BC: Mastering the Art of Efficient Business Travel: A Carry-on Packing Showdown

It’s time for a fun summer social event while earning professional development credits! If you have ever thought, ‘What do I pack for my trip?’, this will be an informative and entertaining event you don't want to miss.

Two seasoned roadshow-worn colleagues will go head-to-head in a ‘Pack Off’, showing us how to fill a carry on for all the eventualities of travel. Watch our two members in action share their expertise, experiences and insights while they are measured against key performance indicators. We are excited to invite you to this fun summer social event with drinks and appies at the Lion’s Pub in downtown Vancouver. This event is eligible for 2 CEUs.

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Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Time: 4:00 - 7:00pm PT
Format: Networking Event (In Person)
Cost: Free for CIRI members, $45 for non-members (plus taxes)
Appetizers & two drinks per attendee will be provided

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What You Will Learn

  • How to maximize your roadshow packing strategy for best travel and investor engagement experience; and
  • Tips and tricks to support your executives while on the road

Who Should Attend

  • This event is intended for anyone involved in the investor relations community and supporting services; and
  • Seasoned and new investor relations professional from all industry sectors


Allison Pettit, Director, Manager, Investor Relations & Communications, NOVAGOLD Resources 
Allison Pettit is a mining and communications professional with over 10 years of experience, specializing in investor relations, marketing and sales for public companies. In 2018, she joined NOVAGOLD Resources, an NYSE American and TSX-listed gold development company, in the role of Manager of Investor Relations and Communications. Allison is a CIRI member and Executive Director of the CIRI BC Chapter. Outside of her professional life, Allison can be found surrounded by her five-year old daughter Sawyer and her three-year old twins, Rex and Palmer.

Taylor Thoen, Founder & Host, BTV
Taylor is the founder and Host of Canada’s longest running investment TV show BTV - Business Television, broadcast on BNN Bloomberg, FOX Business News, BIZTV, Thomson Reuters and top financial sites. Over the past 2+ decades, Taylor has interviewed more than 2,000 dynamic CEOs, entrepreneurs and business leaders giving her an unprecedented business perspective and insight to strategic business dealings. She is the recipient of numerous awards including Canada’s Top 25 Female Entrepreneur, Profit 100 Canada’s Fastest Growing Company Award (x2) and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year nominee.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance for reimbursement. Please contact Brittany Snell if you need to cancel your registration.

7/11/2023 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pacific Daylight Time
Lion's Pub 888 W Cordova St Vancouver, BC V6C0A7 CANADA

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