2019 - Women Mean Business - ADVANCE

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Name: 2019 - Women Mean Business - ADVANCE
Date: April 23, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM PDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

Join the Burnaby Board of Trade and the Women's Business Success Network for this year's Women Mean Business.  The theme of this year's event is ADVANCE!

This event is a unique opportunity to build new relationships with fellow professionals and participate in discussion on how we can best advance women in today's business community.
This year's Women in Business will feature a lively networking reception, engaging conversation over a delicious lunch, and an interactive panel discussion with a diverse group of women leaders, all set against a beautiful view of Burnaby from the Element Metrotown Hotel. 

This event is an initiative of the BBOT's Women's Business Success Network, a group of women and men interested in supporting and promoting women in all levels of business.  Men are welcomed and encouraged to attend this event, and to particpate in this discussion of supporting women in business. 

Event Details:
Date:                April 23
Time:               11:30 - 2:00 pm
Venue:             Element Hotel (Kingsway & Willingdon)
Cost:                Member:                     $59
                         Member: Table of 8:   $455

                         Non-Member:             $89
                         Non-Member Table of 8: $680

Registration:  Register online here, by email or contact us
                         at 604-412-0100

WBSN Presenters:

Michelle Sing,  VP of Human Resources, Volunteers, and Communications at  the YWCA.  Michelle is the 2018 HR Professional of the Year, a testament to Michelle's incredible leadership at the YWCA. Michelle's approach is always one of collaboration and mutual benefit and over the years she has worked to build better futures for women and their families through strategic hiring, staff engagement and internal mentoring. 

Chief Leah George-Wilson is a well-known and respected Indigenous leader who practices in the area of Indigenous law. She was the first woman to serve as Chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. Co-Chair of the First Nations Summit, a Director on the Land Advisory Board and an appointed member of the First Nations Health Council.

Chief Superintendent Deanne Burleigh joined the RCMP in 1985 and since then has risen through various detachments and departments until becoming Chief Superintendent and the Officer in Charge (OIC) of Burnaby Municipal Detachment in 2017, Canada's second-largest RCMP detachment, and one of the force's most senior ranking female members.


Cathy Kuzel - The Connected Woman

Cathy Kuzel has been networking and building successful business relationships for more than 30 years as a speaker, author and business strategist. Cathy has been named one of the Top Ten Mentors in Canada, is the Sales Expert at Small Business BC, and is recognized and increasingly sought after as an expert on “All Things Small Biz”.   

In addition to being an award winning business strategist, she is a best selling author, an international speaker and the Founder of The Connected Woman Association, a community of dynamic women who have come together to develop a culture centered on women helping women – collaborating rather than competing. Transforming – not transacting.

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