SSS – Sharing, Success & Socialize are the themes of the BCFPA Vancouver Island Peer Group meeting December 7, 2017.
Join fellow island food industry members on December 7th for a tour of E P I C U R E™ followed by Amelia Warren, CEO and winner of Business in Vancouver’s 2015 Forty under 40, sharing some of her secrets to success.
We’ll spend the rest of the meeting sharing and socializing at E P I C U R E™. So if you have anything you want to share, bring it along and show it off or let us try it.
We look forward to seeing...
SOLD OUT! Don't miss BCFPA's Annual Holiday Tapas and Drink Social!
Join us for an evening of good food, good fun, and great people. Mix and mingle with peers and colleagues at our Annual Holiday Social.
Enjoy a great night with some canapes, drinks and a Paella Station! Watch as a Joeys's chef prepares a Spanish Paella using traditional methods and a three foot paella pan to prepare this delectable feast!
We would love to hear from you if are...
BCFPA/Fasken Martineau Funding Food Program
FUNDING PITCH FEEDBACK FORUM
November 27th, 2017 6PM
Location: 550 Burrard Street, Suite 2900 Vancouver, BC
THIS IS FOR FOOD BEVERAGE AND NHP PROCESSOR MEMBERS ONLY.
In September, the BCFPA – in partnership with Fasken Martineau – announced the launch of an exciting new program to assist food & beverage processors in...
WHAT IS BEANSTOCK?
Beanstock Coffee Festival is a single-day event to showcase the best independent micro-roasters and celebrate third wave coffee culture. Held in a bright and spacious Railtown warehouse, the immersive experience will exhibit music, local food and drink selections, educational sessions from industry professionals, live demos, unlimited coffee sampling, and a curated market to purchase equipment and coffee to take home. Entry-level tickets provide unlimited coffee samples, a commemorative mug and a ticket for...
HR Peer Group Meeting
Thursday, October 26, 2017 10am-11:30am
Venue: Daiya Foods, 2768 Rupert St VancouverPerformance Reviews/ Coaching/Feedback for Employees
Speaker: Nancy Hogan, VP Human Resources at Daiya Foods. (also a certified Career Coach)360 Feedback Coaching for employees Supervisor/Manager level reviews Annual Review Program: engaging staff in the process Aligning performance reviews with Core...
Operations Peer Group
Friday, October 20 10am- NOON
Ideon Packaging: 11251 Dyke Rd, Richmond
Supply Chain Logistics AGENDA
Welcome and Introductions : Mike Nunn, VP Operations Ideon Packaging
3rd party Logistics: CH RobinsonOrder process Time of tender to time of invoice Life cycle of an order
Partnering with the right distributor for your product(s) : CH Robinson
Supply Chain Cost Reduction...
Food Safety / Fraser Valley Peer Group
Thursday, October 19 10am- NOON
Mark Crest Foods - 19670 92A Avenue, Langley
Food Safety: FDA and FSMA Compliance for Exporting to the USA
This face-to-face information session will introduce food manufacturers to FDA requirements for exporting products to the USA. Attendees will leave with answers about Food Safety Plans and export strategies that comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (...
October 17, 2017 10:30am-12:00
Venue: Fine Choice Foods 23011 Fraserwood Way, Richmond BC
Developing Your Brand Story
Welcome and Introductions: Emily Tang and New co-chair Ken Schnieder
Guest Speaker : Ben Baker, Your Brand Marketing
Are you telling a compelling story about your brand? Do your employees know your story? Do they tell it to your customers? Do your customers tell it to others? If no, why not? We as...
Vancouver Island Peer Group
September 28th, 2017 2pm - 4pm
Venue: Camosun Interurban Campus, 461 Interurban Road, Victoria
Tour: 2pm - 2:30pm Camosun Innovates
Matchmaking for Food Processors
What are you looking for? Good employees? How to meet Food Safety requirements? How to improve productivity? Assistance with product development/production?
OPEN HOUSE for BCFPA PROCESSOR MEMBERS Funding Food Program: Connecting BC Food & Beverage Companies to investors
BCFPA/Fasken Martineau Funding Food Program
September 26th, 2017 from 6 PM – 8 PM
Location: 550 Burrard Street, Suite 2900 Vancouver, BCLooking to connect with investors to scale up your business? Need to develop the tools and skills to deliver a successful pitch?
BCFPA – in partnership with Fasken Martineau -...
Sales and Marketing Peer Group Meeting
September 20, 2017 10am-11:30am
Venue: Fine Choice Foods 23011 Fraserwood Way, Richmond BCWe are at capacity for this event, please email Kelly@bcfpa.ca to be put on a waitlist.
Retailer Relationships – From the Processors Perspective
(follow up from Retail Relationship Breakfast held September 6)...
How to Achieve Maximum Potential in the Retail World
Breakfast Event – September 6, 2017
7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Tickets $45 includes full breakfast
Email James to be put on the waitlist, email@example.com
BC Hydro Building – 6911 Southpoint Drive, Burnaby
Featuring Maurice Allard and John Graham of Food Solutions Group
From Good to Great Retail Performance:...
2017 WAGE COMPENSATION SURVEY
INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE:
The BC Food Processors Association is pleased to be conducting its annual Compensation Survey. Each year, BC food processors rely on this report’s data for the most current, reliable and detailed insight on salaries, incentives and demographics within BC’s evolving food processing community. The report is used by numerous companies to help determine compensation levels for all members of their staff. Your participation in this survey is critical in ensuring that the report’s information is as accurate and complete as...
This session will share info about the latest employee benefits trends, the drug landscape and how to find cost-savings in employee benefits programs. The info shared will be beneficial for anyone who is a solopreneur to those working at large companies. Additionally, Antonio Zivanovic, (CEO of The ReFrame Group) will also share about BCPFAs new affinity employee benefits program.
The employee benefits landscape is changing rapidly and it is common to...
Registration for this Event is now CLOSED. Thank you!
Agenda:7:30 - 8:30 Registration & hot buffet breakfast 8:30 Welcome by Reliance Insurance 8:40 Food Recall Crisis & Management Seminar 9:45 Q & A 10:00 Thank you and networking opportunity
Join Reliance Insurance and accomplished global crisis food recall industry leaders to learn how to avoid or manage product recall. This fast-paced seminar will give you up-to-date information on regulations, how to prevent a recall, the good the bad and...