Chamber Summit

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Name: Chamber Summit
Date: November 8, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM CST
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Your Chamber. Your Voice.

Join us on Thursday November 8th for the inaugural Chamber SUMMIT.

The Chamber represents the voice of business. We advocate on behalf of our members, ensuring that their issues are raised and heard at the local, provincial and federal levels. The purpose of the Chamber SUMMIT is to provide an annual forum for our members to convene and raise the most pressing issues facing their businesses today. The SUMMIT will bring together representatives from across our diverse business community and generate strategic discussions on items that will form the basis of the Chamber’s Advocacy platform.
This event is free to members. Space is limited.
In order to make this event flexible for members, we have designed the day in a way that allows participants to pick and choose which events they would like to attend. The agenda will include the following options.


Eight concurrent sector roundtables will be held during the morning and afternoon sessions. The objective of the roundtables is to have members from these sectors convene and provide their insights on current and emerging issues that require action. In order to guide the roundtable discussions, an outline of questions will be distributed to registered participants prior to the event. Members can register for any of the following eight sector specific roundtables held throughout the day.
Participants for this roundtable may include members involved in mining and exploration, oil and gas, forestry, engineering services, environmental services, consultants, waste management.     
Participants for this roundtable may include members involved in agriculture, agricultural implements, livestock, food processing, fishing, equipment, distribution, and other agri-food related services and products.
Participants for this roundtable may include members involved in digital advancements, virtual reality, internet, data analytics, artificial intelligence, software, tech incubator, research and development.
Participants for this roundtable may include members involved in health care services, supplies, health and fitness, dental care, eye care, ambulance services, training, business development, research and development, and other health, science and education services.
Participants for this roundtable may include members involved in construction, plumbing, heating, electrical contractors, fabrications, concrete, mechanical, maintenance, distributions, wholesale, and other manufacturing, industrial, construction and contracting services.
Participants for this roundtable may include members involved in advertising, public relations, publications, publishers, radio/television, video/film, productions, art galleries, sound, lighting, audio-visual, systems tech, graphic design, and other new media and arts services.
Participants for this roundtable may include members involved in lodging, travel, office supplies, home furnishings, clothing, sporting goods, and other hospitality, retail and travel services.
Participants for this roundtable may include members involved in finance, insurance, legal, real estate, transportation, marketing, management services, home based consultants, engineering business services, architects, event planning, personal care and services, courier, and other business and professional services.

8:00 – 9:30 AM
Join us for breakfast as we hear from a panel of Indigenous business leaders on business success and opportunities for growth. The panel will be moderated by Gilles Dorval, Director of Aboriginal Relations for the City of Saskatoon, and panel members will include:
  • Kevin Michael, VP Commercial Banking, First Nations Bank of Canada
  • Joel Pedersen, Founder & CEO, Fitness 2J2
  • Sean Willy, President & CEO, Des Nedhe Developments LP
Sponsored by:


The Future of Work in the Age of Disruption
11:45AM – 1:00PM
Valerie Chort, Vice President Corporate Citizenship for RBC and Executive Director of the RBC Foundation, will join us to discuss the future of work in the age of disruption.

Canada is shifting from a jobs economy to a skills economy.

Over the next decade, four million Canadian youth will be entering the workforce and will need a foundation of skills that sets them up for many different jobs and roles rather than a single career path. So how can businesses prepare for this shift and ensure they can attract, engage and retain the next generation of talent? Please join us for a discussion with Ms. Chort as she discusses key findings from a report recently published by RBC entitled Humans Wanted and find out what you need to know about the coming skills revolution and the future of work. 

Sponsored by:

For more information on this event, please contact:
Dara Hrytzak

Breakfast registration
Indigenous Business Forum
Registration for morning roundtable sessions
Concurrent Sector Roundtables (4)
Natural Resources, Energy & Environment
Innovation & Emerging Technologies
Health, Science, & Education
Lunch registration/registration for afternoon roundtables
SUMMIT Luncheon
Registration for afternoon roundtable sessions
Concurrent Sector Roundtables (4)
Manufacturing, Industrial, Construction & Contractors
New Media & Arts
Hospitality, Retail & Travel
Business & Professional Services
Roundtable wrap up
Registration is required for this COMPLIMENTARY Event - Limited Seating

Event Media:
Radisson Hotel
405 20th St E
Saskatoon, SK
S7K 6X6
Date/Time Information:

November 8, 2018
8:00 am - Registration
8:30 am - Indigenous Business Forum
10:00 am - Roundtables
12:00 noon - Luncheon
1:15 pm - Roundtables
3:00 pm - Wrap-up

Contact Information:
For non-member registration please contact Janelle at (306)244-2151 or
FREE to Members
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