British ColumbiaJanuary 11, 2019

Invitation to NISP® circular economy-based workshop

The City of Surrey and the NISP® Canada team are hosting the next Business Opportunities Workshop, part of the Canadian National Industrial Symbiosis Program (NISP®). This initiative aims to develop innovative resource management solutions and generate triple bottom line benefits to companies based in the Metro Vancouver region.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:30AM1PM (networking lunch afterward)

Surrey City Hall, 13450 – 104 Avenue Surrey, BC

This workshop aims to:

Find ways of turning waste by-products into valued resource inputs.

Reduce waste management costs.

Generate new business opportunities.

Increase the size and diversity of your business network.

Identify means of improving environmental performance.

Expand the regional circular economy and drive innovation. 

Workshop Agenda:

Networking breakfast.

Welcoming remarks, keynote speaker, and overview workshop format.

Round-table idea generation and resource matching (1.5 to 2 hours).

Recap of the day’s achievements and synergies discovered

Light lunch with additional networking and to launch post-workshop follow-up by NISP® practitioners.



For further information please contact:

Marcus Ewert-Johns
President & CEO
T: +1 (604) 900-1980 x110



About the BCAFM:

The BC Alliance for Manufacturing is a coalition of 18 like-minded manufacturing industry associations with a common vision to promote a world-class manufacturing sector in British Columbia. The Alliance speaks with one voice on priority issues to advance and defend the interests of manufacturers to ensure that all British Columbians continue to benefit from the economic growth, high-value outputs and high-paying jobs found across all types of manufacturing in the province.

In British Columbia manufacturing is the fourth largest component of provincial GDP contributing 7.2% of the provincial economy and 30% of the business tax revenue paid to government. Manufacturing is the third largest employer in BC with more than 12,000 companies employing almost 400,000 jobs directly and indirectly. Value-added manufacturing represents almost 65% of BC’s exports.

Manufacturing matters!

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