Corporate Sponsors

SFU Beedie

The Beedie School of Business operates on all three Simon Fraser University campuses, with over 4,000 undergraduate BBA students in the Vancouver suburbs of Burnaby and Surrey; over 700 MBA and graduate students in the Segal Graduate School in downtown Vancouver and SFU Surrey; non-credit programs at the director, executive and management levels; and a PhD program. Our undergraduate, graduate and PhD programs demonstrate a spirit of innovation, flexibility and relevance. Supported by extensive partnerships with public, private and not-for-profit organizations, our goal is to produce broadly educated, enterprising and socially responsible managers capable of making lasting contributions to their communities.

SFU Beedie is consistently ranked among the Top 100 business schools globally for research output. Research reflects our commitment to collaborative partnerships with the academic and business communities. Our faculty’s research contributes to knowledge creation in the areas of:

  • Globalization and Emerging Markets
  • Knowledge, Innovation and Technology
  • Society, Environment and Governance
  • Capital and Risk Management


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 506,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at

Beedie Living

At Beedie, we believe in the power of our communities and the individuals who live in them. Our founder, Keith Beedie, instilled his unwavering commitment to giving back in the company that bears his name. Keith always said that being involved in the communities where we live and work is not only good for business, it’s the right thing to do. His son and Beedie President, Ryan Beedie, echoes the same unwavering belief. Through our Built for Good social responsibility promise, that legacy is our driving force and can be seen through a variety on ongoing philanthropic endeavors that support the people in our communities who need it most.

The Beedie Foundation promotes the well-being of communities through the contribution of funds, time and initiatives. Beedie has donated more than $58 million to more than 300 organizations and community endeavors. Beneficiaries include healthcare, education and safety-based projects both close to home and around the world.

Belmar Consulting Group

Belmar Consulting Group is an award-winning Salesforce Consulting firm with our corporate head office in Burnaby, BC. We combine our intimate knowledge of Public Sector and Non-Profit with Salesforce to create and implement innovative solutions for our clients. As a boutique firm with a seasoned delivery team we are large enough to support complex transformation projects, while at the same time remaining nimble, responsive and laser focussed on client success. Our services align well with clients who require a high-touch approach that’s backed by experts who are personally invested in the project success.

Coast Capital Savings

Coast Capital Savings is Canada’s largest credit union by membership. In 2018, Coast Capital made history becoming B.C.’s first federal credit union. Owned by its 593,000 members, Coast Capital offers banking and investment services digitally and through its 52 branches in the Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Okanagan, and Vancouver Island regions of British Columbia. An Imagine Canada Caring Company and a Certified B Corporation in recognition of its social performance, Coast Capital invests 10 per cent of its bottom line in youth focused community organizations, programs, partnerships and events. The credit union has been recognized as one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures™, and holds a Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation. Coast Capital has a history of introducing innovative products to help their members achieve financial wellbeing including Canada’s first free chequing account from a full-service financial institution and Help Extras®, enabling members to invest in their future.


IBM is a technology company that operates through five segments: Cloud & Cognitive Software, Global Business Services, Global Technology Services, Systems and Global Financing. The Cloud & Cognitive Software Solutions segment delivers integrated and secure cloud, data and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to its clients. It comprises three business areas: cognitive applications, cloud & data platforms, and transaction processing platforms. Global Business Services segment provides consulting, business process and application management services. Its Global Technology Services segment provides information technology (IT) infrastructure and platform services. The Systems segment provides infrastructure platforms to help meet the requirements of multi-cloud and enterprise AI workloads. Its Global Financing segment is engaged in financing, which is primarily conducted through IBM Credit LLC, and remanufacturing and remarketing.


At Microserve, we use technology to empower our clients to succeed. That means delivering the kind of IT support and consultation that helps turn your goals into reality. Microserve is headquartered in Burnaby, BC, with offices in Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton and Halifax. Founded in 1987, we support the IT needs of businesses and organizations across industries throughout British Columbia, Alberta and Atlantic Canada, with clients ranging from mid-sized operations to enterprise-level organizations. We partner with each of our clients, regardless of size, to provide custom, responsive IT support and solutions that propel our clients toward their goals.

Traction on Demand

Traction on Demand is one of North America’s largest Salesforce consulting and application development partners with 5,000+ projects on the platform. We develop innovative cloud technology solutions and applications for North America’s largest and most influential brands, as well as hundreds of small and medium-sized companies. We’re known to take red accounts and make them green. We don’t have a bench or borrowed consultants, rather we’re all full-time, 100% dedicated cloud evangelists, raring for the opportunity to invest our time, energy, and enthusiasm into our client’s business.


Visier was founded to focus on what matters to business people: answering the right questions, even the ones a person might not know to ask. Questions that shape business strategy, provide the impetus for taking action, and drive better business results.

Visier delivers fast, clear people insight by using all the available people data— regardless of source. With best-practice expertise built-in, decision-makers can confidently take action. Thanks to our amazing customers, Visier is the market leader in Workforce Analytics with 5,000 customers in 75 countries around the world.