Boating BC, the association representing recreational marine industry members in British Columbia, has announced that registration is now open for its annual conference. This year, the Boating BC Conference will take place at Pacific Gateway Hotel in Richmond from November 24 to 25 inclusive.
The association's Executive Director, Lisa Geddes, recently named the event's lineup of keynote speakers, which includes:
• Clint Mahlman, Executive VP and COO of London Drugs
• Rick Hansen, CEO of the Rick Hansen Foundation
• Mark Schwabero, President and COO of Brunswick Corporation
• Marcus Sheridan, The Sales Lion
• Matt Michelson, VP Manufacturer Relationships GE Capital
The association says attendees stand to benefit from the insightful, educational and thought-provoking speakers in its conference lineup. There will also be opportunities for delegates to connect with one another to share ideas surrounding marine industry trends.
According to the agenda, opening Tuesday (November 24) includes a full lineup of conference sessions with time set aside for breakfast and lunch. Following the day's activities, an evening reception will be held that includes dinner and a special presentation by Rick Hansen.
On Wednesday (November 25), there will be a morning conference session following breakfast. The event will then wrap up prior to lunch.
Boating BC Association was first established in 1957. It's primary goals include promoting recreational boating, delivering member services and benefits, advocating on local industry issues, and supporting environmental stewardship.