You're Invited to Bumble Hive Vancouver!

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Ready to meet your match IRL or network with new and interesting people in Vancouver? Bumble is popping up at Indigo Robson and bringing the Hive to Vancouver for four days jam-packed with empowering panelists and speakers, inspiring workshops and lots of special treats (tarot card readings! Braid bars! Makeup touch-ups!).

The Hive is an open and free event; no RSVP is required. Only the workshops listed below require a small donation to The Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre to hold your spot. Just show your Bumble profile to enjoy the space. All panels are first come, first serve, so be sure to come early if there’s someone you want to see!

Sign up below or here to participate in a workshop—all ticket proceeds will be donated directly to The Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre.

(If you’re not familiar with Bumble’s interactive Hive spaces and experiences, check this out!)

The Details

Dates: Thursday, November 29 - Sunday, December 2

Open: 5-10 PM on Thursday; 9 AM - 10 PM Friday to Sunday

Location: Indigo Robson, 1033 Robson Street, Floor 2

Schedule

Be sure to check back for updates!

*The Hive is open whenever Indigo Robson is open (9 AM - 10 PM) as a safe space to hang out, mingle and meet new people.

Thursday, November 29

5-9 PM: Bumble Profile Doctors

Get expert advice from Bumble ambassadors on how to get the most out of your profile and maximize those matches!

5-9 PM: Tarot Card Readings by The Good Spirit

The Good Spirit will answer one question per person. Sign up for your time slot when you arrive at the Hive. Come ready with your question!

5 PM: A candid conversation with actresses, writers, and Bumble Creative Directors Sara and Erin Foster hosted by Bumble Chief Brand Officer Alex Williamson

Refreshments by Steamworks, Lonetree Cider, SmartSweets, Railtown Catering, Naked Snacks

Friday, November 30

11 AM - 8:30 PM: Bumble Profile Doctors

Get expert advice from Bumble ambassadors on how to get the most out of your profile and maximize those matches!

12 PM: WORKSHOP: Jewelry Making with Leah Alexandra Jewelry

Join Leah and make your own bracelet using gemstones that are representative of you. (Or make one as a gift for a loved one.) Space is limited—sign up here!

12:30 - 8:30 PM: Tarot Card Readings by The Good Spirit

The Good Spirit will answer one question. Sign up for your time slot when you arrive at the Hive. Come ready with your question!

3 PM: WORKSHOP: Macramé Wall Hanging with Saige and Skye

Learn the art of macramé during this one and a half hour workshop with local fibre artist Jolynn Vandam of Saige and Skye. You will learn and master a few basic macrame knots, the process of designing your piece and techniques of knot placement, completing your very own designed wall hanging to take home. Space is limited—sign up here!

4:30 - 8:30 PM: Makeup touch-ups by India Rose

Get a complimentary touch-up from India Daykin herself using her unique range of hard-to-find beauty products from around the world. Sign up for your time slot when you arrive at the Hive.

6:30 PM: PANEL: Online Dating in the #MeToo Era

Bumble’s Canada Lead, Emily Ramshaw, moderates a panel on online dating and how it’s changed (or hasn’t) because of #MeToo. Panelists include Vancouver blogger MyKenna Dorn, Mandy Len Catron, author of How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays, diversity and inclusion expert Jessie Nelson, founder of Kith & Common, and Youtube creator Nina Huynh.

Refreshments by La Croix, SmartSweets and Naked Snacks

SPECIAL BUMBLE HIVE VANCOUVER BAR TAB!

Celebrate the Hive, empowering connections and the weekend at Dublin Calling (900 Granville Street).

From 9-11pm show us your Bumble profile and receive a complimentary drink ticket! We will be on the second floor in the bar area.

Saturday, December 1

11 AM - 8:30 PM: Bumble Profile Doctors

Get expert advice from Bumble ambassadors on how to get the most out of your profile and maximize those matches!

12 PM: WORKSHOP: Holiday Florals with Floralista

Learn to style your own holiday floral arrangement with Alice from Floralista. Each arrangement is inspired by Bumble's lively and bright colour palette, and will use the most gorgeous seasonal florals and other locally sourced winter textures. All florals, materials and tools to be provided by Floralista. Space is limited—sign up here!

12:30 - 8:30 PM: Tarot Card Readings by The Good Spirit

The Good Spirit will answer one question per person. Sign up for your time slot when you arrive at the Hive. Come ready with your question!

12:30 - 4:30 PM: Mini Facials and Touch-ups by Harlow

Get a mini facial from Harlow founder Chrystal Macleod and ask her all your skincare questions. She’ll use a mix of Harlow products, Gua Sha a multireflexology tools, followed by a touch-up with clean, green makeup for a fresh face finish. Sign up for your time slot when you arrive at the Hive.

4 PM: PANEL: Game Changers and Barrier Busters

Werklab’s Christina Disler, Adele Tetangco, co-founder and VP of Garmentory, and Taran Ghatrora, founder of Blume, talk about blazing trails and taking risks when it comes to starting their own company. Come with your questions! There will be plenty of great advice to be had.

5 - 9 PM: Ten Minute Facials by Fig Facial

Get a 10 minute facial from Vancouver’s most in-demand beauty service. Facials will include a cleanse, lymphatic massage, LED light and a finishing spritz, all with clean products. They. are safe for all skin types and ages. Sign up for your time slot when you arrive at the Hive.

6 PM: PANEL: Putting the ME in Merry

How will you prioritize yourself this holiday season? Don’t let your mental health suffer just because necessary busyness. Dora Kamau, creator of Bliss Your Heart, nutritionist and counsellor Kate Horsman, India Daykin of India Rose and body positivity activist and UBC professor Victoria Welsby discuss how to take care of yourself (and keep your cool) this season.

Refreshments by La Croix, SmartSweets and Naked Snacks

Sunday, December 2

11 AM - 8:30 PM: Bumble Profile Doctors

Get expert advice from Bumble ambassadors on how to get the most out of your profile and maximize those matches!

12 PM: WORKSHOP: Big Mood: Meditation for all the feels with Anita Cheung of Betty

Start your Sunday in the right frame of mind. Join Anita Cheung of Betty for a beginner-friendly meditation focused in being intimate with your emotions, and feeling all the feels. Space is limited—sign up here!

12:30 - 8:30 PM: Tarot Card Readings by The Good Spirit

The Good Spirit will answer one question per person. Sign up for your time slot when you arrive at the Hive. Come ready with your question!

1 - 5 PM: Braid Bar by in. Salon

Sign up when you arrive at the Hive to get a complimentary braided hairstyle.

3 PM: WORKSHOP: Embroidery 101 with Colembroidery

Learn the art of hand embroidery. To start, this workshop will showcase some of the simple stitches of embroidery and you’ll create a Bumble design-inspired hat. You will learn some basic stitches and discuss hoops, needles and floss, and personalize your new dad hat. We will also provide you with a take home starter kit so you can master your new found skill when you leave (and yes you get to keep your new hat, too). Space is limited—sign up here!

6 PM: PANEL: The New Era of Women’s Wellness

What does self-care even mean? What does it mean to be “well”? Discuss the next wave of wellness with yogi Anita Cheung, Harlow’s Chrystal Macleod and Devon Brooks of Blo and Sphere.

Refreshments by La Croix, SmartSweets and Naked Snacks

Use the code bumble for 20% off your first order of Naked Snacks. This code is valid for one year. One use per customer, only valid in Canada. To use your code, select your snack order at www.nakedsnacks.ca. Before you check-out, enter the promo code to have your discount applied.

Emily Ramshaw