Gold Sponsors ($1,000)
BC Pharmacy Association (BCPhA)
“The BC Pharmacy Association is an organization that supports and advances the professional and economic interests of community pharmacists and pharmacies in the province. In its role as an advocate for the profession and business of community pharmacy, the BCPhA works collaboratively with the Ministry of Health, UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacists of BC and other key stakeholders in pharmacy.”
Hydralyte is a global leader in delivering clinical hydration. After dominating the Australian oral hydration market for more than ten years, Hydralyte’s range of great tasting electrolyte products are now available in Canada. With up to 75% less sugar and 4x the electrolytes compared to the leading sports drinks, Hydralyte’s hydration formulation is based on the World Health Organization criteria for rapid and effective rehydration and is recommended by medical professionals around the world.
PCCA is an independent compounding pharmacy’s complete resource for fine chemicals, devices, training and support.
PCCA was incorporated in 1981 by a network of pharmacists who recognized the need for customized medications.
- Clinical Services – PCCA’s team of 20+ full-time pharmacists are at your disposal 24/7/365
- Formula Access – 9,400+ formulas, whenever and wherever you need them
- Exclusive Bases – PCCA’s proprietary compounding vehicles unmatched in performance and reliability
- Pharmacy Compounding Education – PCCA offers pharmacy education, training and support to help you get ahead, and stay there
- Unparalleled quality control and quality assurance for all products
PCCA exists to help our members successfully practice the art and science of pharmacy compounding through a variety of products and services designed especially for their practices. Empower your future pharmacy, and contact PCCA about membership when you’re ready!
RBC On Campus is thrilled to be supporting this year’s GPA! We offer holistic advice and financing options to assist Pharmacy students in all stages of their program. Focus on your specialty, not your finances, with a solution that offers flexibility and a low interest rate, all with no co-signor requirements for domestic students. Find us in the Nest building at UBC or at rbc.com/oncampus to get in touch!
Xenex Labs Inc. is a Health Canada and US FDA GMP Approved distributor of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), chemicals, and bases.
Our mission is to be the premier pharmaceutical compounding partner to pharmacists across the globe through our focus on Customer Support, Product Quality, and Operational Excellence.
Bronze Sponsors ($500)
Costco Wholesale was founded in 1983 and today is the largest membership warehouse club in Canada, with almost 100 million members worldwide. Costco is known for providing members with quality goods and services at the lowest possible prices. Costco Wholesale offers a workplace that is focused on ethics and obeying the law.
Costco Wholesale is a $165 billion international retailer with more than 800 warehouse clubs in nine countries, and is the second largest retailer worldwide, as well as a Fortune 500 company. The company is headquartered in Issaquah, Washington with its Canadian head office located in Ottawa. Costco Wholesale is traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the COST symbol.
Costco Pharmacy, operating as an ancillary business within the Costco Wholesale corporation, is a growing and dynamic member of the Canadian pharmacy community. In a few short years, our locations have increased to over 80 pharmacies in all provinces of English Canada except PEI to serve a greater number of patients across Canada, and the expansion continues. Costco has been recognized as a price leader in our marketplace and is dedicated to quality in every area of our business.
In-kind Sponsors (<$250)
Grounds for Coffee
“Grounds for Coffee is a local cafe home to the “world’s best cinnamon buns”. They use wholesome, locally sourced ingredients, and their buns are baked fresh daily. In addition to their delicious baked goods, they serve premium, ethically sourced, organic Arabica coffee. Their commitment to the Vancouver community is evident through their generous donations to GPA year after year.”
UBC’s favourite coffee shop.
At Loafe, we are proud to serve locally roasted Pallet coffee, handcrafted sandwiches, fresh, house-baked pastries and seasonal salads. We are known for having the best Happy Hour on campus, with a large patio and constant rotation of the finest craft beer B.C. has to offer.
We are located on the main floor of the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre at the University of British Columbia (UBC). To get in touch, please reach out to us over Instagram or visit our website. We can’t wait to see you!
Based in the lower mainland, Pearl Fever Teahouse is dedicated to its bubble tea craft and consistency in quality. Our service to individual taste aims to evolve the way we think of bubble tea.
Pharmasave is one of Canada’s leading independent pharmacy and drugstore retailers with over 800 independently owned locations, built by people who have a passion for the practice of pharmacy. In addition to dispensing and counseling, Pharmasave pharmacists are looking for ways to share their unique healthcare expertise with their communities. We are committed to providing our pharmacists with the support and tools they need to reach their career goals, help their patients and live a balanced life. Live Well With Pharmasave, Canada’s community pharmacy.
Rain or Shine
Rain or Shine Ice Cream exists to make our neighbourhoods happy! This is our ultimate goal and what we strive to do through all actions of our company. Our ice cream is made in-house using fresh, natural, and sustainable whole ingredients that are sourced locally, seasonally, and organically whenever possible.
Scentuals Natural & Organic Skin Care– An Originator of Natural Beauty Since 2005
“Mission: To provide an undoubtedly safe alternative to conventional skin care, bath, & wellness products.”
Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM #2247)
Shoppers Drug Mart on Campus and Wesbrook Village are happy to help you with all your medication and essential needs! Our fantastic pharmacists are always happy to help as mentors and are proud preceptors as well. Come say hi anytime!
skoah.® is a Vancouver-based skin care product company with locations in Canada and the US. All locations feature a facial only spa. The company is co-founded by Vancouver born Chris Scott and Andrea Mundie and all products are created in Vancouver, BC. Since 2001 skoah has earned recognition in many well-respected publications including In Style, The New York Times, Allure, The Globe and Mail, Travel and Leisure, Women’s Wear Daily and Vogue.
Taste Vancouver Foods
More Yum, More Fun! Vancouver’s Award-Winning Walking Food Tours. Taste
Vancouver Food Tours offers an authentic 2.5-hour food tasting experience through 3 of Vancouver’s thriving neighbourhoods.