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Our events allow members to interact with each other and subject matter experts to gain new knowledge to help increase business competitiveness. If you don't want to be a face in the crowd but want at seat at the table, attend a CME event.

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Export Insights: Leveraging Trade Opportunities in A Changing World - NAFTA | CETA


What is the status of NAFTA after the 90 day US consultation?
How does CME want to see NAFTA modernized?
How can government support Canadian companies who want to take advantage of CETA?
What are the next steps on each of these issues?


CME: Dennis Darby, ICD.D, President & CEO of CME
Global Affairs Canada (TBC)
BC Ministry of International Trade (TBC)
An Experienced Manufacturer (TBC)
City Centre Library 
10350 University Dr.
Surrey, BC
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The New Canadian Free Trade Opportunities How To Trade With Other Provinces

Register for this September 14, 2017 seminar at sbbc,co/CFTAsemjnar

Are you thinking about exporting to another Canadian province? The new Canadian Free Trade Agreement makes It easier and less costly for B.C. businesses to export their products and services to new markets across Canada.

Join us for this free interactive seminar and learn how your business can leverage the trade agreement to grow your sales.

This seminar will help you:

• Learn what products and services are covered under the Canada Free Trade Agreement

• Understand the licensing and certifications requirements across the country

• Find out how to access the opportunities made possible by the agreement

This seminar is hosted at Small Business BC In Vancouver and delivered to other locations via live webinar.

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Smart Global Money - Currencies, Credit and Cash

Register for this September 26, 2017 seminar at

If you want to sell your goods or services outside of Canada, you're going to need to understand your options for currency exchange, accounts receivables Insurance, and how to receive and send foreign funds.

Join us for this free interactive seminar that will help you:

• Learn the basics of selling Internationally

• Understand common exporting finance terms

• Understand your options for sending and receiving money globally

• Find out how to protect and manage your global accounts receivables

• Learn about government programs that can help you expand your business beyond Canada

This seminar is hosted at Small Business BC in Vancouver and delivered to other locations via live webinar.

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Manufacturing Month Opening Ceremony

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Manufacturing Month Workshop in Kelowna

Location: UBC Okanagan

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3D Printing Bootcamp

Considering 3D printing as part of your manufacturing future?

From critical thinking to creativity, the 3D printer is driving innovation to solve manufacturing challenges of today and tomorrow. 

This Manufacturing Month 3D Printing Bootcamp provides educational content that is STEAM based (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math), complimented with online training tools.


• Discover different 3D printing technologies

• Explore 3D modelling software, techniques, tools and workflows

• Intro to 3D scanning technologies

• Certification in essential 3D printing knowledge

* A pre-requisite course link will be emailed to you and must be completed prior to attending the bootcamp.


EUGENE SUYU, B.A. Co-founder & CEO

Eugene is the founding force behind Tinkerine Studios Ltd and its lead products and user interface design. He is also a co-founder of 3D604. With a B.A. from Simon Fraser University, he is a user experience designer focused on industrial design and usability. 

213A 8275 92 Street
Delta, BC


   Only 20 seats available!


Manufacturing Month Youth Plant Tours in Kelowna

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Manufacturing Month - MLA Day in Victoria, BC

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Manufacturing Industry Reception

In celebration of Manufacturing Month, the Surrey Board of Trade invites you to network with local manufacturers, government officials, education and business representatives.

TBA | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Did you know that:

• Manufacturing has the biggest economic footprint in the province, with over 12,000 B.C. firms, supporting more than 400,000 jobs.

• Manufacturing represents $8.6 billion in wages, at levels 15% higher than the overall average wage for all industries.

• Manufacturing economic spinoffs generate $3.01 in new economic activity for every $1 in manufacturing.

• Manufacturers account for a whopping 42.1% of all private sector R&D, helping to cement their status as B.C’s “greenest” firms.

• Manufacturers invested $1.38 billion in new technologies and production facilities.

• B.C. manufacturers dominate exports, producing and shipping goods valued at $21.9 billion, some 68% of all exports and 75% of merchandise trade.


Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel
15269 104 Ave
Surrey, BC

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Manufacturing Month Closing Ceremony

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2017 BC Export Awards Luncheon

November 24, 2017 | 9:00 am - 2:30 pm 


  9:00 am - 12:00 pm        Registration
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Networking Reception
11:00 am - 11:45 am Minister’s Reception (exclusive to finalists and sponsors)
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch and Awards Presentation


BIV Subscribers: $115

BIV Non-Subscribers: $145

Corporate tables of 10: $1,750 (includes logo recognition and preferred seating) 


The Hyatt Regency Hotel
655 Burrard St., Vancouver, BC, V6C 2R7





2018 Canadian LEAN Conference - Embracing Excellence

Plan to attend the largest LEAN Event in Canada!

7 KEYNOTES -Highly acclaimed industry leaders, LEAN gurus and motivational speakers.


36 PRESENTATIONS -Practitioner-to-practitioner presentations,divided into four value streams.

18 TOURS - Where you see hands-on applications of LEAN thinking in action.

$1,395 CME member
$1,595 Non-member

RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg,
375 York Ave
Winnipeg, MB

SAVE 30% register before January 31, 2018
Additional 10% discount for groups of 6 or more


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