The next Small Business BC Local Leaders event has been announced and on on July 16, 2015, join Tina Lee, CEO of T&T will share her journey of taking over the reigns of Canada’s largest Asian supermarket chain and her goals to evolve the business at the Local Leader small business mixer on July 16, 2015 at Small Business BC in Vancouver.
The event is part of Small Business BC’s Local Leaders series, in partnership with the province of British Columbia and Yellow Pages, which runs from April to July. The series encourages the growth and development of local businesses by giving entrepreneurs an opportunity to network with and gain inspiration from local business leaders in the community.
For the next event, Ms. Lee will have an exclusive presentation, where she discusses:
Succession Planning – Staying Connected with the Family Business
- Taking on the family business: My journey with T&T Supermarket
- Understanding the Asian community and consumer
- Overcoming challenges of developing new customer bases
- Never losing your roots: Being an ambassador of Asian food and culture.
“Vancouver is the gateway to the Canadian dream for so many,” said Tina. “At Local Leaders, I hope my story will help family businesses stay bonded through years of transition.”
Between April and July, the series includes Vikram Vij, Owner of Vij’s, Rangoli and My Shanti, Brian Scudarmore, Founder and CEO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, You Move Me and WOW 1 DAY PAINTING. These presenters will cover important focus areas for small business owners, such as overcoming adversity, HR, scaling-up for international trade and succession planning.
Don’t miss this chance to hear from one of BC’s most successful family businesses and join other small business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals for a night of learning and networking!
Local Leaders with Tina Lee Schedule:
When: Thursday, July 16, 2015
Where: Small Business BC (54 – 601 West Cordova Street, Vancouver BC, V6B 1G1)
Tickets are limited to hurry and save your spot today! Get 30% off on your ticket when you use the promo code WEBNAMES to save your seat for a night of networking and learning!
About Small Business BC
Small Business BC provides entrepreneurs with the information and guidance necessary to build a solid foundation for their business. Through a wide range of products, services, education and resources, there’s a piece that fits with every business. No matter what stage or what skill level, when an entrepreneurs finds themselves asking “How do I…?” Small Business BC is the one to call.
About Local Leaders
Local Leaders is a monthly mixer series hosted by Small Business BC, the Province of British Columbia and Yellow Pages, connecting small business owners with thought leaders and each other. This series fosters the growth and development of local businesses by giving entrepreneurs an opportunity to network with and gain inspiration from business leaders in the community. This series supports the goal of the Small Business Accord to help foster a progressive business culture and support current and future generations of small business owners across B.C.