Thursday February 11, 2016 from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM MST
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CVCC / Lions Hall 
651 Hwy 93/95
Invermere, BC V0A 1K0

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Susan Clovechok 
Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce 

Slow Food - What does it mean to our economy?

You are invited to join Vice-Chair of Slow Food Canada, Ingrid Jarrett for a discussion about the impact of Slow Food on our local economy.

Ingrid is the President of Ingrid Jarrett Management Consulting and the Vice President Business Development and General Manager for Watermark Beach Resort in Osoyoos, British Columbia. Ingrid owned and operated Red Willow Cattle Company. Ingrid’s Tourism Board experience includes Edmonton, Victoria and Kelowna as well as the Thompson Okanagan. Ingrid presently holds the position of Past Chair of the Board for the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association and sits as the Past-President of the British Columbia Hotel Association. Ingrid was voted in the Top 20 most influential people in the Okanagan Valley for 2011, and won the President’s Award for the Economic Development Association of BC Initiative for the Burns Lake Economic recovery strategy in 2012 as well as the Marketing award under $15K 2012.

Ingrid successfully developed the Canadian Tourism Commissions Signature Experience in partnership with Covert Farms, A Culinary Journey through Canada’s Desert, in 2013. Ingrid is also involved in the support and development of culinary and agri-tourism in the Thompson Okanagan region through her affiliation with local producers and growers. Ingrid is currently the Convivium President for Slow Food Thompson Okanagan.