Workshops for Entrepreneurs

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19, all WEC-hosted training is being delivered via webinar until further notice. View upcoming webinars >>


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, check out workshops and events from our partner network and sign up for our eBlasts to be notified when a WEC 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, or view a list of upcoming seminars and webinars hosted by our partner, Small Business BC.

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June 2020

Social Media: Save Time Using a Content Calendar

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Just as social media can represent a huge opportunity to connect with your customers, it also has the potential to eat up a lot of your time. A social media content calendar can help you deliver content that engages your followers while saving time in the process. On June 10 we’re hosting social media consultant, Jennifer Kolbuc, who will share her own 12-month content calendar and teach you how to use it! You’ll get a copy of Jennifer’s content calendar…

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Strength in Numbers: Meeting privacy compliance during COVID-19

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

NEW DATE: Join us on June 16 to have your questions answered by a privacy expert! Working from home might be the safest option for your employees and clients right now, but are you taking the right steps to ensure it’s also a secure option? On June 2, we’re hosting privacy consultant, Marilyn Sing, to share how you can maintain the privacy of your customers’ and employees’ personal information. Marilyn will outline BC’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) to cover:…

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Strength in Numbers

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

When the going gets tough, women entrepreneurs band together for solutions and support! Everyone is impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic – but for many business owners, this can be a scary time. Where do you turn for support, what do you do for clients and employees, how can you survive this? We’re here to give you a pep talk and help you find your next step. Join us for an interactive webinar to have your questions answered by a Business Advisor. Every…

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How to Do Business with the Government of Canada

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Are you interested in learning how to doing business with the Government of Canada? Did you know The Government of Canada is one of the largest public buyers of goods and services in Canada, purchasing approximately $16.05 billion worth every year? During this session you will learn how: the government does its buying, how to register to sell to the government, how to find opportunities and, how to market to the federal government. Open to everyone Thursday | June 25…

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Strength in Numbers: Conversational Intelligence: Shift your conversations from Good to Great

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

When the going gets tough, women entrepreneurs band together for solutions and support! Everyone is impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic – but for many business owners, this can be a scary time. Where do you turn for support, what do you do for clients and employees, how can you survive this? Whether we are networking, negotiating, or talking to our customers, having conversations that are effective improves our business outcomes.  With some simple tools, insights and understanding of what is happening in…

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September 2020

1st Annual Kelowna Women in Business Rise Awards

September 16 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Women's Enterprise Centre is a proud Community Partner of Kelowna Women in Business, and a judge for the Rise Awards! Recognizing the need to shine a spotlight on the amazing community of mentors, aspiring business women and professionals in their field, AND youth doing BIG things locally, the Rise Awards provides the chance for our community to nominate and honor the people in their lives that make a difference! Set to be a prestigious & inspiring evening, we are thrilled…

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