Time is running out to register for the third annual market expansion forum being hosted by Initiatives Prince George on January 20.
Local and regional businesses wanting to connect with key contacts for major projects in northern British Columbia must get tickets for the “Procurement Opportunities in Northern BC” forum by January 15.
“Tickets are selling quickly for the 2015 market expansion forum, with a mix of businesses that have attended past forums and new businesses registering to date,” said Heather Oland, CEO at Initiatives Prince George. “There is still some room for businesses that want to register for the Forum and for people who are interested in attending the lunch only.”
The market expansion forum will connect representatives of the $140 billion dollars’ worth of resource and resource-related projects planned and underway in northern B.C. who are in Prince George to attend the Premier’s BC Natural Resources Forum on January 21-22 with local and regional businesses interested in bidding on components of these projects.
The forum will provide information on Initiatives Prince George’s new business retention and expansion program, Northern Development Initiative Trust’s supply chain boot camps and Supply Chain Connector, and LNG – Buy BC. Eight industry sessions running concurrently throughout the day will follow and will feature a major project proponent from Transcanada, Spectra Energy, Pretium Resources, Graymont, Canfor, Pacific BioEnergy, Enbridge and LNG Canada. There will also be a luncheon featuring Keynote Speaker, Stewart Muir, Executive Director, Resource Works.
The third annual Market Expansion Forum will be held at the Ramada Hotel from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on January 20, 2015. Registration for the Forum with lunch included or for lunch only is available online until January 15 at http://marketexpansionforum2015.eventbrite.ca.