DIY Video for Social Media

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This workshop focuses on making a short video (30-60 seconds) using an iPhone or a DSLR camera. We will look at simple tools to make the most of natural lights, how to maximize your location, quick easy edits, and finally integrating it into social media sites, YouTube, and your website. Registration deadline: Sept 10 Learn […]

Women Leading Innovation

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This half-day live stream event will explore perspectives on women in the tech and innovation sectors, the challenges women face in the workplace, and ways in which we can better support women-led startups. Learn More or Register

Work-Life Balance

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Want to grow your business but also have time to live a life? This workshop will help you create a plan and the strategies to schedule in time for work, family, fun, self-care and anything else you prioritize in life. We will cover the four pillars for a balanced life: Self-Care, Creative Play, Values and […]

Bookkeeping Basics

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Using a bookkeeping journal method, learn how to set-up your own books. Bookkeeping basics include the principles of double entry, how to keep your records organized, and more. Choose between paper journal system or Excel template that automatically totals your journals and produces financial statements. Learn More or Register

Creating Professional Video Content Using Your Phone

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How to Reach Customers with Simple Videos From Your Phone COURSE DESCRIPTION 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 […]

Hiring Co-op Students: Why it’s good for business

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Hiring co-op students can bring new skills and innovation to your business. Join Okanagan College for program and funding information. About this Event Why hire a co-op student? This webinar will provide an overview of what Co-operative education is, when students are available and how you can potentially access funding for your next student position. […]

Moving Forward: Alternative Capital Raising Options Post COVID-19

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As many businesses move forward, founders continue to deal with challenges their businesses and investors are facing. This session will focus on alternative methods that Technology companies can consider when raising capital. Join BDO's West Technology leader, Mike Hiley, as he leads a group of investment experts from Venture Debt Providers, Government Incentives, Banks and […]

Canadian Small Business Women Conference – The International Speaker Edition

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Are you interested in building your business with the help of powerhouse international speakers? Would you like to learn more about how to make the most of your brand? The Canadian Small Business Women (CSBW) has got you covered! CSBW is an organization that provides a place for aspiring Canadian business women to find the […]

Growing Your Business Through Supplier Diversity

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Are you a Canadian business woman looking to scale up your business and land contracts with large corporations? Join WBE Canada on August 19th for a complimentary workshop “Growing Your Business Through Supplier Diversity” as we help you navigate large corporate supply chains and opportunities they offer to SMEs. During this information-packed webinar you will […]

Market Research 2: Surveys and Focus Groups

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Primary Market Research to Understand Your Customer COURSE DESCRIPTION Primary market research helps to take the guesswork out of important business decisions. Harnessing tools like surveys and focus groups, it can tell you how much your clients will spend, what motivates them to buy, and a greater understanding of customer needs and pain points. Join […]

Your E-Commerce Gateway to Asia: Why ASEAN?

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Why ASEAN? If ASEAN were a single economy, it would be the third largest market after China and India. Half of its 650 million population is less than 30 years old. ASEAN is home to 360 million (2019) internet users, 90% of which connect via their smartphones. These sessions will include an overview of the […]

Back to Business Goal Setting Workshop

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Succeeding in the New Normal for Business COURSE DESCRIPTION Businesses across Canada are coming to terms with a vastly changed landscape. In many aspects, the old way of doing things has been discarded, and the transition to the “new normal” is filled with many challenges. The key to succeeding in these times is to be […]

Getting Back to Business

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Getting back to business: Adapting your marketing message for the new ‘business as usual’ As the retail landscape has dramatically changed over the last few months, small businesses have had to navigate challenges they may not have anticipated – having to transition their brick & mortar store online, or optimize their online presence, or introduce […]

Back to Business Goal Setting Workshop

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Succeeding in the New Normal for Business COURSE DESCRIPTION Businesses across Canada are coming to terms with a vastly changed landscape. In many aspects, the old way of doing things has been discarded, and the transition to the “new normal” is filled with many challenges. The key to succeeding in these times is to be […]

Marketing Research 2: Surveys and Focus Groups

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Primary Market Research to Understand Your Customer COURSE DESCRIPTION Primary market research helps to take the guesswork out of important business decisions. Harnessing tools like surveys and focus groups, it can tell you how much your clients will spend, what motivates them to buy, and a greater understanding of customer needs and pain points. Join […]

