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Global Meetings Industry Day Vancouver – CE Credit Event

April 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am11:00 am PDT

Meet the Taste Makers – What are the next tastes & trends that will be showing up on innovative menus or gourmet retail shelves?

Taste! Taste! Taste!
Pomegranate or Blueberry? Pulled Pork or Brisket? Hummus or Salsa? … What are the next tastes & trends that will be showing up on innovative menus or gourmet retail shelves?

Speaker for the event: Christine Couvelier

Christine Couvelier is passionate about food. As a Global Culinary Trendologist, an Executive Chef and a Culinary Executive; it is her job to find out what consumers are going to like even before they have tasted it!
Christine is the president of Culinary Concierge, where she shares her Trend Watch Report with clients to create on-trend, on-time, great-tasting food products, menu items and great events.

This presentation will give a glimpse into the future of the food and beverage world. Stay ahead of your competition & get tips of how to plan great events where your guests will be talking about the fabulous food & use these tastes & tips to plan for success.

Anchor for the event : Coleen Christie

Coleen Christie is an award-winning, television news anchor with 20-years experience as a journalist. Before joining Global BC last year — where she has anchored every newscast including Global National — Coleen anchored at CTV Vancouver and the CTV network.

In an historic first, Coleen was a key part of the broadcast team awarded the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for overall excellence, declared best in the world. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and raised in Victoria, BC, Coleen has a BA degree in English, History and Art History from the University of Victoria. She has been involved with numerous community and charitable organizations, loves animals of all kinds, staying fit, cooking & baking and singing karaoke.

CE credit: Confirmation from Events Industry Council
The event has been credited for ONE (1) CE credit. Great opportunity for everybody especially for those who need to collecting CE credits.

Food Bank Drive

The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is improving the quality of food with support from our community. Please help them to fill the pantry with balanced food choices by donating nutritious, non-perishable foods with low salt and low sugar from the list below:

Canned fish, chicken or turkey
Canned black beans, chickpeas, and
kidney beans
Dried lentils
Nuts and/or Seeds
Natural Peanut butter
Brown rice, barley and whole wheat pasta
Powdered skim milk
Canned vegetables
Canned fruit
Hearty stews with 10g or more protein

Drop off your items at the registration desk when you arrive!

Registration Fees* :
PCMA Members $45
Non-Members $65
PCMA Student Members $40

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April 12, 2018
8:00 am– 11:00 am PDT
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Anvil Centre
777 Columbia St
New Westminster, BC V3M1B6 Canada
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