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AHA MEDIA was very pleased and excited to attend Wantsa Launch Yacht Cruise in Vancouver on June 10, 2009

June 16, 2009 4 comments

AHA MEDIA was very pleased and excited to attend the beta launch party of  Wantsa.com which is a personalized search engine for your social network.

Wantsa.com evening  cruise was held on the Spirit of Two Thousand & Ten – Spirit Yacht Charters is a new, 120 foot mega Yacht.  It is the most luxurious yacht in Vancouver and the Pacific NorthWest. spiritoftwentyten.com

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About Wantsa

We are a private company owned and operated by social entrepreneurs who are focused on making a positive impact on the world through partnerships and delivering strong triple bottom line results. Wantsa is currently held by a small number of founding partners, key executives, and initial funding partners.

Vision
A world where businesses, causes and consumers are united in creating abundance for all.

Mission
To create an economic engine for positive change using social media.

Strategy
To combine personal recommendations with positive change using our social media-based platform and services, thereby redefining the future of online advertising and charitable giving.

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Special guests were invited to attend  Wantsa.com  luxurious yacht cruise in Vancouver on Wednesday June 10, 2009 :)

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Wantsa… has developed a technology that will allow members of social networks to….

Get personal recommendations for the things they want from the people they trust.

Find deals, discounts and incentives from recommended businesses.

Make a difference while getting what they want.

Wantsa… has developed a technology that will allow members of social networks to….

Get personal recommendations for the things they want from the people they trust.

Find deals, discounts and incentives from recommended businesses.

Make a difference while getting what they want.

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In our following video of the yacht cruise, David Strebinger, CEO of Wantsa speaks about Wantsa.com

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Colleen Coplick, Director of Social Media is a wonderful host to the guests of the Wantsa.com yacht cruise.

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 TeeJay Garcia was the roving photographer during the yacht cruise and is the web developer and designer of Wantsa.com

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Order of speaking appearances of our Wantsa.com video :)

Captain                  http://www.spiritoftwentyten.com

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Peter Davies             Reporter                   www.AHAMEDIA.ca

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Colleen Coplick          Director of Social Media   www.Wantsa.com

Simon Pearson-Roach      Director of Operations     www.canvaslounge.ca

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David Strebinger         CEO                        www.Wantsa.com

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Lorraine Murphy                                     www.raincoaster.com

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Timothy Jones Garcia      Web Designer              www.Wantsa.com

Rob Jones                               www.clippernolan.wordpress.com

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This video was filmed by April Smith of AHA MEDIA on a Nokia N95 mobile cameraphone

April is about making films by exploring mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone

Photo of April by Timothy Garcia

** With great thanks to Rob Jones of http://www.clippernolan.wordpress.com for his creative post production assistance! :) **

AHA MEDIA thanks  WANTSA very much for inviting us! We say it’s the event of the summer and we had an amazing memorable time!! :)

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Wantsa Yacht Cruise June 10, 2009 Peter and David

Please see 125 photos on our Flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ahamedia/sets/72157619723419661/

AHA MEDIA’s Media Coverage of the 1st Annual Wine and Jazz Festival of Vancouver at Capone’s Restaurant in Yaletown

April 16, 2009 2 comments

AHA MEDIA attended the 1st Annual Wine and Jazz Festival of Vancouver at Capone’s Restaurant in Yaletown.

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http://www.caponesrestaurant.net/2009/04/13/wine-and-jazz-festival/

While our focus is being hyper local citizen journalists from the Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES ), we are learning to become social media event reporters for Vancouver’s technology, social media and twitter world.

 We were proud  and thankful to be invited by Graham Lloyd, Account Manager, 99.3 The FOX ! http://www.cfox.com :) and Daniela Vecchione, Marketing Manager of Capone’s Restaurant.

Below is a photo, Peter Davies, Reporter for AHA MEDIA and Lorraine Murphy of Raincoaster Media http://www.raincoastermedia.com at the opening of the festival.

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Capone’s welcomes us with  printed materials of the week  long  Wine and Jazz festival and upcoming events :)

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Here is a photo of Capone’s upon walking in. A lively vibrant place! :)

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Below is Raul Pacheco of http://www.hummingbird604.com   grins his very charming smile for AHA MEDIA, while Lorraine Murphy looks on and smiles :)

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Two of the Wine Merchants giving away wine tastings. Very Crowded around the wine tasting area! :)

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Below is a photo of John Chow of http://www.johnchow.com as he contemplates the “rose” wine  swirling in his glass :)

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 The 1st Annual Wine and Jazz Festival in Vancouver was completed by the  fantastic jazz played by Legendary Jazzman Wes Mackey !! :)  He will be having his new CD Launch party at Capone’s Restaurant soon! Stay Tuned! :)http://www.wesmackey.com

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Thanks to Capone’s Restaurant for putting on a fabulous event for us to enjoy! :)

http://www.caponesrestaurant.net

More photos on our Flickr Page :)http://www.flickr.com/photos/ahamedia/sets/72157616797757099/

AHA MEDIA to give media coverage of 1st Annual Wine and Jazz Festival at Capones Restaurant

April 14, 2009 1 comment

AHA MEDIA is pleased to be able to attend and give media coverage to the 1st Annual Wine and Jazz Festival at Capones Restaurant

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http://www.caponesrestaurant.net/2009/04/13/wine-and-jazz-festival/

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