Amber Price (The Book Man) - Building a Thriving Family-Owned Retail Business

Cowork Chilliwack - 12-8465 Harvard Place Chilliwack, V2P 7Z5 Chilliwack
Tue, Mar 19, 2019, 5:30 PM (PDT)

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About this event

The owner of The Book Man, Amber Price, will be our guest for this month's fireside chat. We'll discuss balancing being a working mom and volunteering in the community while operating a multi-location retail business. We'll also chat about how Amber has taken over and grown a thriving multi-generational business in an industry that was supposed to be overtaken by the Internet and e-commerce.

Dinner and drinks included

Your ticket includes beer or wine and pizza!


Cowork Chilliwack, 12-8465 Harvard Place, Chilliwack, BC V2P 7Z5

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  • Amber Price

    Amber Price

    The Book Man


    Amber Price prides herself on her work ethic and community involvement. She is the owner of The Book Man with branches in Chilliwack and Abbotsford. As the working mother of a toddler, she places high value on efficiency, life/work balance and her incredible staff. Amber currently sits on the board of the Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation. Past board appointments include Tourism Chill...

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  • When

    Tuesday, Mar 19
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (PDT)


    Cowork Chilliwack
    12-8465 Harvard Place ChilliwackV2P 7Z5

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