80+ Whiskies


David Chilton



1 Host


Thursday October 18th 2018 | Imperial Vancouver

Be Wise is a professionally-organized Whisky Festival and  Speaker Series developed exclusively for a select group of business leaders and change-makers. This bi-annual event will be hosted at the downtown location  of the Imperial Vancouver. In true Whisky Wisemen fashion, we wanted to go far and beyond the standard of conferences and whisky festivals. After asking the question of how we make Wise with the opportunity bring together two things business leaders love, whisky and business...

Instead we thought, why couldn’t we do both?

Over a glass of one of the worlds best spirits, we brought together for one evening only, the Be Wise Whisky Festival and Speaker Series.

Using the Whisky Wisemen approach, between presentations we added 3 formal whisky tastings as well as, ended our evening with a reception with whiskies from around the world to taste and sample.



Meet David Chilton: Former “Dragon” on CBC TV’s Dragons’ Den | Bestselling Author of The Wealthy Barber

About David Chilton

Whether it’s helping millions of Canadians achieve personal financial success or investing in low-fat cookbooks, David Chilton has always had a knack for recognizing great ventures, a skill he leveraged as a “dragon” on CBC television’s #1 hit show, Dragons’ Den. Called “charming, unpretentious, and funny,” by The Chicago Sun-Times, David puts his business expertise and life experience to work in his informative and inspiring talks.

David began his career by self-publishing his book The Wealthy Barber in 1989. It was written in 26 months, and was specifically targeted toward those with little investment experience, in order to help them develop positive personal-finance habits. The book has become one of the most popular Canadian books of all time, selling over two million copies since its release.

His second book, also self-published, is The Wealthy Barber Returns, and is yet another runaway Canadian bestseller. David is also the publisher of the bestselling cookbooks Looneyspoons, Crazy Plates, and Eat, Shrink & Be Merry!(working with authors Janet and Greta Podleski).

David is an economics graduate from Wilfrid Laurier University, where he won the award for the highest mark in the country on the Canadian Securities Course. He is a frequent guest on national television and radio shows.