Upcoming Events

Events List

May 03 2017
WBE Canada is proud to support and speak at this year's...
Aug 09 2017
General Motors 8th Annual Supplier Diversity Connections  ...
Sept 28 2017
  VISIT THE CONFERENCE SITE Thank you to 225+ that joined us...

View all events

Community News


Holiday Greeting - EN
December 14, 2016
By: Mantis System
WBE Canada | Happy Holidays! Thanks for all you do!          ...
Holiday Greeting - FR
December 14, 2016
By: Mantis System
WBE Canada | Joyeuses Fêtes! Merci pour tout ce que vous faites!...
Media Release: The Supplier Diversity Alliance...
November 9, 2016
By: Mantis System
  MEDIA RELEASE 2016-11-09   The Supplier Diversity Alliance Canada (SDAC) Established to...

View all news


Be sure to participate in WBE Canada’s events to build valuable contacts and relationships that can lead to new business.

Home » Search » Excelerate Conference 2017 - Vancouver

Excelerate Conference 2017 - Vancouver

WBE Canada is proud to support and speak at this year's Excelerate Conference from May 3 - 5, 2017.

The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC 

Excelerate 2017 is a unique 3 day conference from GroYourBiz in the western region of Canada, bring Women entrepreneurs, business leaders, academia and government together and to share their expertise and become empowered for business growth.

Programming is open to all entrepreneurs not just WBEs.For more information on registration and conference price visit the conference shop.

Mary Anderson, President WBE Canada along with several WBEs and Corporate Members will be speaking and attending this conference that supports the growth of Canadian Women Businesses.

WBE Canada will be at the Schmooze with Big Brands which occurs in advance of the main conference. This pre event is open to all registered for the conference and is designed for those wanting to learn more or already engaged in Supplier Diversity and Procurement Inclusion.

DAY 1 - May 3, Mary Anderson, WBE Canada is a panel participant at Schmooze with Big Brands (1pm-4pm) This portion of programming also features 2 panels, roundtables and a special moderator known to many in our community: Betty Wood.

PANEL 1: The Advocates – Tools, Techniques, and Avenues to grow your business

  • Mary Anderson, WBE Canada, President
  • Cassandra Dorrington, CAMSC, President 
  • Marla Kott, Imprint Plus, CEO - Entrepreneur Case Study

PANEL 2: The Buyers – Is your company a ‘fit’ as a supplier for your target?

  • Catherine Grosz, BMO Financial Group, Manager, Supplier Diversity & Procurement
  • Madeleine Baker, TELUS, Manager, Technology Strategy, Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Sherri Spinks, Data Communications Management, Director, Strategic Procurement Services
  • Tara Hartley, OSME, Regional Director, Pacific Region, Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Public Services and Procurement Canada / Government of Canada




Starts: 2017-05-03 13:00:00
Ends: 2017-05-03 17:00:00

Starts: 2017-05-04 07:30:00
Ends: 2017-05-04 16:30:00

Starts: 2017-05-05 07:30:00
Ends: 2017-05-05 17:30:00



Web Development and Web Consulting by c-Seven Media | CMS POWERED BY MANTIS CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM