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.


ABOUT THE PRODUCER

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 staple in Vancouver nightlife that acquired in 2012. He is currently the President of Masterhouse Media, an innovative digital agency based in Vancouver specializing in mobile app development.

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.


2017 GOA COMMITTEE

Barry Rabold | Joel Weinmaster | Carissa Campeotto | Tyson Villeneuve

2017 GOA TEAM
  • Event Director – Barry Rabold
  • Marketing Director – Carissa Campeotto
  • Show Director – TBA
  • Production – Chris Ball | Promosa
  • Video Production – Colin Bazant | Blue Pencil
  • Social Media – AntiSocial Solutions
  • Voting Software – Masterhouse Media
  • Marketing Assistant – Kate Upton
  • Show Hosts – TBA
  • Stage Manager – TBA
  • Red Carpet – TBA

FOUNDERS

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

HISTORY (VENUE / HOSTS / PRODUCTION)
  • 2017 – TBA / TBA / 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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