"Inspiring Supply Chain Success"

This year’s conference offers outstanding value and excellent opportunities for networking and professional development for our members and the supply chain management community. Our 26th SCMA BC Education Conference will take place on September 26-28th, 2018 at the Harrison Hot Springs Resort, BC.


Harrison Hot Springs Resort

Harrison Hot Springs ResortPlease book your rooms directly with the Hotel via direct Fax: 604-796-3982 or by telephone -1-800-663-2266.

Please note that all guestroom rates are based on single or double occupancy, are non-commissionable and are subject to taxes.

Booking deadline is August 26th, 2018
. You may still reserve your guestrooms after this date but it would then be based on space availability and at the resorts current rates. Please be advised that SCMABC is not responsible for making reservations on your behalf.

SCMA BC Conference Room Rates

Double Queen Guestrooms:

  • West Tower - $154.00 + Tax
  • West Wing - $144.00 + Tax

One Queen Guestrooms:

  • Main Hotel - $139.00 + Tax

King Guestrooms (Limited Rooms)

  • West Tower - $154.00 + Tax

Vendor Showcase Reception

Our annual vendor showcase is a networking opportunity that will coincide with the registration period that begins at 4:00 pm in the Cascade Rainbow Miama room. This will give delegates an opportunity to interact with new and returning vendors and connect with peers in the Supply Chain Industry as well as our board of directors over refreshments and appetizers.

The vendor showcase will include:

Entertainment, Variety of hot and cold appetizers + 2 drink tickets and an amazing opportunity to network with vendors, board of directors and delegates

Click here for our vendor booklet if you wish to participate as a sponsor!

Schedule at a glance

Wednesday, September 26 Sessions
8:00am - 4:00pm Pre-Conference Seminar *Separete Registration Required*
Managing and Evaluating Contract Performance - Maureen Sullivan
4:00pm - 8:00pm Conference Registration Desk open/ Vendor Showcase Reception Begins
Thursday, September 27 Session
7:00am - 8:15am Registration desk open
7:00am - 8:00am Hot Continental Breakfast
8:15am - 8:30am Opening remarks by SCMABC President - Chris Bailey
8:30am - 09:45am Opening Keynote Session - Being A Positive Influencer - Michael Timms
09:45am - 10:00am Coffee and Snacks
10:00am - 11:00am Why People Dont Follow Procedures - Shawn Deveau
10:00am - 11:00am Why Continuos Improvement Is Required In Your Supply Chain - David Graham
11:00am - 11:15am Pre-AGM Break
11:15am - 1:45pm Annual General Meeting/Voting/Lunch/Results from Voting
1:45pm - 3:00pm Top 10 Procurement Process Risks for 2017-2018 - Maureen Sullivan
3:00pm - 3:15pm Coffee and Snacks
3:15pm - 4:30pm Supply Chain Visibility Project - Greg Rogge
4:30pm - 5:30pm Free Time
5:30pm - 6:30pm Reception in the Forum Ballroom
6:30pm - 9:30pm Dinner in Copper Room
Friday, September 28 Sessions
7:30am - 8:45am Hot Continental Breakfast
8:45am - 9:00am National Strategic Plan Update - Christian Buhagiar
9:00am - 10:00am Sustainability in Procurement - Key Legal Considerations - Samantha Ip and Scott Lamb
10:00am - 10:15am Coffee and Snacks
10:15am - 11:15am Corporate Travel Procurement 101 - Nancy Tudorache
11:15am - 12:15pm Closing Keynote Speaker - Drumming and Health - Lyle Povah
12:15pm - 12:30pm Closing Remarks by SCMABC President Chris Bailey

Conference Rates

Participant Earlybird deadline: June 30, 2018 Registration deadline:
September 7, 2018
10% administration fee for registrations received after the last deadline
Regular Member $575.00 + $28.75 GST=$603.75 $650.00 + $32.60 GST= 684.60 $715.00 + $35.75 GST= $750.75
Retired, Hon, FT Student Members $325.00 + 16.25 GST=$341.25 $325.00 + $16.25 GST= $341.25 $357.50 + $17.88 GST= $375.38
Non-Members $775.00 + $38.90 GST=$816.90 $850.00 + $42.50 GST= $892.50 $935.00 + $46.75 GST= $981.75
Guest/ Spouse for conference meals only $249.00 + $12.45 GST=$261.45 $249.00 + $12.45 GST= $261.45 $249.00 + $12.45 GST= $261.45
Guest/ Spouse Thursday night Dinner $99.00 + $4.95 GST=$103.95 $99.00 + $4.95 GST = $103.95 $99.00 + $4.95 GST= $103.95

*Conference registration includes Vendor Showcase breakout sessions, meals and Thursday evening dinner.

Delegate Booklet available here including registration forms! Updated as of May 29th, 2018 

Click here to register online!