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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 BC

Message from Our President, Robin Levesque

Wow! Can you believe that we are done the first month of 2020 already? I’ve been on a media fast for over 20 years. That means I don’t watch the news and I don’t read the newspapers. I feel that if something is important enough, I will find out through my friends, family and colleagues.

Yet, this month has been filled with out-of-the-ordinary headlines, so I would like to take a moment to remind our members about the importance of resilience. That’s our ability to bounce back from, and thrive through, life’s inevitable setbacks.  I think it’s especially relevant to speakers, because we are so connected to our audiences. How we feel has a profound impact on everyone we connect with, because emotions are contagious.

A good resiliency plan has four components: personal, relationship, business and community. First, we need to take great care of ourselves. That means building daily, weekly, even life-long practices that feed the spirit, mind and body.

Second, we have to develop deep meaningful relationships with loved ones, family members, friends and colleagues. After all, human beings are social animals.

Third, we have to invest in our business. As speakers, we are uniquely positioned in this life area, because we tend to share our deep passions with our audiences. That’s how we make our living.

Finally, we have community.  That means membership, contribution and how we experience adventures in this wonderful world we live in. And to me, there is no better place than the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers to learn, share, grow and belong together.

Have a wonderful month of February, and I hope to see you at our next live event in Vancouver.

All the best,
Robin Levesque
CAPS President, BC Chapter
robin@robinlevesque.com
403.458.6611


 

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Entrepreneurs looking for a centre stage business opportunity to engage an audience, tell their story, promote their brand and market their products and services are invited to sponsor a CAPS event.

More than just your Company name and logo in the CAPS newsletter, sponsorship includes dedicated commercial time with a captive audience of renowned professional speakers.

The speaking business is open – open to hearing how you can help them improve their businesses and make a difference in their professional lives.

 

 

TESTIMONIALS
“I sponsored a CAPS event and had an immediate registration to my event that lead to follow-up business a few months later. I got back my investment ten times! It was fun and a good ROI.”
Petra Mayer, Petra Mayer Consulting

“Sponsoring a CAPS event is absolutely worth it! In April 2018, I sponsored an event and met some amazing professional speakers. It’s now a few months later, and I am getting business from it. I was recommended to supply all the printing for the National Convention in Vancouver in December and was awarded the contract. I definitely recommend sponsoring a CAPS event.”
Sussan Toub, Print Broker, Perfect Impression Ltd. 604-812-5220

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CAPS BC 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.