Networking Connections

Women's Enterprise Centre works with these organizations to connect women entrepreneurs in BC with other business owners, resources and business training. 

 

Women's Business Networks & Associations (non-profit)

 

Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada

WEOC is the national association of Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada. Learn more >>

 

WBE Canada

WBE Canada delivers the certification that connects women business owners with the growing global demand for diverse and innovative suppliers.  Learn more >>

 

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (A.W.E.)

Interactive events and workshops, business advising and loans designed to help you take action to grow your business. Learn more >>

Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan Inc. (W.E.)  

Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan Inc. (W.E.)

Business advisory, development workshops, seminar and lending services that focus on entrepreneurial skills and business publications. Learn more >>

Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba  

Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba (WEC)

Offering business services in three key areas: training, advice and loans for business start-up and growth. Learn more >>

 

Centre for Women in Business, Nova Scotia

A leader in entrepreneurial growth, the Centre is a university-based business development centre dedicated to offering practical, results-oriented programs and services for women entrepreneurs across mainland Nova Scotia. Learn more >>

 

Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs

NLOWE helps women entrepreneurs start, grow and advance successful, leading-edge businesses that capitalize on emerging economic opportunities. Learn more >>

 

Prince Edward Island Business Women's Association

PEIBWA empowers and inspires women to succeed in their business endeavours by providing support, education and opportunities to connect with other women in business. Learn more >>

 

PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise

PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise provides programs and services to women across Northern Ontario who are ready to start, grow or build new opportunities. Learn more >>

 

Femmes, Affaires & Développement Quebec

Le Réseau des femmes d'affaires du Québec inc. est une entreprise privée dont la force vitale tient à sa maîtrise du réseautage et de son ingénierie. À titre d'entreprise privée il contribue au succès des femmes dans les milieux d'affaires et de plus en plus partage son expérience dans divers pays. Learn more >>

Forum for Women Entrepreneurs  

The WEB Alliance

Our alliance of networks represents over 10,000 women in business in BC. Want to find the networks that are right for you? Start here! Learn more >>

Forum for Women Entrepreneurs  

Forum for Women Entrepreneurs

Educating women to accelerate their opportunities to launch, lead, build, invest in entrepreneurial businesses. Learn more >>

 

BC Women in Energy

The BC Women in Energy Network (BC WEN) is a non-profit society dedicated to supporting the success of women engaged in the BC energy sector. Learn more >>

Valley Women's Network  

Valley Women's Network, Lower Mainland

Offering self-development opportunities, meet other successful women, make business contacts and friends. Learn more >>

Women's Business Network: Lower Mainland  

The Association of Women's Business Owners, Lower Mainland

One of the longest established women's business groups in Canada. Learn more >>

 

SWAN Network - Successful Women Always Network, N. Vancouver

An organization for women of the North Shore and Lower Mainland who want to take command of their personal and economic futures. Learn more >>

 

WOW - Women of Whistler Business Association

WOW provides an opprotunity for local businesswomen to network, gain knowldge, and share ideas in a friendly, relaxed environment. Learn more >>

Nanaimo Women's Business Network  

Nanaimo Women's Business Network

Empower, develop and enhance your business and personal life. Learn more >>

 

BC Farm Women's Network

Helping to educate the public and promote awareness of agriculture and its future. Learn more >>

Kelowna Women In Business  

Kelowna Women in Business

Providing a voice to Kelowna women who operate their own business, women who work for other businesses and professional women. Learn more >>

 

Enderby Women in Business

Committed to supporting women in the area, whether owners of a business, representatives of businesses or those who work as caregivers. Learn more >>

 

Penticton Women in Business

Serving Penticton and the South Okanagan since 2001, Penticton Women in Business assists its members to "establish profitable business relationships through networking, education and information sharing." Learn more >>

 

Oceanside Women's Business Network

The Oceanside Women's Business Network (OWBN) is dedicated to providing a networking opportunity for mutual support of women and their endeavours. All women are welcome: women in business and those considering a new business, professional women and others. Learn more >>

