October 05, 2018

Join BC’s Alliance of Beverage Licensees at the 3rd annual BC Liquor Conference: Sunday, October 28 and Monday, October 29, 2018 in Vancouver.

Less than 30 tickets remaining! Register now to ensure you get a spot.

Conference Program Overview

Sunday, October 28

11:00 am to 2:30 pm: tours of the new LDB Distribution Centre in Delta with the Senior Wholesale Management Team.

There is no cost to tour the warehouse, however tour registration is separate from your BC Liquor Conference registration. Please sign-up for your LDB tour time here.

3:30 to 4:00 pm: ABLE BC Annual General Meeting at the Labatt Beer Institute (Members-Only).

4:00 to 6:00 pm: BC Liquor Conference Opening Reception and Speed Mentoring with 9 industry experts. Visit the conference website for our list of experts.

Monday, October 29

8:30-9:00 am: registration and networking

9:00-10:15 am: Industry Breakfast and ABLE BC Industry Update

10:30-11:30 am: Choose between 2 seminars

  • Seminar 1A: Recreational cannabis is legal – now what? Strategies to manage cannabis-related risks (presented by Lorne Folick)
  • Seminar 1B: International trade agreements and negotiations – how your business will be impacted by recent developments (presented by Brenda C. Swick)

11:45 am-12:45 pm: Choose between 2 seminars

  • Seminar 2A: Use data to drive sales at your LRS – key benchmarks for private liquor stores (presented by Paul Rickett)
  • Seminar 2B: DIY Marketing – cost-effective strategies for your pub or bar

12:45-2:00 pm: Industry Lunch and Keynote Speaker

2:00-3:00 pm: Building a safe, engaging, and inclusive workplace culture (panelists Jen McCreath and Reuben Major and moderator Brad Bodnarchuk)

3:00-4:30 pm: How BC’s liquor industry will be impacted by the legalization of non-medical cannabis (panel discussion)

To learn more about seminars and speakers, please visit the conference website.

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