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Jan 30
2:30-4:30pm · 808B Viewfield Road, Esquimalt

Vancouver Island Peer Group Meeting: WINTER SOCIAL, TOUR & MORE

Date: January 30, 2020, from 2:30 – 4:30 pm Address: Mustard Seed Food Security Distribution Centre at 808B Viewfield Road, Esquimalt (Victoria, BC)

Join fellow food devotees at the Vancouver Island Peer Group Winter Social! Plus tour Mustard Seed’s Food Security Distribution Centre and get an update on the proposed Food Security & Innovation Hub for the Capital Region!

What to expect:

Tour the...
Jan 30
10-12PM · 700 West Georgia Street

Thursday, January 30th, 2020, 10-12 pm, doors open at 9:30 am

Location: TD Tower at 700 West Georgia Street. 29th floor


CEO's, Owners and Executives - This one is for you!

A strong sales strategy is not enough to grow profits. Alignment issues within teams, individual leadership behaviours, and conflicting values can limit your...

Jan 29
8:30-12:30 · #1800-13401 108 Avenue, Surrey

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 from 8:30 AM to Noon, doors open at 8:00 AM

FASKEN at #1800-13401 108 Avenue, Surrey (View Maps)


Join us and Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to learn how to become eligible and save thousands of dollars with the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&...

Jan 24
10-12pm · 3260 Production Way, Burnaby

NEW DATE: Friday, January 24, 2020, from 10-12 PM

SGS Canada at 3260 Production Way, Burnaby


Join us on January 16th in Burnaby to learn how to prepare for the new wave of food safety regulations in 2020. During this session, we will conduct a deep dive into the new Section 4 requirements with SGS Canada and our panel of leaders from BC food and beverage companies...

Jan 22
10-12pm · 7725 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 at 9:30 AM

Location: Golden Boy Foods at 7725 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby (View Maps)


Mental illness is the largest category of disability worldwide. In 2019, the World Health Organization classified burnout as an “occupational phenomenon.” This begs the question: what...

Jan 21
10-12pm · 3713 Kensington Ave, Burnaby

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 from 10-12 PM

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

Seat Limit: 50 |...

Jan 17
10:30-12:30PM · 8506 200 Street, Langley

When: Friday, January 17th, 2020 from 10:30-12:30PM

Where: KPMG at 8506 200 Street, Langley

Limit: 20 Seats

Information technology now encompasses an entire business, permeating every aspect and affecting its people, operations, and ability to scale. Cybersecurity is no longer just an IT problem, nor is it an issue that only affects large companies. It’s important for all processors to understand what threats exist, the motives behind these...

Dec 05
6:30-9PM · 101-1505 W 2nd Ave, Vancouver 

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.


Nov 12
1-3PM · 5279 Still Creek Ave A6, Burnaby

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...

Nov 12
8-12PM · 4445 Lougheed Highway, Suite 400, Burnaby

Operations Roundtable

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...

Nov 07
7:30-11:00 AM · 4201 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby

Thursday, November 7th, 2019 from 7:30 - 11:00 AM

Executive Suites Hotel in Burnaby (View Maps)

Supported by:

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,...

Oct 24
1-3PM · 1021 West Hastings, Vancouver

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?...
Oct 17
9:30-12PM · 4355 Mathissi Pl, Burnaby, BC V5G 4S8

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...