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Call For Immigrants To Participate in Employer Dialogues
Monday, February 27, 2017

Surrey Board of Trade in partnership with Surrey LIP and support of Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) and other organizations is organizing a series of innovative sector-based Employer-Immigrant Dialogues.

Interested immigrant participants should send their expression of interest to SocialPlanning@surrey.ca; if you have any questions, please call at 604-592-7059.

Interested employers, please visit Surrey Board of Trade website calendar  or call 604.581.7130 and to register email to: info@businessinsurrey.com.

The Dialogues to explore the following topics:

  • Opportunities and challenges of the industry in Surrey
  • Industry best practices
  • Innovative labour solutions
  • Success stories – share and inspire
  • Industry skill needs
  • Industry Essential skills

Ten employers and ten immigrants will be involved in each brainstorming/learning session to identify innovative approaches to address employer skill shortages and immigrant labour market challenges in a particular business sector.

All the events will take place at Surrey Board of Trade office from 8 a.m to 10 a.m. (registration, networking and breakfast are at 7:30 a.m.).

  • Construction Industry Session : Friday, March 17, 2017
  • Manufacturing Industry Session: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
  • Healthcare Services Session: Friday, March 24, 2017
  • Technology Sector Session: Wednesday, March 29, 2017