Panelists and Speakers


Jim Pattison

This year’s conference will feature a conversation with Jim Pattison, CEO & Chairman of the Jim Pattison Group. Mr. Pattison is a respected leader in the industry, known for his exceptional business skills, entrepreneurial spirit, and unwavering commitment to success. His wealth of experience in the media sector, combined with his valuable insights and perspectives, will make for an engaging session. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of the best in the business!


Valerie Geller

Valerie Geller is the president of Geller Media International, a broadcast consulting firm that specializes in training broadcasters and podcasters worldwide to become powerful communicators and engaging storytellers. With over 500 radio and TV stations in 42 countries under her belt, including major networks such as CBC, CNN, and BBC, Geller has helped numerous personalities and stations grow their audiences. We are thrilled to announce that Valerie will be joining us as a guest speaker at this year’s BCAB Conference. Get ready to be inspired and leave with invaluable takeaways and techniques.


Caroline Gianias

President, Radio Connects


Claire Anderson

CRTC Commissioner for BC and the Yukon


Ron Barlett

General Sales Manager, Northern Native Broadcasting


Shawn Smith

Momentum Marketing


Anita Boyle Evans

Vice President, Numeris


Juan Galdamez

Senior Director, Xperi Senior Director


Christa Dao

Global BC


Jenny West

The Zone @91-3


Jessica Wong

Corus Entertainment


Tchadas Leo

Chek TV


Megan Milne

Vista Radio