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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Vancouver Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games
Join us as we relight the Olympic Cauldron!
Andrea Shaw, TTG
Tricia C. M. Smith, CM, OBC, BA, LLB, LLD (Hon.) OLY
Master of Ceremonies: Mike Killeen, CBC Vancouver
Wednesday, February 12
Vancouver Convention Centre E, East Meeting Rooms 1-3
999 Canada Pl, Vancouver
Registration at 6:45 AM followed by breakfast and lighting of the Cauldron at 8:45 AM.
Andrea Shaw was Vice President of Sponsorship, Sales and Marketing for the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC). Involved in the 2010 Winter Games from the bid process onwards, Andrea’s leadership resulted in revolutionary marketing and communication strategies that garnered record levels of support, participation, and investment in the Games. Andrea led the team at VANOC that oversaw the longest domestic Torch Relay in Olympic history, and that generated over $760 million in sponsorship revenue, an amount that was, for its time, unprecedented worldwide for a Winter Olympic Games.
Andrea will be joined by Tricia Smith, a lawyer and businesswoman based in Vancouver, has had a successful multifaceted career in sport. A four-time Olympian in rowing, Smith captured a silver medal at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games, seven world championship medals as well as a gold medal at the 1986 Commonwealth Games.
Master of Ceremonies, Mike Killeen, is co-host of CBC VANCOUVER NEWS’ flagship supper hour program at 6 p.m. A veteran broadcaster who loves storytelling and thrives on breaking news, Killeen is part of a committed team dedicated to bringing viewers not only the news of the day but also fresh perspectives on community stories that matter to them through all media platforms.
Includes Special Event: Olympic Citizenship Court Ceremony!
You are invited to stay and watch as individuals proudly take their Oath of Canadian Citizenship at 11 a.m. in the Convention Centre.