As we navigate the new norm amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous organizations are hosting webinars designed to provide information, improve skills, and inspire new ideas.Here are some upcoming webinars you can attend, as well as recorded resources you can listen to as time permits.  

Best Practices for Hosting Online Events

Join Zoom on Thursday, April 30, from 11 to 11:45 a.m. PDT to learn more about hosting your events online through its platform. Topics will include: Hosting do’s and don’ts, how to monetize your events, tips to interact and engage with attendees, and how to live stream your events on social media. Click here to register for this free webinar. 

Employment and Labour Law in the Wake of COVID-19

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is hosting its next Business Smarts Webinar on Thursday, April 30, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. PDT. Presented by Mark Grabas, Associate Counsel, Pushor Mitchell LLP. Topics will include: layoffs, employment contracts, health and safety, and transition plans. Free to attend. Click here to register in advance.

Cancellation and Postponement of Major Sporting Events in Canada

On Thursday, May 7, starting at 10 a.m. PDT, Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) will host a webinar hosted by Benoit Girardin, event expert and lead strategist at LBB Sport, to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on sporting events. The webinar will also include a panel discussion with three Canadian sport leaders: Debra Armstrong, CEO of Skate Canada (ISU World Figure Skating Championships); Eugène Lapierre, VP and Tournament Director for Tennis Canada’s Rogers Cup; and, Ahmed El-Awadi, CEO of Swimming Canada (SNC Olympic trials). Click here for more information and to register. 

OYP Lunch and Learns

Okanagan Young Professionals (OYP) has several upcoming virtual lunch and learns, including an introduction to Zoom taking place on Thursday, April 30, at 12 p.m. Click here for more details. 

Small Business BC (SBBC) Webinars

SBBC offers a variety of business education webinars, which include topics directly related to COVID-19 as well as general information on topics like marketing for small business, blogging to promote your business, and more. Click here to view all the upcoming webinars. 

Destination British Columbia (DBC) Industry Calls

Each Thursday morning DBC is hosting a weekly call with partners from across the province. All tourism partners and stakeholders are encouraged to join. To participate, please email To listen to previously recorded calls, click here.

Destination Canada COVID-19 Webinars

Destination Canada is hosting regular webinars to update industry partners and stakeholders on information related to COVID-19. Click here to listen to previously hosted webinars and to stay informed about future webinars.