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19 Nov 2021
$450.00
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19 Nov 2021
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19 Nov 2021
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18 Nov 2021
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JOIN US FOR THE 2021 BOATING BC CONFERENCE PRESENTED BY MERCURY MARINE

As our industry and the world begins to emerge from the COVID-19 Pandemic, we will all be looking at ways to conduct business with renewed purpose and vision. Conference ’21 - New Horizons will explore our current business landscape and delve into “what’s next”. Learn from leading experts in business development, customer retention and industry best practices over two days of in-person sessions, keynotes and social activities. Safety protocols will be in place to ensure a safe environment for all attendees.

Register Now or download the PDF registration form here.

Book you stay at the host Sheraton Airport Hotel here. 



WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

Actionable Insights

Every presentation offers tangible takeaways and actionable insights that you can apply to your work and life the moment you walk out the door.

World-Class Speakers

Every speaker, an expert in their field, is pushing the boundaries, pioneering new insights and/or brings fresh knowledge to share. This carefully curated roster has been selected to ensure you leave with the tools, insights and knowledge you need to be effective in your role and to grow your business.

Get Connected

This is your opportunity to have some fun and connect with industry colleagues; to learn, share stories and build community. We hear it year after year; delegates find the networking opportunities at this conference invaluable. Delegate have plenty of time to connect throughout the day and at the ever-popular Navis Marine Insurance Industry Reception.

Rave Reviews

Take it from past attendees; if you work in the recreational boating industry, this is a must-attend event!

“The Boating BC Conference is a fantastic opportunity for the industry to get together, network, discuss best practices and to learn about what is happening in our trade.”– Conference Attendee

“This conference was well planned and executed. The speakers covered such a broad range that affected all different sectors of our industry. I had such a great time and can’t wait for next year!” – Conference Attendee

 


BCYBA CPYB yacht brokers receive 10 re-certification points for attending both days of the Boating BC Conference.

HAMZA KHAN

Hamza Khan is a multi-award-winning marketer, bestselling author, and global keynote speaker whose TEDx talk “Stop Managing, Start Leading” has been viewed over a million times. He shares actionable insights on resilience, productivity, and leadership to help people and organizations thrive in the future of work. Through his consulting, writing, teaching and speaking, Khan empowers people and businesses to transform ideas into action.


JULIE ANGUS

Julie Angus is a leading adventurer, bestselling author, scientist, and entrepreneur. She was awarded National Geographic’s “Adventurer of the Year” award when she became the first woman to row across the Atlantic Ocean from mainland to mainland. She has also cycled across continents, rowed thousands of kilometers of coastlines and rivers, and organized an expedition that sailed the ancient Phoenician trading routes. Julie draws on lessons learned in extreme environments to motivate and inspire her audiences to reach their goals and overcome challenges.


SEAN MARRERO

Sean Marrero is the Chief Strategy Officer for Correct Craft, a 96-year-old marine industry company operating around the globe. Correct Craft’s subsidiaries include eight boat brands, three engine brands, three watersports parks and an entity devoted solely to innovation, Watershed Innovation, where Sean serves as President. 
Watershed Innovation currently manages three operating companies.  Merritt Precision uses robotic 5-axis mills to create tooling for fiberglass parts.  Ingenity is a 100% electric propulsion system for high power use cases including watersports boats.  Osmosis, a spin-off from Ingenity, is a customized telematics platform that provides turn-key connectivity to OEMs and their end customers. 

Register below or download the pdf registration form here.

The 2021 Boating BC Conference will be hosted at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel. Located in the core of Richmond’s City Centre, it is only a short walking distance to
all amenities including the Richmond Centre Mall and Canada
Line, a rapid transit line that provides a direct connection to
the Airport and Downtown Vancouver in a matter of minutes.

If you would like to book a traditional room at the Boating BC conference rate of $195, please contact 1-800-663-0299 and request Boating BC conference rate. Deadline to book special conference rate hotel room is 5pm, Oct. 26, 2021.

PARKING INFORMATION

For guests staying at the hotel, your parking is included in your hotel rate. Please register your license plate number at the front desk immediately upon arrival at the hotel.

For guests who are not staying at the hotel, a discounted daily parking rate of $12 is available. 

Sincerely,

The Boating BC Team

Register below or download the pdf registration form here.

  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2021 SPONSORED BY
7:30-8:30 REGISTRATION + COFFEE
8:30 OPENING REMARKS  
 

2021 Economic Overview with Antoine Lejeune of Wells Fargo

Industry Innovation with Sean Marrero Correct Craft

 
10:15-10:35 COFFEE BREAK
 

Marine Mechanical Technical Foundations Program

Panel Discussion

 
11:45-1:15 LUNCH   
 

Indigenous Consultation with our industry

Douglas White QC

 

Industry Year in Review

NMMA Canada / Baoting Industry Canada

 
2:45-3:05 COFFEE BREAK
 

Keynote: Stop Managing - Start Leading

Hamza Khan

 
4:30-6:30 NAVIS MARINE INSURANCE INDUSTRY RECEPTION
6:30-10:00 DINNER + ENTERTAINMENT

 

  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021 SPONSORED BY
7:30-8:30 BREAKFAST
8:45-8:55 OPENING REMARKS  
 

2021 Report: Sport Fishing

Martin Paish Sport Fishing Institute

 

Boating Safety Campaign Industry Launch

Panel Discussion

 
10:00-10:20 COFFEE BREAK

 

 

Keynote: Rowboat in a Hurricane - Dealing with Change

Julie Angus

11:50-12:00 GRAND PRIZE DRAW + CLOSING COMMENTS

 The complete agenda is available for download here.

 

 

TO BE UPDATED
Dinner and entertainment is included in your conference registration. Additional tickets for just the evening are available for $95.

23 Nov 2021 @ 7:30am PST
24 Nov 2021 @ 12:00pm PST

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