Numerous local, provincial, and national organizations continue to host webinars and virtual events to provide information, to help us stay connected, and to inspire new ways of thinking. Here are some of the webinars and events you can attend in the weeks ahead.
Join Later on Wednesday, September 23, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT for a full-day of free sessions covering a wide variety of digital marketing and social media topics.
City Travel Falls and Recovery: Overtourism or Undertourism Problems?
Tourism Economics is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, September 23, at 10 a.m. PDT, where experts will weigh in on topics related to cities including overtourism prior to COVID-19, potential undertourism after COVID-19, and the role of cities as destinations and travel hubs.
Funding and Resources for Inclusive Employers
On Friday, September 25, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. PDT, Small Business BC (SBBC) will host a panel presentation, in celebration of Disability Employment Month in B.C. Click here for information on additional webinars taking place as part of SBBC's AccessAbility month.
OYP Virtual Coffee Social
Okanagan Young Professionals Collective (OYP) is hosting its next virtual coffee social, powers by the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) on Wednesday, September 30, from 8-9 a.m. PDT.
Top 40 Under 40 Virtual Celebration
The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a virtual celebration on Wednesday, September 30, from 12-1 p.m. PDT in recognition of this year’s Top 40 Under 40 honourees. Register through the link above to join in the celebration.
BCMA Virtual Conference
The BC Museums Association will be hosting its first-ever virtual conference from October 6-8, 2020. All events are free; however, advance registration is required.
Business Excellence Awards, Nominees Virtual Event
Nominees for the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce’s 33rd Annual Business Excellence Awards will be revealed at an online event taking place on Thursday, October 8, from 12-1:15 p.m. PDT. Advance registration is required.
Digital Marketing Webinars
Destination British Columbia (DBC) is hosting a series of free webinars focused on digital marketing:
- September 30: Manage Your Online Presence: TripAdvisor and HelloBC.com
- October 7: Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps
- October 14: Get the Most out of Your Website
Registration for all three upcoming events are full; however, you can join the waitlist through the links above or sign up for future sessions taking place in January 2021.
A variety of additional resources can also be accessed through DBC’s Learning Centre.
2020 TIAC Tourism Congress
Registration is now open for Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s (TIAC) first virtual Tourism Congress, which will take place on November 17 and 18, 2020. Registration is free, thanks to the partnership and generous support of the Government of Canada and the Canadian Experience Fund.
Have an upcoming event or webinar that would be of interest to those in the tourism industry? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can include the information in our next bi-weekly roundup.