Convened by Vantage Point October 13, 2017 l Vancouver, BC

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REGISTRATION OPEN!

Registration includes the cost of conference, light refreshments, lunch and entry to the social networking event following the conference program.

Early Bird (May 18 - July 15, 2017) $199.00
Regular Price (July 16 - October 10, 2017) $250.00
 



 

  • BOSS 2017 tickets are non-refundable
  • Tickets are transferable until October 10th, 2017 at 4:00pm PT
  • Registration opens at 7:30am

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BOSS 2017

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BOSS: Building Organizational & Sector Sustainability

BC's Not-For-Profit Leadership Conference
October 13, 2017 | Marriott Pinnacle Downtown | 
Vancouver 

BOSS is back for its 3rd year... bigger, better, BOSS-IER!

Vantage Point's innovative one-day leadership conference will once again convene seasoned and emerging leaders, board members and volunteers in a shared space to develop competencies, skills and tools.

BOSS 2017 is a space for dialogue and game-changing tactics on how not-for-profits approach leadership. Over 250 sector leaders will connect and tackle sector challenges like shared-leadership and communicating impact while levelling up their skills. 

This year's theme is: Level Up! Join not-for-profit leaders to tackle questions on how your organization can reach new heights. Whether you are a novice, ninja, or not-for-profit unicorn - this one-day conference will provide you with key leadership skills and tools to take back to your organization. 

Location

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Marriott Pinnacle Hotel
1128 West Hastings Street

Vancouver, BC V6E 4R5

(604) 684-1128
marriott.com

Looking for somewhere to stay?
Visit Tourism Vancouver for hotel accommodation available in the area.

Venue Parking Rates:

P3 – P5 is available for conference parking
$15 prior 9am until 6pm
$28 after 9am until 6pm
$6 additional fee if you intend to use the space after 6pm 

Go Park - Self Parking (Monday- Friday)

All Day Max (6am-6pm) $21.00
Evening (6pm-6am) $6.00
Early Bird $14.00 (Enter between 6am-9.30am)

Keynote

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Barbara Grantham is BOSS

Barbara Grantham was appointed President & CEO of VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation in 2013. The Foundation partners with donors to advance Vancouver Coastal Health’s vision to transform specialized, adult and family health care in Vancouver for British Columbians. A long-time Vancouver resident, Barbara has over 25 years’ experience as a successful senior executive and consultant in the non-profit and philanthropic sectors in BC and nationally. She has held executive positions with the Vancouver Foundation, Streetohome Foundation, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Canadian Mental Health Association.

Barbara also has extensive experience as a senior consultant, excelling in strategic planning, organizational assessment, project management, board governance, financial sustainability, and public policy issues.

Barbara is a member of the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Greater Vancouver, the largest ‘on the ground’ social service organization in BC, and Awkward Stage Theatre Productions, which helps young adults move through the “awkward” stage to the next stage of a professional theatre career. She also serves as a member of the National Advisory Council of Imagine Canada.

Barbara holds a BA degree in Political Studies from Queen’s University, and a Masters degree in Public Policy and Public Administration from Carleton University. She lives in Vancouver with her family.

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5 Tips for Effective Compensation Design 

Presenter: Vincent Chow, Partner, LOGAN HR
Level: Ninja (Advanced)

How do you create a fair and competitive compensation framework for your not-for-profit organization? Join us to learn 5 tips that you can actually put to work.

A Values-driven Brand: The Secret to Effective Strategy

Presenter: Mike Rowlands, President & CEO, Junxion Strategy
Level: Novice (Intermediate)

This interactive workshop will present an innovative communications and engagement framework that's been proven through dozens of brand and strategy engagements across cultures and around the world.Through compelling, sometimes hilarious and sometimes heartbreaking stories, presentation of proven tools and techniques, and interactive individual and small group work, you'll learn about the four pillars of a successful brand. 

How to Ask for Money without Throwing up!

Presenter: David Love, CFRE, Principal, LOVEfundraising
Level: Novice (Intermediate)

Money-phobia, fear of rejection are all reasons why some of us get queasy at the thought of asking for money. Get over it.

NPOs and Registered Charities: Recent Developments, Compliance Issues and Responsibilities

Presenter: Navroz Janmohamed, Manning Elliott LLP, Accountants and Business Advisors
Level: Novice (Intermediate)

This session will focus on the responsibilities of those involved with NPOs, the compliance issues that must be followed and the potential consequences of non-compliance.

Recruiting for Impact: Getting it Right

PresenterMarie-Claire Seebohm, Strategic HR Consultant, MC Seebohm Consulting
Level: Ninja (Advanced)

Do you dread the time, cost and risk involved in finding new leaders for your organization? Learn tips to recruit strategically at all role levels, to diversify leadership and improve impact through your people.

