Economic Summit 2018

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Name: Economic Summit 2018
Date: May 8, 2018
Time: 7:15 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to host its 4th annual Economic Summit. 2018's event will feature a keynote address from Niels Veldhuis, President of The Fraser Institute and two panels made up of industry experts, all over a full-buffet breakfast. You will have the opportunity to hear from leaders in blockchain technology and to discuss the economic impacts of the legalization of cannabis.

This is an interactive event where you can ask your questions in real-time! Join the conversation at Just enter the event code #TCCSummit2018, select your desired panel, and enter your question or vote for others' questions.


7:15 AM - Registration & Breakfast Buffet Opens
8:00 AM - Opening Remarks
8:15 AM - Keynote Presentation
9:00 AM - Introduction to Blockchain Technology
9:10 AM - Blockchain Panel Begins
10:00 AM - Networking Break
10:10 AM - Cannabis Panel Begins
11:00 AM - Closing Remarks


Niels Veldhuis, President of The Fraser Institute

While the Canadian economy fared relatively well during the great global economic upheaval of 2008 and its aftermath, Canada currently faces serious economic challenges. Business investment ranks second-lowest among advanced economies. And according to forecasts, we can expect weak economic growth going forward. Unfortunately, Canadians have seemingly been lulled into a sense of complacency about Canada's economic competitiveness, and this federal government and many provinces have not pursued sound economic policies. Crucially, this comes at a time when the U.S. has made itself significantly more attractive to investment thanks to a series of policies including sweeping tax reform.

So what is the outlook for the Canadian and British Columbian economy? What proven pro-growth economic policies will re-establish Canadian and British Columbian competitiveness? Join Niels 
Veldhuis for a thoughtful presentation on Canadian Competitiveness at a Crossroads.

​Blockchain Panel

The Future of Currencies
The future of currencies is upon us. How will digital currencies affect banks, businesses, and the overall economy? Join expert panelists to expand your knowledge of Blockchain technology and the wide variety of cryptocurrencies.

Cannabis Panel

Economic Impact of Legalization
How will the legalization of cannabis affect BC's economy and impact business? Gain some perspective on the topic by hearing from industry experts. These knowledgeable individuals will create a conversation around how this legalization will affect you and your business.
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Executive Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
405 North Road, Coquitlam V3K 3V9
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
7:15 AM - 11:00AM
Contact Information:
Stephanie Mah, Events Manager
Breakfast Included in Ticket Price!

Members: $95 
Members Table of 8: $710 
Non-Members: $125 
Non-Members Table of 8: $975
*All prices subject to GST

Cancelation Policy: All tickets are non-refundable within 14 days of the event.