Networking & Social Activities
Providing delegates with the opportunity to connect with colleagues and develop new relationships are key program objectives. In addition to breakfasts both Saturday and Sunday morning, morning and afternoon refreshment breaks and Saturday’s Delegates Lunch, two networking and social highlights of the 2015 AGM & Convention will be the Friday evening Welcome Reception and the Saturday evening Annual Banquet. 2015 Welcome Reception The Welcome Reception will be held from 5:30-7:30 pm Friday evening in the historic Native Sons Hall, the largest free span log building in Canada. Built in 1928 as Courtenay’s original recreation centre, it was renovated in 2010. The annual Mini Marketplace and Tradeshow will be open for delegates to peruse while enjoying delectable hors d’oeuvresand beverages served by Tria Fine Catering. Annual Banquet The pre-banquet reception will be held from 6:15 – 7:15 pm, Saturday evening in the Courtney and District Museum & Palaeontology Centre, a short distance from the Florence Filberg Centre. The banquet itself will start at 7:30 pm in the main Conference Hall of the Filberg Centre and will feature a thoughtfully created menu created and prepared by Tria Fine Catering with seasonal ingredients and sourced from local growers and producers.