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.


The Power of One: How Small Changes Can Increase Sales

The final session in the Women’s Enterprise Centre (WEC)'s Build Your Business webinar series, which provides entrepreneurs with practical skills and strategies that can be used to build their business, takes place on Tuesday, May 25, from 10-11:30 a.m. PDT Register on the WEC website; cost to attend the session is $25.

Virtual coffee with MLA Ben Stewart

The Greater Westside Board of Trade is welcoming MLA Ben Stewart for a virtual coffee discussion, focused on the current business climate in the region. The event will take place from 10-11 a.m. PDT on Wednesday, May 26. Advance registration can be completed online.

Accounting for Crypto: The Future of Digital Currencies in Canada

This session is taking place on Wednesday, May 26, from 10-11 a.m. PDT, as part of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Industrial Revolution 4.0 webinar series. Tune in to the panel discussion to learn more about digital currencies and their impact. Register for the free event on Eventbrite.

Funding & Support Ft. Sue Ross from Futurpreneur

On Wednesday, May 26, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. PDT, Accelerate Okanagan is hosting its monthly funding and support session, featuring guest speaker, Sue Ross, from Futurpreneur Canada. Learn more and register online.

Business Building in the Face of COVID

As part of its ongoing webinar series, the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) will be hosting a session on Wednesday, May 26, from 1-2 p.m. PDT with guest speaker, Professor Mark Ziebarth (Okanagan College), who will share 10 steps tourism businesses can take for short- and long-term success. Click here to register.

How to Protect Your Business from Cyber Threats

The Women’s Enterprise Centre will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, May 27, from 10-11 a.m. PDT, with CyberSecure Canada to provide information and resources so businesses can protect themselves from cyber threats. Learn more and register online.

Virtual Tourism Town Hall

The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) and Destination Canada are partnering with local organizations across the country to host a virtual Tourism Town Hall series. The BC town hall will take place on Thursday, May 27, from 1-2 p.m. PDT. Visit the TIAC website for more information and to register for the session, where you can provide valuable feedback on issues facing the tourism industry.   

BC Chamber of Commerce AGM & Conference

On Friday, May 28, and Saturday, May 29, the BC Chamber of Commerce will host its AGM and Resilience to Recovery Conference. The event will include panel sessions, keynote speakers, and networking opportunities. Tickets are $49 for members and $79 for non-members. Find all the details and purchase tickets online.

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.