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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August 2020

How to Plan and Launch a New Website

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This is the first in a two-part series to help you launch and improve your website, presented in partnership with Webnames. See part two: How to Get and Grow Your Website Traffic: The Basics >> Planning is the most critical factor in any successful website project. Without a detailed plan and strong understanding of what you need to accomplish your business goals, you can wind up wasting effort, money and countless hours—something no entrepreneur or small business owner can afford…

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September 2020

Export Ready: Resources to Grow Your Business Outside of BC

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Are you thinking of selling your goods or services outside of BC? Do you want to get into international markets but find yourself asking, “How do I do that?” You may feel overwhelmed by the exporting process if you’re not prepared. Whether you’re just starting out or expanding to new markets, knowing the right resources will help you reach more customers and get there smoothly. On September 10, we’re hosting a free, interactive webinar to help you learn how: To…

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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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How to Get and Grow Your Website Traffic: The Basics

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This is the second in a two-part series to help you launch and improve your website, presented in partnership with Webnames. See part one: How to Plan and Launch a Website >> Launching a website is only the first step in succeeding online. Just because you have a website doesn’t mean people will visit it, so you need to draw people in. On September 17, we’re hosting Julianna Horvat and Karthik Balachander, Marketing Managers at Webnames.ca, who will share tips…

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Finding and Bidding on Opportunities with the Government of Canada

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Did you know – The Government of Canada purchases between $20-$25 billion of goods, services, and construction each year. Many of the suppliers of these goods are small businesses. Finding and Bidding on Opportunities with the Federal Government can provide a fantastic way to grow your revenue. Get an overview of buyandsell.gc.ca, which offers access to all the Government of Canada’s tenders and other related procurement information. You’ll receive guidance on the Request for Proposal (RFP) process and general information…

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