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Mar 12, 2015

Former Dragon W. Brett Wilson to present at Kelowna Chamber AGM - Tickets Available

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3/12/2015 Chamber News
Former Dragon W. Brett Wilson to present at Kelowna Chamber AGM - Tickets Available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

KELOWNA, BC (March 17, 2015) - Local Business Community Invited to Speaking Event With W. Brett Wilson

Your Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present well known entrepreneur, philanthropist, Okanagan business owner and "Dragon Emeritus", W. Brett Wilson at their Annual General Meeting. 

With the ownership of Global Fitness, PrairieWest Centre and several other large land holdings, Brett is heavily vested in the Okanagan. 

Brett will bring stories from behind the scenes during his celebrated time on CBC's Dragons' 
Den, discuss the importance of planting the seeds of entrepreneurship in Canada, as well as
share the three pillars to success we should all start to study today!

Don't miss opportunity to hear from and meet one of Canada's most successful business people. 

When: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
 
Where: Manteo Resort3762 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna
 
Time: 11:00 am-1:30 pm 
  • 11-11:30 - Check-In
  • 11:30-12:00 - KCC 2015 AGM (no charge to attend)
  • 12:00-1:30 - 3 Course Luncheon & Brett's Presentation
  • 1:30- Meet & Greet
Ticket Prices: $55 or $40 for Kelowna Chamber members
(Tickets must be purchased in advance). 


Purchase Deadline: Tickets must be purchased before 4 pm on Apr.1, 2015. 

Tickets not claimed within 5 minutes of posted program starting time, can be resold.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received 3 business days prior to the event -- no refunds after that.

 


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Contact:

Dicky Dack

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce

T 250.469.7355

dicky@kelownachamber.org

 

Media Requests: 
For discussion with respect to W. Brett Wilson and his book, Redefining Success:
Emily Corner
Manager, Brett Wrangling & Fun,
403 705 7708
E Corner@PrairieMerchant.ca
 

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce acts as a single powerful voice for their 1200 members and their 25,000 plus employees to promote local business interests. The Chamber provides a cohesive business network for its members to expand their business contacts, value-added benefits, programs, and services aimed at improving the bottom line of Chamber members. Their mission is to foster a positive business environment by providing members with leadership, advocacy and services of value. 

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W. Brett Wilson: well known for his role as the lead deal-making Dragon for three seasons on the Gemini Award-winning CBC television show, Dragons' Den - thus the term coined for ex-Dragons - Dragon Emeritus. He is Chairman of Canoe Financial, a privately owned investment management firm and Chairman of his wholly owned Prairie Merchant Corporation, a private merchant bank focused on business opportunities in the energy, agriculture, real estate, sports, and entertainment industries. In 1993, he co-founded FirstEnergy Capital Corp, the leading focused brokerage firm providing investment-banking services to Canada's energy sector. He has been investing extensively in real estate projects in and around Kelowna for the last six years including one of Canada's largest fitness complexes - Global Fitness & Racquet Centre on Harvey and most recentlyPraireWest Centre, home to the new Fabricland on Hwy 97.