Back to Business Goal Setting Workshop

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Succeeding in the New Normal for Business COURSE DESCRIPTION Businesses across Canada are coming to terms with a vastly changed landscape. In many aspects, the old way of doing things has been discarded, and the transition to the “new normal” is filled with many challenges. The key to succeeding in these times is to be […]

The Future is Digital

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In a hyper-connected world, having a Digital Workplace plays a critical role in delivering the promise of the connected enterprise. This future is one where a flexible organizational model, culture, diverse capabilities, and an ecosystem of talented people all come together. Organizations are striving for outstanding customer/client experience, which requires continuous digital and technological advances. […]

Imposter Syndrome Series

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The Impostor Syndrome Series is a series of ‘fireside chats’ with individuals who work in tech to discuss how they’ve experienced and navigated imposter syndrome throughout their careers. Presented by Dyspatch and Lighthouse Labs, the Imposter Syndrome series seeks to provide relatable experience from tech business leaders and educators. Learn More or Register

Market Research 1: Find Business Data and Insights

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Secondary Market Research That Works For You COURSE DESCRIPTION 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 […]

Back to Business Goal Setting Workshop

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Succeeding in the New Normal for Business COURSE DESCRIPTION Businesses across Canada are coming to terms with a vastly changed landscape. In many aspects, the old way of doing things has been discarded, and the transition to the “new normal” is filled with many challenges. The key to succeeding in these times is to be […]

Celebrating Women of Colour in Entrepreneurship

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Join WESK for a candid and transparent panel discussion about the ups and downs of being a woman of colour in entrepreneurship. During this discussion, three local entrepreneurs will describe their challenges as black female entrepreneurs, their resilience, and the transformation required to create equitable communities with a balance in power. The discussion will be […]

EXPLORE Personal Leadership Course

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EXPLORE is now online: a fully facilitated cohort-based experience that combines interactive workshops with personal and peer group activities. In this transformative personal leadership program you will: Understand the practice of self-leadership for navigating change and uncertainty while directing yourself toward your goals. Map your lifeline to identify and reflect on your patterns and motivations. […]

Get Digital: Upping Your E-Commerce Game

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The companies that are most successful in our post-COVID world will be those that adopt a strong online presence, early and fast. And it's easier than you think to strengthen your e-commerce muscles and learn how the tools and best practices have changed. Join the EDC & Google live Thursday July 9 from 10:00am to […]

Revisiting Your COVID-19 Safety Plan

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How is your COVID-19 safety plan working? Are you continuing to manage the risks associated with COVID-19 in your workplace, making changes as needed? Join Destination BC & go2HR as they discuss revisiting your COVID-19 Safety Plan, and a candid panel discussion with tourism employers, sharing some key insights and learnings based on their experiences […]

Idea to Impact: Virtual Summer Camp

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LOI is calling all young people across Canada interested in entrepreneurship, innovation, and changemaking to take part in Idea to Impact! This is the summer of changemaking. Idea to Impact: Virtual Summer Camp Edition is a free week-long educational summit for young people across Canada featuring daily 90-minute webinars with inspiring entrepreneurs, changemakers and leaders […]

EXPLORE Personal Leadership Course

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EXPLORE is now online: a fully facilitated cohort-based experience that combines interactive workshops with personal and peer group activities. In this transformative personal leadership program you will: Understand the practice of self-leadership for navigating change and uncertainty while directing yourself toward your goals. Map your lifeline to identify and reflect on your patterns and motivations. […]

How to Drive More Traffic to Your Website

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Search Engine Marketing and Analytics for Your Website COURSE DESCRIPTION 93% of online experiences begin with a search engine. Understanding how to improve your visibility in Google and other search engines is crucial for driving traffic to your website. Learn free online tools to find out who your website visitors are, what they’re searching for, […]

Restart Plan: Reopening Your Business During COVID-19

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Adapting Your Business to the “New Normal” COURSE DESCRIPTION As businesses across British Columbia carefully and thoughtfully reopen their doors, they’re finding out it’s not as simple as turning a switch on. COVID-19 has left a lasting impact on operations, supply chains and financials, with business owners having to quickly pivot in several different areas. […]

Bringing Anti-Racism and Allyship to the Business Forefront

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The events of the past weeks have placed the spotlight on the long-standing racial injustices, structural and systemic racism that Black people, Indigenous People, and people of colour (BIPOC) suffer. It will take our collective efforts to stand up against racism and take action to be part of the solution. This conversation will centre around […]

