Numerous organizations continue to host webinars and virtual events, while also starting to bring back in-person events, to provide learning and networking opportunities and facilitate discussions on a variety of topics. Here are some of the upcoming events you can attend.
The first session in this four-part series, Focused Marketing: Targeted Effort, Tangible Results, takes place on Tuesday, November 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PDT. The interactive session, presented by Women's Enterprise Centre (WEC), is open to everyone and offers pay-what-you-can options. Find out more about the entire series, including future session dates, on the WEC website.
Individuals who've attended at least two sessions of kinSHIFT and Purppl's four-part Elements of Truth series are invited to join the Next Steps in ReconciliACTION program, which consists of four sessions taking place from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. PT on November 2, 9, 16, and 23. Find more information and register on Eventbrite.
On November 3 and 4, the BCRTS Tourism Summit 2021 will deliver workshops and panels centred around the theme, Reimagining the Future of Tourism: Rebuild, Reframe and Rethink. The interactive virtual Summit is being hosted by the British Columbia Regional Tourism Secretariat (BCRTS) in collaboration with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council. The event is free for tourism industry stakeholders and registration can be completed online.
Learn more about the non-profit sector and the role of Board Directors in this virtual bootcamp session hosted by KCR on Wednesday, November 3, from 4 – 6 p.m. PDT. Attendees will leave with "the confidence and knowledge to be strong and knowledgeable directors or staff." More information and a link to register can be accessed on the KCR website.
On Tuesday, November 9, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. PST, the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its next Okanagan College Series session as an in-person luncheon. Taking place at the Coast Capri Hotel, attendees will hear from Lesley Cormack, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal of UBC’s Okanagan campus, and Neil Fassina, President of Okanagan College, who are both "newly at the helm of their respective institutions." Visit the Chamber website to learn more and to register.
Small Business BC (SBBC) has several upcoming webinars including:
- Tuesday, November 9
- Pricing Strategies: Pricing and Costing Your Product | 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- Business Planning for Developing Businesses | 1 – 4 p.m.
Click the links above or visit the SBBC website to register and to view additional upcoming webinars.
For information on how to access future education webinars and additional SBBC resources free of charge, visit Destination BC’s website.
Have an upcoming event or webinar that would be of interest to those in the tourism industry? Email us so we can include the information in our next roundup.