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IEA Conference Vancouver 2020

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Why Attend?

The IEA Business Innovation Summit is a forum for networking and collaborating that brings together business leaders who are serious about running great companies. It will provide business executives with the knowledge, connections, tools, and strategies to move their organizations from good to great.

The event host, Vancouver Executives Association (VanEx), like other member associations in the 3,000-member strong International Executives Association (IEA), is a group of business executives who understand the challenges of growing a business. VanEx members have found significant benefit from their association and believe much more is achievable when sharing ideas and working on their businesses together.

You'll learn from the world's best thought leaders, top-tier keynote speakers who are industry experts on how to adapt to the evolving dynamics in a rapidly changing local and international business environment. Within a transformational platform that inspires innovative ideas, transforms thinking and empowers business success, your attendance will be impactful. Business leaders from across North America will come together to strategize, co-create, join forces, and share and exchange ideas.

Knowing that ideas and strategizes must be executed in order to be meaningful, VanEx is partnering with Results. They specialize in unleashing results though disciplined execution, allowing companies to achieve their strategic goals and unlock their full potential. Execution is the biggest challenge most businesses face. You'll be positioned to take the ideas you've acquired from the IEA Business Innovation Summit back to your company and implement them.


Host Venue

The world-class luxury JW Marriott Parq Vancouver is they city's premier entertainment destination, and largest conference facility in Vancouver.

This uncompromising, understated luxury property provides a personalized guest experience that is complemented by unparalleled service and enriching amenities. Anchored by Gastown and Yaletown's stylish neighbourhoods—with their fashionable boutique shopping and diverse dining—the hotel boasts a desirable location along the False Creek seawall with stunning water views and the mighty Costal Mountain Range serving as a picture-postcard backdrop.

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39 Smithe Street
Vancouver, BC
V6B 0R3



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Embrace sheer comfort in contemporary, tastefully appointed rooms and suites, which are designed as relaxing retreats with fresh tones and open vistas that immerse visitors in Vancouver's stunning landscapes.

Rooms from $299 CAD

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Get Your Ticket

 Attendance is open to all Executives’ Association members and their guests. Your ticket price includes: welcome reception, keynote speaker and breakout sessions, meals and social events – ending September 25 at 3:30 PM.

Super Early Bird Ticket

$725 CAD
(approx $546 USD)
ends October 11, 2019

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Early Bird Ticket

$830 CAD
(approx $625 USD)
ends June 26, 2020

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Regular Ticket

$940 CAD
(approx $708 USD)

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Summit Schedule

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6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Registration and Welcome Reception

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7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Opening Remarks & Welcome

9:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Keynote Presentation

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Coffee Break – Innovation Forum

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Keynote Presentation

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch & Networking

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Keynote Presentation

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM
Coffee Break – Innovation Forum

3:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Keynote Presentation

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Craft Beers / Dinner Across The Water At Olympic Village

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7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Opening Remarks & Welcome

9:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Keynote Presentation / Panel Discussion

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Coffee Break – Innovation Forum

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Breakout Sessions

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch & Networking

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Breakout Sessions / Closing Remarks

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
VanEx 100-year Anniversary Gala {See Below For Tickets}


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100-Year Anniversary Gala

The Vancouver Executives Association (VanEx) Turns 100 In 2020!

Founded in 1920, a lot of changes have occurred over 10 decades but one constant
remains—the basic VanEx ideology has endured—to promote good business in an atmosphere that is collegial, congenial, and cooperative.

This milestone is worthy of a grand party! Baby grand, even. Kick up your heels to the Dueling Men – Dueling Pianos in the elegant Kitsilano ballroom of the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver. Tuck into artfully prepared mains of Ocean Wise Sake Miso Salmon and Lemon Thyme Roast Chicken, expertly paired with a selection of BC Okanagan Valley wines from 49 North and Prospect Winery. A specialty crafted signature cocktail will be on hand as
well to commemorate the festivities.

Help the association celebrate their Centennial anniversary!

Buy a Ticket Today

Friday, Sept. 25, 2020

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
(After-party to follow at D/6 Bar & Lounge at the DOUGLAS)

Black-tie optional




A special thank you to all the IEA Business Innovation Summit Sponsors.

Create an image of success and authority for your business as an IEA Business Innovation Summit sponsor! As an event sponsor, you’ll generate awareness and gain exposure with an anticipated 250 business leaders. You'll have the potential to reach a national network of owners and top executives from the 40-member Canadian and U.S. chapters of the International Executives Association. Put your brand visuals in front of a quality audience of decision makers, and connect with your target market to build long-lasting relationships with new and existing customers. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

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