About The Golden Owl

The Vancouver Nightlife Awards started from humble beginnings in 2004 to become the most anticipated industry event in Vancouver. In 2016, the show expanded its offering further and evolved into The Golden Owl Awards. The show offers the best of Vancouver’s hospitality industry with our innovative “Experience Awards” to our well established “Best of the Year Awards”. The awards is unique in bringing many of Vancouver’s hospitality owners, managers and staff together for an amazing evening.


Barry Rabold
A nightlife and hospitality veteran with over twenty years of experience, Barry has been able to showcase his passion through his highly regarded and award winning lounge, Ginger62 and his entrenched Victoria spots, Smiths Pub and Argyle Attic. Recently having been the Cultural Director at Blueprint and now the Event Director of the Golden Owl Awards, Barry looks forward to continually finding ways to energize the industry he loves.

Joel Weinmaster
Joel was one of the founders of the Vancouver Nightlife Awards and held the position of Event Director for eleven years until 2014. Joel was also the founder/creator of Clubvibes.com, a former Vancouver staple that was acquired in 2012. He is currently the President of Masterhouse Media, an innovative digital agency based in Vancouver specializing in technology management.

Carissa Campeotto
Carissa has been working within the hospitality industry for the last ten years ranging from international hotels, high-end restaurants to the world of nightlife. She has been connecting social influencers to events and hospitality communities for the last seven years here in Vancouver. Carissa recently held the position of Marketing Manager at Donnelly Group before moving on to start her own business.


Barry Rabold | Joel Weinmaster | Carissa Campeotto | Tyson Villeneuve


Event Director – Barry Rabold
Marketing Director – Carissa Campeotto
Marketing Assistant – Kate Upton
Account Manager – Terin Mumford
Production – Promosa
Video Production – Blue Pencil
Social Media – AntiSocial Solutions
Voting Software – Masterhouse Media
Red Carpet – Michael Robins
Stage Manager – Robert Wilson
Show Hosts – Camila Nakagawa & Flipout


Sponsorship / barry@goldenowlawards.com
Partnerships and Media / carissa@goldenowlawards.com
Guestlist Inquiries / kate@goldenowlawards.com
General Inquiries / mail@goldenowlawards.com


Janice Pollock | Ryan MacDonald | Justin Elton | Joel Weinmaster | Christine Van | Tyson Villeneuve


2017 – Terminal City Club / Camila Nakagawa & Flipout / Promosa
2016 – Goldcorp Stage at BMO Theatre Centre / Michael Robins & Flipout / Promosa
2014 – FIVESIXTY / Kyle Jones & Denai Johnson / Twisted & Promosa & Canthrill
2013 – Commodore Ballroom / Tyson Villeneuve & Zahf Paroo / Promosa & Canthrill
2012 – Commodore Ballroom / Barbara Beam & Zahf Paroo / brandLIVE & Promosa
2011 – Edgewater Casino / Tyson Villeneuve & Christine Van / Canthrill & Promosa
2010 – Edgewater Casino / DJ Supafly & DJ Leanne / Canthrill & Promosa
2009 – Edgewater Casino / DJ Flipout & Nira Arora / Canthrill
2008 – Edgewater Casino / Tyson Villeneuve & Christine Van / Clubvibes
2007 – Crush Lounge / Tyson Villeneuve & Christine Van / Clubvibes
2006 – Caprice Nightclub / Tyson Villeneuve & Christine Van / Clubvibes
2005 – Voda Nightclub / Tyson Villeneuve & Christine Van / Clubvibes
2004 – Bar None Nightclub / Tyson Villeneuve & Christine Van / Clubvibes


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