About the Speaker
Terry McBride, CEO
Terry is the CEO of Nettwerk Music Group and YYoga. Terry founded Nettwerk out of his apartment in 1984 and it took him ten years before getting the company off the ground. He worked various odd jobs to keep Nettwerk alive, all the while focusing on fulfilling his dreams and fueling his passion. He is known for being awarded the Pollstar Industry Award for Personal Manager of the year for his work with Sarah McLachlan, Avril Lavigne, and Coldplay. At the 2003 Juno Awards, Terry received the Walt Grealis Secial Achievement Award, being recognized for his contribution to the growth and advancement of the Canadian music industry. In 2004, Terry became interested in yoga and with the same determination, launched a chain of wellness centers called YYoga.
Nettwerk Music Group is the umbrella company for Nettwerk Management, Nettwerk Records, Nettwerk One, Nutone, and Artwerk. They connect music fans with music makers and have offices internationally. Since 1984, Nettwerk has released over 500 albums and sold over 150 million copies worldwide.
YYoga is the most notable chain of yoga studios in Vancouver known for their guest focused approach. There are seven YYoga centers throughout Greater Vancouver, and an eight soon to open in Kitsilano.