September 25, 2012
Richard Boire will be chairing the Predictive Analytics World Conference in Toronto in March 20 ~ 21, 2013. We are issuing a call for speakers where we invite you to go to Predictive Analytics World.

September 18, 2012
Larry Filler and Richard Boire will be speaking at a Canada Post Web 'n' r at 1pm on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 on Beginning your Journey into Customer Analytics.

November 21, 2011
Richard Boire is presenting a case study on the use of predictive analytics for home and auto insurance pricing at the Predictive Analytics World conference, March 4 ~ 11, 2012 in San Francisco, California. Information about the event can be found at Predictive Analytics World.

June 6, 2011
Larry Filler will be a lead speaker at a CMA breakfast seminar and roundtable discussion called "Going Digital with Marketing Analytics: The CMO's Competitive Weapon". The event will be held on June 21, 2011.

See more and register at: CMA Event Calendar

February 14, 2011
Richard Boire will be leading a Predictive Analytics workshop April 5th, 2011 on behalf of the Canadian Marketing Association.
Register for the event at CMA Predictive Analytics Workshop and learn about the 4 key steps in developing a predictive analytics solution for your business.

Richard has been asked to present Boire Filler Group's "Best Practices in Data Mining" white paper at a 2-day Predictive Analytics workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on March 24th and 25th.

On March 8th, Richard will be a keynote speaker at a 1/2 day workshop entitled: "Turning your Customer Insights into Marketing Results". Click on the link to find out more.

October 4, 2010
Richard Boire will be hosting a Predictive Analytics workshop for the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) on October 26th, 2010.

The workshop is part of the CMA's annual educational seminar series. You can find out more about the workshop and register by going to CMA Predictive Analytics Workshop.

September 30, 2010
Richard Boire is a guest speaker at The Predictive Analytics World conference in London, England on November 15th and 16th, 2010.

For more information, go to Speakers Predictive Analytics World London 2010.

May 10, 2010
Larry Filler is speaking at The Loyalty Expo, a first of its kind "customer relationship-building exposition" to be held in Orlando, Florida,
June 6 ~ 8, 2010. The topic for Larry's session will be "Nurturing Customer Loyalty Through Social Media".

You can register for the event at

March 23, 2010
Richard Boire will be the lead speaker for the SORA (Southern Ontario Regional Association of both the Statistical Society of Canada and the American Statistical Association) Seminar Series on Analytics in Business and Industry.

The date of the event is Tuesday March 30th, 2010. You can register for Rich's presentation - "10 Tips on Building Successful Predictive Analytics Solutions for Business Today" - by going to

Larry Filler is participating in a panel discussion at the Enterprise Engagement Alliance Networking Expo, June 3 ~ 5, 2010 in Rye Brook, New York. The key objective of this conference is to help organizations and management create a formal blueprint for the practical implementation of Enterprise Engagement strategies and tactics. You can register for the event at

January 26, 2010
Richard Boire will be a guest speaker at the Predictive Analytics World Summit being held February 16th - 17th 2010 in San Francisco, California. Rich will be presenting a case study on "Optimizing Customer Service levels through Predictive Analytics" as part of the conference's Call Centers & Customer Service seminar track.

For more information and to register for the event go to Predictive Analytics World.

January 21, 2010
Richard Boire and Larry Filler will lead a discussion on "Marketing Analytics: The CMO's Competitive Weapon" at a CMA Roundtable breakfast event on February 23rd, 2010. The event will be held at Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham.

Key topics to be covered include:
   »  Integrating Web Analytics within a Marketing Measurement System
   »  Using Marketing ROI as a Strategic Weapon
   »  Predictive Analytics

Go to Marketing Analytics: The CMO's Competitive Weapon Roundtable for more information or to register for the event.

October 19, 2009
BFG has been featured as a "Customer Success" story on the SAS Institute website.  Please see our story at customer success story.

October 16, 2009
BFG continued it support and commitment to the CMA as a Bronze Sponsor of the CMA Direct Marketing Conference held on October 28th, 2009 in Toronto.  For more information about the CMA and upcoming events, visit Canadian Marketing Association.

October 5, 2009
Richard Boire addressed conference attendees with his point of view on key challenges in business analytics at the "Business Analytics Summit" and Expo held November 12th and 13th in San Jose California.

September 17, 2009
Richard Boire has been selected Chair of the Canadian Marketing Association's Marketing Technology and Database Intelligence Committee.  Previously Rich held the Vice Chair position of this Council. As a Council Chair, Rich now assumes a key role on the CMA's Board of Directors.  For more information about the CMA and the Marketing Technology and Database Intelligence Committee, visit Canadian Marketing Association.