ABOUT THE OWL

The Vancouver Nightlife Awards started from humble beginnings in 2004 to become the most anticipated industry event in Vancouver. In 2016, the show evolved into The Golden Owl Awards offering the best of Vancouver’s hospitality industry. The awards are unique in bringing many of Vancouver’s hospitality owners, managers and staff together for an amazing evening.

THE PRODUCERS

Barry Rabold

Event Director

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

Producer

Hailing from Deep Cove in North Vancouver, Joel founded Clubvibes.com, a first generation social platform that evolved into an international nightlife community. He also was one of the founders of The Golden Owl and the show's Event Director under the Vancouver Nightlife Awards brand. He is currently a Principal at Masterhouse Media, an agency specializing in technology management and web development.

Kate Upton

Marketing Manager

Kate has been with The Golden Owl marketing team since 2016 managing our guestlist as well as performing multiple duties on the marketing team. This year she has expanded her role as our new Marketing Manager. Kate is also an Account Manager for Masterhouse Media.

Terin Mumford

Event Manager

Terin joined The Golden Owls in 2017 and brings a wealth of experience having been an Event Manager of the popular Veg Expo for the last five years. Terin's responsibilities include sponsor management and media.

OUR PARTNERS

CREW

Production – Promosa / Galactic
Video Production – Blue Pencil
Voting Software – Masterhouse Media
VIP Services Manager – Dave Brown
Production Manager – Robert Wilson
Production Assistant – Miranda Stephen
Red Carpet – Michael Robins
Show Host – Jon Gagnon

COMMITTEE

Barry Rabold, Joel Weinmaster, Tyson Villeneuve

FOUNDERS

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

SHOW HISTORY

2018

Harbour Convention Centre
Jon Gagnon
Promosa / Galactic

2017

Terminal City Club
Camila Nakagawa & Flipout
Promosa

2016

Goldcorp Stage
Michael Robins & Flipout
Promosa

2014

FIVESIXTY
Kyle Jones & Denai Johnson
Canthrill / Promosa / Twisted

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.com

2007

Crush Lounge
Tyson Villeneuve & Christine Van
Clubvibes.com

2006

Caprice Nightclub
Tyson Villeneuve & Christine Van
Clubvibes.com

2005

Voda Nightclub
Tyson Villeneuve & Christine Van
Clubvibes.com

2004

Bar None Nightclub
Tyson Villeneuve & Christine Van
Clubvibes.com