Members Perks: Let us treat you to breakfast and give you a leadership award

As part of Construction & Skilled Trades Month in BC we'll be giving out four (4) Construction Leadership Awards thanks to our friends at the BC Construction Association. Nominations are now closed.

The awards will be presented to the winners at their respective workplace the week of the 16th, and publically announced at the Vancouver Island Construction Conference on April 27 — in front of 200+ industry stakeholders. They will also be recognized in our weekly eNews & Project Bulletin on May 3rd, but who likes to be the last to know?

Winners will be recognized for supporting causes within the industry and their local community, adopting progressive practices and/or construction technology, and encouraging professional development in construction and, more specifically, at their place of work. The awards were open to small- and medium-sized VICA member companies across Vancouver Island. Full criteria will be posted shortly. 


Construction Leadership Awards

Construction Month in BC Breakfast

We know you work hard and want to treat you to hearty breakfast!

Now, we're not talking muffins and fruit here, folks. Bring your appetite because there will be meat on meat on carbs with coffee. These breakfasts are our way of kicking off April — Construction & Skilled Trades Month in BC. Don't know what that is? The provincial government released news of it on Tuesday. Read it here and RSVP below. 

  • Victoria Member Breakfast | Thursday, April 5 from 7:30 to 9:00 AM | Photos will be posted shortly!
  • Nanaimo Member Breakfast |  Friday, April 6 from 7:30 to 9:00 AM | Photos will be posted shortly!

Rory Kulmala, VICA CEO, Kelly Marion, Marketing & Communications, and Rosie Manhas, Director of Operations, will be attending both breakfasts and will have Construction Month "Built Right" swag to dole out.

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