Dear UBC Business Students,

Dear UBC Business Students,
Have you ever wonder how can you take your strong skill sets and comprehensive business knowledge to apply for the opportunities beyond Canadian borders? Regardless you are planning to start your own business or just hoping to work abroad, we have got the ANSWERS for you!
The SFU International Business Association (IBA) is proud to invite you to the IBA Inaugural Conference and 7th Annual Gala: Opportunities Beyond Borders! This is a chance for you to learn about various business opportunities outside of Canada, also it allows you to promote your talents and strengths to all post-secondary institutions in Greater Vancouver Area. We have organized a series of exciting and inspiring events for you:
Date: Thursday, March 31st, 2011
Time: Conference: 11:00am – 5:30pm
          Gala: 6:30pm – 9:30pmPlace: Italian Cultural Center, 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver
Dress Code: Business Formal or Cultural Attire
The conference aims to educate students about the various flavours of International Business. This event features three speakers: David Olson, Marketing Director at Hoot Suite, and AJ Gill, an IB industry professional who has worked in almost every aspect of International Business that one can think of. Furthermore, there will be exciting and competitive games and activities that allow participants to apply the principles they have just learnt from key note speakers into a real life situation. The activities will include concepts international trading and international cultures. The winner of the games will receive grand prices in front of the entire conference at the Gala Dinner. Lunch will be included.
The gala allows students to develop personal relationships and network with various IB industry professionals. We also have two key note speakers for the gala: Regional VP of Western Canada McDonalds – Rob Chiasson, and Sarah MacKinnon, CFO of Welco Lumber Corporation, a world leader in the distribution of quality forest products. Dinner will be included.

Price:  $75 for Conference & Gala; $30 for the Conference, $55 for the Gala;
 (The tickets can either be purchased in person at SFU Surrey or SFU Burnaby, via Paypal or in cash at the day of the event)
For further information or the purchase of tickets please send an email to or you can contact me personally at
Our official website will be up on March 14, 2011. For now, feel free to check out Facebook page:
Looking forward to seeing you all!