Speaker Series 1

Friday, October 29th 2010

DATE: Friday, October 29th 2010
LOCATION: Irving K. Barber Learning Center: Room 185
PRICE: Free Admission for Members / $10 for Non-members


Come out to IB Club’s first Speaker Series to hear about the fascinating account of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’ international expansion where Jeff Turner, Fairmont’s Regional Director of Learning and Development for the Pacific Northwest Region, will be sharing his personal growth story as a result of adapting to one of the fastest changing industries in the world!

Jeff Turner has worked for Fairmont Hotels & Resorts for the past… 8 years. His areas of focus & responsibility include supporting the colleague Training, Development and hotel Strategic Business priorities for 6 properties (located in Vancouver, Seattle and Victoria). During his tenure with Fairmont , Jeff has held the role of Recruitment Manager and Human Resources Advisor.

Prior to joining Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Jeff worked in the Service industry in California and Eastern Canada, he held roles that provided strategic Human Resources support and direction.

Jeff is an active member of the British Columbia Human Resources Management Association and most recently earned the designation of CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional).

By drawing on his travel experiences and showing the differences in conducting business from one place to another, he will convey a tangible picture of taking any career onto a broader and international level. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to gain more perspective on how to bring a local corporation to the international stage!

The field of International Business holds almost an infinite number of opportunities for individuals around the world, and if you’re interested in exploring or learning more about your future career path, listening to an industry professional first hand can be an incredibly beneficial experience. So join us for Speaker Series on October 29th and find out what your future has to offer!

Free Admission for Members | $10 For Non-Members
*Food will be provided at this event*

Contact speakers@ibclub.ca for more information


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