SIAL Canada Virtual Trade Show

Webinar

Each year, SIAL Canada brings together all the industry’s major players under one roof. The opportunity to meet North American and international exhibitors, but also to take part in events and conferences, will allow you to discover the industry’s latest trends and innovations. SIAL Canada is not only key to the Canadian agrifood industry, it […]

Go for the Greens Annual Conference

Walt Disney World

Effective leaders understand the power of a conversation that taps into the intelligence, wisdom, and innovation present in their workforce. But, what if you reimagined your conversations creating information-sharing experiences. Leadership Conversations Reimagined provides the space and infrastructure for knowledge sharing to take place; for employees, stakeholders, and the community. It helps engage everyone in […]

Key Tips for Building a Performance-Based Culture

Webinar

Hailed as the father of modern business management, Peter Drucker once stated “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” While Drucker’s words were seen as innovative in his day, those ideas have slowly seeped into the mainstream, forming the foundation of modern management. As a small business leader, key metrics can improve your […]

How to Grow Your Business on Amazon

Webinar

As someone who may be familiar with the basics of how to sell on Amazon, it’s time to learn about ways to grow your business. Growing as a seller involves expanding your selection, driving traffic to your products, increasing your reach, and delivering a great customer experience. This webinar will cover these topics and introduce […]

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Basic Bookkeeping Workshop

Webinar

Learn how to accurately create and manage: General Journal Ledger Entries Accounts Receivable & Payable Financial Statements Learn More or Register

How Much is Your Business Worth?

Webinar

As small business owners approach retirement, or adjust to the realities of COVID-19, many are contemplating selling their businesses. As Warren Buffet once said, “Price is what you pay: Value is what you get.” In this seminar you’ll learn how businesses are valued, how buyers think, and practical tips for maximizing value. Join Liisa Atva, […]

Celebrating Innovation Accelerators

Webinar

So much of the business conversation and focus during the pandemic has been on the incredible challenges faced by our SMEs, hospitality and restaurants. While this is true and noteworthy, the broader shifts in our economic base and the drive towards innovation has only accelerated in our region. In less than a year, many Greater […]

How to Remove Barriers for People with Disabilities at Your Business

Webinar

Organizations measure what they want to improve, so if hiring people with disabilities is a priority for you as an employer, measuring for disability is a key place to start. With the right tools, employers can tap into the tangible business and social benefits of collecting and sharing disability data. This webinar will cover why […]

Unlearning Gender Roles, Biases, and Stereotypes

Webinar

The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council (DLC) is proud to invite you to a special event to kickstart National Gender Equality Week. Gender equality is achieved when all genders have equal rights, responsibilities, and opportunities. As described by UN Women, equality does not mean that women and men will become […]

Land Acknowledgements Workshop

Webinar

Land Acknowledgements are becoming increasingly commonplace at event openings and gatherings made by organizations and individuals alike. Land Acknowledgements are crucial to visibilizing Nations that have cared for our land for thousands and thousands of years. But where do we start, and how do we respectfully do this? Join Erika Doehring, Gwich’in granddaughter for an […]

Trade Accelerator Program for Creative Industries Application Deadline

Webinar

Women’s Enterprise Centre is a proud Marketing Partner of the Trade Accelerator Program! We are pleased to invite you to participate in the Greater Vancouver Cohort of the Trade Accelerator Program (TAP)! New trade agreements and a competitive Canadian dollar make it an ideal time to extend your company's reach through the export of goods […]

BUILD. GROW. THRIVE.

Virtual Event

Small Business BC (SBBC), alongside their partners at Envision Financial, is excited to announce the long-awaited return of their popular Build. Grow. Thrive. virtual event series. This FREE day of education is designed to equip attendees with the skills and resources they need to thrive in today’s rapidly changing BC economy. Attendees are invited to […]

The Foundation of Payroll

Webinar

As a small business grows, its payroll needs change and become more complex. At a time when entrepreneurs are trying to focus on growth, this process brings stresses and challenges. The good news is, help is at hand. Whether you have an established payroll department, or you’re hiring your first employee and need to understand […]

