Corporate Strategies, Publications, Internet Services,
Broadcasting, Media & Public Relations
|The BANNERLINE Group
- Gary Bannerman
- Strategic planning, project design, budgeting communications audits, writing &
Gary Bannerman was a veteran journalist, publisher, public affairs broadcaster and the
author of several books. He had served on the board of directors of corporations of
various sizes, and as a communications consultant to CEOs and senior management of many
companies. His work was honoured by numerous prestigious awards.
- Shirley Stocker
- Project structure & management, conceptual development executive media liaison and
Shirley Stocker is among the most admired and accomplished women in Canadian
broadcasting, as an executive producer, journalist and performer, through a long career
with both CBC (Ottawa & B.C.) and CKNW in Vancouver. Closely linked with major
charities and public safety concerns, she has been accorded international honours by
Crimestoppers, of which she is the current British Columbia president. She formerly served
on the Mayor's Urban Safety Commission in Vancouver.
- Andrew Petrozzi
- Research, writing and project co-ordination.
Andrew Petrozzi is a Senior Writer with the respected
publication Business in Vancouver, with a background at
major dailies and as Managing Editor of a community paper in the
B.C. Interior. He has an undergraduate degree from Toronto's York University and a Master
of Journalism degree from the University of British Columbia.
Andrew has contributed stories
to various Bannerline publications and served as the principal
researcher for the British Columbia Racing Commission's Economic
Development Committee in 2000-2001, leading to the BANNERLINE
authored and published report, THE ROAD TO RECOVERY.
- Patricia Bannerman
- Creative director, research, copy editor
Educated in art in her native England, Patricia Bannerman has supervised the content
and illustration of innumerable publications, including research, copy editing and
photography. She is the co-owner of Bannerline Enterprises Ltd., building the firm with
her husband Gary since incorporation.
- Douglas Cook
- Webmaster, Web Designer
DigiCom WebDesign, has designed award-winning
web sites for an international clientele, including many BANNERLINE customers and projects. His work for an impressive
list of clients includes
www.vanishingtattoo.com, which averages 20 million visitors a year. Profiled frequently
in international media, the vast site covers its topic from
anthropological roots and history to the tattoo in modern
culture. The New York Times cites Vanishing Tattoo as the number one
tattoo information resource on the Internet.
- Richard Pitt
- Internet Systems, Web and Business Integration
Richard is among the preeminent pioneers of the Internet industry. He and partner
Stuart Lynne launched Canada's first commercial ISP wimsey.com, in 1986, mentioned
frequently for years on CTV National News. It was a logical progression for his personal
firm, Pacific Data Capture. From an early career in
photography and graphic design, Pitt evolved through retail management and sales in the
high tech industry to his present consulting business dealing with all manner of business
technical integration, specializing in integration with the Internet.
Richard Pitt is among the Canadian computer industry's most frequently quoted
personalities. He has been interviewed by or contributed articles to scores of
publications of all sizes, over the years, and appeared as an expert guest on countless
numbers of radio and television shows.
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- Conference & Event Management
BANNERLINE has worked closely with Venue West Conference Services, the
leading congress and event management firm in western Canada for more than a
generation. Founded by the recently-deceased Betty Fata, a Vancouver legend, and
partner Lou Cox, the Venue West team is internationally renowned, with
offices in Toronto and Vancouver, and associates around the world.
Gary Payne is an award-winning producer of documentaries,
commercials, corporate videos and the theatrical motion picture Kootenai Brown. His
numerous projects for BANNERLINE have included a $150,000 network television documentary
about mental health and aging produced for the Chicago-based International Psychogeriatric
Association. Taping took place in Vancouver, Seattle and the United Kingdom. www.garypaynecommunications.com
Lloyd Sutton (commercial, creative) and Patricia Bannerman
(news, client relations and creative). Lloyd Sutton is among Western Canada's most
accomplished commercial photographers. Each year, his assignments take him quite literally
around the world. www.lloydsutton.com
Senior designers at Pacific Western Print Group have been
responsible for many of the BANNERLINE publications since 1995, including work for the
Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association, the B.C. Chiropractic Association, EasyPark, Farabloc Development Corporation, British Columbia Ferry Corporation, the Royal
Canadian Mounted Police, the British Columbia horse racing industry, Fraser Downs Raceway,
Sandown Park and other clients.
On specialty projects and a considerable volume of work for clients such
as the Motor Vehicle Sales Authority of B.C., horse racing
interests and Imperial Parking Limited, Christopher Clark of Serengeti Design Group, has been
the key designer. He is a leader in the field in British Columbia,
the leading designer for
BANNERLINE since 1990.
Nigel Harvey, who has a personal background in photography and
graphic design and his Pacific Western Print Group, have handled
most BANNERLINE printing during the past 15 years. We are among an impressive list of clients.
BANNERLINE works with many other printers for assignments of a varying
nature, from simple brochures to coffee table books. Principal among these has been David
Hancock of Hancock House Publishers, who has advised on many projects, and published
two BANNERLINE books: The Ships of British Columbia (1985) and Collingwood School, the
First Ten Years (1994).
In matters related to advertising, media purchases and marketing
strategies, BANNERLINE has worked with some of the leaders in the field, including Stephen
Vrlak, now a consultant to the Vancouver office of the
international giant, PUBLICIS. Vrlak served for a
generation as Chair of the Advertising Standards Council of
- Original Art & Illustration
Kerry Waghorn, who now resides in North
Vancouver, B.C., is the world's leading editorial caricaturist.
His international renown commenced with the syndication of
Faces in the News by the San Francisco Chronicle
(Chronicle Features) in 1977. His first work with BANNERLINE
commenced in 2005, when he was retained to illustrate the book,
Squandering Billions. Now represented by Universal Press
Syndicate, Kerry Waghorn's work has appeared in more than 400
publications in about 60 countries. Among the journals that have
published his inimitable creations are the Miami Herald,
Boston Globe, Chicago Sun-Times, San Francisco Chronicle,
Chicago Tribune, Washington Post National Edition, New York
Daily News, Atlanta Journal, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun,
Japan Times, Sydney Morning Herald, Hamilton Bermuda Business,
Korea Times and New Zealand Herald. (
John Batchelor of Wimborne, Dorset, England, may be the most
accomplished technical artist and illustrator in the world. He has illustrated several
prestigious collections of military and war histories, and books on many other themes. His
clients include the Smithsonian Institution, Time-Life books, Microsoft Corporation, Popular
Mechanics Magazine and the postal systems of more than 30 countries of the world. He
has completed numerous commissions for Bannerline clients, including the British Columbia
Ferry Corporation, Imperial Parking Limited and Collingwood School.
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Visuals Of All Types
Patricia Bannerman and associates such as
John Batchelor, Kerry Waghorn and Lloyd Sutton, create stunning visual
elements for our clients' web sites, publications, presentations and