Numerous local, provincial, and national organizations continue to host webinars and virtual events to provide learning and networking opportunities and to facilitate discussions on a variety of topics. Here are some of the upcoming webinars and events you can attend.
SBBC hosts live webinars each week—here is what's coming up:
Tuesday, July 13: Market Research 2: Surveys and Focus Groups | 1-4 p.m. PDT
Thursday, July 15: How to Protect Your Business From Fraud | 10:30-11:30 a.m. PDT
For more information on upcoming webinars and sessions, visit the SBBC website.
On Wednesday, July 14, from 9-10:30 a.m. PDT, Pride at Work Canada, in collaboration with Black HR Professionals of Canada, will be hosting a virtual panel discussion focused on "how to create a just working environment for LGBTQ2+ employees where they feel not only tolerated, but actively celebrated." Find more information and register through the Pride at Work Canada website.
Unicorns.LIVE offers live-streamed, unedited content focused on arts and entertainment. Here are some of their upcoming events:
- The Black Phone podcast sees three Kelowna locals come together to "challenge controversial topics with the goal of progress." The next edition, Let's Talk Sports, will air on Monday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. PDT.
- On Wednesday, July 13, tune in at 6 p.m. PDT for the next edition of Two-Spirit Tea with Ella and Simma, where they will "discuss alcohol and drugs, their effect on Indigenous peoples in regards to colonialism, and the intergenerational trauma caused by such things."
To see more of the upcoming virtual events, visit the Unicorns.LIVE website.
Each Tuesday, from 12-1 p.m. PDT, Okanagan coLab hosts Trep Café, an "informal meeting for entrepreneurs, startups, and small business owners." Learn more and register online for upcoming sessions.
If you missed Destination Canada's recent industry update, hosted alongside Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada and Parks Canada, you can watch a recording on YouTube at your convenience.
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.