Workshops for Entrepreneurs

We offer training for women entrepreneurs in BC to help them learn and develop essential business skills to help them succeed in business.

Since 1995, we have hosted over 30,000 people in our seminars and workshops – and 99% of participants rate our training as directly applicable to their business!

Our workshops are designed for busy entrepreneurs and are geared towards women business owners’ learning styles.

View our upcoming workshops below and sign up for our eBlasts to be notified when a workshop is coming to your area.

Praise for Our Workshops

I am extremely pleased with the quality of the presenters & material covered. In the big world of business, it’s great to be part of this women’s focused enterprise!Speed Marketing Workshop Participant
The speaker was a confident and successful woman – the perfect role model! Additionally, she was very passionate about supplier diversity, which is a concept that I had never heard before, but will completely support and promote as I move forward in my career… Very nicely done! Thank you! Diversity Workshop Participant
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Daiya Anderson
Origin Wines, Penticton
WEC Loan Client

Upcoming Workshops for Entrepreneurs

Below is a list of upcoming workshops where we are involved as workshop presenters, speakers or panelists. Workshops hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre are highlighted in blue. We hope to see you at one of these informative sessions!

Please see our full events calendar for events and workshops hosted by our partners around the province.

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September 2018

Unconscious Bias & Inclusive Leadership Webinar

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is the first in a five-part Scaling for Success webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. Click here to sign up for the whole series and save $25! Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12 pm to 1 pm Here’s the deal – if you have a brain, you have unconscious bias. And that bias can be a stumbling block to being an inclusive leader, because it causes you to make assumptions and jump to conclusions without thinking. The good news is, you…

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October 2018

One-to-One Mentoring Application Intake

October 1 - October 5

Applications open for five days only! If you’re new in business, you know it’s a challenge to stay on top of everything and find balance in your life. Our One-to-One Mentoring program is designed to help you build confidence, improve your business knowledge, increase productivity and offer you emotional support. We have a limited number of mentors available in a variety of industries and communities around BC. From October 1 to 5, we're accepting applications from women business owners to…

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Financial Management Webinar

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is the second in a five-part Scaling for Success webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. Click here to sign up for the whole series and save $25! Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12 pm to 1 pm One of the keys to business success is an ability to interpret financial statements. In fact, a primary cause of business failure is poor financial management, including the misinterpretation of financial statements and inappropriate action taken as a result. This workshop will help…

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Negotiate Naturally: Tips for Women Entrepreneurs Webinar

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is the third in a five-part Scaling for Success webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. Click here to sign up for the whole series and save $25! Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12 pm to 1 pm Negotiation is one of the most valuable skills you can develop, because you use it in every aspect of your life. While some of us are natural born negotiators, most of us would like to feel more confident going in to important negotiation…

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Moving Up! Business Growth Strategies Webinar

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is the fifth in a five-part Scaling for Success webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. Click here to sign up for the whole series and save $25! Wednesday | October 24, 2018 | 12 pm to 1 pm This energizing workshop will help entrepreneurs move their business to the next level with insights and advice about strategy, marketing, and the latest small business trend: strategic alliances. By the end of the session, participants will understand the what, why and how of…

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Celebrating 10 Years of Connections

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hycroft, 1489 McRae Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6H 1V1 Canada
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The Connected Woman Association (TCWA) is celebrating 10 years! A long-time WEC volunteer, Cathy Kuzel, started this community for women in business in 2008, and has since expanded across Canada and the US. Her organization provides education and support in a unique format to women who want to build their businesses. TCWA is celebrating in style at the elegant home of the University Women's Club of Vancouver. The evening is a social affair that will feature culinary delights, bubbly, prizes…

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November 2018

2018 WE FOR SHE Forum – Creating an Equal Future

November 16 @ 8:00 am - 3:15 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3 Canada
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Women's Enterprise Centre is a proud organizing partner of the 2018 WE FOR SHE Forum! The 2018 WE FOR SHE Forum will be one of North America's largest gatherings of changemakers, influencers, equality advocates, business leaders and young women collaborating to advance equality. Our goal is to grow the Canadian economy by championing gender diversity in leadership as a business imperative. Now in its fifth year, this year's forum will focus on Creating an Equal Future and the role we…

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