We are pleased to announce that the Breakout Session Speakers have been finalized and we are ready to introduce them to you! Read below for previews on some of the many exciting speakers we have planned for you to experience on Thursday, March 23rd. To see the total line up of breakout sessions, click here.

Bill Given, City of Grande Prairie – Started from the Bottom, now I’m Here.

bill givenBill Given is the Mayor of Grande Prairie, and a proud resident of our community since 1977. Bill will be speaking about how he got his start in politics, and where it has taken him in his career.

Amber Knudsen, HUB Insurance – The Insurance Industry and You 

 Amber Knudsen, CAIB, is a Marketing Underwriter Advisor with HUB Insurance. She will be taking about how to begin your career in the insurance industry and a look at the day-to-day operations of the various positions available

Yuri Smith and Taj Johnson, Fuse Realty – Technology and Real Estate Marketing

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Yuri Smith

Taj and Yuri are real estate agents with Fuse Realty located here, in Grande Prairie. They will be speaking about  their advanced, and innovative use of social media marketing, virtual reality, and even drones!

Brandon Sperling, MNP Accounting – So I got my Accounting Degree.  Now What?

Brandon Sperling, a recently completed CPA who works with MNP, will discuss the options for accounting articling students at pursuing a career in public practice.

To read the rest of our Breakout Session line up, click here!

GPRC Business and Office Admin students, are you interested in attending this year’s Business Conference? Submit your registration online by clicking here.  Please be sure to register by the deadline: Friday, March 17th.


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