Refresh Movers and Makers Vol. 5: The Narrator

Staring at a blank screen isn't always fun. Learn how to supercharge your storytelling skills and discover the best platforms to share them. You'll leave eager to tell deeper, more authentic stories that will bring new value to your personal and professional brand.


Colleen Myers -

Robyn Balez - Socially Robyn

Emily Jenkin - @emilyforbesjenkin


At this talk you can expect to:

  • Discover the key elements of a great story
  • Learn how to incorporate storytelling into your social media strategy
  • Understand how to balance business and personal branding
  • Learn how to create visual consistency
  • Determine the best platforms for growing your audience


Your ticket includes a glass of wine courtesy of The Joinery and opportunity to connect and be social with fun, likeminded folks. The event will be held in the café side of the venue.

The Panel:



Colleen Myers is a serial entrepreneur whose passions have become her businesses. She thrives in the start-up phase of a business and is obsessed with the art of brand building. Her fingerprints can be seen all over Squamish where her love of design and handmade goods inspired The Hive Home + Gift, and her inner foodie created The Zephyr Cafe, both staples in the downtown core.  She's now moved into the digital realm with her latest project,  When she is not working, she can be found scouring second-hand shops for her latest score, mountain biking, finding new music, or tending to her plant collection. 



Emily Jenkin is a former marketer, event planner and floral designer and a current stay at home mother of two, raising her baby boys with her husband in a renovated rancher in Brackendale.  Once a big city dweller, Emily is happiest at home in the mountains, spending quality time with her boys, adventuring in nature and finding the beauty in life’s everyday moments. 



Robyn is a seasoned sales & marketing professional and social media strategist whose passion is connecting you with your online tribe. With an education in sales and marketing management from BCIT, Robyn thrives in the turbulent world of social media. She prides herself in constantly evolving and learning as an online marketer to be on top of the ever-changing social media trends. Robyn is also one of the creators of RAW REAL READY, a local women’s empowerment movement group in Squamish. When she’s not online, you can find her either attending local events or somewhere off the beaten path embracing the Squamish outdoor lifestyle.

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