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.

Workplace Safety in Step 3: What You Need to Know

On Monday, July 5, from 2-3 p.m. PDT, go2HR will be hosting a webinar to provide attendees with information about the revised health and safety guidelines in Step 3 of BC's Restart Plan, which will see businesses transition from COVID-19 Safety Plans to communicable disease prevention. Find out more and register on Eventbrite.


Unicorns.LIVE offers live-streamed, unedited content focused on arts and entertainment. Here are some of the upcoming events taking place:

  • LGBT2Q+ Artist Music Series, QUSIC, produced by Rebellious Unicorns, returns on July 5 and 6, starting at 5:30 p.m. each night, with support from SoundON, Creative BC, and the Province of British Columbia. 
  • On Wednesday, July 7, tune in at 6 p.m. PDT to the ongoing series, Two-Spirit Tea with Ella and Simma, for a discussion on gender and the Indigenous understanding. 
  • On the same day at 8 p.m. PDT, Wellbeing Wednesdays with Paige will stream, focused on "the value of healthy relationships, how to build them, and maintain them!"

To see more of the upcoming events, visit the Unicorns.LIVE website. 

Trep Café

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. 

Speaker Series: What 5G Brings - Transforming Business and Community Services

On Wednesday, July 7, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. PDT, learn about "what's coming, what's already here, and how to leverage 5G" with presenters from Rogers for Business, City of Kelowna, and Bluecity Technology. Visit the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce website for more details and to register.  

How to Win Grants: Insider Tips from OKR Financial and Pocketed

Join this webinar on Wednesday, July 7, at 11 a.m. PDT to learn more about the grant application process and how to master it so your business can have the best chance at accessing the billions of dollars in funding available in Canada. Click here for more info and to register. 

Recording Available: Connect, Restart & Build Forward With BC's Support Network

If you missed the recent webinar hosted by the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA), with presentations from Symphony Tourism Services, BC Hotel Association, Indigenous Tourism BC, go2HR, and Canadian Mental Health Association Kelowna, you can access the slide decks and a recording through TOTA'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.