Van City Buzz – Bon Jovi Confirmed for Stanley Park Concert

Bon Jovi Stanley Park Concert Vancouver – Stanley Park’s biggest ever rock concert will feature none other than Bon Jovi.

Yesterday, rumours abound that Bon Jovi was set to play Stanley Park’s Brockton Point for an August concert event called An Urban Forest Concert: An Evening With A Rock Legend. The headliner was unconfirmed, but The Vancouver Sun Blog speculated it to be Bon Jovi by connecting an image used in the event’s promotional poster with a classic still of the rocker.  . . .

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Huffington Post Music – Bon Jovi Vancouver Concert will rock out Stanley Park

Get ready to shout-sing “Livin’ On A Prayer,” Vancouver. A Bon Jovi Vancouver concert is coming!

Rock superstar Jon Bon Jovi and The Kings of Suburbia will be playing a concert at Stanley Park’s Brockton Point on August 22.

UPDATE – June 12, 2015: Paper Rain Performances, a concert promoter in Vancouver, announced Jon Bon Jovi will kick off the Urban Forest concert series, which is based on presenting “the world’s greatest artists in the world’s grandest outdoor venues.”

The company will donate up to $100,000 of profit from ticket sales to imagine1day, a charity that works to connect people in Ethiopia to quality education free of foreign aid by 2030. The non-profit group was created by Lululemon founders Chip and Shannon Wilson in 2007.

Tickets for the Jon Bon Jovi concert go on sale on June 20. 

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Vancouver Sun – Update: Jon Bon Jovi is coming to Stanley Park

The promoters of a summer concert in Stanley Park aren’t ready to reveal which “rock legend” will headline their show — but the photo they’re using in their advertising campaign is Jon Bon Jovi.

Although Paper Rain Performances play coy in online ads for An Urban Forest Concert: An Evening With A Rock Legend by not naming the headliner for the Aug. 22 show at Brockton Field, the Vancouver Sun has learned that it will be Jon Bon Jovi.  . . .

The Five Classic PR Blunders SME’s Make

Profit Magazine Repost | By Jennifer Maloney

Unlike sales and marketing, public relations is often a grey area for many small business owners. It’s often not until a respected advisor or board speaks to the merit of PR – or, worse, until a crisis hits – that they’ll make the decision to investigate a firm to help propel a product or service launch (or to do damage control).

While PR can be a cost-effective way to gain public awareness and third-party credibility for your business, it needs to be implemented strategically. Not all PR campaigns stick, and of those that do, not all help small businesses with their end objective.

If you are considering bringing on PR to help position your company in a positive light, or to grow your business, here are five common mistakes you will want to avoid: . . .

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Six Signs Your Business is Ready for PR

Public relations can invoke trepidation in entrepreneurs, but the right strategy can yield big benefits for your business, says Jennifer Maloney

A well-played PR campaign can magnify a company’s voice and solicit valuable brand evangelists. On the flip side, a poorly executed campaign can bring little to no return on what is often a significant investment for small businesses. Before you call up the press, here are six questions you should be ready to confidently answer.  . . .

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The Five Most Cringeworthy Mistakes Your CEO Could Make

THE WAY YOUR COMPANY HANDLES A MISHAP CAN EITHER LEAD TO A BLIP ON THE MEDIA’S RADAR OR A TOTAL CRASH-AND-BURN OF THE COMPANY’S BRAND. HERE’S HOW TO AVOID THE LATTER.

BY JENNIFER MALONEY

Five Most Cringeworthy Mistakes Your CEO Could Make

Four years ago, Tony Hayward, then CEO of international oil conglomerate British Petroleum was deemed the most hated man in America.

Following the aftermath of BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, he told reporters he anticipated the overall environmental impact to be “very, very modest.”  . . .