THURSDAY, MARCH 1
Connect with fellow members over beer and conversation. March's guest speakers, Canada Sevens' CEO Bill Cooper and Tournament Director Jamie Levchuk, touch on the challenges faced with commercial success for Rugby Sevens in Canada, building the tournament, and how the bid came together.
Complimentary first draft. Chit bar and snack menu available.
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Members' Lounge
Reservations recommended: 604 685 9321
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Bill Cooper is the Managing Director and Chief Operating Partner of TTG Partnerships. He has led teams in tailoring sponsorship strategies and leveraging the commercial rights for top-tier organizations including Rugby Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee. Prior to joining TTG, Bill was the Director of Commercial Rights Management for the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Jamie Levchuk, Managing Director of HSBC Canada Sevens, is responsible for the planning and execution of Canada’s largest rugby event. He leads the C7 team in operations, ticketing, marketing/communications and partner servicing for the annual tournament entering its 3rd year in Vancouver in March 2018. Prior to his work in rugby, Jamie was the Director of Events for Vancouver Whitecaps FC and worked with organizations including the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Vancouver Canucks, Vancouver Grizzlies, and Rick Hansen Foundation.