Pacific Contact 2015 – Schedule

Thursday, April 9th – Pre-Conference Professional Development Day

Pacific Contact – Friday, April 10th, to Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Hilton Vancouver Metrotown – Burnaby, BC, Canada

Preliminary Schedule – Subject to change without notice – Check back for updates

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Pre-Conference Professional Development Day
8:30AM – 3:00PM Professional Development with Jerry Yoshitomi – Making our Case Symposium:  Capturing, communicating and monetizing the personal and public value of what we do for ticket buyers, donors, and authorizers.
Registration Required.
3:30PM – 5:30PM Facility Managers Meeting
Support Staff Break-out Sessions
8:30PM – 10:30PM Early Arrival Hospitality Suite

Friday, April 10, 2015

7:30AM Registration Desk Opens, Crystal Ballroom Foyer, Level 3
8:00AM – Noon Exhibitor Load In, Crystal Ballroom 2 & 3, L3 – Hilton Hotel
8:00AM – 9:20AM Waking up to the Good Work We Do! Coffee and baked goods followed by Petcha Kutcha at 8:30am – Jerry Yoshitomi
Crystal Ballroom 1, L3
9:30AM – 10:30AM Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night – Jerry Yoshitomi
Crystal Ballroom 1, L3
9:30AM – 10:30AM Tips, Tricks and Trends in Mobile Technology – Bill Love – My Event Apps
Waterford 2, L3
9:30AM – 10:30AM Everything I Know As An Independent Artist I Learned By Doing – A Panel Discussion with Helen Austin, Sarah Hagen and Julia Mackey
Lalique, L2
10:30AM – 10:45AM Image of Coffee cup Coffee Break – Bacarrat Foyer, L2
10:45AM – 11:45AM Pitch & Perform – Baccarat, Level 2
Noon – 1:00PM Image of Silverware Lunch – Crystal Ballroom 1, Hilton Hotel
1:00PM- 1:15PM Board Buses to Michael J Fox Theatre
1:30PM – 3:45PM Showcase 1, Michael J Fox Theatre
3:50PM Buses Return to Hilton Hotel
4:15PM – 5:45PM Image of PeopleContact Room Open, Crystal Ballroom 2 & 3, L3
6:00PM – 7:45PM Image of Silverware Dine Arounds – Meet in Hilton Hotel Lobby at 5:45 and walk to restaurants
7:45PM – 8:00PM Board Buses to Michael J Fox Theatre
8:15PM – 10:10PM Showcase 2, Michael J Fox Theatre
10:15PM Buses Return to Hilton Metrotown
10:30PM – 1:00AM Image of Martini glassHospitality Suite Open, Diamond Penthouse, 1804

Saturday, April 11, 2015

8:00AM Registration Desk Opens, Crystal Ballroom Foyer, Level 3
8:00AM – 9:00AM Presenter Breakfast Discussion – BC Arts Council Programs (CPA & CPYEP)
Waterford Room 1&2 L3
9:00AM – 10:30AM REAL TIME – Conversations
Crystal Ballroom 1, Level 3
10:30AM – 10:45AM Image of Coffee cup Networking Coffee Break – Baccarat Foyer, L2
10:45AM – 11:45AM Pitch & Perform – Baccarat, L2
Noon – 1:00PM Image of Silverware“Getting to Know You” Lunch, Tiffany Ballroom, Level 2
Noon – 1:00PM Image of Pen Silent Auction Open, Inside Tiffany Ballroom, L2
1:00PM – 1:15PM Board Buses to the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
1:30PM – 3:45PM Showcase 3 – Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
3:50PM Buses Depart to Hilton Hotel
4:15PM – 6:15PM Image of People Contact Room Open, Crystal Ballroom 2 & 3, Level 3
7:00PM – 9:00PM Image of Silverware BCTC Awards Dinner & Live Auction,  Tiffany Ballroom, Level 2
9:15PM – 10:50PM Showcase 4 – Hilton Cabaret Stage, Crystal Ballroom 1, Level 3
11:00PM – 1:00AM Image of Martini glassHospitality Suite Open, Diamond Penthouse, 1804

Sunday, April 12, 2015

8:00AM Registration Desk Opens – Crystal Ballroom Foyer, L3
8:00AM – 10:00AM BC Regions Block Booking Meeting
Baccarat, L2
9:00AM – 10:00AM Agents, Managers and Artists Peer Session
Waterford Room 1 & 2, L3
8:30AM – 11:00AM Cash-Out Silent Auction – Crystal Ballroom Foyer, L3
10:00AM – 10:15AM Board Buses to the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
10:30AM – 12:05PM Showcase 5 – Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
12:10PM Buses Return to Hilton Hotel
12:30PM – 1:30PM Image of SilverwareBCTC Annual General Meeting Luncheon,
Crystal Ballroom 1, L3 – Hilton Vancouver Metrotown
1:30PM – 3:30PM Image of People Contact Room Open, Crystal Ballroom 2 & 3, Level 3
3:30PM – 4:30PM Strike Contact Room
5:00PM – 6:00PM Bar Talk (smart cocktails and scintillating conversations),
Reflect Lounge, L3
6:00PM – 11:00PM  Image of Silverware Closing Night Dinner & Party: 80s theme Sing Along & Karaoke, Reflect Lounge and Restaurant, L3