Chamber CalendarEvents for chamber members
The Chamber hosts a myriad of events throughout the calendar year providing opportunities to network, learn something new, and socialize within the business community.
Network to your heart’s content and take a tour at one of our Business After Business events held monthly in a variety of venues. Hear keynote speakers at a luncheon event or take advantage of a learning opportunity at a Lunch N Learn or workshop. Socialize on the links at our annual golf tournament or be entertained and celebrate Business Excellence at our premier recognition event. There is something for everyone and every schedule.
2020 October Luncheon - Technology Panel Discussion
Join us for a special Technology Panel Discussion led by Gavin Dew, Chief Strategic Advisor of the Abbotsford Tech District and Iain Black, President and Chief Executive Officer of Maximizer CRM Software.
About Our Speakers:
Gavin Dew is the Chief Strategic Advisor to Abbotsford Tech District, a proposed Sumas Mountain live/learn/work community that would invest billions of private sector dollars in Abbotsford. Building on Abbotsford's aerospace cluster and agricultural heritage, the Tech District will be an accelerator for agricultural technology and food security and a potential home for both BC-based innovators and major international tech companies.
As an entrepreneur, executive, and advisor to decision-makers in large companies and organizations, Gavin has been involved with navigating some of the most complex and challenging commercial and political environments in Canada, with billions of dollars and thousands of local jobs at stake.
Gavin has a BA from UBC and an MBA from Oxford, where he wrote a thesis on how companies get permission from communities to do things. He serves on the boards of the Business Council of British Columbia and the Veterans Transition Network. A proud dad, he is an active advocate for young families.
Iain Black is a high-energy CEO with a proven history of successfully leading companies through growth via transformative change. Passionate about cross-organizational excellence, he leverages his strengths of communication, strategy development, and operational analysis & execution on a never-ending mission of delighting customers and driving stakeholder value. Iain's family activities revolve around good music, goof food and a stubborn West Highland Terrier named "Gimli".