Creating Opportunities with Your Neighborhood Business

Building Engaging Partnerships To Help With Next Level of Organizational Growth

Local businesses and nonprofits have a great many reasons to partner up, such strengthening community relationships, creating new business opportunities and building awareness around the needs of great causes. Hear from community managers on what they are doing to connect with local nonprofits and the successful engagement strategies they are using to create wins for all.

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When: Tuesday, March 8, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: The HiVE, #210 – 128 W Hastings St.


  • 5:30 – 6:00 PM: Networking and snacks
  • 6:00 – 7:00 PM: Presentation
  • 7:00 – 7:30 PM: Q&A and Wrap
  • 7:45 – 9:30 PM: Post-event social!


Michelle Sklar

Michelle SklarI am a performance driven Executive with nearly two decades of comprehensive achievements in marketing, communications, sales, operations and entrepreneurial endeavors. I have focused my professional career development on bringing ideas from inception to execution in the Emerging Technology, Digital Media and Nonprofit industries.

My broad cross-functional expertise is in brand and digital asset management, consumer engagement and community building, and project management and analytics. I thrive in startups and faced paced environments, where culture and vision match the desire to be transformative. I am a firm believer in community and am currently active with several nonprofit organizations.

Event hashtag: #Net2van
Speaker: TBC
Host: @michelle_sklar
Venue Sponsor: @HiveVancouver
Event Sponsors: @iATSpayments @TechSoup @NTENorg @onedaywebsite


Mobility Access: This venue does not have ramps and elevators and is not wheelchair accessible.
Hearing Access: Speakers at this event will use microphones.
Sight Access: Contact the organizers if you need an advance copy of the presentation.

We want everyone to be able to participate in the Net2Van community and events. Please don’t hesitate to let us know what we can do to accommodate your needs.