Mark Omelaniec
BCBusiness D.B.

For best viewing, click the "full screen" button at bottom right. Mark Omelaniec, president of Langley Concrete Group, is the winner of the BCBusiness 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year award in the real estate and construction category. As Peter Mitham writes in...

Oct 9, 2009
Video: Interview with Ryan Beedie
BCBusiness D.B.

Ryan Beedie, president of real estate developer the Beedie Group, is the overall BCBusiness 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year. As Jessica Werb writes in her October 2009 profile, Ryan Beedie, since taking over the day-to-day running of his father's company in...

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