How time flies! We want to thank you all again for joining us at EastVanLove Vol. 6. We've got photos, videos and other goodies to relive that awesome evening!Social innovators rise above every hurdle and boundary to reach their goal of making the local and global community a better place. We hope that this Social Innovation Tweetup has inspired you to think of ways you can be more actively involved in our community.

In this post: 1. A Recap of EastVanLove Vol. 6 "Social Innovation" 2. Unveiling of our NEW EastVanLove logo. What did you choose for us? 3. Calling for speakers for EastVanLove Vol. 7! Read on to find out what the next theme will be!


We’ve collaborated with freelance videographer, Lena Franford (@LenaFranford), for this volume of EastVanLove and she did an amazing job recording the event!  She truly captured the EastVanLove energy!

SNAPSHOTS! The very talented Sukhraj Battal (@SukhrajB) documented the entire evening which you can view in our Flickr pool. Feel free to tag yourself in the photos and share them with your friends!

A FEW WORDS... Ariella Fong (@AriellaFong) from Vancouver Observer wrote a few remarkable articles covering EastVanLove Vol. 6 and on the presenters. Have a read on your lunch break or frankly, any time at all!

OTHER WAYS WE COVERED THE EVENT: COVER IT LIVE -- Interested in all the tweets from the event and not just the best? Here are all your tweetsfrom this great night! SLIDESHARE -- Wanted to review the presentations? Check them out on Slideshare!

A BIG THANK YOU to our Speakers… Suzanne Siemens & Madeleine Shaw / @Luna_gal@Luna_Diva Geoff Bowers / @freegeekvan Jacob Hunter / @jacobhunter Naomi Steinberg / @VSOstorytelling Jenna Herbut / @makeitshow

…Musical Guests… Little T / @reallittletmc Pat Lok / @pat_lok / DJ Cyclist / @cyclistmusic / Atma /

…and to our Sponsors! It’s Saul GoodYelpBee VancityThis is Vancity

A very gracious THANK YOU to our host Calabash Bistro (@CalabashBistro).

And now, presenting our new EASTVANLOVE LOGO! You voted, we listened, so here it is!

Check out the contest that occurred here. Any thoughts or ideas on our new look? Let us know!

CALL FOR IDEAS: EastVanLove vol. 7 We’re excited to announce that we're aiming for the next EastVanLove Tweetup to be held at the end of September in conjunction with Social Media Week! The theme, as voted by you, will be "the History of East Vancouver" We want your speaker ideas! Have a local hero doing amazing work in East Van? Do you know someone with a rich knowledge of our past? Are you itching to share your stories and experiences of East Van and its history? Tweet us @EastVanLove or email us!

Nominations close August 31.

AuthorWells Stringham