THE ODLUM BROWN FWE GALA: PITCH FOR THE PURSE

February 20, 2017 | Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

WHAT A MAGICAL NIGHT! Thank you to everyone who attended our 15th anniversary Gala on Monday night. We had an amazing evening celebrating women entrepreneurs and their success! We raised over $500,000, which will hugely impact our ability to help women entrepreneurs across the country through education and mentorship.

 

Check out the Gala highlight reel below to relive the magic.

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Congratulations to Tara Bosch of SmartSweets for taking home the $25,000 purse prize!

 

Meet our Pitch for the Purse Finalists and their Mentors:

 

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Tara Bosch
SmartSweets
@eatsmartsweets

MENTORED BY

Dionne Laslo-Baker
DeeBee’s Organics Ltd.
@DeeBeesOrganics

MENTORED BY

Andrea Scott
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 @skoah

MENTORED BY

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Dave Bustos
Founder + Partner | Fort Capital

Tracey McVicar
Managing Partner | CAI Private Equity

 Wayne Deans

Co-Founder | Deans Knight Capital Management Ltd.

 

Thank you to our Celebrity Judges:

 

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Jacki Zehner

Philanthropic Visionary + Investor
Founding Board Member of FWE

Click here for her full bio.

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Frank Giustra

Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Click here for his full bio.

 

 

 

 Thank you to our Sponsors

 

Title Sponsor

 

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Gold Sponsor

 

Goldcorp Inc.

 

Silver Sponsor


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Bronze Sponsors

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Media Partner

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Raffle Partner

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Event Partners

AG Hair
ARC Document Solutions
Brix Media Co.
Brush Salon
Cocoa West Chocolatier
CountDown Events
Eclat Decor 
Amar & Natallie Doman
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Flower Factory
Givergy
Imprint Plus
Innovation Lighting
Julie Yeem
Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel
Life & Times Productions
Mark Anthony Group
Pedersen’s Rentals
Proshow Audiovisual
Sara Borck Photography
Square
TELUS
WestJet
Woodlot

 

Thank you to our amazing group of Gala Committee Members:

Christina Anthony (Co-Chair) | Odlum Brown Limited
Lara Dauphinee (Co-Chair) | Fiore Group
Monique Badun | Sotheby’s International Realty Canada
Christina Brown | Committee Member
Dave Bustos | Fort Capital
Karen Christiansen | FWE
Monika Deol | Canadian TV Personality, Stellar Beauty
Vicki Gabereau | VG Shoes
Soha Lavin | CountDown Events
Gabrielle Malette | Odlum Brown Limited
Christine Marks | Goldcorp
Lisa Niemetscheck | FWE
Robin Peterson | Committee Member
Susannah Pierce | LNG Canada