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Thank you to all our attendees, speakers, exhibitors and sponsors for making the 2017 Small Business Summit such an amazing success. Small Business BC is a community led resource, and without you events like this would not exist!

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Evening Reception

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The Speakers

  • U. Gary Charlwood

    Founder and Chairman, Century 21 Canada LP, The Charlwood Pacific Group, Centum Financial Group Inc, Real Property Management LP and UNIGLOBE Travel International LP
  • Steve Thorp

    Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Postmark Brewing, Vancouver Urban Winery and Belgard Kitchen; Co-Founder, FreshTAP and Roaring Twenties Wine Co.
  • Nick Rockel

    Editor-In-Chief, BCBusiness
  • Mikey Scott

    Global Marketing Director at Herschel Supply Co.
  • Farhan Mohamed

    Editor-in-Chief and Partner, Daily Hive
  • Zach Berman

    Co-Founder, The Juice Truck
  • Tara Bosch

    Tara Bosch

    Founder and CEO, SmartSweets
  • Garret Louie

    Owner, Fortune Sound Club, Livestock and Timebomb Trading Inc
  • Brianne Miller

    Founder and CEO, Nada
  • Mike Zaremba

    Co-Founder, Float House; Co-Host, Vancouver Real
  • Barry Hartman

    Barry Hartman

    Co-Founder and CEO, 505-Junk
  • Éric Baranes

    Owner, La Baguette & L’Echalote - Blé Bakery
  • Candace Nancke

    Managing Partner, Loren Nancke
  • Shane Gibson

    Shane Gibson

    Speaker, Author, Co-Founder
  • Cecilia Mkondiwa

    Senior Director Program Delivery, Women's Enterprise Centre
  • Helen Stepchuk

    Director of Freshness, Cucumber Marketing
  • Jill Earthy

    Chief Growth Officer, FrontFundr
  • Morgan Beall

    Microfinance Manager, Vancity
  • Paulina Cameron

    Director BC & Yukon, Futurpreneur
  • Jeanell Greene

    Regional Channel Partner Manager, Ceridian


Pitch Sponsor

Seminar Sponsors

  • Ceridian - Human Capital Management
  • SDE
  • Cucumber Marketing


  • Staples - Your Business Advantage
  • Nucleus - Managed IT Support
  • Benchmark Law Corporation logo
  • WorkSafe BC
  • rogers logo

Media Sponsors

Beverage Partners

Food Trucks

  • Flying Fish 'n' chipper
  • Disco Cheetah

Sponsorship Opportunities

Want to showcase your product or service in front of 500 small business owners?  Take a look at our sponsorship opportunities to find out more.