As the event date approaches, you will be informed of your ticket status.

Access Networking Launch 2018-19

October 23rd |5:30 pm to7:30 pm | Electronic Arts Campusl (4330 Sanderson Way, Burnaby)

Join us for the launch of the 2018-19 Access program. Guest speakers will provide the latest HR tips on their industries while current students, alumni, mentors and sponsors enjoy an evening of refreshments and networking. Come and get to know your Access community! 

Contact Tessa to register.


Small Business Talks |Vancity

October 24 | 8:30 am to 12:45 pm | Shadbolt Centre for the Arts - Deer Lake Park, Burnaby

Join the Burnaby Board of Trade and Vancity as we partner for Small Business Talks, a FREE half-day networking and learning event in recognition of Small Business Month!

Hear three distinct presentations on skills and strategies for your business, network with other entrepreneurs and professionals, and connect with resources to help your business grow.

Contact Tessa to register.


NRG (Networking and Referral Group)

October 26 | 7:45 to 9:45 am | Venue: Earls Kingsway (4361 Kingsway St, Burnaby, BC V5H 1Z9)

Join the BBOT's bi monthly morning networking and referral group--- meet new contacts, promote your brand and build your business!

Experience the exponential power of networking as facilitated networking activities connect you with person after person during this fun, lively event. Contact Tessa to register.


Burnaby Business Excellence Awards Gala

November 1 | 5:30 pm  to 9:00 pm | Hilton Vancouver Metrotown (6083 MacKay Avenue, Burnaby)

Burnaby's business event of the year! Join hundreds of the top business leaders from Burnaby and across the region as we celebrate business success at the 19th Annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards Gala!

Enjoy our 'champagne reception' followed by a gourmet 3-course dinner where we announce the winners in each of the 9 award categories. 

Don't miss the Burnaby business community's most sought after event!

Contact Tessa to register.


Women's Business Success Network  Leadership Panel (WBSN)

November 15| 10:30 pm to 2:00 pm | Hilton VancouverMetrotown

Our Panelists:

Rachel Lewis, Chief Operating Officer - Vancouver Whitecaps
Deanna Burleigh, Chief Superintendent - Burnaby RCMP
Suzana Prpic, Director, Corporate Emergency Management - FortisBC
Marie-Eve Clayton, Operations Leader - Stantec

Contact Tessa to register.

WeChat and Diverse Social Media Strategies

November 28| 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm |Fortune Seafood House Metrotown

At this event, hear a brief talk from Humphry Ng of Juuga Marketing introducing social media platforms like WeChat, how they are used both in China and here in BC, and how local companies can consider using them as marketing/communication channels. Then, enjoy an delicious selection of dim sum items while you connect and network with fellow professionals from across the Burnaby and the region.

BBOT Christmas Luncheon

December 7| 11:10 pm to 2:00 pm |SFU Diamond Centre, 8888 University Drive

Enjoy an amazing holiday buffet atop beautiful Burnaby Mountain, while enjoying the company of friends, colleagues and fellow BBOT members.

Try your hand at the 8th annual BBOT Gingerbread House Contest and see if your table can unseat the current champions, our Burnaby Now!

Contact Tessa to register.

BYPN Holiday Social

December4| 5:30 pm to 7:00pm |Earls Kingways, 8888 University Drive

Enjoy a festive evening of food, drink and connections at at Earls on Kingsway | 4361 Kingsway.

Connect with fellow young professionals from across the region while enjoying holiday cheer and selections of appies from Earls . 
This event is presented by the BYPN - Burnaby Young Professionals Network and is open to professionals aged 35 and under.   This venue is 19+. 

Local Government Reception 2019

January |5:30 to 7:30 pm 

This is an opportunity to mix and mingle with City Council, School Trustees, local MLA’s and many of the Board of Trade volunteers from all walks of business. Both small and large corporates will be here. 


State of the City 2019

April | May 2019 tbc

The Mayor of Burnaby delivers the State of the City address at a lunch event hosted by the Burnaby Board of Trade. The address highlights city achievements and plans and draws a corporate crowd from across the region.


Lunar New Year Banquet 2019

February 2019| 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm |Fortune Seafood House | Metrotown

You will eat extremely well at this event and mix and mingle with a who’s who of the Burnaby business community. 



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