Be an Exhibitor

April 2-3, 2022: Vancouver Convention Centre, Hall A

Sat. 11am-5pm · Sun. 11am-5pm

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Speaker Biographies

 

Nader Tehrani

Nader Tehrani

NHT Associates

Nader is President of NHT Associates a full life cycle CPA accounting and financial planning firm offering tax, corporate and advisory services to small and mid-size businesses. Nader is currently writing a book based on his experience dealing with small businesses and all the questions they have from incorporating to small business loans to grants. He is co-authoring a book with Brian Tracy, the guru, the coach and trainer to thousands of people.

 

Grant Bullington

Grant Bullington

FranNet

As a corporate and commercial lawyer, I provide clients with a wide range of services, including assisting in acquisition and sale of businesses, commercial leasing, business formation and governance, as well as drafting and reviewing a variety of commercial contracts. In addition, I advise both franchisees and franchisors on franchise agreements and disclosure requirements.

Grant Bullington is your local FranNet Franchise Specialist. Grant has been helping prospective franchisees find and research their ideal franchise opportunities for over 7 years. Prior to acquiring the FranNet franchise rights for Western Canada, Grant was a Senior Franchise Development Manager with Vancouver-Based 1-800-GOT-JUNK? for 4 years. This combined experience no doubt serves clients well when guiding them to understand just how franchising works and determining their optimal business ownership goals.

 

Adrian Etchell

Adrian Etchell

Johns Southward Glazier Walton & Margetts LLP

Adrian Etchell practices business and franchise law in British Columbia. He acts for both franchisors and franchisees and has experience preparing and reviewing franchise agreements and disclosure documents. Before moving back to the coast, Adrian practiced in Alberta at a large, downtown Calgary law firm where he specialized in franchise law. B.C.’s new Franchises Act closely resembles franchise legislation in Alberta that has been in force for decades already. Therefore, Adrian brings his experience working in a regulated franchise jurisdiction to his clients in B.C.

 

Alex Hermann

Alex Hermann

RBC

 

 

Ali Beach

Ali Beach

101 Food & Equipment

Experienced in Food & Beverage industry in Vancouver for past 21 years. He has been in different area of F&B and hospitality industry from manufacturing, distribution, entertainment to HR, business consultant, training and development . He worked with management team at many known brands in industry and has been part of success and achievements or practices with all of them.

Teaching ; P & L ( profit & lost ), become better problem solver, making training manual, are some other topics that he touched during years of experience, also involved with selling business to bigger players, create new product, worked with judge panel for junior iron chef, helped on designing equipment, F & B sponsor for VIFF ( Van. intl. film festival ),...& so on, which all these experience can help you on your decision at franchisee show and having smoother path on any new business adventure you are taking.