November Events

November 5 The Chief Executives on the Bill Good Show SFU Segal Graduate School, 500 Granville St., Vancouver Charles Jeannes, president and CEO of Goldcorp, will be interviewed by Bill Good as part of a series of CEO interviews ($25). Energy Forum 2013: Staying Competitive in Changing Global Markets Fairmont Hotel Vancouver The Vancouver Board of Trade brings together industry experts, government officials and First Nations representatives to discuss B.C.’s current position and changes required to ensure the province can compete in global energy markets ($99 for members, $198 for non-members). November 6 BCIT School of Business Leadership Series: Leading Organizations BCIT Burnaby Campus BCIT and Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters present a workshop aimed at developing organizational leadership and interpersonal skills (from $175). November 12 Chamber Roundtable Lunch The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce 544 Harvey Ave., Kelowna A midday chance to network with local business people (free). November 12-13 B.C. Business Summit 2013: Building Prosperity Through a Competitive Economy Vancouver Convention Centre West The Business Council of B.C. presents leaders from across the province exploring competitiveness, human capital and economic opportunity and productivity ($418.95). November 15 B.C. Export Awards Hyatt Regency Vancouver The B.C. division of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters presents annual awards recognizing B.C.’s top 25 exporters in 12 categories (from $125). November 20 Long-term Infrastructure Planning: Sustaining a Livable Region Hyatt Regency Vancouver Greg Moore, chair of the Metro Vancouver board of directors, introduces current and future major capital projects for which Metro Vancouver is responsible (from $69). November 21 Richmond Business Excellence Awards River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond The Richmond Chamber of Commerce presents the 36th annual awards recognizing stand-out Richmond businesses ($110). November 22 Why Vancouver? 1181 Seymour St., Vancouver This Vancouver Enterprise Forum event focuses on why technology companies are choosing Vancouver (from $45). November 26 Robin Silvester Annual Address The Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver The Vancouver Board of Trade presents Port Metro Vancouver president and CEO Robin Silvester discussing the Port’s current and future projects (from $79). November 27 Surrey’s Creative Economy Business Dialogue (Part Two) Surrey Arts Centre The Surrey Board of Trade presents a business dialogue focusing on how to support growth and innovation in Surrey’s arts and culture industry (free). November 26-28 Emergency Preparedness + Business Continuity Conference Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver The Pacific Northwest Preparedness Society and Emergency Preparedness for Industry and Commerce Council host a conference aimed at expanding the development of emergency management for business and industry continuity (from $595).