Meeting/Event Information

New Rules for Business Survival in BC

May 23, 2018
5:45 PM to 9:00 PM
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Newlands Golf & Country Club
21025 48th Avenue
Langley, BC V3A 3M3

BC is a full employment Province with the largest age cohort being Millennials. How to attract and retain all levels of employees in this new environment. All the rules have changed! Is your company aware of the extent of these changes, and how to retain the new employee? This is the biggest constraint facing the majority of local businesses today. Learn what the new Leader must look like to attract employees and survive!

The APICS Fraser Valley Board of Directors gives notice that our 2018 Annual General Meeting will be held following the PDM, for the following purposes:

  • To receive and consider the preliminary financial statements of the Chapter for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018.
  • To receive and consider the report to the Members.
  • To elect new Directors and re-elect continuing Directors by acclamation.
  • To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting, or any adjournment thereof. 

If you are unable to attend the Annual General Meeting, the proxy form can be found below.

Our Guest Speaker

Derek Barichievy is a seasoned Manufacturing Executive from an Industrial Engineering and Quality Assurance background with more than 40 years’ experience.  His background includes running companies of more than 600 employees, as well as working for the world-renowned Toyota organization. His track record includes turning around two large publicly-traded manufacturing companies of long standing losses into highly profitable organizations within short periods of time. He is a skilled veteran in the training and development of management and building company growth.

This experience incorporates expanding manufacturing divisions for a U.S. corporation in 8 countries and on 4 continents. He spent several years in an executive role in a Belgium head office establishing the European division of a global manufacturer.

Derek has been active in business teaching for many years and is currently a facilitator of executive peer councils for the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters as well as a facilitator for the BCIT School of Business and Catalyst Training Services Inc. He also provides a consulting service to companies.


$35.00 Members
$40.00 after 12:00 am May 16

$40.00 Non-members
$45.00 after 12:00 am May 16

$20.00 Students
$25.00 after 12:00 am May 16


2018 Proxy Form

Presentation Slides