Eat, Drink, and Be Merry at The BC Food & Beverage Annual Holiday Social!
In Partnership with the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) - held at The Bistro
Hosted by Grizzly Force
Friends and family, you are invited to our Annual Holiday Social: a night be merry, have fun, and mingle! Join us to celebrate while we enjoy a delectable menu prepared by PICA's class of talented student chefs.
Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 from 1-3 PM
YVR Prep in Burnaby (View Maps)
Only selling 10 seats left!
We are thrilled to open registration for our kick-off Product Development peer group meeting!
Are you working on or looking for feedback for a new product idea? Curious to learn how other companies are approaching a new product launch? Join us for an afternoon of learning and networking...
8:00 AM on Tuesday, November 12, 2019
CH Robinson, 4445 Lougheed Highway, Suite 400, Burnaby (View Map)
Join a group of Operations Leaders for 8 mornings a year to share best practices and strive for continuous improvement in a facilitated confidential environment. Each of our remaining meetings in 2019 will include a tour of the host company, a presentation on leadership development, and a roundtable discussion on what business challenges you...
Thursday, November 7th, 2019 from 7:30 - 11:00 AM
Executive Suites Hotel in Burnaby (View Maps)
Many BC companies have had tremendous success in exporting to the US – some so much so where their sales to the US exceed their domestic sales. But it’s a large, competitive market with US and foreign companies alike fighting for shelf space,...
Thursday, October 24, from 1:00-3:00 PM
MNP Tower 1021 West Hastings, 21st floor, Vancouver (Google Maps)
On October 17 th , Health Canada will release the final regulations on Cannabis Edibles. Now is the time to set your plans for this market in motion. We have assembled experts from the cannabis sector to prepare you for going-to-market.
At the event you will learn about:Why is the food industry well-suited for this market if they do it right?...
Understanding the SFCR: Guide to Conducting Effective HACCP Refreshers
Thursday, October 17, 2019, from 9:30-12:00 PM
BCIT Centre for Applied Research & Innovation (CARI) Theatre, Room 2009
Supervisors and managers! Join us at our next Food Safety Peer Group Meeting with Rob Marshall of Safe Food Compliance Canada for an interactive program that you can use and re-use to train/refresh your team on HACCP. Avoid a difficult audit by updating...
Retail West 2019
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Location: Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, BC
This event is produced by the Retail Council of Canada.
Retail West is Western Canada’s must-attend retail event of the year; learn from top-rated speakers and network with retail industry colleagues in downtown Vancouver on October 16, 2019.
This full-day conference is designed for retailers of all sizes to...
Unlocking Opportunities in China
Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Astron Connect Office (Google Maps)
LIMITED TICKETS: ONLY 20 SEATS AVAILABLE
Are you are interested in expanding your business, exporting products to China and understanding what Chinese consumers want?
It is not a secret that China is an enormous market with a large...
Slips, Trips, and Falls Prevention
Information Session and Panel Discussion, with WorkSafeBC
Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 from 9:30AM-1:00PM
WorkSafeBC Auditorium in Richmond ( Google Maps )
Slips, trips, and falls are the third leading cause of injuries in manufacturing and are part of WorkSafeBC’s Manufacturing High-Risk Strategy inspectional initiative. To help employers identify the latest...
IT Peer Group Meeting: IT Best Practices for Food and Beverage Companies
Wednesday, October 2, 2019, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
First Floor, BCFPA Board Room
Join a group of IT Professionals from BC food and beverage companies to learn about their company's IT best practices, and investigate new technologies in both software and production. Each meeting will also have an open discussion and input from participants on how they found their IT...
Marquee Sponsor: SYSPRO | Ambassador Sponsor: Fasken | In Partnership with the BC Ministry of Agriculture
Breakfast Buffet Food and Beverage Sponsor: Two Rivers Meats
Friday, September 27, 2019 at 7:30 AM
The Grand Ballroom, Executive Suites Hotel in Burnaby (...
Vancouver Island Peer Group Meeting: Tour of VANCOUVER ISLAND BREWING
and Their Occupational Safety Standard of Excellence (OSSE) Journey.
Thursday, September 19, 2019, from 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Location: 2330 Government St., Victoria (Google Maps)
Chaired by: Jess Berlenbach of Epicure™ and Debra Hellbach of...
Operations Roundtable: How to Develop Talent & Capacity.
Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 from 8-12PM
Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry ( Google Maps )
Join a group of Operations Leaders for 8 mornings a year to share best practices and strive for...
INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE:
2019 BC Food Processors Association Compensation and Benefits Survey
With over 65 benchmark positions, the BCFPA has the most comprehensive information available for the food, beverage, and natural health processing industry. Information includes ranges, 25th, 50th and 75th percentiles for the base and total compensation as well as target and actual bonus information. In addition to compensation, the survey also provides information turnover,...