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October 2017

Leaps & Lessons

October 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hotel Grand Pacific, 463 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC

Join three prominent entrepreneurs who transitioned out of their family businesses: Mel Cooper (Coopers Grocery Stores), Dave Saunders (Saunders Subaru) & Steve McKerrell (Swiss Herbal).

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November 2017

Dear Younger Me

November 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hotel Grand Pacific, 463 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC
CAD295 - CAD345

An all-day workshop by Next Step Advisors for all generations with David Bentall, Deborah Louvier & Darrin Hotte.

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Ambitions, Extreme Goals & Taking Risks

November 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Penny Farthing, 2228 Oak Bay Avenue
Victoria, BC

What percent of taking on and pushing through challenges is mental?  Fireside chat on reaching your potential. Learn about the challenges of a 100K run, the factors that make a difference and the impact on life afterwards. In an informal discussion, two FBA members and Ultra Marathoners, Andy Spurling of Proline Management and Stewart Story of Story Construction will talk about their experiences and guide a discussion. Limited seating - open to FBA Members only: $30 Your ticket gets you…

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January 2018

Faxes to Facebook

January 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camosun College, 4461 Interurban Rd,
Victoria, BC
CAD225 - CAD275

Multigenerational Communication in the Family Business. Please note, this event is over 2 Fridays consisting of half-days on January 19 AND 26 from 1-5pm This interactive workshop is designed to address the basics of effective communication, share information to help bridge the multi-generation gaps in today’s workplace, explore various communication channels and prepare you to create a communication strategy that is aligned with the values and culture of your family business. Workshop Facilitator, Melissa McLean  One of Melissa's areas of…

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February 2018

Family Business Excellence (FBE) Awards, New Young Entrepreneur Award & Sponsor Recognition Ceremony

February 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Beach House, 5109 Cordova Bay Rd
Victoria, BC V8Y 2K1 Canada
CAD55 - CAD75

Celebrate with us as we honour outstanding Vancouver Island family businesses, a young entrepreneur and our valued sponsors at this prestigious event.

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March 2018

Guest Speaker

March 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Uplands Golf Club, 3300 Cadboro Bay Rd
Victoria, BC V8R 5K5 Canada

Watch for details on our guest speaker event. Your ticket includes an evening meal. Registration opens two months before the event.  

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April 2018

Strategies for Recruiting & Retaining Top Talent

April 26, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cedar Hill Golf Club, 1400 Derby Road
CAD45 - CAD65

Join Engaged HR in this interactive workshop where you will learn about best practices in a highly competitive employment environment. Your ticket includes an evening meal. Members: $45; Non-members: $65 Registration opens two months before the event. View event flier

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June 2018

Celebrating the Role of Family Business in the Economy

June 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

FBA, your business family. Celebrate another wonderful year and the significant contribution that family businesses make to the economy world-wide at our year-end social. Did you know that: In BC 80% of businesses are family-owned or operated. Family enterprise forms the backbone of the Canadian economy, with families owning or controlling an estimated 80% of all businesses and representing the largest form of enterprise worldwide. Current research demonstrates that, on average, family businesses last longer and outperform their non-family-run competitors…

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