CWPCA 57th AGM 2024

CWPCA 57th AGM 2024June 7-8, 2024



Manteo at Eldorado Resort
3762 Lakeshore Rd
Kelowna, BC V1W 3L4



Reservations are now open for our room block. We have a block of rooms (Queen, King, or Suites) in the Manteo Resort at our negotiated rate of between $315-$375.  We have also secured an additional block of rooms in the Eldorado Hotel (part of the resort) at a rate of $285. Please note that the room block rates for the Eldorado are only available for Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th. 

Manteo:  Click here
Eldorado:  Click here

Please click here for the map of the Resort!

Call Direct: 250-860-1031 ext.1103 or Email: (advise that you are with the Canadian Wood Pallet & Container Association).

In order to secure our rate, reservations must be made prior to Monday, May 6, 2024, or until the block is filled.



Friday, June 72024

8:30-12:00     Board of Directors Meeting
6:00-7:00       Cocktail Hour and AGM Business Session
                        (Cocktail Hour has been generously sponsored by Advance Lumber)
6:00-9:00       Plated Dinner (including after dinner entertainment)

Saturday, June 8, 2024

8:30                 Breakfast
9:00-12:00     Speaker Session
12:00-1:00     Lunch (following lunch, delegates have a free afternoon)
5:45                 Board bus to Mission Hill Estate Winery Tour and Reception

Saturday, June 8

Options for afternoon fun!

Eldorado Marina - located 1 minute walk from Resort, includes rentals:  

2-person Wave Runners ($169/hr), Pontoon ($459/2 hrs 10 ppl max), Wake/tubing ($509/2 hrs – 8 ppl max). Kayaks and paddle boards are: (1/hr $25, 2hrs/$50), tandem kayaks 1hr/$40, 2 hrs/$80.

(Damage deposit of $250 with every sport rental will be applied to your credit card.) Phone: 250-763-3625, Web-site: Click here or Email:

Okanagan Parasail: Click here
Hike Paul’s Tomb on Knox Mountain: Click here
Golf one of the stunning courses: Click here
Visit Tourism Kelowna website for other great ideas: Click here

Stay tuned for other optional activities and attractions!



Chaille Brindley 

Editor and publisher of Pallet Enterprise magazine

Next Gen Pallet Plants - Innovative Ideas and Best Practices from Pallet Companies in North America and Beyond 

This isn't your grandfather's pallet company! The editor of Pallet Enterprise magazine, Chaille Brindley, will dive into a variety of automation and plant layout strategies. In addition, he will cover some of the best human resources, business culture and sales approaches that are working today. Being ready for the future requires intentionality, Chaille will outline some key questions that you should be exploring to ensure the competitiveness of your daily operations.

Sean Hiebert and Paul Tomkinson of Stillwater IT who will be addressing Cybersecurity Measures for Small Business.



Eric Samuels

Corporate Mentalist

Thinking without a Box - Overcoming challenges through creative problem-solving for Individuals, Teams, & Team Leaders.

As a mentalist, Eric Samuels employs various skills from psychology to arcane stagecraft to make the impossible seem possible!



Thank you to our sponsors:


Advance Lumber & Pallet

Weston Forest Products


Canada Fastening Corp.

Canadian Wood Products

Pacific Pallet Ltd.

Pallet Machinery Group

Pioneer Pallet

Shur-Fast Fasteners


Panther Industries

Bus Transportation to the Winery

Woodsure Insurance Protection

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, including what you receive in return for your support, click here



To view who has registered so far click here

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