BCAMA (BC Chapter of the American Marketing Association)

BCAMA (BC Chapter of the American Marketing Association)

September 17, 2014 11:00 ET

BCAMA Announces Renowned Digital & Creative Speaker for September Breakfast Event

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 17, 2014) - The BC chapter of the American Marketing Association (BCAMA) has today confirmed the details of its fall Breakfast Speaker Series event on Wednesday, September 24. Signalling the start of a new partnership, global digital education institute Hyper Island is presenting renowned creative, SVP/Growth & Innovation for RPA and Hyper Island collaborator, Tim Leake. Leake will explore the topic of how creative strategies can transform brands.

Leake is a highly regarded creative and digital thinker and is well-known on the speaker circuit, having been invited to talk at events such as SXSW and the Cannes Lions Festival for Creativity. He plans to share his advanced digital knowledge with BCAMA audiences, demonstrating how marketers can uncover strategic opportunities for change while understanding how creative thinking can be applied to an organization and individual projects. His session will cut through the jargon and provide simplified steps to transforming a brand through creativity.

"We are pleased to have the opportunity to partner with a high-profile organization like Hyper Island and host them at our upcoming event on September 24," says BCAMA President, Kim Breakell Mech. "Their insights into the digital marketplace will be of immense value to all marketers in British Columbia. We look forward to working and learning with them."

The BCAMA breakfast event will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel on Wednesday, September 24 from 7:00 am to 9:00 am.

For more information or to register for this event, visit www.bcama.com or call 604-564-1262.

Hyper Island Digital Master Class 3.0

Hyper Island will be returning to Vancouver on March 4-6 to host its Digital Master Class 3.0. During the three-day Master Class, participants will engage in a fast-paced series of presentations and collaborative workshops led by world-leading talent including members of the Hyper Island brain trust.

"We want to build on the success of our first Master Class in Vancouver," says Jaclyn Ciamillo, Global Partnership Director, Hyper Island. "It attracted leading-agency representatives, forward-looking retail brands, progressive Crown corporations, global technology companies from Silicon Valley and more."

For more information on the Master Class, visit: https://www.hyperisland.com/programs-and-courses/master-class.


The BC chapter of the American Marketing Association (www.bcama.com) has been the province's leading marketing source since 1955. With over 400 members, the BCAMA is a non-profit association made possible by a dedicated team of volunteers including board members, committee members and sponsors. As one of the most highly regarded chapters in North America, the BCAMA was awarded with the prestigious international Chapter of the Year award in 1995, 1996, Chapter of Excellence in 1997, and special merits in 2004 and 2006. Follow @bcama on Twitter or connect with us at facebook.com/bcama.

About Hyper Island

Hyper Island designs lifelong learning experiences for individuals and organizations all over the world. Hyper Island is a school of higher education within the fields of digital communications, entrepreneurship and leadership, and a strategic partner to companies that want to transform their business or organizational culture. The company was founded in 1996 in a naval prison in Karlskrona, Sweden. Since its inception, Hyper Island has had more than 2500 graduates from around 40 countries. Today, Hyper Island has around 75 employees situated in New York, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Manchester, Stockholm and Karlskrona.

About the Hyper Island Master Class

The Hyper Island Master Class is intended to raise awareness and inspire participants to create functional change in their organizations and deftly navigate the future over the course of several stages. Due to the highly interactive and immersive nature of the presentations and workshops, only a limited number of spaces are available.

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