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LET’SEMO:T “One Heart, One Mind”

LET’SEMO:T “One Heart, One Mind” brings together Community Futures staff, leaders, and economic development experts to connect, exchange ideas, and collaborate. As the premiere opportunity for positive change, Community Futures is helping build a sustainable and resilient future for all.

Our annual event presents an opportunity to engage with various stakeholders with aligned values. Whether you want to network with potential clients or partners, exchange best practices, or better understand economic development trends, LET’SEMO:T “One Heart, One Mind” is the place to be.

Early Bird Registration

March 11, 2024–June 30, 2024

Price with tax: $450.00

General Registration

July 1, 2024–September 6, 2024

Price with tax: $500.00

Deadline to Register

September 6, 2024

Friday, September 20th

12:00–4:00pm

Fraser Valley Tours
Pickup at Coast Hotel
Ts’elxwéyexw Tribe Tour: $70.00

The Ts’elxwéyexw Tribe tour will be a three-hour bus ride through the municipality of Chilliwack, Chilliwack Mountain, Cultus Lake and Tamihi Creek where you will see and learn about the Stó:lō Peoples traditions, connections and significant points of interest including Halq’eméylem place names of the Stó:lō Territory. Join Dr. Sonny McHalsie for this amazing cultural experience!

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Seats are limited to 20 – so book early to avoid disappointment!

Hike, Beach Yoga, and Happy Hour: $60.00

Join a guided, serene journey through the mossy forests surrounding Cultus Lake Provincial Park. This lush trail, rated as easy, offers a tranquil experience as we venture towards the home of the magnificent 7 sisters. Return to the open beach along the lake, where you will move through a gentle yoga practice together. Following this, we will stop at Amble Coffee for delicious food and drinks.

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Seats are limited to 20 – so book early to avoid disappointment!

Explore the Harvest: $80.00

Come along for an agricultural adventure! Enjoy local brewery, eco farm, and greenhouse tours. This adventure includes lunch, drinks, and treats.

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Seats are limited to 50 – so book early to avoid disappointment!

5:30-7:00pm
Opening Reception

Venue: The Grand Hall
#201 – 45939 Thunderbird Ln, Chilliwack, BC V2P 0J6

Agenda

Saturday, September 21st

Venue: Coast Hotel
45920 First Ave, Chilliwack, BC V2P 7K1
7:00am–8:00amBuffet Breakfast
8:00am–10:00amREGISTRATION AVAILABLE
8:00am–8:45amWELCOME AND OPENING CEREMONIES
8:45am–9:45amThe Future and Sustainable Development. Presented by: Jasmine Palardy
9:45am–10:00amNUTRITION BREAK
10:00am–11:15amCommunity and Collaboration. Presented by: Dave Algra, Chief Derek Epp and City of Chilliwack Councillor Jason Lum
11:15am–12:00pmSustainable Farming and Eco Tourism. Presented by: Bill Vanderkooi
12:00pm-1:00pmBUFFET LUNCH
1:00pm–2:00pmSustainability Workshop. Presented by: Lori Camire
2:00pm–3:00pmHow to make AI your unfair advantage. Presented by: Peter Pilarski
3:00pm–3:15pmNUTRITION BREAK
3:15pm–4:00pmBreaking Barriers: The Resilience of Queer, Disabled Entrepreneurs. Presented by: Lauren Semple

 

Saturday Evening

Venue: Coast Hotel
45920 First Ave, Chilliwack, BC V2P 7K1
5:30pmRECEPTION BEGINS
6:15pmOpening remarks
6:30pmDINNER
7:30pm–8:00pmAwards ceremony
8:00pm70s theme – Bring your best dance moves and costume to win prizes and dance the night away.

 

Agenda

Sunday, September 22nd

Venue: Coast Hotel
7:30am–8:30amBuffet Breakfast
8:30am–9:15amEconomist
9:15am–10:00amCultural Safety Awareness
10:00am–10:30amNUTRITION BREAK
10:30am–12:30pmRoundtables: General Managers, Board Members, Business Analyst, Self Employment Program
12:30pm–12:45pmBoxed LUNCH
12:45pm–1:15pm AGM
1:30pm–3:00pmDowntown Chilliwiack Walking Tour

 

1:30pm–3:00pm | Downtown Chilliwack Walking Tour: $25.00

A guided tour of the downtown Chilliwack including murals, District 1881 and visits to local CF businesses.

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Conference & Accommodation Information

Conference Location

Coast Hotel Chilliwack by APA

45920 First Ave
Chilliwack, BC V2P 7K1

Hotel Accommodation

Coast Hotel

45920 First Ave
Chilliwack, BC V2P 7K1

Guests can book through the Community Futures BC Conference Booking Link to be directed to the website where the discount is pre-loaded.

Hampton Inn

8050 Lickman Road

Guests can utilize this Community Futures BC Conference Booking Link to be directed to the website where the discount is pre-loaded. Or they can call the hotel at 604-392-4667 and reference the “Community Futures BC Conference” to the Front Desk Agent.
If a group code is requested, the code is CFC.

Holiday Inn

8114 Young Rd, Chilliwack
Guess can use this Community Futures BC Conference Booking Link to be directed to the website where the discount is pre-loaded. Guests are welcome to call the Holiday Inn directly and quote “Community Futures BC to receive the rate up to the release date.

Do you have questions about the conference, registration, or sponsorship opportunities? Please reach out anytime.

Contact: Daisy Melnyk, Project Development Manager
E: daisy@communityfutures.ca
T: 604.402.9382

Community Futures South Fraser
46167 Yale Rd #303
Chilliwack, BC
V2P 2P2

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