Dates: Nov 2, 2019 to Nov 2, 2019
Location: Hyatt Regency Vancouver, 655 Burrard Street

Rockin' for Research Benefiting JDRF

Rockin’ for Research is well-known as one of Vancouver’s best and most vibrant galas, and this year’s event will be another glamorous one-of-a-kind experience celebrating 20 years of Rockin’ for Research.

With your help, we will continue to fund research that improves the lives of people affected by T1D and achieve breakthroughs that will lead us to a cure.

Dress Code

Please consider gala attire such as dark suits or tuxedos, floor length gowns or cocktail dresses.

Evening Program

Cocktail reception and silent auction to begin at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and live performance, honouree presentation, live auction, fund a cure, and entertainment and dancing.

Evening Host 

We’re proud to present Jim Beatty as our 20th anniversary evening host. Jim Beatty is a passionate volunteer in the fight against Type 1 diabetes. He is a long time JDRF volunteer, lending his time and talents to the National Government Relations Committee as well as having been the chair of the JDRF’s Vancouver Island Chapter for four years. 


We’re proud to present Howard A. Blank as our 20th Anniversary auctioneer. Howard A. Blank has devoted his career to making a difference through numerous philanthropic organizations in British Columbia and across Canada.