VANCOUVER, Jan. 20 /CNW/ - British Columbia's hospitality industry will
get some valuable insights into personal and business health at a
special Trends 2011 Breakfast being held on Monday, Jan. 31 at 8 a.m.
at the Vancouver Convention Centre East - Parkview Terrace. The event
is part of the BC Foodservice Expo taking place Jan. 30 and 31, and
benefits the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF).
The two-hour event will include a delicious, healthy breakfast,
networking opportunities, and insights into two key elements for
business success - market intelligence and physical wellness - by two
guest speakers: Vancouver's own Dr. Art Hister, a well-known author and
health reporter on TV and radio; and Robert Carter of the NPD Group, a
leading market research company with unique insights into consumer
preferences and dining behaviours.
Tickets for the Trends 2011 Breakfast are $69 (includes admission to the
BC Foodservice Expo) or $49 for CRFA members. Tickets can be ordered
online at www.bcfoodexpo.ca or by calling the show hotline at 1-866-751-3833. Seating is limited.
Attendees will be entered to win a $5,000 consumer trend report
customized for their business by the NPD Group, as well as several
"The Trends 2011 breakfast is yet another reason that hospitality
owners, operators and executives won't want to miss the BC Foodservice
Expo. Not only will they come away with terrific insights into personal
and business success, they will be contributing to a very worthy cause
in the BC Hospitality Foundation," says Garth Whyte, President and CEO
of the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association (CRFA) which
owns and operates the BC Foodservice Expo.
"The BCHF is delighted to be the beneficiary of the Trends 2011
Breakfast. In addition to receiving valuable funding to assist the
beneficiaries of the Foundation, this event provides us with the
opportunity to let people in the hospitality community know that there
is a Foundation specifically looking after hospitality workers," said
Alan Sacks, BCHF Business Development Manager.
The BCHF is primarily set up to help those in any facet of the
hospitality industry who are facing major financial hardship due to
medical circumstances. The foundation also funds scholarships for the
next generation of hospitality industry leaders.
NOTE: The 2011 Trends Breakfast and the BC Foodservice Expo are
trade-only events. Media wishing to attend either event must register
in advance at www.bcfoodexpo.ca (click on "Media").
SOURCE Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association
For further information:
Prasanthi Vasanthakumar, Communications Specialist, 1-800-387-5649 ext. 4254 or firstname.lastname@example.org