While we may not be able to meet in-person for the time being, numerous organizations are hosting webinars and virtual events that seek to provide information, to help us stay connected, and to inspire new ways of thinking. Each week, we’ll share some of the upcoming webinars and virtual events you can attend.

Small Business BC (SBBC) Webinars and Digital Meetups

SBBC has several webinars and a digital meet-up taking place this upcoming week including:

Click here for information on these webinars and several others being held this week. For more information on SBBC digital meet-ups, click here.

Return to Work: Employment Law and COVID-19

The BC Tourism Resiliency Network will host its next webinar on Wednesday, May 13, from 10-11:30 a.m. (includes 30 minutes for Q&A). Lawyers from Fasken will cover a variety of topics to provide information about the changes employers are facing due to COVID-19 and how to plan for the future. For more information and to register, click here.

Tourism Industry Town Hall

On Thursday, May 14, from 1-2 p.m. PDT, Tourism Kelowna will host a virtual town hall where our President & CEO, Lisanne Ballantyne, will be joined by Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association President & CEO, Glenn Mandziuk, and Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission Manager, Krista Mallory, to talk about business recovery. Click here for more information and to register.

Destination BC (DBC) Road to Recovery Webinar Series

DBC kicked off its Road to Recovery webinar series this week, with two more webinars taking place in the week ahead:

All webinars take place at 2 p.m. PDT. For more information on the webinar series and to register for upcoming sessions, click here.

Workplace Health & Safety COVID-19: Preventing Exposure to COVID-19

BC Food & Beverage and WorkSafeBC will host a virtual town hall on Thursday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. PDT covering various aspects of workplace health and safety as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for more information and to register.

Know of any upcoming webinar or virtual networking events? Email me at melissa@tourismkelowna.com so we can share them in future posts.