March 23 – 25, 2017: Bled, Slovenia “ANCA World Tour” Destinations’ Launch 

Click the poster to view the ANCA World Tour Launch page with all the details

 

 


More News Updates from April 2017 – June 2017, media to come from Taiwan, Philippines, Russia, Canada, USA and Brazil! Stay tuned to this page for more….


Certification Training: date to be announced Fall 2017

AWAF Regional Kick-Offs

April 2017: Covina, California USA; Taipai, Taiwan; Alanya, Turkey


Upcoming events for 2016-2018:

NEW YORK – Hoboken International Film Festival (June 2-9, 2016) – USA

Vancouver – MomPreneurs Regional Conference (June 12- 13, 2016) – Canada

Vancouver – Consul General of the Philippines (June 13, 2016) – Canada

Pasadena Chalk festivalAutismHWY.com partners with our film: CONNECTED (June 17, 2016) – USA

Langley – ASEAN Golf Tournament (July 22, 2016) – Canada

Vancouver/Global – Lift Off Global Film Festival (August 1-6, 2016) – Canada

Gibsons – Private Screening CONNECTED (August 31, 2016) – Canada


consul General Mexico reception Sept 8 2016Vancouver – 206th anniversary of Mexico at the invitation of the Consul General of Mexico to Vancouver (Sept 8, 2016)


Film poster Sept 2016Autism Europe – NAS world congress – (September 16-18, 2016), Edinburgh, Scotland – Official Screening of the Film: CONNECTED

COMMFFEST – Official Screening of the Film: CONNECTED – (October 11-16, 2016) – Toronto, CanadaAug new film poster

7th annual AWAF PosterVancouver – 7th annual World Autism Festival 2016 (Sept 30 – Oct 5, 2016) – Canada

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Turkish Celebration Nov 2016 8

Metrotown – Celebration of the Turkish Republic and Turkish Canadian Friendship (Oct 22, 2016) – Canada

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Turkish Day reception with CGVancouver, Bc., Canada – Turkish Republic Day Reception
T.C. Vancouver Başkonsolosluğu/Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey
T.C. Vancouver Başkonsolosluğu/Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey


California – Private Screening CONNECTED (December 7, 2016) – USA

NEW YORK – Film Festival TBA (March date TBA, 2017) – USA

California – Regional AWAF 2017 (March 31 – April 2, 2017) – USA

United Nations – WAAD (April 3, 2017) – USA


Photo Erdal with Governor 3Alanya – Regional AWAF 2017 (April 21 – 23, 2017) – Turkey

ANCA World Ambassador Erdal Ates (2013 recipient INAP AWARD, Community Mentor-Otisium) – seen here with his colleague and the Governor of Alanya in meeting about the Regional Event.


TBA – Regional AWAF 2017 (April 14 -16 OR 28-30 TBA) – Asia Pacific

ANCA Family Cruises (2018) – Three World Regions


A great honor to be invited and to receive as the ANCA Foundation benefactor with appreciation on behalf of ANCA Foundation and the World Autism festival 2016. Co-Founder and President of ANCA Foundation Leonora Gregory-Collura receives the ASEAN 2016 Golf Tournament honor. Photos: Consul General Royal Thai Consulate; Consul General Vietnam Consulate; Consul General Malaysian Consulate; Consul General Indonesian Consulate; Consul General Philippine Consulate.

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Two recent ‘live’ events with: Vancouver MOMPreneurs (Speaking engagement, May 11-2016)LOGO 

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Roundhouse radio interview:

May 12-2016)roundhouse radioListen to the interview, which aired LIVE – HERE

Roundhouse Radio show IMPACT May 12 2016

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2016-7th annual ANCA World Autism Festival & Inaugural Trade Show Kick-Off on World Autism Day April 2, 2016 – A fantastic success!Jimmy D Lane photos

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2016-7th annual PR LAUNCH – ANCA WORLD AUTISM FESTIVAL & Inaugural Trade Show 

ANCA -122Comments from attendees at the inaugural PR Launch: Paul Leighton I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and signed up for membership information and to volunteer for the trade show in October. I hope to check out the work of artists at the trade show and perhaps see some friends from the Vancouver Asperger Autism Union at future ANCA events. Peter It was nice to being invited to this event at theANCA -3 Chateau Granville Hotel. It was excellent presentation including video taped greetings from around the world. The hors d’oeuvres were great. Loved the lobster sandwiches! It was nice to see Nick (aka Douglas), Samuel (aka Tim) and Paul (aka Paul) from our meetup group. I kept my eye out for Lechman but I never spotted him during the evening. These type of venues are an excellent opportunities to meet others in the autism community in a low stress environment. I signed up for the free membership and I’m looking forward to hearing about up coming events hosted by ANCA.

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January 28, 2016 – 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Best Western LOGOThe Granville Room – Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville 1100 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, Canadapr launch 14pr launch 26

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For more information please contact Ginger Hartman PA – g.anca@naturallyautistic.com

This event is sponsored and in partnership with the following:Best Western LOGO2015 NEW LOGOS 1

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 **September 30 – October 5, 2016** – 7th annual ANCA® World Autism Festival™, the ANCA® International Naturally Autistic®People AWARDS™ & WORLD TRADE SHOW  click here to Book NOW Delegate full event rates, Individual venue rates, and Group rates available – BOOK BEFORE January 28, 2016 for the EARLY BIRD RATE!

Limited space available


2015 6th annual Red Carpet, INAP AWARDS Ceremony & Gala Dinner

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*NEW* – ANCA Merchandising available soon leading up to the 6th annual ANCA World Autism Festival – get an early start and order your toques and t-shirts to go with your V.I.P. delegate bags Tote bag for awaf

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2015 NEW LOGOS 4

AWAF logoANNOUNCEMENT: Nominations for the 2016 Regional 6th 2015 award prototypeannual ANCA® World Autism Festival™ and the ANCA® International Naturally Autistic®People AWARDS™ will be called on November 1st, 2015 – be early and get your nominations in!

