February 2, 2018

AdvantageBC Supports Western Business Outlook 2018 – Conference Board of Canada

Advantage BC is pleased to support the Western Business Outlook 2018.

The Conference Board of Canada will be visiting the following British Columbia cities:

Get the most detailed and up-to-date analysis of the economic outlook for Red Deer, and Alberta, all set within a national and international context, at the 2018 Western Business Outlook 2018. Join the Conference Board team along with local business leaders, public policy makers and other senior decision makers at this important half day session.

The Conference Board team are excited to return to British Columbia, bringing comprehensive economic forecast and analysis. Province-wide, British Columbia’s economy will slow in 2018 compared to last year, but the forecast growth rate of 2.7 per cent is expected to outpace all other provinces.

This meeting will include the Economic Outlook with the Conference Board’s, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, Craig Alexander. The half-day meeting will close with a business panel featuring local business people and policy-makers.

Bonus Free Webinar

Register before February 20th and receive a free registration (worth $299) to our February 21, 2018, Metropolitan Outlook Webinar.

Ready to register? Use the priority code WBOADVBC and register for $249. To receive the free webinar with your registration, please contact Patrick McCormack at mccormack@conferenceboard.ca or call 613-526-3090 ext. 488.


Did you know?

  • According to latest GFCI, Vancouver is the 5th most powerful financial centre in North America.
  • All five of Canada’s largest banks have significant operations in BC.
  • Vancouver is among the top-10 wealth management centres in the world.
  • Vancouver ranked third most livable city in the world by the EIU.