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Key Attendees

CONNECT is your opportunity to network with colleagues in the lodging, liquor and restaurant professions.

Members of the Boards of Directors of the three presenting organizations – British Columbia Hotel Association, Restaurants Canada and ABLE BC – will be in attendance throughout the show.

British Columbia Hotel Association:

The British Columbia Hotel Association is the advocate and spokesperson for the interests of the Hotel Industry throughout British Columbia. The BCHA has over 600 hotel members and 200 associate members, representing an industry with revenue in excess of $3.2 billion, 80,000 rooms and more than 60,000 employees. We are a significant component of BC’s $13.8 billion tourism trade and have members in almost every community throughout BC.
Board of Directors

Restaurants Canada:

Restaurants Canada is a national, not-for-profit association representing Canada’s diverse and dynamic restaurant and foodservice industry. With more than one million employees; 80,000 locations; and 18 million customers a day, the restaurant industry is the number one source of first jobs for young people. We help build neighbourhoods, drive tourism, and fuel Canada’s agri-food production.
Board of Directors


The Alliance of Beverage Licensees (ABLE BC) is the professional industry advocate for issues affecting Liquor Primary and Licensee Retail Stores throughout British Columbia. We strive to provide our members with the resources and tools required to operate and grow a successful business. We proudly promote a responsible beverage industry and deem that standard a membership requirement.
Board of Directors