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ABCMI Business Opportunities Conference

14 Nov 2019
8:30am - 4:30pm PST

- Thank you to our sponsors -

Event Details

07:30 - 08:15 - Registration and continental breakfast

08:30 Opening Keynote Speaker Honourable George Chow, Minister of State for Trade, Province of British Columbia.

Large Corporations Business Opportunities Panel  Babcock Canada, Lockheed Martin Canada, Seaspan, SNC Lavalin, Thales Canada, L3Harris.

10:15 - 10:45 - Coffee and Networking Break

Marine Infrastructure & Port Interface Panel  BC Ferries, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, DP World, Vancouver Pile Driving, Kiewit Infrastructure, Fraser River Pile & Dredge. 

12:05 - 12:55 - Lunch and Networking Break

Exporting Goods and Services Panel  Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, International Trade BC Government, BDC, EDC, Trade Accelerator Program.

Vessels/Marine Craft under 1000 tonnes - New Acquisition & In-Service Support Panel  Canadian Coast Guard, RCN/DND, Seaspan Marine, Superyacht Association of Canada, Public Services and Procurement Canada.

15:15 - 15:45 - Coffee and Networking Break

Marine Innovation Panel  Wärtsilä, Canada's Ocean Supercluster, Transport Canada Marine Innovation, DNVGL, Deloitte, Robert Allan Ltd. 

17:00 - End of Conference

Want to connect and learn about business opportunities in the marine sector on Canada's West Coast?

Then don't miss the third annual ABCMI Business Opportunities Conference, taking place in Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

This conference will be preceded by a Networking Reception on Wednesday, November 13, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

The one day conference will feature prominent speakers from the government and industry, in addition to multiple panels informing on: marine innovation, export and services and support, marine infrastructure and port interface opportunities, new vessel construction and acquisition needs (<1000 GT), and winning business with large and prime contractors.

Don't miss this excellent opportunity to grow your business and forge new relationships!

ABCMI members can take advantage of special early bird registration prices. 

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14 Nov 2019
8:30am - 4:30pm PST

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