Owner, Fieldhouse Brewing Co.
Josh Vanderheide is a passionate entrepreneur and creative professional with over 15 years of marketing, advertising, brand and packaging design experience. As a creative professional, he has worked with both large national advertising clients as various small to medium sized businesses across BC, helping them to bring their ideas and companies to life through brand identity strategy and design – his design work has been featured internationally in various books, magazines and websites.
As an entrepreneur, Josh has led Field House Brewing Co. to a successful start, growing the company to over 45 employees in just over 2 years and winning awards at the BC Beer Awards, including Best New Brewery (2016), Innovator of the Year (2018) and People’s choice for Brewery of the Year (Growler Awards) as well as Awards at National Canadian Brewing Awards and personally as Abbotsford’s U40 Entrepreneur of the Year in 2017.
Josh also teaches Brand Identity & Packaging Design as part of the UFV Graphic Design Program and is part of the UFV Graphic Design Program Advisory Group. He also sits on various local boards for community organizations.
Having grown up in Abbotsford, he has strong connections to his community and is passionate about finding ways for Abbotsford to realize it’s potential as a community and creating opportunities for his staff and leadership team.
Thursday, February 28, 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm – Concurrent Session B-1 The Paradigm Shift – Why Creating a positive Employee Experience is so Important in a Job Seekers’ Market