BEST 2017 Conference – Full Conference Program Now Online


May 10-12, 2017 | Fairmont Chateau Whistler | Whistler, BC

The British Columbia Environment Industry Association’s BEST Conference is the premier Environmental Business Conference in the province of British Columbia. Conference registration includes: welcoming reception, two days of programming (technical sessions and keynote presentations), off-site networking reception, and all meals and coffee breaks. Register Online

BEST 2017 Keynote Speakers

Mike Harcourt
Mike is a passionate believer in the power of cities and communities to improve the human condition. He has steadfastly maintained his focus on conservation and sustainable development and because of his efforts has played a significant role in promoting quality of life for those in Canada and abroad. He has held significant urban posts his entire adult life and his interest in civil society, urban design, conservation and sustainable development have made him the leader he is today in advancing livability in our cities.

Dr. Ken Coates
Dr. Ken Coates is Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan and Senior Fellow, Macdonald-Laurier Institute. His work focuses in Indigenous engagement in the resource economy, the social and economic impact of science and technology, and strategies for economic development in rural and remote regions.

For more information on BEST 2017 – including full conference program –
please visit the new BEST Conference website!

Thank you to our BEST 2017 Sponsors and Partners!


Limited Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available