Join business leaders, human resource professionals, and community agencies from across the province and learn how to attract talent from within the fastest growing skill sets in the province!

UnTapped includes a valuable line-up of speakers and workshops presented by business leaders, subject experts, governments, and academics. Take this opportunity to learn about concrete strategies for addressing skills demand in your workplace – today and into the future – and enhancing both workplace culture and the customer experience.

Our speakers share how and why diversification has been important to their success, while providing delegates with concrete tools and strategies to promote a thriving and productive workplace through diverse talent pools.

If diversifying your recruitment and retention practices to attract top talent is an important aspect for your business, join us in Vancouver for UnTapped and get Diversity and Inclusion working to your organization’s strategic advantage.

“The demand for qualified, motivated employees around the world greatly exceeds supply. One of the reasons is that employers have traditionally over-looked workers that do not fit easily into one-size-fits-all mold.” Randy Lewis

former Senior Vice President, Walgreens

UnTapped 2018 will bring together hundreds of BC business leaders for topical discussions of common recruitment challenges and uncommon solutions led by forerunners in their fields.

UnTapped Awards Gala

September 27 '18 | Vancouver, BC

Find out how business leaders in all sectors are recruiting and retaining skilled talent, and positioning this addition to their workforce to better reflect the customers that they serve while meeting their growing workforce needs.

UnTapped Awards Gala

September 27, 2018  | Vancouver


The UnTapped Awards Gala launches the UnTapped Series in grand fashion by recognizing and celebrating workplace diversity and inclusion champions in 8 categories: Leadership, Strong Voice, Small Business, Large Business, Public Sector, Non-Profit, Social Enterprise and Rising Star.  Over the course of the evening, hundreds of business leaders are treated to an amazing three-course meal, lively entertainment, a top-notch keynote feature, as well as inspiring stories from the recipients of the BC Workplace Inclusion Awards. From tapping into the talents of recent immigrants, to providing inclusive environments that focus on the strengths of employees with different abilities, we celebrate small cafes and international organizations, community advocates and senior managers. Join us in 2018 for an evening of networking, inspiration, and celebration as we kick off this seasons UnTapped program.

Last Year’s Highlights Included:

Kirsten Sutton

Kirsten Sutton

Managing Director, SAP Labs Canada
MAY 10, 2017

Alden E. Habacon

Diversity and Inclusion Strategist
MAY 10, 2017

Sounds Global Ensemble

MAY 10, 2017

Seven Taviss

MAY 10, 2017

Hawksworth Restaurant

791 W Georgia St. Vancouver, BC V6C 2T4, Canada

Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver

The UnTapped Series

Find out how business forerunners in all sectors are recruiting and retaining skilled talent — from among aboriginal communities, candidates with disabilities, recent immigrants, women, youth, older workers, and more — to meet their growing workforce needs.

Contact Us


UnTapped — Open Door Group
#300 – 30 East 6th Avenue
Vancouver, BC     V5T 1J4