THE ODLUM BROWN FWE GALA: PITCH FOR THE PURSE FINALE

February 21, 2019 | Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

We are thrilled to announce our 2019 Gala! Last year’s amazing evening celebrating women entrepreneurs raised over $750,000 and we are looking forward to an even bigger and better event this year.

 

Whether you were in the room or there in spirit, take a moment to watch this video of the highlights of the 2018 Odlum Brown FWE Gala – Pitch for the Purse Finale, and relive some of the magic!

 

Congratulations to 2018 Winner Nicole Smith of Flytographer for taking home the $25,000 purse prize!

 

Last year’s Pitch for the Purse Finalists and their Mentors:

 

Julia Dexter
Squiggle Park
@squiggelparkedu

MENTORED BY

Nicole Smith
Flytographer
@Flytographer

MENTORED BY

Valerie Song 

AVA Technologies Inc.

@AVASmartGarden

MENTORED BY

John Montalbano
Principal |Tower Beach Capital Ltd.

Tracey McVicar
Managing Partner | CAI Private Equity

 Ali Pejman

Partner | Fort Capital Partners

 

Stay tuned for exciting announcements about the 2018/2019 Finalists, Mentors and Celebrity Judges!

 

 

 

 Thank you to our Gala Sponsors

Title Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

 

Pitch for the Purse Program Sponsor

Purse Sponsor

 

Event Partners

ARC Document Solutions
CountDown Events
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Givergy
Pedersen’s Rentals
Proshow Audiovisual

TELUS

True Calling Media

Yaletown Photography

 

Thank you to our wonderful Gala Committee for all their dedication:

 

Christina Anthony (Co-Chair) | FWE Founder

Lara Dauphinee (Co-Chair) | Fiore Group

Kristy Brinkley | Redfish Kids

Christina Brown | Committee Member

Dave Bustos | Fort Capital Partners

Jenny DeJong | CountDown Events

Amy Carruthers | Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Vicki Gabereau | VG Shoes

Soha Lavin | CountDown Events

Gabrielle Malette | Emerald Health

Jennifer McCarron | Atomic Cartoons, a Thunderbird Company

Susannah Pierce | Shell LNG Canada

Andrew Reid | VC LABS

Corina Reynolds | Blank Canvas Foundation

Samantha Reynolds | ECHO Storytelling Agency