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.

Mahler Symphony No. 8 on February 17

From the opening rumble of the organ to the final triumphant cries of the trumpets, Mahler’s 8th Symphony is a work of monumental grandeur and passion. Yet its theme is intimate and universal – the idea that love conquers all. Often dubbed the “Symphony of a Thousand,” due to the massive forces involved, our performance will feature over 300 performers on […]

Selling Spring Valley Ranch

Spring Valley Ranch is truly a pastoral luxury with a distinctive “less is more” approach, exhibiting clean architectural lines, subdued use of wood and stone. The architecture complements the massive granite laced mountains and hidden by groves of beautiful pine trees. There are exquisite gardens and an equestrian center with stables and custom built, heated tack rooms.  Impeccably […]

GLOBE – The Leadership Summit for Sustainable Business

Soon, there will be a GLOBE Forum and Innovation Expo, where global leaders from business, government and civil society come together to manage risk and capitalize on opportunities in the clean economy, once again. The Innovation Expo is a global showcase of sustainable products, services, and ideas from various countries, such as Austria, Switzerland and Germany fresh […]

Who will be Competing at Whistler?

ANDREAS WANK: GERMANY Andreas Wank is the most successful Olympic athlete to compete in the Callaghan Valley since the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games in 2010. With a silver in the team event on the large hill here in 2010 and a gold in Sochi he is undoubtedly a top competitor. Wank’s list of accolades extends […]

What is new in the Christmas Market for 2017?

Celebrating 8 Years of Vancouver Christmas Market! Some things have changed, but some things have stayed the same. There are still lights, booths, the carousel, but also new vendors, new activities for children –  kids who complete the scavenger hunt earn a free ride on the carousel – and new, at least to me, “Flying […]

SUCHE ZIMMER, ARBEIT, NEUE HERAUSFORDERUNG!

Von Denis Hercog: Liebe deutschsprachige Community in Vancouver, vielleicht ein paar Worte vorab zu mir: Vor etwa fünf Monaten habe ich einen Entschluss gefasst: Es wurde Zeit für eine Veränderung, es wurde Zeit ein neues Kapitel aufzuschlagen. Vermutlich kennt ihr das Gefühl, vermutlich sind viele in dieser Gruppe durch eine ähnliche Phase im Leben gegangen. […]

Weihnachtsgala or Christmas Gala

You are invited to Join us on November 27! The German Canadian Business Association (GCBA) is holding their annual Christmas Gala, complete with champagne reception, buffet meal and dessert, as well as sing-a-longs and musical entertainment and raffle prizes. We are excited to announce that this year not only do we have the S-Bahn playing […]

Exchange Placement for Vancouver

Hi! My name is Keri Guelke and I did a short presentation to Vancouver West Side German School at Prince of Wales Wednesday, November 15, 2017 on the benefits of the German Exchange. I did the exchange in 1985 and my exchange partner’s daughter, Lina, who turned 16 last week is hoping to find an […]

Vancouver German Christmas Market 2017

Cherish the Charm, Taste the Tradition at the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market Treasured Holiday Event Returns to Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation Vancouver, BC – The city’s signature yuletide celebration returns to its expansive seaside home, November 22 – December 24, 2017 at Jack Poole Plaza (at […]