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NOMINATE your friends, family member(s), community associates, colleagues, an organisation or individual who is innovative in providing supports, programs, business supports, educators etc... the qualifying list is endless....

11 Categories – Visual Arts (Youth), Visual Arts (Adult); Literary Arts (Youth), Literary Arts (Adult); Performing Arts (Youth), Performing Arts (Adult); Excellence in Sports, Excellence in Technology, Entrepreneur; Community Leadership Organization, Community Achievement, Community Mentor

Regional recipients in the top three placements for each category will be entered into the International event for October 2017 

COMING SOON – PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT, stay tuned to this page on our website to find out more


April 2, 2015 – 6th annual Kick-Off ANCA® World Autism Festival™ and the ANCA® International AWARDS™

The Jake Report at AWAF Kick-Off click to view video footage


Photography of 6th annual Official AWAF Kick-Off event by: 
Lucho Berzek – FacebookTwitter 

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NEW CONNECTED POSTER 2015 ap 1ANCA® World Autism Festival™ 6th annual Official Kick-Off on World Autism Awareness Day, showcasing our AWAF upcoming event to be held in Vancouver and the screening of our international film: CONNECTED, filmed on location during the 5th annual AWAF event in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2014.
Date: Thursday April 2nd, 2015
Time: 2.15pm – 5.15pm
Location: Vancouver International Film Centre
1181 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6B 3M7 Every guest will receive a complimentary gift – copy of Naturally Autistic magazine 

**This event is by INVITATION only**

Kick-Off itinerary
2.15pm – 2.45pm Doors open with a meet and greet & refreshments.
2.45pm – 3.00pm Welcome messages and introductions, We Are ANCA short
3.00pm – 4.30pm The first screening of the film CONNECTED, about our global autistic community
4.30pm – 4.45pm Audience interaction Q & A; Silent auction bids announcement
4.45pm – 5.15pm Kick-Off cake cutting with dignitaries

Special Guests: Councillor Raymond Louie, Acting Mayor of Vancouver; Councillor Andrea Riemer, Vancouver; Consul General of the Ukraine in Vancouver: Mr. Huculak; Consul General of Romania in Vancouver: Mr. Anton Diaconeasa 

April with Curran Dobbs AWAF 2015AWAF Ambassadors representing Canada: For British Columbia – Mr. Curran Dobbs; For Saskatchewan – Ms. April Dawn Griffin (2014 recipient for the ANCA international AWARDS)

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Emcees:
Goldie Hoffman and Ruven Klausner

Adelina and Sonia of Rompost TV and SoniaproductionsFilm-video: Adelina Suvagau ROMPOST TV and Sonia Suvagau SONIA PRODUCTIONS Inc.

Sebastian 2015 kick-off 1Music Score and Sound Design: Sebastian Hugeneck

Lucho 2015 kick-off 1Official Photographer: Lucho Berzek  

**This event is by SPECIAL INVITATION only**

6.30pm – 8.30pm Private Reception Hosted by Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville – by invitation only. 1100 Granville St, Vancouver BC V6Z 2B6 · 604-669-7070 – special ANCA Valet Guest parking available. 

October 1-6, 2015 ANCA® World Autism Festival™ and the ANCA® International AWARDS™

Presents:

“Cultural Diversity”

ANCA 2015 world autism poster 2March 17, 2015 – Mayor of Gibsons – Town Hall of Gibsons

Announcing Proclamation for World Autism Day and ANCA World Autism Festival Official Kick-Off

The Town of Gibsons was the First Municipality to Light up the Town Hall GOLD in 2014!

ANCA® World Autism Festival™ 6th annual Official Kick-Off on World Autism Awareness Day, for our l AWAF upcoming event to be held in Vancouver and to view the first screening of our international film: CONNECTED, filmed on location during the 5th annual AWAF event in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2014.
Date: Thursday April 2nd, 2015
Time: 2.15pm – 5.15pm
Location: Vancouver International Film Centre
1181 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6B 3M7

Kick-Off itinerary
2.15pm – 2.45pm Doors open with a meet and greet & refreshments.
2.45pm – 3.00pm Welcome messages and introductions, We Are ANCA short
3.00pm – 4.30pm The first screening of the film CONNECTED, about our global autistic community
4.30pm – 4.45pm Audience interaction Q & A; Silent auction bids announcement
4.45pm – 5.15pm Kick-Off cake cutting with dignitariesCONNECTED-FILM-POSTER_Kick-off.Web

Previous events for 2015

Jan 29, 2015 at More Cafe Gibsons

View Coast reporter article here

2010 – 2015 ANCA® World Autism Festival™

The History of our annual events for the past 6 years, will be posted here in upcoming months of this year, 2015. Such as video footage, photos, recipients and nominees, media coverage.

5 thoughts on “Events”

  1. Councillor Raymond Louie, acting Mayor of Vancouver will be attending the Official ANCA World Autism Festival Kick-Off, and will be presenting Opening Remarks – on World Autism Awareness Day in Vancouver, April 2nd at the Vancouver International Film Centre on Seymour Street. Refer to itinerary above

  2. ANNOUNCEMENT, just in: The Acting Mayor of Vancouver Councillor Raymond Louie will be attending the Kick-Off on April 2nd!

  3. 2010 – 2015 ANCA® World Autism Festival™

    The History of our annual events for the past 6 years, will be posted here in upcoming months of this year, 2015. Such as video footage, photos, recipients and nominees, media coverage.

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