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Oct 16
7:30-5:30pm · 655 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2R7

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...

Oct 10
9:30-12PM · 2368 - 666 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Unlocking Opportunities in China

Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Astron Connect Office (Google Maps)


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...

Oct 03
9:30am-1:00pm · 6951 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, BC

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...

Oct 02
10-12PM · 9440 202 Street, Langley

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...

Sep 27
7:30-11:00am · 4201 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby 
BCFPA Breakfast Series: What’s Eating Your Margins? How to improve the biggest margin killers in your food business

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 (...

Aug 01
Register by August 1, 2019 at 5:00 PM · Online Application


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,...

Jul 05
8:30-12:30pm · 9440 202 Street, Langley BC

Front Line Leadership Training for Supervisors

The course starts Friday, July 5th, 2019, from 8:30am-12:30pm

Location: 1st Floor Board Room at 9440 202 Street, Langley

In partnership with Catalyst Training Services Inc.

Front Line Leadership is a leadership development program designed to achieve higher employee engagement.

Train your Supervisors to “Lead —...

Jun 26
9:00-11:00 · #1800-13401 108 Ave, Surrey


Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 9:00am to 11:30am

Location: FASKEN at #1800-13401 108 Avenue, Surrey

BC Food Processors Association members in good standing are hereby invited to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, beginning at 9:00 am with refreshments provided.

We have combined our AGM with an informative session on Marketing “The Retail...

May 21
10-12pm · 13401 108 Ave #1800, Surrey, BC V3T 5T3

“DIY” Digital Marketing

Utilize Digital to Boost Brand and Sales without Hiring an Expert

Sales & Marketing Peer Group Meeting

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, from 10:00-12:00pm

Location: FASKEN at #1800-13401 108 Ave, Surrey

Social Media and Digital Ads are huge opportunities for brand awareness and sales for food and beverage businesses; but, they can also be a huge challenge for those who wear multiple hats in the company....

May 17
10-12pm · 3713 Kensington Ave, Burnaby, BC V5B 0A7

LEAN: Lower Production Costs and Save Time


Friday, May 17 th from 10-12pm

NEW Location: Fortius Sport & Health at 3713 Kensington Ave, Burnaby (View Map)

Incorporating Lean practices will improve labour productivity, production capacity, R&D process, and improved profit margins. Lean also improves communication, breaks down barriers and ‘...

May 09
7:30-9:30 · 655 Burrard Street Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6C 2R7

Leaders in Retail Breakfast Series: Darrell Jones, President of Save-On-Foods (Suppliers and Vendors ONLY)

Hyatt Regency Vancouver, 655 Burrard Street Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6C 2R7

To register, please visit Leaders in Retail

The Leaders in Retail Breakfast Series provides a unique opportunity for retail vendors and...

May 08
10-12pm · 9440 202 Street, Langley BC

The IT Roundtable Discussion

Wednesday, May 8th, from 10-12pm

BCFPA Office Building, 1st floor Board Room at 9440 202 Street, Langley...