Visit Downtown Langley This Summer – The 2016 McBurney Plaza Summer Series

The Greater Vancouver Area has a lot to offer to families this summer.  We are very lucky to be living in Vancouver where almost every city is busy organizing great events for families. We even have a hard time putting all these activities on our family schedule.  There's nothing we would want to miss!! The city of Langley is quite special to us.  Visiting its downtown core brings us back … [Read more...]

Whistler Children’s Festival 2016

Our family loves to go on "staycations" and Whistler is always on top of our list whether it is during the winter season or summer. With the picturesque scenery driving up the Sea to Sky highway and a few look out stops, it's always a joy for Anne, the kids, and I to take some time off to relax and enjoy a taste of this beautiful province. It really feels like a different world and it's only a day … [Read more...]

Social Media Mastery Conference 2016

Looking forward to seeing everyone at our second annual Social Media Mastery Conference! Last year, we had 220 people and this year our goal is to get over 300 guests attending. Next year, we are going BIGGER at #SMMastery at Canada Place in March 2017. Social Media Mastery, Blog Mastery, and Internet Marketing Mastery are all owned and operated by YVR Conferences which is an Event … [Read more...]

YVR Travellers Launch Party

After running several #YVRBrands under the "YVR Media Group" umbrella, it was a joy to launch our latest group called YVR Travellers! Here are the YVR Brands that are already operating: YVR Dads YVR Bloggers  YVR Foodies YVR Photographers   YVR Masterminds   We just launched our #YVRTravellers Meetup Group based in Vancouver, Canada! So, if you live in … [Read more...]

Greater Vancouver Golf Academy

Hockey? Check! Basketball? Check! Baseball? Check! Football? Check! I've played and watched all the major sports. In high school, I was on the Basketball Team for 2 years and in University, we won the Varsity Championships in Floor Hockey (I even have the medal to prove it! And, yes, I scored the game winning goal! It was one of my highlights from my time at UBC). However, since … [Read more...]

Media Highlights – Social Media Mastery Conference

It's already been one week since our massive Social Media Mastery Conference which had 215 attendees! We got back all of our Media Highlights back from our Social Media Mastery Conference last week!! These highlights include our Official Photo Album, Video Highlights, and Podcast Interviews! Feel free to TAG yourselves in the Photo Album and share our Video Highlights and Podcast … [Read more...]

The Empowered Parents Summit

It's tough to find many other dads who are building their careers out of supporting parents so when I first met Scott Carr a few years ago, I got excited since he is a dad of three girls who has committed his life, his business, and his career to developing the Empowered Parents Network to help support moms and dads around the world! Scott and I have been become good friends over the last couple … [Read more...]

Laugh Again Cruise Conference 2015

For our wedding anniversary, Anne and I were debating where to go. Hawaii? Europe? Road Trip? After much dialogue and reflection, we both agreed that it would be awesome to go on a Cruise to Alaska! After all, I proposed at an Airport, got married on a boat, so why not an Anniversary on a cruise? So, a couple of weeks after our Canada Day Wedding, we headed to Canada Place and boarded a 8 day, … [Read more...]

Social Media Mastery Conference

Excited to announce I'm organizing a massive Social Media Conference on Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 from 9 am - 5 pm at the Diamond Ballroom in Vancouver, Canada! After running years of events as well as organizing 6 workshops last year, I felt it was time for me to take it the next level and organize my own Conference! There will be 10 inspiring speakers, 10 awesome sponsors, 150+ of the top social … [Read more...]

Vancouver Christmas Market 2014

Christmas has always been a very exciting time of the year especially now that we have children and our daughter Rianne is in her toddler years. In fact, Anne and I first start dating during Christmas of 2009 (here we are 5 years later married with 2 kids)! This year marked our third consecutive year visiting the Vancouver Christmas Market at the Queen Elizabeth Plaza! The first time we went was … [Read more...]

Sesame Street Live – Let’s Dance

Sesame Street is coming back to Vancouver this December! Last year, around the same time, we took our kids to their first Sesame Street Live Show at the UBC Thunderbird Stadium for the show "Elmo Makes Music." This year, we'll be seeing their brand new show called "Let's Dance." Rianne absolutely loved the show last year and went right up to the front to dance along with the characters. Ryan … [Read more...]