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Business In Vancouver announced their Top Forty under 40 award winners in the fall and once again we are proud at the number of SFU alumni named.

You’re invited to mingle with current and past award recipients as they share what went right and what they wish they would have known at our #MYBESTADVICE event on Tuesday, February 25. You are encouraged to ask questions about their various career journeys, what some of their biggest learnings were, how they got to where they are, and more!

Event Schedule:

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Registration and networking

6:00 – 6:15 p.m. | Remarks from our host Ali Dastmalchian, Dean, Beedie School of Business

6:15 – 7:15 p.m. | Formal networking with the award recipients

7:15 – 8:00 p.m. | Informal networking and prizes


  • SFU alumni: $10 each - includes appetizers, one cocktail and a raffle ticket
  • SFU students: $5 each - includes appetizers, one cocktail and a raffle ticket
  • A cash bar will be available

The 2019 award recipients in attendance:

  • Erik Hadley: Senior Director of Process Development, Stemcell Technologies
  • Derrick Li: Chief Operating Officer, Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Reshma Chaskar Mehta: Director of Partnership and Business Development Consumer Health, Telus
  • Byron Thom: Principal, Framework Venture Partners

The 2018 award recipients in attendance:

  • Denise Williams
  • Jenny Konkin: President & Co-Founder, Whole Way House Society
  • Kylie McMullan
  • Graham Dollings

A special thanks to Ali Dastmalchian, Dean, Beedie School of Business, who is hosting this event.

Dress code: Smart Casual

Smart casual includes collared shirts, including golf shirts, golf or knee length shorts, khakis, and solid coloured denim. T-shirts without large logos or slogans are permitted provided they are worn with a sports jacket. Ladies blouses without a collar are acceptable provided they do not contain large logos or slogans. All footwear must be clean and smart. Flip flops are not permitted outside of the fitness centre. Ball caps and denim with fading, tears or patches are not permitted.

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