COVID-19: Things to Consider When Reopening Your Business

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Join SBBC as they speak with a Small Business BC Business Advisor on this to consider when reopening your business. This session will be a interactive discussion, with our Covid Support team present to answer any questions you may have on guidelines and expectations as businesses reopen. Learn More or Register

Okanagan College Series Online – with Minister Mona Fortier

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Join the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Monday May 25th at 12:00 - 1:00pm in a conversation with the Honourable Minister Mona Fortier. Minister Fortier will be discussing the measures that have been brought forward by the government to support Canadians and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. In her role as Federal Minister of Middle […]

Jay Treaty Information Session

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Join for an interactive webinar on how Indigenous Canadians can access their right to work and do business through the Jay Treaty. Hear from Cascadia Law, Pacific Customs Brokers, and ask border-law expert Greg Boos questions about the impact the Jay Treaty has on the flow of indigenous peoples and businesses across the Canadian-US border. […]

Taxsense for Incorporating Your Business

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Tax Benefits from Incorporating COURSE DESCRIPTION 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 […]

Marketing During Crisis: How to Strike the Right Balance

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How to Promote New Offers Without Appearing Tone Deaf COURSE DESCRIPTION In the last few months, our world has changed. Consumer behaviors and priorities have shifted, has your messaging changed accordingly? It’s time to revisit your approach to marketing and learn how to reframe your offers and promotions in this time of drastic change and […]

Rock Your Side Hustle and Keep Your Day Job

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How to Run a Side Business! COURSE DESCRIPTION Thinking of starting your own side hustle? It’s an exciting decision but it isn’t easy; especially if it’s your first time! And, while you might have an amazing idea, you don’t feel quite ready to quit your day job and go all in. Don’t worry, you’re not […]

Strategies for Staying Resilient During COVID-19

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COURSE DESCRIPTION Faced with significant challenges wrought by COVID-19, resilience is more important than ever for small business owners. This webinar will feature a small business owner who will share their tools and tips for enhancing resilience. You will have an opportunity to learn what other business owners are doing from both a business point […]

COVID-19 Workplace Health and Safety

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COURSE DESCRIPTION As thoughts begin to turn toward reopening our economy, business owners must ensure their workplace is taking preventative measures to stop the spread of COVID-19. Presented by Chris Back from WorkSafeBC, this informative webinar will cover important aspects of ensuring workplace health and safety for employees and customers alike. Topics covered will include […]

COVID-19: United States export forecast

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The worldwide spread of COVID 19 has taken a significant and still evolving toll on the U.S. economy. As the U.S. is our closest neighbour and trading partner, what happens there is certain to affect Canadian companies. If you'd like to know how COVID 19's impact on the U.S. economy will affect Canadian companies, Export […]

Webmaking with HTML & CSS Workshop

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Why learn HTML & CSS? If you are looking to get your feet wet when it comes to coding, then this is the workshop for you. HTML and CSS are the backbone of all websites, and knowledge of them is a necessity if you are interested in things like web development, creating marketing emails, or […]

WEKH Support Training: COVID-19 Government Resources (British Columbia)

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Training webinar detailing government programs and support designed to offer businesses and workers relief during COVID-19. About this Event This webinar will outline key changes to existing programs, who is eligible for new supports, steps to apply, and share answers to frequently asked questions. Programs to be detailed include: Employment Insurance (EI) Changes; the Canadian […]

Small Business BC’s Digital Meetups: Small Business Fireside Chat with SBBC CEO

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Do you want a platform to have your voice heard and share your stories? Virtually network and bond with Small Business BC’s CEO, Tom Conway during this session. Introduction from Tom Conway, and any updates from Small Business BC We will then open the floor to participants on a first come first served basis, to […]

Get Your Store Online in Changing Times

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About this Event During this time of social distancing and store closures, it is crucial now more than ever to have an online presence to still engage with customers and continue to grow your business. In this workshop we will start from the very beginning. We'll not only introduce you to Shopify and what we […]

Small Business BC’s Digital Meetups: Managing Your Cash Flow

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In this digital meetup we speak to Iain Rogers, Founder of Entreflow, on how to pivot your business plan and manage your cash flow during this challenging time. Contents covered include: Common questions regarding Cash Flow and how to adapt your business due to Covid-19 Questions & answers for Iain Opportunity for other small businesses […]

COVID-19 Update

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We are working to connect businesses virtually to foster authentic connection in this time of isolation. We are educating our community by providing timely updates on new information from the government and offering free webinars on relevant topics. And we are advocating for you by taking your concerns straight to the government. The provincial and […]

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