This opportunity comes only once every 2 years!

Empower YOUth, BCRPA's Provincial Conference for Youth Workers, is happening virtually on November 21 and 22, 2020. This biennial conference is the ONLY conference for any and all working with youth in BC and is attended by over 150+ front line youth workers, including:

  • Counsellors,
  • Mentors,
  • Recreation program staff,
  • Youth workers,
  • Volunteers,
  • Supervisors, 
  • Managers, 
  • Coaches, 
  • and anyone else who works with youth! 

Join us at the Empower YOUth virtual Marketplace - a targetted opportunity for you to reach BC's front line youth workers from across BC's community centres, outreach centres, schools, and community associations.

Join us as an Exhibitor

As an exhibitor, you will have an opportunity to connect directly with BC's youth workers and share your resources and services to those who have a direct link to BC's at-risk and high-risk youth population.

By joining us as an Exhibitor at the virtual Marketplace for $50, your Exhibitor Package includes the following benefits:

  • Registered attendees will be have access to your virtual Marketplace booth before, during, and after the conference
  • Your organizations logo will appear on the EmpowerYOUth conference page and BCRPA's Marketplace communications
  • Your organizations booth will get a shout out at the live conference
  • Exposure to 150+ youth workers around BC and Canada
  • Registered attendees will receive direct links to your resources through a virtual Delegate bag alongside your virtual Marketplace booth

Plus, Exhibitors can upgrade to attend the full conference for an additional $50 (a savings of $45 for non-members). To take advantage of this offer, please email Stephanie Androsoff or phone 604-629-0965 ext. 260.

Ready to sign up as an Exhibitor?

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If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email Stephanie Androsoff or phone 604-629-0965 ext. 260.

Interested in becoming a Sponsor?

We will work with you to customize a sponsorship package that meets your marketing and budget needs. Sponsors receive maximum continuous exposure before, during and after the conference.  

Examples of sponsorship packages include:

  • Your organization's logo in all Empower YOUth marketing communiqués
  • Prominent placement of your company logo in the virtual Marketplace and on the BCRPA Empower YOUth webpage
  • An opportunity to introduce a Learning Session presenter — live to over 150+ delegates
  • Promotional videos played between Learning Sessions

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor,

please email Stephanie Androsoff or phone 604-629-0965 ext. 260.

About Empower YOUth

What is Empower YOUth? Empower YOUth is BCRPA’s biennial conference organized specifically for anyone who works directly with youth and youth programming. Every other year, over 150 professionals in the youth sector attend this two-day conference to learn about best practices, leading edge programs, the latest approaches to youth programming, and critical services that can help in their daily work. 

Who Attends Empower YOUth? Attendees at Empower YOUth include ​youth workers, recreational programmers, outreach workers, youth counsellors, social service workers, teachers, activists, supervisors and more, who are looking to connect with new ideas, and with other peers and colleagues. 

What's new for Empower YOUth 2020? This year, Empower YOUth will be held as a virtual, live, interactive event, welcoming delegates from anywhere in the world!

Special Thanks!

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