What: Join Edelman Vancouver’s panel to discuss the results of the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer, an audit of trust in business, government, NGOs and media. Edelman Canada CEO Lisa Kimmel and Edelman Vancouver General Manager Bridgitte Anderson will be joined by journalist and former B.C. Minister of Finance Carole Taylor to discuss the results of the 18th annual Trust Barometer and what they mean for businesses.
When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 11:30 am
Where: Fairmont Pacific Rim – Star Sapphire Ballroom – 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver
What:Business in Vancouver recognizes BC’s most outstanding business women in private or public sector companies. Honourees have risen through the ranks to become senior executives or entrepreneurs. Through corporate board placements they help influence and shape policy at some of Canada’s largest companies.
When: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 11:30 am to 2 pm
Where: The Fairmont Waterfront – 900 Canada Place, Vancouver
What: Bruce Anderson, Chairman of Abacus Data, shares his latest public opinion findings regarding Canada’s opportunity to demonstrate leadership in the low carbon economy, carbon pricing and clean energy solutions.
Following his remarks, Bruce will joinColleen Giroux-Schmidt, Vice President, Corporate Relations, Western Region, Innergex Renewable Energy, Tom Syer, Director of Government Affairs, Teck Resources, and Merran Smith, Executive Director, Clean Energy Canada for a panel discussion on how the findings of this research may impact public policy decisions and British Columbia’s competitiveness.
When: Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 7:30 to 9:30 am
Where: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel – Mackenzie Ballroom – 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver
What: Business, government, and civil society leaders find inspiration, connections, and new opportunities in the clean economy. Featured speakers include Michelle Patron, Director of Sustainability Policy, Microsoft; Ryan Holmes, CEO, Hootsuite; and Dee Poon Managing Director and Chief Brand Officer, PYE.
When: Wednesday March 14 to Friday, March 16, 2018
Where: Vancouver Convention Center – East Building – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
What: An exclusive dinner where over 150 senior executives from the manufacturing sector will meet and dine with key government decision makers, BC’s Ministers & Deputy Ministers, and the heads of Crown Corporations.
When: Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time: 4 to 9 pm
Where: Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport, – 3099 Corvett Way, Richmond
What: In partnership with the Canada-Japan Inter-Parliamentary Group and other organisations, this event will stimulate discussion on where trading opportunities can be found and how more can be created.
When: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Time: 11:30 am
Where: Coast Coal Harbour – Coal Harbour Ballroom – 1180 West Hastings Street, Vancouver