Taking the Stage® Leadership Training in Nelson

TBD Kelowna, British Columbia

Taking the Stage® is a powerful program developed by The Humphrey Group Inc. to help women achieve a confident leadership presence. While the program is traditionally only available to women in large corporations, such as Microsoft and Johnson & Johnson, we are pleased to be able to offer it to aspiring and existing women business owners […]

Impact Investment & Indigenous Women’s Entrepreneurship

Virtual Event

Sara Wolfe, Sage Lacerte and Charlene SanJenko join us on Wednesday, September 29 for the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub Indigenous Quarterly Ecosystem Meeting to highlight current opportunities for impact investment in the Indigenous ecosystem. Investment into Indigenous women owned businesses is the single most important investment that will foster a thriving global economy. In 2020, […]

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Basic Bookkeeping Workshop

Webinar

Learn how to accurately create and manage: General Journal Ledger Entries Accounts Receivable & Payable Financial Statements Learn More or Register

PEI Business Women’s Association Symposium 2021

Virtual Event

PEI Business Women's Association signature event is back with the exciting roster of keynote speakers, presenters and networking opportunities you've come to expect and enjoy. Because of the generosity of sponsors, this year's Symposium will be offered free of charge! Keynote speaker this year is none other than Jill Heinerth, acclaimed underwater explorer and winner […]

Funding Sources For Exporters

Virtual Event

Exporting can get expensive. Do you know of all the funding options available for your business? Learn about how you can access funding to participate in virtual trade shows and other activities at our Funding Sources For Exporters webinar on October 5.

Economic Recovery: Shared Investments in Critical Infrastructure

Webinar

As the regional body responsible for providing critical services to 2.7 million residents – more than half the population of B.C. - Metro Vancouver represents 61 percent of B.C.’s GDP and about 1.3 million jobs. Over the next five years, Metro Vancouver is planning more than $6 billion in critical infrastructure investments to build, maintain […]

TaxSense for Incorporating Your Business

Webinar

The act of incorporating your small business creates a legal entity that’s separate from its shareholders or members. In many situations it can lead to lower taxes for the business owner, thanks to a range of tax benefits only available to incorporated businesses. Join a representative from Loren Nancke Chartered Professional Accountants and learn how […]

Steps to Incorporate Your Business

Webinar

As a small business owner, the realities of your legal and tax situation will change as your company grows. Incorporating offers a business structure with many advantages you might not have considered. Join Dana Gordon, Benchmark Law Corporation, and learn about the benefits of incorporating, how to incorporate your business and legal tips to help […]

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Basic Bookkeeping Workshop

Webinar

Learn how to accurately create and manage: General Journal Ledger Entries Accounts Receivable & Payable Financial Statements Learn More or Register

Everything You Need to Know About Contracts, Logistics & Retail Distribution, brought to you by Target Corporation

Virtual Event

Join WBENC and Target October 7, 2-4pm EST to learn all about contracts, distributors and the logistics of doing business with big retail. Discover the pros and cons of using brokers and distributors and what makes for successful relationships, hear from experts on the best practices of contracts, fulfillment and renewals, and get an overview […]

Mailchimp E-commerce Masterclass: Customer Acquisition – Mastering Paid Search

Virtual Event

Join Terrence Tucker, Senior Manager of Marketing at Mailchimp, in this session for the seasoned online business owner who wants to step up their game. Paid search can be an effective way to increase visibility for your business in a competitive holiday marketplace. In this class, you’ll learn how to audit and optimize your paid […]

Mailchimp E-commerce Masterclass: Customer Acquisition – Mastering Paid Search

Virtual Event

Join Terrence Tucker, Senior Manager of Marketing at Mailchimp, in this session for the seasoned online business owner who wants to step up their game. Paid search can be an effective way to increase visibility for your business in a competitive holiday marketplace. In this class, you’ll learn how to audit and optimize your paid […]

Mailchimp E-commerce Masterclass: Automating Your Sales Funnel – How to Drive More Conversions With Email

Virtual Event

Presented by Jenny Gibson, Director of Product Management at Mailchimp Marketing automation is an essential tool for merchants all year long, but it becomes a game-changer during the holiday season. In this class, you’ll learn how to use automations to personalize your marketing, keep messages relevant and timely, and potentially increase your sales. 7am-8am 2pm-3pm […]

