HAVAN  Connections
Sunday, November 24, 2019

RenĂ©e Auer, Senior Director Membership & Sales | Twitter: @reneeauer
 
 
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COATS FOR KIDS - CLEAR OUT YOUR CLOSETS. DOORS OPEN NOW!
Committees and Councils - Join in the fun and help raise donations. Last week the Suppliers' Council raised $590! We'll be presenting one GIGANTIC donation at the Wrap-Up Party on Friday, December 6 at Trail Appliances, Richmond. Clear out your closets and drop off your donations this week! View drop-off locationsRegister to attend the Wrap Up Party. Donate here!

Participating members - share pictures online and tag #HAVANCoatsforKids we'll help amplify the excitement! 


Affinity Partner Preston Mobility is pleased to announce a New Wireless Offer Exclusive to Employees of HAVAN (CHBA) Member Companies. Save up to 30% on your personal wireless, and add up to 5 lines to include family members. Several plans to choose from, and you can keep your existing number. This Exclusive Employee Purchase Plan (EPP) is not available to the general public or at any Bell store. Another great benefit to be a HAVAN / CHBA Member!
For more information or to talk to one of our EPP Ambassadors visit www.prestonmobility.com/plans/HAVAN 



OVATION AWARDS 2020 WEBINAR THIS TUESDAY!

HAVAN members Martin Knowles Photo/Media and Susan Boyce will present a webinar on November 26 to walk members through the Ovation Award entry process. Fifty-seven categories mean there is opportunity for all members! 

Congratulations to the 87 HAVAN members who are 2020 Georgie Finalists! Working on the same online platform, the Ovation Awards feature similar criteria, making it easy to extend your opportunities for more awards! In the eyes of your consumers, local matters! Leverage your marketing program with the Ovation Awards.  To win, you must enter.  Entry details.

PET PICTURES  - GET YOUR WORK FEATURED IN HAVAN ADS
HAVAN's marketing department is looking for some images of your projects, featuring a pet(s) - no people please. Vertical format. Forward images to Vanessa@havan.ca

How to find the right builder for you and your project
How to find the right builder for you and your project

Check out David Adair of Blackfish Homes sharing tips house to source a builder in a transparent, approachable and friendly manner. 
We'll be producing a series of videos like this to promote HAVAN and our award-winning members (another reason to participate in the awards program!), to build brand trust, and connect consumers with HAVAN's online directory, for the benefit of all members. Videos are supported with social campaigns and will be running over the course of the coming year.


HOMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS

A self-guided tour inside 7 stunning Vancouver homes beautifully decorated for the holidays in support of the Kids Help Phone will run from November 30 - December 1 Participating members include architect Peter Rose whose own Craftsman house will be part of the tour,  Eric Lee's (Victor Eric Design Group) European-inspired home, and designers   Jamie Banfield and Kalu Interiors will also be working their holiday magic on two of the showcased homes. Tickets 


THE ART OF LEADERSHIP
Register using promo code  HAVAN19  and save $100 per pass

We are excited to partner with The Art Of to provide our members with an exclusive offer for The Art of Leadership . This one-day event returns to Vancouver on December 2nd ! Featured speakers include; Marcus Buckingham, Neil Pasricha, Dr. Liane Davey, Robert Richman and Ron Tite. Details and to register.

EVERYTHING WINE - YOUR ANSWER FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

Every year at the Fall Classic Golf Tournament Everything Wine steps up to support HAVAN's BCIT Centra Cares Scholarships, filling Trail Appliances kindly donated wine fridge, plus other silent auction gifts too. 
With industry partners like Si Man from Everything Wine, there is no need to gift the same boring bottle of wine! Find something special and truly memorable to impress colleagues, clients, neighbours, or even the in-laws.  Everything Wine has over 4000 wines from around the world at great prices. Their 'Grab & Go' gift baskets are a coveted item on everyone's list. Visit their highly knowledgeable staff or call Si Man for a wine you will be remembered for.  604-542-480.  slee@everythingwine.ca  15735 Croyden Drive at Morgan Crossing, Surrey
Thank you for your consideration in supporting our industry partners who kindly support HAVAN for the benefit of all members.   

OCTOBER COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Reno Council Round Table : Tuesday, November 26, 5:30pm @ Joey Burnaby. This meeting is for Renovator owner/members only. Please pre-register with Sonali@havan.ca

EDUCATION
Stay up-to-date on the latest course offerings by reading your HAVAN Education Update, delivered to your inbox every Thursday, or read the latest Update here.


Event Date: Thursday, November 28
Showtime: 7:30am - 9:30am
Location: BCIT Burnaby Campus (3700 Willingdon Ave)
CPDs: 2 credits 

LEEP mockups,  airtightness testing and leak detection to be covered.

Annual workshop hosted by the BC Lung Association will be in Abbotsford on November 28

PART 2: ABOVE GRADE AND BELOW GRADE WALLS

Event Date: Tuesday, December 3
Showtime: 8am - 5pm
Location: Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Surrey

Presented by FortisBC's  BUILT BETTER program, HAVAN and CHBA Fraser Valley are co-presenting the second full-day session of a four-part series featuring Hamid Heidarali of Hamid Design Build. Team learning is the key to better building. Reserve your seats early! 


Thursday,  December 5, 9am - noon. Online or in person. 

HOLD THE DATE! LEEP TECHNICAL FORUMJAN 16 & 17, 2020, 8 am - 3:30 pm, Location TBD. Topics will include High Performance Wall Systems, Heat Pump System Best Practices, Costing High Performance Housing, and the Integrated Design Process. Details to come in December

FIND A PROFESSIONAL 

CONTACT 2020

Update your company profile on HAVAN's Find a Professional online directory. HAVAN.ca's domain authority ranked at 61 is considered excellent by industry standards (average 40-50). Connecting with HAVAN is an opportunity to improve your website's Google ranking. You'll be in good shape for the 2020 Contact Directory too! 

Did you know the Contact 2019 Directory sold out (we are six copies in the office!) The circulation is being increased to 13,000, (up from 9,000) with distributing via trade and home shows in 2020. Who said print was dead?!!

Advertising rates and deadline (December 15th) contact: Harry! harryvh@blackpress.ca

HAVAN MEMBER SPOTLIGHTS place the focus on you, our members! A casual and friendly way to share a little bit about you and your life, it's a great way to connect, in a friendly, transparent way! Check out Todd Best of Best Builders. Pet bees? Wow, now that's cool! Thanks for sharing!

Let's get connected! Together we are stronger! @HAVANofficial