Our annual program is designed to be informative and engaging and to help all attendees gain new insights into their businesses and careers.

We know you will find the speakers entertaining as well as shrewd, our events well run and welcoming and our members, advisors and sponsors always eager to hear from you, and help support your business and growth.

We look forward to seeing you at our next event.



Getting the Most from your Banker – Panel Type Event @ Bingemans Conference Centre, Embassy Room
Apr 28 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

bmo-logoGary Chung Managing Director, BMO

Keynote Speaker: Gary Chung

Gary will answer any questions you have regarding banking.

Banking landscape/Myths and realities of banking

  • Contrast Canada vs US

Gary is a Managing Director in the BMO Mid-Market Mergers & Acquisitions group, specializing in investment banking services for mid-market clients. He has been involved in numerous mergers & acquisitions and capital advisory transactions, including divestitures, acquisitions, private placements, and valuations. Gary has broad industry experience in financial services, food processing and business services. Prior to joining BMO’s Corporate Finance Division, Gary spent five years working in BMO’s Financial Strategy Group working on the Bank’s strategic acquisitions and previously held positions as the primary M&A resource at both Aviva Canada and Maple Leaf Foods. In addition, Gary advised on various mid-market transactions while in the Corporate Finance / M&A practices at PwC and Deloitte.

Gary is a CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant of Ontario), CFA charterholder (Chartered Financial Analyst) and CBV (Chartered Business Valuator) and has a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo

CFFB Annual Gala Awards Night @ Bingemans Conference Centre
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm



Kicking off CFFB’s 20th Anniversary by celebrating and honouring family businesses for their successes! This highly anticipated gala evening recognizes innovation, inspiration and dedication to building strong families and better businesses.



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