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Did you know that Grande Prairie’s annual Business Conference is planned by students In the Contemporary Issues in Business Class?

It’s true! This year’s class, taught by instructor Carolyn Vasileiou, is in charge of the Business Conference and everything that goes with it. The talented keynote speakers, break through session speakers, and even the lunch is put on by the class of 20 – 25 students.

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Contemporary Issues in Business Instructor: Carolyn Vasileiou

Carolyn has been an instructor at GPRC for 12 years, having taught in the Hospitality and Tourism program for the majority of the time. Now teaching Marketing and other business courses, she is new to the Business Conference; however, she is not new to planning events, having previously been a restaurant owner for many years.

“This has been an exciting and fun project to work on with students, and I look forward to hearing our wonderful keynotes and break out speakers. Hope you all enjoy the day!” –Carolyn



This year’s schedule will be updated as we get closer to the conference, and once we’ve finalized our speakers. Stay updated by liking our Facebook page!