Past Events

Oct 27
2:00-4:00pm · Imagine Studio Café, 31 Erie St., Victoria, (next to Finest at Sea)

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Location: Imagine Studio Café, 31 Erie St., Victoria, (next to Finest at Sea)

The meeting format will be:

· Getting acquainted

· BC Ministry of Agriculture programs available to BC processors

· Other programs participants have had success with including Youth Employment Programs

· Set the stage for future VI Peer Group meetings

· Facility tour, Finest at Sea

To register please contact Debra at debra@...

Oct 26
9:00AM - 10:30AM · Fine Choice Foods 23111 Fraserwood Way, Richmond, BC V6V 3B3 Please enter at the first driveway on the left.

Aging Workforce: Preparing your Employees for Retirement

Conference Call: 1.888.809.4060 Pass code: 471605

Guest Speakers: Elizabeth West, Elizabeth West, Group Consultant - RBC Group Advantage & Luke Berard - Investment & Retirement Planner, RBC

The financial well-being of your employees is important to the success of your company. AT this session you will learn:

Putting your employees on the path to financial wellness can help you attract and retain top talent. How to tailor retirement solutions that meet the goals and objectives of your organization...
Sep 15
7:15am Breakfast, 8am Meeting Start · BC Hydro Building – 6911 Southpoint Drive, Burnaby

Register now for the next Breakfast Series on Thursday, September 15, 2016

BC Hydro Building – 6911 Southpoint Drive, Burnaby

Help Your Workplace Become Injury Free

The Hard Truth: In food processing, the Injury Rate and Serious Injury Rate are both well above provincial averages, with an average duration of injury time off of 35 days. This amounts to more than $18M in claims costs and over 50,000 work days lost to injury each year. These numbers are too high. As business leaders, you protect your business and its people by investing in safety. Your business will...

Aug 25
10:00am - 11:30am · KPMG 3rd Floor 8506 - 200th Street Langley, BC - Alder Room

Don’t be afraid of legalized medical marijuana – just have a good policy!

Attend this HR meeting to discuss this modern topic on medical marujuana, and implementing a drug and alcohol testing policy. This is a subject that is often overlooked but needs to be discussed. Join this roundtable of professionals to learn more!

Agenda

Guest Speaker : Kristen Chafe, HR Director Rhema Health Products.

What are the rights and responsibilities of the employer and employees? What is an effective Drug and Alcohol Policy?

Successfully Implementing a...

Aug 09
Registration at Noon; Tee Off at 1:30 PM · Northview Golf & Country Club, Surrey BC

The BC Dairy Council and the BC Food Processors Association cordially invite you to their 42nd annual Golf Tournament and Dinner Banquet. Since its re-launch as a joint event ten years ago, the tournament has become recognized as one of the industry's signature events. Please join us again for a day of camaraderie, friendly competition and fun!

Once again, the tournament will be held at the acclaimed Northview Golf & Country Club in Surrey . Golfers will play the championship Ridge Course in a shotgun start, best ball format. Registration is at Noon; Tee Off time is 1:30 PM...

Aug 03
8:30AM-4:30PM · LEAN Sensei - 290 - 1385 West 8th Avenue

Time Activity 8:30 am – 9:15 am Opening Remarks, Ice Breaker and Team Building Exercise 9:15 am – 9:30 am Introductions 9:30 am – 10:15 am Lean Overview, Value Principles 10:15 am – 10:30 am Break 10:30 am – 11:00 am History of Lean, Toyota Way 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 7 Types of Waste & Discussion 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Lunch 12:45 pm – 2:15 pm 5S (Workplace Organization) 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Break 2:30 pm – 4:15 pm Culture: Standards, Gemba, Flow Simulation, Huddle, Hansei 4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Hansei and End of Day

Aug 02
8:30AM-4:30PM · RBC Boardroom - 2nd Floor, 626 Sixth Ave., New Westminster

Time Activity 8:30 am – 9:15 am Opening Remarks, Ice Breaker and Team Building Exercise 9:15 am – 9:30 am Introductions 9:30 am – 10:15 am Lean Overview, Value Principles 10:15 am – 10:30 am Break 10:30 am – 11:00 am History of Lean, Toyota Way 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 7 Types of Waste & Discussion 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Lunch 12:45 pm – 2:15 pm 5S (Workplace Organization) 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Break 2:30 pm – 4:15 pm Culture: Standards, Gemba, Flow Simulation, Huddle, Hansei 4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Hansei and End of Day

Jun 28
Registration 12:45 PM · Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC (Ballroom East)

We are pleased to announce the BCFPA’s Annual General Meeting, which will commence at 1:00 PM with refreshments provided. Please register below.

For more information, please call 604.371.4245 or visit www.bcfpa.ca . We look forward to seeing you there!

Agenda Call to order. Confirmation of quorum. Chair’s welcome. Meeting notice. Approval of agenda. Minutes of 2014 AGM. President’s Report. Presentation of Audited Financial Statements. Appointment of Auditors. Confirmation of Directors Other business. Adjournment MNP Economic Impact Study...
Jun 22
1:00pm - 2:00pm · Webinar call in information below

Do you want more buyers calling you with orders because of your ECCNet Product Listings?

Get Informed and Improve your Listings

Get Noticed by the buyers and retailers you want!

Join us on June 22nd at 1PM as the BCFPA and GS1 Canada connect for an educational information session.

Learn what ECCnet Registry can do for you and your business. How does ECCnet affect your business? How can I improve my product profile and the marketing of my products? How do I identify the needs of my trading...
Jun 14
7:15AM - 10:00AM · BC Hydro Building – 6911 Southpoint Drive, Burnaby - underground parking

Register now for the next Breakfast Series on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at the BC Hydro Building – 6911 Southpoint Drive, Burnaby. HOSTED BY BC HYDRO

Improve productivity, quality and staff engagement within by using LEAN Management, Theory of Constraints, and other improvement methods.

The principles and practice of LEAN are recognized globally as one of the most powerful and effective ways to build and sustain continuous improvement in organizations. More importantly, Lean thinking is a powerful way to help you address key business challenges:

Improve...
May 19
5:30PM - 10PM

The BCFPA Gala Awards dinner is the highly anticipated BCFPA ‘Oscar’ celebration, acknowledging the best of the best in the industry. We celebrate the accomplishments of companies, products, and leaders that have truly made an impact in our industry over the last year. With over 350 guests, this event proves to be a great way to network and share stories and ideas! We will also recognize our BCFPA award winners; award nominations are still open. Nominate now!

Apr 12
7:00AM - 10:30AM · BC Hydro Building – 6911 Southpoint Drive, Burnaby
REGISTER NOW

Processor Leadership and management teams are coming together to hear what their HR staff want them to know: How to foster the best workplaces possible for their employees.

Employers: You won’t want to miss this!

Best Practices - Valuing Your Human Resources improves your ROI. Your HR staff want you to know that managing human capital is critical to business success and improves the bottom line. Our speaker will drive that message to leadership. We will use a case...

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