BCCPA and EngAge BC Events and Recognition Committee elects new commercial representative

BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) and EngAge BC are pleased to announce Allan Turner as the new Commercial Representative for the 2023/24 Conference Committee! Turner will represent event exhibitors as the Conference Committee, a subcommittee of the Events and Recognition Committee, plans for the 2024 Annual Conference.

Turner pictured at the 46th Annual Conference with colleagues and delegates.

Allan has over 35 years of expertise in hospitality services and currently serves as the Director of Business Development at WestCana Services Inc. At WestCana, he is responsible for identifying and cultivating new business opportunities and focuses on establishing and nurturing strong partnerships with vendors.

Turner also has worked extensively in the healthcare sector, having held positions such as Operations Manager, Executive Chef, Regional Safety Coordinator, Director of Support Services, and Regional Director of Operations for BC.

“I am excited to be part of the conference committee,” says Turner. “Being involved in this conference holds a special significance to me. Throughout my career I have witnessed firsthand, the positive impact these events have on attendees and the communities they are representing.”

“We are very pleased to have Allan on the Conference Committee this year,” says Cathy Szmaus, VP of Operations and Corporate Partnerships. “Allan has been an enthusiastic supporter of the conference, is never shy to embrace the Monday Night themes, and will be an excellent representative for exhibitors on the committee.”


BCCPA and EngAge BC commercial members are encouraged to reach out to Turner at aturner@westcana.ca with any ideas and/or feedback to bring forward to the committee.

We thank the other 2023 exhibitors who put their name forward as candidates.

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