Chief Community Officer

30 Day Adventures

Session Title: How to Create Your Own 30 Days – From Passion to Profession

Session Extract:

With Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, we communicate in short bursts; does this mean blogging is dead? Is it possible to build a product/brand that goes beyond the 140 characters? 30 Day Adventures started as a simple project designed to shakeup everyday life and play with crowd sourcing content for a brand new blog. Seven months later 8,000 unique visitors and over 150 different experiences it’s become a full time job. We’ll explore how sharing your passion while challenging yourself, being authentic without over sharing and staying true to yourself allows you to go beyond Twitter and Facebook. To help build a stronger brand, dig deeper into storytelling. Challenge yourself, be authentic, stay true to yourself and just have fun. The busies builds itself through partnerships, relationships, and cooperation.

About the Speaker:

Marc Smith is the Founder and Chief Adventurer at 30 Day Adventures. Passionate about building community and engaging in authentic communications, 30 Day Adventures is the embodiment of Marc’s journey through life “Everything I’ve ever done is relevant to everything I will ever do.”

An entrepreneur at heart Marc left a successful career with Capers Community Markets in 2004 to found Amuse Consulting Inc, an event production company, that has produced over 100 events for clients such as Vancity, The Royal Bank of Canada, MEC, QMUNITY, and BC Hydro just to name a few.

Marc is an avid speaker and has addressed audiences at Langara, BCIT, SFU and industry-related events. Marc is a sought after emcee, having previously hosted the Third Annual TimeRaiser and the Conceiving Families Documentary screening. He has had multiple appearances on BT, Global and numerous radio shows.

Being of service and giving back to the community is part of Marc’s DNA. Over the last few years Marc has donated his time and money to QMUNITY, Five Hole For Food and currently the Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund Adopt-A-School.


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