BLBC Hall of Fame Gala Dinner & Induction Ceremonies 2019

Members inducted into the BLBC Hall of Fame:

Samuel Belzberg (1928-2018) Chair & CEO of Belzberg & Co.Ltd.

J. Haig deB. Farris President of Fractal Capital Corp.

David R. Podmore  Chair & Co-Founder of Concert Properties Ltd.

Chip Wilson  Co-Founder of Hold It All Inc.

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Time: 5:45 pm Reception | 6:45 pm Dinner

Location: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

Emcee: Kristi Gordon, Global BC News

Keynote: Chief Clarence Louie, First Nations Leader, Chief of the Osoyoos Indian Band

JABC Student Award for Oratory and Presentation Skills: Sanna Bhayana, Aaron Cabiles, Joshua Santos

Junior Entrepreneur Presentation: Recycled Sounds

View 2019 Gala video playlist | View photos from 2019 Gala

2019 Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame Cabinet

Co-Chairs

  • Barbara Brink, C.M., O.B.C., C.P.A. (Hon)
  • Bill Weymark, B.A. Sc., P. Eng.

Past Chairs

  • Olin Anton, F.C.P.A., F.C.A.
  • Peter Blake
  • John C. Kerr, C.M., O.B.C., LL.D.
  • Terry A. Lyons
  • Conrad Pinette
  • Jim Shepard, O.B.C.

Cabinet Members

  • Josh Blair
  • Dale Bosa
  • Jamie Brown
  • Dave Chapman
  • Robin Dhir
  • Pat Elemans
  • Casey Forrest – ex-officio
  • Frank Geier
  • Jim Gowans
  • Doug Holtby
  • Jim Logan
  • Jason Ludwig
  • Tracey McVicar
  • Derral Moriyama
  • Martin Thibodeau
  • Peeyush Varshney
  • Will Westeringh, Q.C.
  • Susan Yurkovich

Advisor

  • Kelly Heed

Laureate Selection Committee

  • Ross J. Beaty, O.C., C.M., LL.D. (Hon)
  • Norm Francis, B.Sc., F.C.P.A., F.C.A.
  • Frank Giustra, O.B.C.
  • Mary Jordan
  • David McLean, O.B.C., LL.D., F.I.CD.
  • John McLernon

Laureate Nomination Committee

  • Olin Anton, F.C.P.A., F.C.A. – ex-officio
  • Barbara Brink, C.M., O.B.C., C.P.A (Hon) – Committee Chair
  • Peter Blake – ex-officio
  • Pat Elemans
  • Shelina Esmail – ex-officio
  • Jock Finlayson
  • Casey Forrest – ex-officio
  • Rusty Goepel
  • George Hungerford
  • Alice Laberge
  • Terry Lyons – ex-officio
  • Tim Manning
  • John Montalbano
  • Dale Parker