DAC 2017 Activities

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DAC 2017 Activities

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 5TH

Private Eastside Bench Winery Tour with lunch

Enjoy Summerhill Pyramid Winery, taste their amazing wines and see the replica of the Great Pyramid of Egypt which is said to enhance the flavours of the wine. Summerhill is the largest certified organic vineyard in Canada. Summerhill Pyramid Winery was named ‘Canadian Wine Producer of the Year’ in 2009 by the International Wine & Spirits Competition in London, England. Cipes Rose scored a gold medal at the 2013 Effervescents du Monde, and was named one of the Top 10 highest scoring wines of the competition! Summerhill is now the first Demeter Certified Biodynamic Vineyard in BC! Enjoy the great local and creative cuisine of Summerhill’s Sunset Organic Bistro overlooking beautiful Okanagan Lake. Chef Alex Lavroff prepares his dishes from the finest organic ingredients.

View Summerhill Pyramid Winery website

Itinerary:

12:45 Vehicle arrives to load
1:00 Depart the Delta Grand Resort
1:30 Summerhill Pyramid Winery – wine tastings
2:00 Summerhill Pyramid Winery – 2 course lunch
3:45 Tantalus Vineyards – wine tastings
5:00 Drop off at the Delta Grand Resort

Cost: $110.00 per person + 5% GST $5.50 = $115.50 (minimum 18/ maximum 24)

Includes: transportation, fully escorted private tour, fun and informative Tour Guide, wine tastings, water, lunch and gratuity on meal

Note: Does not include the cost of beverages with lunch

 

MONDAY NOVEMBER 6TH

Curling Bonspiel at Kelowna Curling Club

CELEBRATE CANADA’S WINTER PASSION: A CURLING FUNSPIEL!

Network with other attendees as you enjoy lunch and a fun afternoon of curling at the Kelowna Curling Club! No need for experience, we will have instructors on hand to teach you the basics. There will be teams and a funspiel style tournament including prizes. 

1:00 Depart the Delta Grand Resort walk to Curling Rink
1:15 Lunch: Turkey Chilli with fixins, salad, buns and dessert
2:00 Curling Instruction and tournament
4:00 Return to the Delta Grand Resort

Cost: Complimentary First Come First Serve (minimum 20/ maximum 40)

Includes: lunch, curling instruction, 2 hours of ice time and all equipment

 
Private Wine and Food Paired Culinary Class at Mission Hill Family Estate

Designed for both the novice cook and culinary connoisseur, Chef prepares classic dishes in their state-of-the-art Culinary Theatre where they readily share their expert knowledge about ingredients and techniques that are essential to the creation of great food. From kitchen staples to epicurean curiosities, come and enjoy their passion and craft. Each three-hour session is interactive, informative and delectable.

View Mission Hill Winery website

Itinerary:

5:00 Depart the Delta Grand Resort
6:00 Mission Hill Family Estate – welcome wine and cellar tour
6:35 Mission Hill Family Estate – private wine and food paired culinary class with meal
9:35 Arrive to load
9:45 Depart Mission Hill Family Estate
10:05 Drop off at the Delta Grand Resort

Cost: $190.00 per person + 5% GST $9.50= $199.50 (minimum 18/ maximum 24)

Includes: transportation, fully escorted private tour, fun and informative Tour Guide, welcome wine and private cellar tour, water, private wine and food paired culinary class with meal and gratuity on meal

 

TUESDAY NOV 7TH

Working Lunch and Workshop

1:00-3:00 DISTINGUISHED ADVISOR WORKSHOP
A SPECIAL WORKING LUNCH FOR KNOWLEDGE BUREAU GRADUATES AND DESIGNATES:
 
EARN 3 ADDITIONAL CE CREDITS
TOPIC -  LEAN INTO CHANGE:  HOW TO BE A LEADAPRENEUR! 
Exclusive Luncheon Sponsor: 
DEAN COCKELL, MFA
MANAGER, PORTFOLIO STRATEGIES

Of interest to the curiously visionary delegates in the DAC audience who want to learn more about passionately leaning into change, this in-depth workshop will help you embrace a culture of change in your organization and revitalize your strategic vision for your business. Find out how to

  • Be a bold and visionary disruptor
  • Understand how to change your culture and lead your circle of influence towards transformative change. 
  • Understand new spheres of entrepreneurship, innovation and how women in business can be engaged and empowered to achieve their career goals.
  • Learn a scientific approact to explaining disruption
  • Hear experiential case studies and detailed real-world examples

This workshop is a special bonus event for Knowledge Bureau graduates and designates with special guest passes for aspiring business builders.  RSVP required.  A graduate champagne reception follows later in the day.

 
 
DAC Bingo

Join your colleagues for some Canadian Bingo Fun! Great Laughs and Prizes to be had!

No Charge

Itinerary:

3:30 – 4:30 PM Meet in Okanagan Ballroom.

 

WEDNESDAY NOV 8TH

Hiking and Picnic Lunch

Enjoy an exhilarating hiking experience at one of our amazing parks, guided by Hoodoo Adventures. Establishing itself as an adventure destination the area has thousands of kilometers of trails that are waiting to be explored. The local and knowledgeable Guides are happy to help you explore the area, teach you about the flora, fauna and history of our homeland. Be sure to bring your camera, the views are spectacular!

Bliss Bakery & Bistro is an artisan, whole foods bakery and bistro. Their products are produced by hand using raw ingredients and baked fresh daily. They embrace slow food principals and add no chemicals, no preservatives and no hydrogenated oils to their food. They believe you can taste the difference that results from attention to quality and respect for traditional methods.

View Tourism Kelowna website

Itinerary:

1:00 Depart the Delta Grand Resort
1:15 Time for a gourmet picnic lunch
1:45 Begin Guided Hike at Knox Mountain
3:45 Vehicle arrives to load
4:00 Depart Knox Mountain
4:15 Drop off at the Delta Grand Resort

Cost: $110.00 per person + 5% GST $5.50 = $115.50 (based on minimum 16/ maximum 24)

Includes: transportation, fully escorted private tour, fun and informative Tour Guide, private hiking tour, water, snack and gourmet picnic lunch

 

Reservation and Refund Policy

Payment is due at time of reservation. Once booked there are no cancellations or refunds.  If minimum numbers are not met by October 2nd then the activity will be cancelled and payment will be refunded to you within 5 days. Once an activity has reached the minimum then it will be considered FIRM and there will be no refunds available.