Mailchimp E-commerce Masterclass: Automating Your Sales Funnel – How to Drive More Conversions With Email

Virtual Event

Presented by Jenny Gibson, Director of Product Management at Mailchimp Marketing automation is an essential tool for merchants all year long, but it becomes a game-changer during the holiday season. In this class, you’ll learn how to use automations to personalize your marketing, keep messages relevant and timely, and potentially increase your sales. 2pm-3pm Learn […]

Mailchimp E-commerce Masterclass: Must-Have E-commerce Integrations and Resources for Driving Holiday Sales

Virtual Event

Join Jamal Miller, Director of Product Marketing as he delves into Must-have e-commerce integrations and resources to help reduce workload and boost productivity. One of the keys to successful e-commerce marketing is having the right data to create personalized experiences for your customers. In this class, we’ll highlight the must-have e-commerce integrations and resources that […]

Mailchimp E-commerce Masterclass: Must-Have E-commerce Integrations and Resources for Driving Holiday Sales

Virtual Event

Join Jamal Miller, Director of Product Marketing as he delves into Must-have e-commerce integrations and resources to help reduce workload and boost productivity. One of the keys to successful e-commerce marketing is having the right data to create personalized experiences for your customers. In this class, we’ll highlight the must-have e-commerce integrations and resources that […]

Mailchimp E-commerce Masterclass: Top 7 Data Secrets for Maximizing Your Holiday Sales

Virtual Event

Join Ben Kruger,E-commerce Strategist at Google to find out how to effectively utilize data across your customer journey and make real-time adjustments to maximize sales. Data insights are critically important for all Merchants to understand. In this session, we will focus on how you can most effectively utilize data across your customer journey and make […]

Building Resilient Communities: Social Enterprises & Procurement

Virtual Event

Learn how social entrepreneurs can get started with procurement, plus how corporations and governments can leverage purchasing decisions to empower diverse entrepreneurs and build resilient communities across the country.

Mailchimp E-commerce Masterclass: Top 7 Data Secrets for Maximizing Your Holiday Sales

Virtual Event

Join Ben Kruger,E-commerce Strategist at Google to find out how to effectively utilize data across your customer journey and make real-time adjustments to maximize sales. Data insights are critically important for all Merchants to understand. In this session, we will focus on how you can most effectively utilize data across your customer journey and make […]

TaxSense for Small Business

Webinar

Whether you are starting or looking to grow your business, the business structure you choose can have a massive impact on your profits and tax situation. Join a representative from Loren Nancke Chartered Professional Accountants and learn accounting essentials, responsibilities and dates involved with managing a small business. You’ll discover the deductions available to you, […]

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REMOTE WORK STRATEGY COURSE

Virtual Event

It’s time to strategically (re)think how you work to reduce overhead costs, retain employees, and take advantage of the benefits of remote work. With the generous support of the Future Skills Centre, pointA has developed an open, flexible, and free online course that is designed specifically to help small businesses in Canada create a simple […]

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REMOTE WORK STRATEGY COURSE

Virtual Event

It’s time to strategically (re)think how you work to reduce overhead costs, retain employees, and take advantage of the benefits of remote work. With the generous support of the Future Skills Centre, pointA has developed an open, flexible, and free online course that is designed specifically to help small businesses in Canada create a simple […]

Creating Engaging Video Content Using Your Phone

Webinar

If marketing has taught us anything in recent years it’s that customers love video content. Many business owners think it’s expensive and time-consuming to create this content but this is no longer the case. Thanks to the humble smartphone, professional-looking videos can be made quickly and easily. In the era of physical distancing, now is […]

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REMOTE WORK STRATEGY COURSE

Virtual Event

It’s time to strategically (re)think how you work to reduce overhead costs, retain employees, and take advantage of the benefits of remote work. With the generous support of the Future Skills Centre, pointA has developed an open, flexible, and free online course that is designed specifically to help small businesses in Canada create a simple […]

Online Lead Generation for Small Business

Webinar

In these challenging times, it is more important than ever for small business owners to learn cost-effective ways to increase their sales leads and reach new customers. Thankfully, Digital Marketing has levelled the playing field for small businesses online. With the right tactics, businesses of all sizes can compete effectively online, reaching customers in several […]

Small Business Week Series: Export Navigator Presentation

Virtual Event

Export Navigator has partnered with the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce to kick off their Small Business Week Series. In this webinar, you will learn how to grow your sales by selling to other provinces and countries through the Export Navigator program. The speaker will be Export Navigator's very own Program Manager, Allison Boulton. Don't miss this informative event taking place

Everyday Ways to be an Inclusive Employer!

