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  • CAPS Vancouver & BC

    Welcome to

    CAPS Vancouver & BC

    CAPS is an association that promotes professionalism, positive partnering opportunities and prosperity.

  • Speaker

    Hire a Professional

    Speaker

    CAPS Vancouver and BC is a community of speakers, coaches, consultants - experts who speak on a wide variety of subjects.

  • Better Together

    CAPS is about being

    Better Together

    Professional speaking is challenging and exciting but can also be isolating. Membership in CAPS offers you a forum, a connection, friendships and colleagues.

Welcome to CAPS Vancouver


October Chapter Meeting Recap

Charmaine Hammond – The Untapped Revenue Source for Speakers
Our October 21st event was a big hit with standing room only to hear Charmaine Hammond speak about sponsorship and to explain how easy it is.

CharmaineNathalie Plamondon-Thomas (L), pictured with Charmaine was in the hot seat and within 3 minutes received numerous ideas on where to find sponsors. Nathalie said the experience was a perfect example of the CAPS Advantage – Learn. Share. Grow. Belong.

We had several guests express how much they enjoyed the meeting and the value in the presentation – and they will return!  Thanks to our virtual audience, participating via Zoom.

 

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Our rising star, Kindi Gill, presented her outstanding speaking skills and our hearts were touched by her story.

Kindi, your CAPS Vancouver colleagues applaud your rising stardom and wish you luck at the CAPS Convention in Ottawa in December!


CAPS Definitely CARES

Suzanne F Stevens - YouMeWeThis year, President of CAPS, Suzanne F. Stevens, CSP, launched the CAPS Cares programme.
Members have the opportunity to contribute and make a difference at the CAPS Convention.

How can you help?  Donations of:
>> Toiletries and jewelry will assist Dress for Success
>> Ties and cuff links will benefit Suits His Style
>> Diverse “treasures” donated to the CAPS Cares tables will be sold for $20 (cash) with all proceeds going towards the purchase of a service dog for a Canadian Veteran suffering from PTSD

***If you are unable to attend the Convention in Ottawa, please to bring items to the November 25th Chapter meeting; Kindi will take on our behalf.


Board Member Opportunities

In November you have a chance to be part of the CAPS Vancouver Leadership Team.

LearnShareGrowBelongIf you live outside of the Lower Mainland, you are welcome to participate. The majority of CAPS Vancouver board meeting are held virtually so that every member has the opportunity to become more involved.

Being on the board gives you a voice and vision to what our Chapter aims to learn, share and grow over the next year.   Please contact Kindi Gill if you would like to belong.

TIME SENSITIVE – PLEASE READ
CAPS members please read and review the attached Bylaws which have been reformatted and streamlined – removing 8 pages of duplicate information – to a more concise version, as modeled by CAPS National.

Voting on this document will occur at our AGM on November 25th.  Bylaws


membershipOnline membership renewal.  CLICK HERE to renew

CAPS Vancouver seeks to enrich experts who speak professionally. Every one of our events is designed to provide you with inspiration and skills to acquire more expertise, develop greater eloquence, learn new tools for your enterprise, and/or practice CAPS ethics more professionally. All of this happens within the remarkably generous and welcoming community of practice that is the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers.