Events

Past Events

2023 BCEL Leadership Conference

BC Young Leaders’ 8th annual Leadership Conference took place in person from September 28-29, 2023 at the First West Credit Union’s Langley head office in Langley.  

We focused on FUTURE-PROOFING YOUR CAREER and how YOU can thrive in a world of change. We heard from our keynote speakers Rocky Ozaki, Colin Cuthbert, and Teresa Freeborn, as well as panelists Jennifer Tan, Adam Fraser, Mark Jones, John Crockett, Sheh Shojaee, Sandra McDowell and Rebecca Walker.

2022 BCEL Leadership Conference

BC Young Leaders’ 7th annual Leadership Conference took place in person from September 22-23, 2022 at the Sheraton Wall Center Hotel in Vancouver.  

We focused forward to look at “Credit Unions of the Future” and how YOU can prepare yourself to lead through change with impact.

2021 BCEL Leadership Conference

BC Young Leaders’ 6th annual Leadership Conference took place virtually from October 18-19, 2021.

We focused on “Harnessing the Leader Within”.  We heard from CU leaders on authentic leadership, identifying and developing your strengths, inclusive leadership, and how to build your own personal brand.

2019 BCEL Leadership Conference

BC Young Leaders’ 4th annual Leadership Conference took place in person from September 27-28, 2019 at the Delta Marriot Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna.

We focused on “The Future Of Work Is Now“, hearing from keynote speaker, Rocky Ozaki, Co-Founder of NoW of Work Inc.

2018 BCEL Leadership Conference

BC Young Leaders’ 3rd annual Leadership Conference took place in person from October 27-28, 2018 at the JW Marriot Parq Hotel in Vancouver.

During the two days, our sold-out group of 75 Young Leaders learned about improving our leadership performance, expanding perspectives, and engaging in system change.

2017 BCEL Leadership Conference

BC Young Leaders’ 2nd annual Leadership Conference took place in person from September 28-29, 2017 at the Manteo Resort in Kelowna.

We focused on “Leaders of Tomorrow“, getting the opportunity to network, hearing from credit union leaders, and sharing perspectives.

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2016 BCEL Leadership Conference

BC Young Leaders’ Inaugural Conference took place in person from November 17-18, 2016.

This was a fast-paced, high impact two-day event that combined thought provoking workshops with action learning challenges to create a unique conference experience that supported the development of leadership and strategic thinking skills.