Learn where to begin and how to build your transition roadmap

Learn strategies to increase the value of your business, even if you have no plan to sell

Understand what buyers are looking for

Develop an actionable strategy for growth that meets your specific business needs

Learn how to avoid transition disasters from other entrepreneurs just like you

Learn about being acquired or acquiring businesses

Since 2015, the BUSINESS TRANSITIONS FORUM (BTF) has helped 1000's successfully plan their M&A strategies and tactics at conferences in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto and Halifax.

Now, The Business Transitions Forum is evolving to reveal comprehensive strategies to grow businesses of all kinds, while still educating entrepreneurs on the role M&A can play to increase shareholder value on both the sell side and buy side.


100's of entrepreneurs & their teams from a broad range of industry sectors and business stages.

Accounting, legal, financial, M&A experts and family advisors

High performance business coaches, transition experts and serial entrepreneurs



 1601 Bayshore Dr., Vancouver, BC V6G 2V4 Phone: 604-682-3377

The Business Transitions Forum occurs at the Westin Bayshore. With lush, serene Stanley Park at its doorstep, water lapping the Coal Harbour shores, snow-capped North Shore mountains in-sight and the vibrant city center around the corner, The Westin Bayshore offers perfect balance in breathtaking  surroundings. 

For out of town attendees, The Business Transitions Forum has secured special promocode at The Westin Bayshore.

K6Y can be entered under promo/corporate set# online.

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The Business Transitions Forum is one of four conference brands owned and operated by Cube Business Media. Co-founders, Mark Stephenson and Dave Tyldesley, not only have over 20+ years’ experience in the conference and exposition space, but their previous company, was acquired - twice, while they were still involved. Their industry expertise, along with their transition expertise, is what inspired the Business Transitions Forum. Now a multi-city event, the forums take place in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Halifax. Our vision is to generate connections, build content and create communities, through physical hubs where people can meet face-to-face. Our mission is to bring buyers and sellers together, strengthen ecosystems and create marketplaces where entrepreneurs thrive.