BCPVA Meeting Oct 23 2018 – Creative Freelancer to Successful Entrepreneur, a Framework for Freedom


Hello BCPVA members and guests,

Aura McKay, MPA, CPP (www.auramckay.com) is a nationally accredited and award winning professional photographer, business coach, and speaker. Come with us as Aura relates her own journey from being a reluctant entrepreneur to creating the income and lifestyle of her dreams. Get ready to simplify and transform your beliefs about business planning and learn four basic elements for creating your Framework for Freedom. So many creatives in our industry are  overwhelmed, and frustrated by the demands of their business. Here’s a chance to run your creative business by design instead of by default – don’t miss this talk!

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Associate Member Presentation

TJ Sigouin, the owner of www.TradecraftMedia.ca, is a web designer and developer focused on WordPress, Squarespace and Shopify theme development.  He has spent the past 14 years behind a desk designing and coding websites for various industries including Action Sports, Online Gaming, Travel, Wedding, and the Cryptocurrency industry.

After buying his first DSLR, he has discovered a passion for capturing light through photography and cinematography.  Over the past number of years, he has acquired and gained experience with today’s modern professional video tools.  Much of his time has been spent shooting nature, sporting events, and real estate.  No matter what’s in the frame, it is light, shadow, and composition that pushes him to get out from behind his desk and shoot as often as possible

We’ll be at the Community Living Society, located on the 7th floor of 713 Columbia Street in New Westminster (Columbia & Begbie, beside Waves coffee shop).

Networking will begin at 6:30, and the meeting will formally begin at 7:00 and run until 9:00 with a 15 minute break.


Meeting will end with a 15 minute open discussion.

Meeting information:

What:  BCPVA Monthly Meeting
When:  6:30 pm for Networking; 7:00 pm Meeting on Tuesday October 23rd, 2018
Where:  Community Living Society (CLS)
7th floor, 713 Columbia Street
New Westminster

Map of New Meeting Venue

FREE coffee and doughnuts

PAID street parking outside, some FREE street parking a few blocks away.
There is ample parking, but you can decide to pay a few bucks to the parking meter (should be less than $5), or park at a parkade (a little more expensive, maybe around $7), or park in a free 2-hour zone and walk a few blocks. Below is a rough map of the area, but please allow extra time for parking when you first come.


RSVP and keep in touch online at the BCPVA Facebook Page.

Please note, first time guests can attend a BCPVA meeting for free!  All others, including previous guests and former members, are welcome to join or re-join the BCPVA by taking out an associate membership – just $25 for 3 months! – and by filling out the RSVP form.

See you all on October 23rd


BCPVA Exec Committee

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BC Professional Videographers Association is a non profit organization that exists to support the professional development, creativity, and entrepreneurial growth of its members; while serving the growing need for professional video production.