 

Comox Valley Women's Business Network

The Comox Valley Women's Business Network is an energetic group of local business and professional women.  With a membership of 90-110 women, the group includes entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals from retail, service, manufacturing, the arts, health, government, not-for-profit and more. Learn more >>

 

Ladysmith Women's Business Network

The Ladysmith Women's Business Network provides networking opportunites and fellowship for women in the North Cowichan region. Through regular dinner meetings, trade shows and fundraising events, the LWBN empowers women in all walks of life. Learn more >>

 

Shuswap Women in Business

A non-profit organization of community-minded professional and working women who gather to network, motivate, educate and inspire. Learn more >>

   

Kamloops Business and Professional Women's Club

Business and Professional Women's Club of Kamloops. Learn more >>

Vernon Women In Business  

Vernon Women in Business

Networking opportunities that inspire, educate, and motivate women to be the best they can be in their business and personal lives. Learn more >>

 

JCI Okanagan - Kelowna

Women's leadership group. Membership is open to women between the ages of 18 to 39 years who would like the opportunity to develop new skills and reach their greatest potential. Learn more >>

 

YWIB - Vancouver

The Canadian Young Women in Business (YWiB) Society is a new kind of network for emerging professional women in Western Canada. Learn more >>

 

Women Presidents' Organization - Vancouver Chapter

A non-profit membership organization for women presidents of multi-million dollar companies. Learn more >>

 

West Vancouver Women's Network

The West Vancouver Women’s Network (WVWN) is a not-for-profit group open to all women. Learn more >>

Women's Business Networks & Associations (for-profit)

eWomennetwork.com  

eWomen Network - Vancouver, Victoria

The #1 resource for connecting and promoting women and their businesses in Vancouver and Victoria. Learn more >>

 

GroYourBiz

GroYourBiz.com, a division of Impact Communications Ltd., is an initiative that brings a tactical and proven approach to meeting the needs of women business owners. Learn more >>

 

The Connected Woman

What separates The Connected Woman® from other women’s organizations is the caliber of members, the quality of connections and the distinction of membership. Learn more >>

 

Women in Biz Network - Vancouver

WIBN connects and empowers entrepreneurial and professional women through membership, mentorship, workshops, conferences and online learning. Learn more >>

 

Roaring Women - Columbia Valley, Kootenay Area, Vancouver, Vancouver Island

Success on our own terms. We are changing the world - and we are teaching our daughters to do the same. Learn more >>

 

Ladies Who Launch

Entrepreneurship and creativity as a lifestyle. Resources and community - for business, for life. Learn more >>

 

Women's Executive Network

WXN creates and delivers innovative networking, mentoring, professional and personal development to support and recognize executive-minded women and their organizations. Learn more >>

 

YES! Vancouver

Y.E.S. is a group of over 350 women from every corner of Vancouver’s working world with a passion for Dress for Success Vancouver, and a desire to create a fun networking forum where business and philanthropy can meet in style. Learn more >>

 

Women's Leadership Circle

The Women’s Leadership Circle provides a new and relevant forum for women to become engaged with the business community. Learn more >>

 

Westshore Women’s Business Network

Westshore Women’s Business Network is a friendly networking organization for business women located in Victoria, BC. Learn more >>

 

Enterprising Moms Network Inc.

Are you a mom who is running her own business? Would you like to connect with other like minded moms in business? Learn more >>

 

Entrepreneur Mom Now

Entrepreneur Mom Now is not just any other web site, blog or networking community. Learn more >>

 

Leading Moms

Inspiring talks by extraordinary moms! Learn more >>

 

Modern Mama

Modern Mama hosts mom-focused events involving fashion, lifestyle and parenting – all with baby in tow. Learn more >>

 

momcafé

Connecting inspired moms. Join us at momcafé to interact with other moms sharing similar interests and challenges. Learn more >>

 

Mom CEO Academy

Mom CEO Academy delivers current, relevant and easy to implement business training for moms on the go. Learn more >>

