Edmonton is a strong and vibrant community, BE3Designs is proud and happy to support the initiatives and organizations below! Currently, Bree is taking part in the 2016 Extra Life gaming marathon and fundraising money for the Stollery. Her goal is $1,000 and you can make a donation here.
Ladies Learning Code
Ladies Learning Code provides monthly beginner-friendly computer programming workshops in chapters across Canada, including National Learning Code Day in September and National Girls Learning Code Day in May for children aged 7-13. Visit the blog for more information about upcoming Ladies Learning Code workshops in Edmonton.
Bree Emmerson launched Edmonton’s Chapter of Ladies Learning Code in 2013 and continues to act as Chapter Lead to Edmonton as well as traveling on behalf of Ladies Learning Code to support the launch of chapters in new cities across Canada.
iMedia Conference is an annual event that includes sessions and speakers on social media topics to help business owners, bloggers and entrepreneurs with their digital strategies.
In addition to co-sponsoring Edmonton’s 2014 iMedia Conference, Bree Emmerson of BE3Designs joined Kasia Gawlak of CodeWord Media Design to present a session on using WordPress with Social Media.
Edmonton New Media Awards
The Edmonton New Media Awards launched in 2013 to award those who conquered social media in 2012 and BE3Designs was excited to join the group of sponsors who helped to make the inaugeral event a success!
In 2014, the Edmonton Chapter of Ladies Learning Code, which Bree Emmerson maintains social media for, was nominated for Best in Non-Profit for 2013.
Bree Emmerson appeared on the judges panel of the Edmonton New Media Awards in 2015.
WordCamp is an annual one-or-two-day event, hosted in cities all over the world, including a series of session speakers and topics integrated with WordPress. With Design, Development or Content & Strategy streams, there is something to learn for everyone!
In 2012, BE3Designs supported the event as Freelance Level sponsor.
Stollery Children’s Hospital
One of BE3Designs’ earliest local partnerships was in 2010 to give Cotton Club Edmonton a web presence for their annual fundraising gala for the Stollery Children’s Hospital.
In 2013, 2014, and 2016 Bree Emmerson personally raised over $3,000 as part of the Extra Life Edmonton team, by playing video games during a 24 hour marathon! Bree is taking part in Extra Life again for 2017 and fundraising money for the Stollery. The goal is $500 and you can make a donation here.