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2018 Y.E.S. Talks

Digby Leigh & Company is pleased to announce that we will be hosting our 5th annual Y.E.S. Talks event June 7th at the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier. 

Y.E.S. Talks aims to provide people in business with streetwise/practical ideas that they can immediately incorporate into their businesses. We hope you can join us for an action packed afternoon as our four speakers deliver talks highlighting their own entrepreneurial stories that will focus around delivering actionable takeaways for the participants.

This year's speaker lineup includes:

ERIC TERMUENDE,   CO-FOUNDER  NOW INNOVATIONS

ERIC TERMUENDE, 
CO-FOUNDER NOW INNOVATIONS

CHRIS SACR  É , PRESIDENT AND CEO  SACRÉ-DAVEY ENGINEERING INC.

CHRIS SACRÉ,
PRESIDENT AND CEO SACRÉ-DAVEY ENGINEERING INC.

VALERIE SONG , CHIEF GROWER (CEO) -  AVA

VALERIE SONG,
CHIEF GROWER (CEO) - AVA

ANTHONY FINDLAY , OWNER AND PRESIDENT OF  LEVEL 10 FITNESS INC.

ANTHONY FINDLAY,
OWNER AND PRESIDENT OF LEVEL 10 FITNESS INC.

AGENDA:

  • Attendees begin to arrive and light lunch served until first speaker/opening remarks;
  • 2 Speakers, 20-25 minutes each;
  • 20 minute fireside chat style Q&A with both speakers and moderator;
  • 20 minute break/email catch-up/mingle session;
  • 2 Speakers, 20-25 minutes each;
  • 20 minute fireside chat style Q&A with both speakers and moderator;
  • Closing remarks; and
  • Reception w/ cash bar.

Tickets are available for purchase online at www.yestalks.org

Early bird tickets $79 +GST (early bird price until May 7th)
Regular price tickets $89 +GST (after May 7th)

We hope to see you there!

2017 Young Entrepreneurs Symposium

Digby Leigh & Company is pleased to announce that we will once again be hosting our Young Entrepreneurs Symposium June 1st at the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier. 

The symposium aims to provide young entrepreneurs with streetwise/practical ideas that they can immediately take away and implement into their own businesses. If you're a young person in business we hope you can join us for an action packed afternoon as our four speakers deliver talks highlighting their own entrepreneurial stories that will focus around delivering actionable takeaways for the participants.

This year's speaker lineup includes:

BOB LENARDUZZI,   PRESIDENT  VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC

BOB LENARDUZZI, 
PRESIDENT VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC

STEVE DE JONG , PRESIDENT & CEO  INTEGRA GOLD

STEVE DE JONG,
PRESIDENT & CEO INTEGRA GOLD

ANDREA SCOTT , CO-FOUNDER  SKOAH INC.

ANDREA SCOTT,
CO-FOUNDER SKOAH INC.

ANDREW HALL , CO-FOUNDER  MEALSHARE

ANDREW HALL,
CO-FOUNDER MEALSHARE

AGENDA:

  • Attendees begin to arrive and light lunch served until first speaker/opening remarks;
  • 2 Speakers, 20-25 minutes each;
  • 20 minute fireside chat style Q&A with both speakers and moderator;
  • 20 minute break/email catch-up/mingle session;
  • 2 Speakers, 20-25 minutes each;
  • 20 minute fireside chat style Q&A with both speakers and moderator;
  • Closing remarks; and
  • Reception with complimentary hors d'oeuvres and cash bar.

Tickets are available for purchase online at www.yestalks.org

Early bird tickets $79 +GST (early bird price until May 1st)
Regular price tickets $89 +GST (after May 1st)

We hope to see you there!

2016 No Regrets Basketball Tournament

The Quinn Keast Foundation hosted its second annual No Regrets Basketball Tournament this past weekend, and the tournament was an absolute success. The No Regrets Basketball Tournament is a high school seniors basketball tournament that features both girls and boys teams from across Western Canada. The tournament games are hosted at various North Shore high school gymnasiums, and the teams competed at an extremely high level during this 3-day tournament. After the dust settled it was South Kamloops taking the title over Handsworth in the final of the boys division, and Charles Best claiming victory over Walnut Grove in the girls division final.

Digby Leigh & Company alongside a number of other members of our community, were part of the No Regrets Basketball Tournament Organizing Committee that both sponsored and helped put this event together. For a review of the tournament, including further game results, game stories, all-star teams, photos, historical tournament statistics and scholarship recipients please visit the website at www.noregretsbball.com.

TechPong 2016

This past week we had the pleasure of both sponsoring and participating at the truly unique Vancouver fundraiser TechPong. Spearheaded by our local tech community, TechPong invites the Vancouver tech industry to participate in an epic ping pong tournament and raise money for causes in their community that they care about.

After a month plus of hard work training on our ping pong table and fundraising for our charity of choice, North Shore Rescue we set out to do battle on November 15th at the Imperial. Digby Leigh & Company's ping pong all stars went head to head versus some of the tech industry's heavy hitters (including a Microsoft employee who is a former European champion; true story). We fought valiantly and shocked the tech world having our single's rep Scott make it all the way to the semi finals and our doubles team of Digby Sr. and Scott make it to the quarter finals. Ben and Kaitlyn who represented DL&C as our second doubles team did not disappoint either; they earned the distinguished titles of 'most fun' and 'best dressed'. Also a very special shout out to the huge contingent of DL&C fans who came out to cheer on our players.

The event was a tremendous success raising a grand total of $52,692 for a variety of community causes. We were particularly proud of the $1,629.25 we were able to raise for our cause of choice North Shore Rescue. Good fun. Great cause.

 

2016 Young Entrepreneurs Symposium

2016 Young Entrepreneurs Symposium

For the third year running Digby Leigh & Company has teamed up with the North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce to host the Young Entrepreneurs Symposium June 2nd at the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier. 

The symposium aims to provide young entrepreneurs with streetwise/practical ideas that they can immediately take away and implement into their own businesses. If you're a young person in business we hope you can join us for an action packed afternoon as our four speakers deliver talks highlighting their own entrepreneurial stories that will focus around delivering actionable takeaways for the participants.

No Regrets Basketball Tournament

No Regrets Basketball Tournament

The inaugural No Regrets Basketball Tournament, hosted by the Quinn Keast Foundation (QKF), took place December 10-12th in the gymnasiums of some of our local North Shore high schools. Digby Leigh & Company, along with ten other sponsors, provided support to the foundation to bring this tournament to life. 

Nearing 10 years of existence, the Quinn Keast Foundation has hosted basketball games, built outdoor courts and awarded scholarships to numerous high school students, all while taking the ‘No Regrets’ approach. It was with great pride and excitement that the Quinn Keast Foundation took on the responsibility for the operation of this tournament that was formally known as The North Shore Invitational Basketball Tournament. It only seemed fitting that this long time staple tournament of North Shore basketball be re-branded as the “No Regrets Basketball Tournament”.

The Life Protector Art Installation at the Edgemont Commons

The Life Protector Art Installation at the Edgemont Commons

On Saturday November 28th we were on hand for the unveiling of "The Life Protector", the new art installation at the Edgemont Commons building. Generously donated by Kevington Building in partnership with the North Vancouver District Developer Public Art Program / North Vancouver Recreation & Culture, this one of a kind piece is the creation of Spanish artist Casto Solano.