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FoodProWest is our annual Expo, Buyers Day Trade Show, and Gala Awards Dinner!

This is the premiere event for BC food, beverage, and natural health processors to connect with international and domestic buyers to garner listings. This event also caters to associate services and provides a large networking component for organizations to connect with potential customers. The Gala Awards Dinner is a sell out each year with over 400 members celebrating industry achievements!

BUYERS DAY & TRADESHOW: 

June 21st 2018

Westin Bayshore Vancouver

9am - 3pm

GALA AWARDS DINNER

5pm-6pm Cocktails

6pm-930pm Dinner & Awards

 

 

 

      

 

 

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NEWS RELEASE

For immediate release: December 4, 2017

 Working Towards Realistic Sustainable Practices in the Competitive Food Business

The BCFPA is excited to announce its’ partnership as the newest member of the Provision Coalition. “Through BCFPA's membership, our member companies will now have access to tools and programs that will help food and beverage manufacturers assess their sustainability challenges and then implement – and benefit from – sustainable solutions and practices,” says James Donaldson, CEO and Executive Director of the BC Food Processors Association...

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PROPOSED FEDERAL TAX CHANGES, PETITION TO THE MINISTER OF FINANCE

Whereas:

The Minister of Finance has released a proposal entitled “Tax Planning Using Private Corporations” which proposes to limit sharing business income with family members and raise taxes on investments (passive income) held by businesses;

Small businesses are a significant source of economic diversification and economic growth in Canada;

Small business owners take major risk in starting and running their businesses, and in keeping people employed through periods of economic...

Upcoming events

Jan 23
9:00am-4:00pm · 2900-555 Burrard St, Vancouver BC
Funding Food Program: Connecting BC Food & Beverage Companies to Investors Tuesday, January 23rd from 12 – 4 PM

Location: Fasken Martineau Head Office

550 Burrard Street, Suite 2900, Vancouver, BC

This is not a public session, registerd participating companies in the program only

What 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...

Jan 24
10am - 12pm · Brand Apiary - Suite #210 - 128 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
SOLD OUT! Brand Development Session - A Quejos Ancient Foods Case Study

Sales & Marketing Peer Group Meeting

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 from 10am-12pm

Location: Brand Apiary, Suite #210 - 128 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Presented By: Brand Apiary

Is it time for a review or refresh of your brand? Do you know your 'why'?

Join the Quejos Ancient Foods...

Jan 26
10AM- NOON · Ideon Packaging
Operations/Finance Peer Group Meeting: Understanding Financial Statements Round Table Discussion: Peer Mentoring Mode

Friday, January 26th, 2018 from 10am to 12pm

Location: Ideon Packaging

11251 Dyke Rd, Richmond

Planning a large equipment spend? Do you need to buy or Lease? Understanding your companies Financial Statements can help Operations staff plan and stage for growth as the company grows. KPMG's David Guthrie will teach you the...

Jan 31
10:00-noon · Granted Consulting Head Office
Save Your Company Money: Access the Latest Grants Roundtable: Recruitment Challenges and Handling Modified Duty Claims

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 from 10am to 12pm

Location: Granted Consulting Head Office,1st Flr.

8278 Manitoba St., Vancouver

Using food industry Case Studies you will learn how to develop a grant strategy to help your businesses bottom line, learn how to be successful in your grant applications, and find out which grants are available now. Hiring Grants can save...

Feb 07
1:30-7:30pm · VentureLabs
Funding Food Program: The Investor Pitch

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Location: VentureLabs, 555 W Hastings St #1100, Vancouver, BC V6B

The Funding Food Program segment of the Vantec Investor Meeting is dedicated to investment opportunities in the food manufacturing industry.

This forum will bring together BC’s most promising food & ag tech startups, investors, industry experts and stakeholders for an afternoon of investor panels, pitches and networking.

Hosted by VANTEC Angel Network, this event...