The Perfect Partnership: Effective Working Relationships between Boards of Directors and CEOs/EDs

Presenter: Bruce Robinson,CEO, Freestyle Canada
Level: Novice (Intermediate)

Effective governance is a team effort and includes the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In order for the relationship between the Board, the Board Chairperson, and the CEO to be effective, all parties must treat each other as partners to ensure the organization performs.

Unleash Your Inner 'Super Power'

Presenter: Doris Orr, Coach, Speaker, Business Consultant and Founder, Powerful Paradigms
Level: Novice (Intermediate)

Feel empowered by connecting to the best in you. Learn how to truly unleash the real you, unleash your ‘super power’, so you can live your life – and love your life – as uniquely you! 

 

Stay tuned for more sessions!

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7:30am - 5:00pm

Registration & Info Desk Open
8:30am - 9:30am Welcome + Keynote
  Break (9:30am - 9:45am)
9:45am - 10:45am Breakout Sessions
 

 

  Break (10:45am - 11:00am)
11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout Sessions
 

 

 

Lunch (12:00pm - 1:15pm)

Panel  (12:30pm - 1:15pm) 

  Break (1:15pm - 1:30pm)
1:30pm - 2:30pm Breakout Sessions
 

 

  Break (2:30pm - 2:45pm)
2:45pm - 3:45pm Breakout Sessions
 

 

3:45pm - 4:15pm Closing 
4:15pm - 5:15pm Reception + Networking

Presenters

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Vincent Chow 

Partner, LOGAN HR

With a valuable combination of global HR consulting and corporate experience, Vincent is well known for his ability to understand the underlying issues in any situation, and for his straightforward approach to business. He is a Partner and co-founder of Logan HR, a BC-based HR firm specializing in compensation, performance management, and career transition.

Navroz Janmohamed

CPA, CA, Partner, Manning Elliott LLP, Accountants and Business Advisors

Navroz Janmohamed is a partner at the Vancouver-based chartered professional accounting firm Manning Elliott, where he has worked with the NPO sector for over 16 years. He has a broad background in NPO accounting, assurance, governance, and taxation and is a member of several committees that create awareness regarding the myriad of changes and compliance required in the NPO sector.

David Love 

CFRE, Principal, LOVEfundraising

A passionate fundraiser for more than 25 years, David formed his own Company, www.LOVEfundraising.ca, in 2012.  He consistently provides strategic counsel to large and small non-profits in Canada and the States to ultimately improve their fundraising effectiveness.  One notable accomplishment - David led a $6.3 million one year campaign for BC’s first long-term residential facility for youth with addictions, Ashnola at the Crossing.  He continues as an Instructor in the BCIT Essentials of Fundraising course since 2002, is President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Vancouver Chapter and a Singer with Chor Leoni Men’s Choir for the past 23 years.

Doris Orr

CPA, CA, CEC and Founder of Powerful Paradigms Coaching & Consulting

Doris is passionate about shining the spotlight on each person’s greatness! Fun and energizing are words to describe how she is…sparking your inner ‘super power’! Doris gained broad international experience, enhancing her experience as a Chartered Accountant (now CPA, CA) by working in Wellington NZ, London, Munich, Zurich, New York, Bermuda and Vancouver in the areas of finance, project management and risk management. After 25 years in the corporate world, she obtained her certification as an executive coach and now combines her coaching, inspirational speaking and business consulting with her passion for helping people live in their full potential.

Bruce Robinson

CEO, Freestyle Canada

Bruce is a business leader who excels in strategic development, leadership development, governance education, financial management, marketing and brand development. Bruce is Chartered Professional Accountant with a Certified Management Accountant legacy designation. This training is the foundation for the development of a diverse set of skills through which he provides innovative leadership. Bruce has transformed the governance of a major Canadian National Sport Organization (NSO), led the redesign of the organization's brand, developed a strategic vision that boldly pushes the organization to adopt a more business-centric approach that supports the organization's vision and mission, provides leadership training and governance training to non-profit organizations and is an acknowledged leader within the Canadian amateur sport sector.

Mike Rowlands

President & CEO, Junxion Strategy

Mike is President & CEO at Junxion Strategy. He's an accomplished entrepreneur, consultant and advisor who works at the intersection of business, community and sustainability. He supports visionary entrepreneurs and leaders in organizations around the world, helping to craft distinctive strategies, disrupt markets, and accelerate success.

Marie-Claire Seebohm

Strategic HR Consultant, MC Seebohm Consulting

Marie-Claire Seebohm brings over 15 years social profit leadership experience to her work with non-profit leaders to develop and implement effective people solutions. She has held operations and HR leadership roles with Ecotrust Canada, Vanity, David Suzuki Foundation, Central 1 Credit Union and has served as a board member with the Pivot Legal Society and as a Knowledge Philanthropist with Vantage Point.

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1183 Melville Street, Vancouver BC

604 875 9144

info@thevantagepoint.ca

www.thevantagepoint.ca

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