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Apr 11
8:00-11:00am · 4201 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby 

BCFPA Breakfast Series: Leadership for Optimal Cultures

April 11 th , 2019 from 8:00am-11:00am

The Executive Suites Hotel at 4201 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby

A company's culture defines its business -- its brand, its profitability and the well-being of its employees. With 64% of employees feeling like they don’t have a strong work culture many companies miss the mark when it comes to creating engaged and thriving workplaces.

In this month's leadership breakfast,...

Apr 03
10-12pm · 1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Raising Capital: Non-Bank Financing For your Business

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 from 10-12pm

Location: MNP Office Towers at 1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, 21st Floor

Need Capital?

Are you early stage or need to raise equity to secure a loan? Do you have an entrepreneurial idea or new business line that doesn’t attract traditional bank financing? Nancy Goertzen, Principle of Nantucket Capital, will show you the creative...

Mar 26
10-12pm · 107 - 1611 Broadway Street, Port Coquitlam

The Science Behind HPP

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, from 10-12pm

Location: HPP West Coast at 107 - 1611 Broadway Street, Port Coquitlam ( View Map )

High-Pressure Processing ("HPP") is an environmentally friendly alternative to thermal and chemical treatments that extend the shelf life of fresh goods up to 10 times without compromising...

Mar 21
1-4pm · MNP Tower 1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, 21st Floor

Thriving in the Cannabis Edibles Space – Your Licensing Strategy

Facilitated by Cannabis Compliance Inc and Hosted by MNP

When: Thursday, March 21st, 2019 from 1pm-4pm

Location: MNP Office Towers at 1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, 21st Floor

Do you want to enter the edibles market? If so, depending on your approach to enter the market, you may need to apply for a license(s) from Health Canada to operate. Do you know which license is right for you? The BCFPA, in...

Mar 13
8-12pm · 9440 202 Street, Langley BC

BCFPA Operations Roundtable

Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from 8:00am-12:00pm

The Board Room (1st Floor) at 9440 202 Street, Langley

The Operations Roundtable is a forum for BCFPA members of up to 12 Operations professionals per group, to network and share best practices and strive for continuous improvement. Each member company in the group is non-competitive.

Objectives & Value Expectations

To learn from the team Improve the...
Mar 06
10-12pm · 9440 202 Street, Langley BC

The IT Roundtable Discussion

Wednesday, March 6th, from 10-12pm

BCFPA Office Building, 1st floor Board Room at 9440 202 Street, Langley (View Map)

What are some projects you’re working on, and how can we as IT Peers support you? Need some advice or a second opinion, or care to share some of your expertise?

Submit your Roundtable Topic to Sandra at Sandra@bcfpa...

Feb 21
7:30am-11:00am · 4201 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby 


Thursday, February 21st, 2019, from 8:00am-11:00am, doors open at 7:30am.

The Executive Suites Hotel at 4201 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby (View Map)

Millennials and Gen Z account for the fastest growing consumer segment today, currently estimated at more than 25% of all consumers, but they stand apart due to their unique purchasing behaviors. This not only...

Feb 15
10-12pm · 400 - 4350 Still Creek Dr, Burnaby, BC V5C 0G5

Operations Peer Group Meeting

When: Friday, February 15th from 10-12pm

Location: HUB International at 400-4350 Still Creek Drive, Burnaby (View Map)

A productive, well-run plant relies on workers being on the job—healthy and ready to work. An effective safety program, sometimes described as the “sixth S” in the “5S” Lean Methodology, is a key factor in worker wellness, productivity, and retention....

Jan 15
10-12pm · 700 West Georgia Street

Utilizing Video for your Business

How video can help to reach your audience, market to industry buyers, and tell your story

Sales & Marketing Peer Group Meeting

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, 10-12pm

Location: TD Bank at 700 West Georgia Street. 29th floor (view map)

Video content is used by many brands to set themselves apart...