Location: Fasken Martineau Head Office
550 Burrard Street, Suite 2900, Vancouver, BC
This is not a public session, registerd participating companies in the program onlyWhat is Funding Food?
BCFPA's Funding Food Program features some of BC's small to mid-sized food, beverage and NHP companies, a Dragon's Den-styled Pitch Competition, and Networking Sessions curated for...
IT: Information Technology Peer Group
Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 from 10am-12pm
Location: Vibrant Health Products Office
The IT Peer Group, of processor IT staff, meets monthly (the second Wednesday of the month) to discuss in confidence issues to keep you ‘online’: ERP’s, inventory software, managing growth etc. This Group is chaired by Cameron Christie of Ideon Packaging and Ryu Fusamae of Vibrant Health Products.
Processors and Associates with IT staff Only Please, (...
Tuesday, January 9th, 2018, 10am-12pm
Delta Hotels by Marriott Burnaby Conference Centre
4331 Dominion St, Burnaby
This session hosted by the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Janet Chau : Acting Senior Compliance Officer
Joan Soriano : Senior Compliance Officer and Acting Food Safety Supervisor
Eliza Yue : Regional Recall...
BREAKFAST SERIES EVENT
The Lawyer’s Role in Your Food Business .
Product Liability - Risk Management – Employment Law
The Top Ten Legal Mistakes Food Businesses Make!
BC Hydro Building – 6911 Southpoint Drive, Burnaby
Sponsored by Fasken Martineau
7:30am-8:15am Registration, Breakfast and Network
8:15am Welcome and...
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)...