Local, provincial, and national organizations regularly host in-person and virtual events to provide learning and networking opportunities and facilitate discussions on various topics. Here are some upcoming events you can attend in the weeks ahead.

Small Business BC (SBBC) Live Education

Small Business BC (SBBC) has several upcoming webinars, including:

Click the links above to register or visit the SBBC website for additional upcoming webinars. For information on accessing these and future education webinars, along with other SBBC resources, free of charge, visit Destination BC’s website.

Cohere & Cowork

On April 11, local entrepreneurs are invited to Okanagan coLab to participate in Cohere, a monthly community conversation series where attendees can share wisdom and amplify ideas. Following the one-hour session, which takes place from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., attendees are invited to stay and enjoy half a day of coworking. Learn more and register here.  

Boost Your Business through Digital Transformation

Learn more about the Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) at the Kelowna Chamber's upcoming webinar, presented by MNP. Guest speaker, Soumya Ghosh, Director MNP Digital, will talk about the program, which allows organizations to access up to $15,000 through the Boost Your Business Technology grant. The session is on Thursday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Register for the free webinar on the Kelowna Chamber website

Empathic Leadership

Join this 1-hour workshop, presented by BC's Hub for Workplace Mental Health, to learn more about navigating emotionally challenging conversations and applying effective communication tactics to address them successfully. The online session, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., is free to attend, but advance registration is required

Made to Grow: Kelowna Entrepreneur Brunch

Made to Grow Project (MTGP) invites women entrepreneurs in Kelowna to a brunch networking event on Friday, April 14, at the Coast Capri Hotel. The event takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets are $65 and include a buffet brunch, guest speaker, and networking. Learn more and purchase tickets through Eventbrite

Young Professional Happy Hour Social

OYP Collective is hosting its next Happy Hour Social on Friday, April 14, at Railside Brewing. The in-person event will take place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Find more information and reserve your spot through Eventbrite.

Future Industry Events

Have an upcoming event or webinar that would interest those in the tourism industry? Email us so we can include the information in our next roundup.