Dave Roels Convention and Conference Photography provides trade shows, portrait, convention and conference, award and banquet ceremonies, convention booth photography, scenic, and stock photography for the Vancouver BC area since 1973.  Be sure to visit my convention and conference photography gallery and see the many photos of conventions and conferences.  Thank you for your interest in vancouver convention and conference photography.



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Dave Roels is Vancouver BC's number one convention and conference photographer. His convention photography brings together in pictures the business seminar, convention, trade show and booth, speakers, and meeting planners.
Patrick Reid - Photo copyright by Dave Roels Photography

Patrick Reid


Chair, Vancouver Port Corporation. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, November 14, 1924, to William James and Kathleen (nee Lockhart) Reid. Received a Belt of Honour degree from Royal Military Academy (Sandhurst England) in 1944, received an L.L.B. from Queen’s University (Belfast, Northern Ireland) in 1948, and received a P.S.C. from Canadian Army Staff College (Kingston, Ontario) in 1954.

Commander of Military Police in Singapore from 1945-47; Adjutant with l4th/20th Kings Hussars in England from 1950-51; Director of Canadian Government Exhibition Commission in Ottawa from 1962-68; Commissioner General of Canadian Participation in Milan, Italy from 1964-68; Commissioner General of Canadian Participation in San Antonio, Texas in 1968: Commissioner General of Canadian Participation, Expo ‘70 in Osaka from 1968-70; Commissioner General of Canadian Participations in Spokane, Washington in 1974; Commissioner General of Canadian Participation in Okinawa, Japan in 1975: Minister at Canada House in London, England from 1978-82; President of International Bureau of Expositions in Paris, France from 1979-83; Ambassador and Commissioner General of Expo ‘86 in Vancouver, British Columbia from 1982-86: Consul General of Canada in San Francisco, California from 1986-88; Chair of Air Show Canada from 1989-91; and Chair of Globe 90 and Globe 92.

Family: Married Alison Cumming on December 12, 1958. They have two children: Amanda and Michael.

Business address: 27th Floor, 200 Granville Street, Vancouver BC V6C 1S4 Ph: 666-3841.

Directorships: World Trade Centre; Vancouver Board of Trade; Director, Canada-Japan Society; Director, International Maritime Centre: Director, Ports Canada.

Community Associations: Vice Chair, Man-In-Motion Society; Vancouver Symphony Society; Presidents Club; Simon Fraser University Commonwealth Society; Council of Patrons; Unicef- BC.

Pastimes: Riding, yachting. Gulf Islands home.

Honours: Officer; Order of Canada;. Military Cross; Canadian Decoration; Centennial Medal; Great Cross of the Order of Merit, Peru; Order of the Chrysanthemum of Japan; 1986 Sales Executive of Sales & Marketing International; First Distinguished Leadership Award of Simon Fraser University, 1986: Vancouver Downtown Association Award, 1986; Community Leadership Award of Vancouver; Board of Trade, 1990 (with wife, Alison); Outstanding Citizen of the Year from Kiwanis Foundation of Canada, 1989.


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Dave Roels Photography
Vancouver, British Columbia
email: dave@daveroels.com
Phone: 604-733-9222

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