ABOUT THE OWL

Celebrating the best and most engaging people in hospitality since 2004, the Golden Owl Awards has grown to become the most anticipated industry event in Vancouver. The awards are unique in bringing many of Vancouver’s hospitality owners, managers and staff together for an amazing evening of entertainment and camaraderie.

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 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.

Tyson Villeneuve

Producer

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. She became our Marketing Manager in 2018. Kate is also an Account Manager for Masterhouse Media.

Terin Mumford

Event Manager

Terin joined The Golden Owl in 2017 and brings a wealth of experience having been an Event Manager of the popular Veg Expo (now Planted Expo) since its inception. Terin's responsibilities include sponsor management and media.

OUR PARTNERS

CREW

Production – Galactic
Video Production – Blue Pencil
Voting Software – Masterhouse Media
VIP Services Manager – Dave Brown
Guest Services – Patrick Benko
Stage Director – Robert Wilson
Production Assistant – Miranda Stephen
Red Carpet – Michael Robins

COMMITTEE

Barry Rabold, Joel Weinmaster, Tyson Villeneuve

FOUNDERS

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

SHOW HISTORY

2022

TBA
TBA
TBA

2019

Rocky Mountaineer Station
Jon Gagnon
Galactic

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