Business Development Forum
Boost your Business Development Game with BC’s Brightest Minds
Better Tools. Better Insights. Better Partnerships.
Boost your business development game with 200 of BC brightest businesses leaders! A day of captivating keynotes will help you unlock BC’s natural resource sector potential for YOUR business. Hosted in partnership with the BC and Prince George Chambers of Commerce this year’s Forum will also focus on creating more collaborative relationships with First Nations. Inspiring First Nations leader, Ellis Ross will offer deep insight on this topic. All burning questions will be answered. What is the future of BC’s natural resource sector? How does your business tap into that potential? How do we create shared prosperity in partnership with our First Nations? If you are a small to medium sized enterprise this is BC’s premier business development conference and should not be missed. The Business Development Forum is conveniently timed one day before the Premier’s Natural Resource Forum.
Chamber of Commerce Business Development Forum
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Ramada Prince George
|8:30 – 9:00||Registration|
|9:00 – 9:15||Opening Remarks|
|9:20 – 10:20||Diversity of thought – all voices matter: Diane Bourret, Supervisor Recruitment & Classification City of Prince George, Accredited Insights Facilitator, ACC and CPCC|
|10:20 – 11:00||Networking Business Development Break|
|11:05 – 11:45||Today – Tomorrow – The Resource sector in the Region, Country and Internationally: Jim Allworth, RBC Dominion Securities Investment Strategist and Co-Chair of the Global Portfolio Advisory Committee|
|11:45 – 1:15||Lunch – Key Note Address Ellis Ross, past Chief Councilor of the Haisla Nation|
|1:20 – 2:00||Joint Venture Partnerships with First Nations: Kenny Ansems, CPA, CA, CAFM, Provincial Director of Aboriginal Services, BC/Yukon, MNP LLP with Chief Archie Patrick from the Stellat’en First Nation|
|2:05 – 2:20||Refreshment Break|
|2:25 – 3:20||Business climate in the Region and across the Country – Perrin Beatty, CEO Canadian Chamber of Commerce|
|3:20 – 3:25||Mike Morris, MLA for Prince George/Mackenzie and Minister for Public Safety and Solicitor General|
|3:25 – 3:30||Closing Remarks|
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