Chamber Announces Economic Summit 2015

(TRI-CITIES) April 27, 2015The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is hosting an inaugural gathering of world-renowned business leaders and government officials on May 21st at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver. Bringing together some of the best minds in Canadian business under one roof, this event will be the premier business event in the region.

Keynote speaker, The Honourable James Moore MP, Minister of Industry will compliment three expert panels on government, industry and innovation.

CEO Panel

Rod Baker, CEO, Great Canadian Gaming

Darrell Jones, CEO, Overwaitea Food Group

Jean-Pierre Leblanc, Co-Founder & Chief Wellness Officer, Saje Natural

Dr. Debbie Samsom, President, Back in Motion

Technology and Innovation Panel

Ryan Benn, President, Alive Publishing Group Inc

Wade Larsen, President & COO, UrtheCast

Ryan Peterson, CEO, Finger Food Studios

Thorsten Wesse, CEO, Automotive Fuel Cell COOP

Federal MP Panel

MP Elizabeth May, Leader, Green Party of Canada

MP Kennedy Stewart, Official Opposition Critic for Science & Technology

MP James Moore, Minister of Industry

The Economic Summit 2015 will take place on Thursday May 21st from 7:00AM – 11:30AM at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver. Tickets are available for Tri-Cities Chamber members at $60+GST and non-members at $75+GST. Tables can be purchased as well for $400+GST for members and $520+GST for non-members. For more information and to register, please visit Media are invited to attend this event, more information will follow.

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is a membership based proactive network of business-minded individuals that are committed to acting as an accessible, visible, supportive and reciprocal resource to our members and the Tri-Cities at large, communicating their collective voice to help shape a prosperous business community.


For further information, please contact:

Michael Hind, Executive Director
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
T: 604.464.2716

Stephanie Rennie, Communications Coordinator
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
T: 604.464.2716