About Elke

Elke is a connector, a promoter, a writer and a blogger who loves to build community, attend events and network with other entrepreneurs. Whether you need help with advertising, public relations, social media or communications, she is there for her clients.

$1000 for German Cake Sponsorship at Multicultural Fair

Seeking Sponsors to help cover the costs for the $1000 for Apple Strudl. What is the Multicultural Fair: Objectives are to celebrate the diverse cultures at the Prince of Wales Secondary School, to bring together the school community with the community at large and to enhance global learning.  To help students connect with diverse languages, […]

Kuehne + Nagel and Deutsche Messe AG

Kuehne + Nagel and Deutsche Messe AG agree on long-term collaboration Hamburg / Germany, January 17,  2018 – Kuehne + Nagel and Deutsche Messe AG are set to continue their successful partnership. Kuehne + Nagel will remain an official logistics service provider to Germany’s largest trade fair organiser until at least 2027 and will use a traffic management system […]

Waiting for Waldemar Movie

Join us for the screening of the Canadian-made docu-drama “Waiting for Waldemar” in Vancouver, BC on April 8th at 2:00pm at the Cinematheque on 1131 Howe St. “Waiting for Waldemar” is the story of Erika, a one-year old who was born in a German colony in Ukraine. When Hitler declared war on Russia, millions of […]

22nd International Passive House Conference

In Munich from March 5 to 11, 2018 The International Passive House Conference is the year’s premium Passive House event, where about 1000 thought leaders and innovators from around the world gather. Here you will find a wide range of networking opportunities! Presentations, workshops and excursions allow you to share your experience with other professionals […]

Language Quality Assurance Reviewer Wanted

Sent into “Germans in Vancouver” (I am NOT the employer myself) DESCRIPTION Currently, we are looking for Language Quality Assurance Reviewers for various languages (Thai, Hindi, Japanese, Spanish (Spain and Latin America), Traditional Chinese, French (France), Italian, Thai, Czech, Portuguese Brazilian and more…) At Globalme, the Language Quality Assurance Reviewer is the guard of quality […]


Saturday, January 20 – 10am Alliance Française de Vancouver FREE ENTRANCE Register by email: library@alliancefrancaise.ca For all kids around the ages of 3 and 6 years Kids are the best! is a sentiment very much backed by science, at least when it comes to language learning. At our new bilingual storytime, we capitalize on this fact […]

Join Seniors at the German Canadian Care Home – Outreach

Here is a letter from the Outreach Coordinator of the German Canadian Care Home: loosely translated, they are offering two events that the public can join them in: a.  January 13, 2018 – Feuerzangenbowle Movie starring Heinz Rühmann b.  January 27, 2018 – Dr. Florian Gassner (UBC) will moderate the topic of Music as Religion […]

Alpine final World Cup Race Jan 21 to 23, 2018

The final World Cup race before the Olympics will be held on home snow at Nakiska Ski Area near Calgary, Alta. It will be the last qualifying opportunity for Canada Ski Cross athletes to be named to the Canadian Olympic Team. Visit http://alpinecanada.org/events/fis-alpine-world-cup-nakiska-can regularly for event updates, tickets, schedules and more. You can link to: […]

Latest Schwarze Brett Magazine

Here is some information about the latest issue: the table of contents can be seen below. This magazine costs $7 + shipping or can be read as a .pdf online for free. It is printed every two months, so the next one will be released March 1st, 2018. Deadline for ads or stories is February […]