General Information

Temporary Office Closure

Our office will be closed on December 24 and reopening January 4.

Out of an abundance of caution and following the guidance of health officials during the COVID-19 situation, we have enacted a work from home policy and our office at Canada Place is closed. While our physical office is closed, we want to continue to serve you. Please call 604-681-2111 to access our staff directory or visit boardoftrade.com/contact for department emails.

Document Certification

We want to support you and facilitate the certification of products. If you require document certification, we will be processing online submissions through eCertify at boardoftrade.com/certification. Our staff is ready and available to walk you through this process. For assistance, please contact: Kelly England, Office Services Email: Phone: 604-640-5489

Mailing Address

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade
World Trade Centre Vancouver
Suite 400, 999 Canada Place
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3E1

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Main Switchboard: 604-681-2111
Toll-free: 1-844-208-8197
Fax: 604-681-0437

Event enquiries: | 604-640-5474
Media enquiries: | 604-640-5450

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President and CEO

Bridgitte Anderson, ICD.D, President and CEO

Vice President and Executive Director

Austin Nairn, MBA, Vice President, Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and Executive Director, World Trade Centre Vancouver

Media Relations

Victor Young, Communications Manager

Membership Services

Derek Schofield, Director of Membership Advisory Services

Advocacy and Public Policy

David van Hemmen, Director, Advocacy and Stakeholder Relations


Lisa Kaisers, Director, Partnerships


Janice Chiem, Director of Finance


Nicola Openshaw, Events Manager


Alison Russell, Marketing Manager

Signature Programs

Argi Ahmadi, Manager, Signature Programs