Be an Exhibitor

October 16-17, 2021: Vancouver Convention Centre, Hall A

Sat. 11am-5pm · Sun. 11am-5pm · 2 for 1 online - Limited Tickets Available - Must Buy Tickets On-line

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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

Experience in Food & Beverage industry over 21 years in Vancouver. I have been; an entrepreneur, business owner, worker in industry for big brands as well, positions such as General Mgr, Operation leader, HR, recruitment & retention team, import & export food, manufacturing food, training, teaching P & L, business consulting..etc. At 101 Food & Equipment & we are a dealer for many known brands and we designed few efficient and affordable equipment for industry. We offer business coaching, construction, smallware, Equipment & food ingredients all under one stop shopping roof as 101 Food & Equipment.

Sold business to Sysco, Create new product, been part of judge panel for junior iron chef, helped on designing equipment for Pizzeria, support on developing managers.