Zoom

Based on their involvement with the LGBTQ2S community, Amber Sparks (she/her) and Sara Collins (she/her) share their best tips for changes you can make to your policies and practices to support an inclusive workforce and how to highlight your existing inclusive practices. This info session is designed to be a safe, supportive environment where employers […]

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REMOTE WORK STRATEGY COURSE

Virtual Event

It’s time to strategically (re)think how you work to reduce overhead costs, retain employees, and take advantage of the benefits of remote work. With the generous support of the Future Skills Centre, pointA has developed an open, flexible, and free online course that is designed specifically to help small businesses in Canada create a simple […]

Market Research: Find Business Data & Insights

Webinar

As an entrepreneur, it’s vital to conduct market research before making important decisions. Analyzing available data allows you to understand your target market, conduct a competitor analysis, view market trends and enhance your business operations. Join Small Business BC’s Market Research Analyst, Mark Eversfield, as he explains how secondary market research can help you make […]

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REMOTE WORK STRATEGY COURSE

Virtual Event

It’s time to strategically (re)think how you work to reduce overhead costs, retain employees, and take advantage of the benefits of remote work. With the generous support of the Future Skills Centre, pointA has developed an open, flexible, and free online course that is designed specifically to help small businesses in Canada create a simple […]

Building Capacity & Connections: Resources for women in business

Virtual Event

Do you identify as a female entrepreneur eager to learn about new resources and opportunities? Procurement Assistance Canada, under Public Services and Procurement Canada, in partnership with the Women's Enterprise Centre, is inviting you to join us for our upcoming webinar! This session is designed to provide key information and strategies to support small woman […]

FREE Business Recovery & Resiliency Coaching Service

Online

In response to COVID-19, Community Futures has FREE business coaching services available. Join Business Recovery and Resiliency Coaches, Rob Regner and Katharine Cherny to find out how this FREE program may be just what you and your business needs to successfully navigate the future. The info session will cover how to apply, what is the […]

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REMOTE WORK STRATEGY COURSE

Virtual Event

It’s time to strategically (re)think how you work to reduce overhead costs, retain employees, and take advantage of the benefits of remote work. With the generous support of the Future Skills Centre, pointA has developed an open, flexible, and free online course that is designed specifically to help small businesses in Canada create a simple […]

Recurring

REMOTE WORK STRATEGY COURSE

Virtual Event

It’s time to strategically (re)think how you work to reduce overhead costs, retain employees, and take advantage of the benefits of remote work. With the generous support of the Future Skills Centre, pointA has developed an open, flexible, and free online course that is designed specifically to help small businesses in Canada create a simple […]

Business Networking Skills for Success

Webinar

COVID-19 and the need to maintain physical distancing has dramatically impacted on our ability to network and make new contacts. Don’t despair, there are still plenty of ways to make the connections you need for your business to succeed. Now is the perfect time to assess your network and increase your connections so your business […]

Q&A with Employment Standards Branch

Online

“Everything you wanted to know about Employment Standards….but were afraid to ask!” Employers and managers are invited to submit anonymous questions in advance to be answered LIVE by Deanna Ward, an experienced Industrial Relations Officer with the Employment Standards Branch. “When is overtime pay not required to be paid?” “Is there a correct way to […]

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REMOTE WORK STRATEGY COURSE

Virtual Event

It’s time to strategically (re)think how you work to reduce overhead costs, retain employees, and take advantage of the benefits of remote work. With the generous support of the Future Skills Centre, pointA has developed an open, flexible, and free online course that is designed specifically to help small businesses in Canada create a simple […]

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