Mentor Advisory Forums

Mentor Advisory Forums (MAFs) are a free, fun and interactive way for entrepreneurs to get answers to their questions on interesting business topics.

Delivered by webinar or teleconference, MAFs connect business owners around BC with a panel of experts on a range of business topics from self-care to social media, patents to advisory boards.

Women and men are always welcome!

How Do I Participate?

  1. View the upcoming Mentor Advisory forums below and register online.
  2. We will email you the participation instructions for accessing the teleconference or webinar.
  3. You can send in your questions, concerns, or challenges on the topic ahead of time.
  4. Connect on the day to gain tips and tricks from a panel of experienced entrepreneurs.

Have more questions? Read our MAF FAQs

Listen to Past Sessions

Our Mentor Advisory Forums are recorded and you can access them at any time! View all past recordings >>

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Kerrilee Auger
Skills Development Officer


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August 2017

Mentor Advisory Forum: Opportunity Knocks! Bidding on Contracts with the Government of Canada

August 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Are you interested in learning about the Government of Canada’s tendering process for contracting opportunities? This session will provide you with general advice and guidance on the Request for Proposal (RFP) process. During this session you will learn about: Buyandsell.gc.ca Searching for tenders, contract history and standing offers and supply arrangements How to follow opportunities The different types of opportunities The process for bid evaluation and submission Facilitator: Kerrilee Auger, Skills Development Officer, Women's Enterprise Centre Panelists: Louisa Young and…

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November 2017

Mentor Advisory Forum: Procurement Strategies for Doing Business with the Government of Canada

November 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Do you own a non-Indigenous business and would like to work with an Indigenous business to sell to the Government of Canada? Do you own an Indigenous business and want to learn about opportunities to sell to the Government of Canada? This seminar provides the fundamentals of doing business with the Government of Canada. It also includes information on the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB), the Aboriginal Business Directory (ABD), and how to find business opportunities with the Government…

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Our team has already implemented a review of our client experience!! Such a valuable workshop! Looking forward to more like it!Participant: Design a Better Customer Experience MAF
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