 

mom inc. MOVEMENT

mom inc. MOVEMENT was created to help moms be both successful moms and successful businesswomen. Learn more >>

 

Vancouver Mom

VancouverMom.ca is the go-to online resource for Vancouver’s discerning and urbanite mom. Learn more >>

 

West Coast Moms

Looking to connect with other Moms? Networking and e-learning offers women business owners an opportunity to meet and network in an informal setting, allowing for discussion and support as we share issues that pertain to mothers and business owners today. Learn more >>

 

Purple Vine Club

Purple Vine Club is a hands-on, interactive community for professional and entrepreneurial women living within the Okanagan Valley. We provide an opportunity and forum for women to learn, share their expertise and network. Learn more >>

 

Pink Tank

A business group connecting urban woman professionals. Learn more >>

 

Be Your Own Best Friend (BYOBF)

Be Your Own Best Friend supports, encourages, and challenges South Asian women to strive for continued growth and strength in every facet of their lives. Learn more >>

 

Fabulous Female Network

The Fabulous Female Network™ provides inspiration, education and information, featuring localized content from various cities, to make it easier for women to connect within their own business community, as well as be inspired by women nationwide and globally. Learn more >>

 

Crave

A collection of innovative shops and businesses created by women. Learn more >>

Business Groups

 

Wired Woman

An advocate group for women seeking education, networking and mentoring opportunities in the broadly defined technology sector. Learn more >>

   

Young Entrepreneurs Association

Tools and resources for young entrepreneurs who are growing their business including programs, events, peer mentorship, networking, an online magazine and a discussion forum. Learn more >>

Futurpreneur Canada  

Futurpreneur Canada (Formerly Canada Youth Business Foundation)

Futurpreneur is a national non-profit organization dedicated to growing our nation’s economy one young entrepreneur at a time. They look at character, not collateral, when providing youth aged 18-39 with pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring to help them launch and sustain successful businesses. Learn more >>

 

Canadian Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs

The Canadian Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs (CAWEE) provides opportunities to build your contact base, share resources, acquire referrals, and develop skills and knowledge that will help your business grow. Learn more >>

 

Canadian Women's Business Network

Internet marketing for women in business to advertise, network and locate relevant resources for their enterprise. Learn more >>

 

BPW Canada

Women working for working women. The Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (BPW Canada) develops the professional and leadership potential of women in Canada through education, awareness, advocacy and mentoring within a supportive network. Learn more >>

   

Step Ahead

Women business owners mentoring for success. A not-for-profit volunteer organization providing educational and practical learning opportunities for succcess-oriented women business owners. Learn more >>

 

Association of Women in Finance

Dedicated to promoting women in finance related industries by encouraging their advancement, development and involvement in the business community. Learn more >>

 

 

SOHO - Small Office, Home Office

Connecting small and medium size businesses. Grow your business, experience success. Learn more >>

 

CAFE National

The Canadian Association of Family Enterprise is dedicated to promoting the well-being and understanding of families in business. Learn more >>

The Downtown Networking Association  

The Downtown Networking Association

An organization aimed at promoting relationship-based networking, and personal and professional development among young women working in downtown Vancouver. Learn more >>

   

Professional Women's Network

The Professional Women’s Network (PWN) is a Canadian-based non-profit organization, currently with chapters in Vancouver and Calgary and growing globally. Learn more >>

 

Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology

To encourage women in science, engineering and technology, we support and promote the education of girls and women through programs and activities that we develop in partnership with the community. Learn more >>

   

Canadian Women in Technology

CanWIT is a connected organization that provides women in technology with knowledge and passion. Learn more >>

 

Women On Board

Women On Board promotes the appointment of women to Canadian corporate boards. Learn more >>

 

Canadian Women’s Foundation

The Canadian Women's Foundation raises money to research, fund and share the best approaches to ending violence against women, moving low-income women out of poverty and building strong, resilient girls. Learn more >>

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