• CAPS Vancouver & BC

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    CAPS Vancouver & BC

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

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

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    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

CAPS Cares
Membership Renewal Deadline – April 1, 2017

Early Bird renewal ends March 20th

CAPS Cares; and your investment in yourself and your business allows this association to keep providing high value for all of us as a global community of experts who speak professionally.


Incentive packages offered for 1, 3 or 5 years and include:

  • Front of the house seating at all general session events at the 2017 CAPS Convention in Ottawa
  • Janet Stewart webinar, “Turning Your Existing Products into an eLearning Revenue Stream” – May 2 at 12p EDT
  •  Mary Charleson, CSP webinar, “Marketing with Media: leveraging your owned, rented, earned, embedded and paid media” – May 11 at 1p EDT

CAPS Speaker Event
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 8:30am – 12:00pm

GobinderGillHow to Prepare for a TEDx Talk
A workshop facilitated by Gobinder Gill.

Since the mid 1980’s Gobinder has worked in many facets of the media dealing with diversity issues.

He is a former researcher and reporter for CBC television, freelance writer for the Vancouver Sun and multicultural columnist for the Metro Valley Newspapers. As a journalist, he interviewed high profile personalities including Mother Teresa.

In 2013, he spoke at the TEDx Stanley Park in Vancouver (view HERE) Diversity: Evolution of the Unthinkable. As a program director for TEDx Stanley Park in 2015/16, he assisted in selecting and coaching speakers. READ MORE/REGISTER

PRE and POST Networking Opportunities
Monday, April 17th

DocksideMembers and guests are invited to join CAPS colleagues for dinner in advance of the April 17th Speaker Event.
After glow conversations will be held in the Dockside Lounge following the presentation.
Please contact Kindi Gill

CAPS Speaker Event
Monday, April 17, 2017 at 6:00 – 9:00pm

View More: http://donh.pass.us/jean-digiovannaDouble Your Bookings: Turn your keynote into an Experiential Workshop and get more business beyond the stage
Presented by Jean Marie DiGiovanna

Are you a keynoter looking to turn your speeches into a dynamic follow-on workshop? Already have a dynamic workshop and want to take it to the next level with a new way to interact and engage your audience?  If so, this program will deliver on that and more!

Get ready to dive into your own content and leave with a follow-on workshop topic your clients will say YES to and loads of interactive exercises that will engage your audience for greater impact and lasting change.  Whether you are a keynoter or a trainer at heart, the tools in this program will up your game and create more business beyond the stage.

Get ready to roll up your sleeves because Jean is all about getting things done!

In this Session, you will leave with:

  • The 3 critical success factors that will make your keynote and workshop HIGH impact
  • The one question you must ask yourself to ensure follow-on business
  • Your own workshop topic and the steps to convert your talk into a powerful workshop
  • Experiential exercises that will transform the way you create lasting impact
  • Actionable steps to get started with your own high impact workshops

It’s time to stop leaving money on the table and get more business beyond the stage.  Register HERE

Jean M. DiGiovanna, founder of Workshop University is a master of experiential learning.  She is a certified coach, speaker and educator with over 20 years experience in training, consulting and instructional design.  She helps Speakers, Coaches and Authors monetize their message through workshops, webinars and on-line courses.   As a member of NSA since 2005 she has presented both nationally and internationally and was named a Top 10 Coach of Boston by Women’s Business Boston.  She is co-author of Success is a State of Mind alongside Mark Victor Hansen, Les Brown and Deepak Chopra and author of Wake Up To Your Life: Powerful Monthly Workouts for the Mind, Heart & Soul. A resident of Boulder, Colorado, Jean loves to ski fast, bike leisurely and dance to live Latin music.  More info HERE

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.