Business Workshops

Need help with your North Okanagan business? We host business workshops about everything from tax tips to using social media to help you grow your business.  If you a starting a new business please check out our workshops for new businesses below:

Note: The workshops are available to the public at no charge. To register, please call 250-545-2215 x204 and ask to speak with a Business Service Advisor.

Doing Business In The Green Economy: Cannabis Business 101

_________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Time: 9am – 12pm Workshops are at no cost. _________________________________________________________________________________________ There’s a lot to learn about competing in the legal cannabis industry. Do you have the supports you need to enter and compete in the new global marketplace? Cannabis legislation is complicated at all levels of the government. Successful […]

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Keeping Your Staff

_________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Time: 1pm – 2.30pm Workshops are at no cost. _________________________________________________________________________________________ Are you struggling to attract or retain employees? You are not alone! Attracting and retaining the right talent is an ever increasing challenge for both large and small businesses in our area.  This workshop will touch on some proven […]

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Employers Training Grant

_________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Time: 2.30pm – 3.30pm Workshops are at no cost. ________________________________________________________________________________________ Jobs continue to change and evolve; some becoming more complicated due to innovation and changes in technology. As technological advances continue to find ways to do tasks more safely or efficiently, many workers across the province will likely be affected […]

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Hiring the Right People

____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Time: 9 am – 11 am Workshops are at no cost  ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Want to keep your existing employees happy? Experiencing ‘sticky’ people issues and don’t know how to handle it? Or are you just looking for tips that will help you navigate through the tight labor market? Robyn Jespersen has the […]

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Marketing for Busy Entrepreneurs

___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019 Time: 1 pm – 4 pm Workshops are at no cost. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Peak PR’s goal is to help you optimize your presence on social media. Forget B2B or B2C marketing, social media is all about H2H (human to human). Brands know they need to publish well-written and expert visual […]

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Retiring or Selling Your Business

___________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Time: 1 pm – 3 pm Workshops are at no cost _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Thinking about retiring from your business? Why not sell and get a return on your investment rather than shutting down? Join Scot as he provides guidance around the planning and valuation process of getting the most when […]

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Workplace Assistive Technology

__________________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Time: 11am – 12pm Workshops are at no cost __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Since 1984, Neil Squire Society has empowered Canadians with disabilities through employment, digital literacy, innovation, and assistive technology. They have helped over 45,000 Canadians with disabilities achieve success by overcoming physical barriers in the workplace and society. Find out […]

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Export Navigator

_________________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: Monday, October 21, 2019 Time: 9am – 12pm Workshops are at no cost _________________________________________________________________________________________________ The workshop will provide an overview of the Export Navigator program which is open to growth-oriented small and medium size businesses who qualify for free support. Goals of the program are to assist with a business and export readiness […]

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Creating Marketing Videos

____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019 Time: 9 am – 12 pm Workshops are no cost  ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ The video landscape is changing. Gone are the days when you needed to create a slick ad using a spokesperson, expensive equipment, and complicated software. Now, your audience wants videos that don’t look like ads – ones that […]

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Business Model Canvas

Get hand-on with your business or business idea! Whether you are an entrepreneur looking to test out your idea, or an established buisness looking for new opportunities, the Business Model Canvas is a brainstorming tool that provides a new way to look at your business. Used across all industries, the Business Model Canvas is a […]

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Business Plan Boot Camp – Customer Service, Human Resources & Succession Planning

Are you an Entrepreneur looking to start your own business? Do you need some help getting started on your business plan? Attend one workshop or the entire series of our Business Plan Boot Camp. Customer Service, Human Resources & Succession Planning Now that you’ve got a brilliant idea for a business, find out what your […]

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Business Plan Boot Camp – Financial Management

Are you an Entrepreneur looking to start your own business? Do you need some help getting started on your business plan? Attend one workshop or the entire series of our Business Plan Boot Camp. Does your idea of tracking receipts involve a shoebox? Do you know how to find out if you’re making more money […]

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Business Plan Boot Camp – Marketing & Sales

Are you an Entrepreneur looking to start your own business? Do you need some help getting started on your business plan? Attend one workshop or the entire series of our Business Plan Boot Camp. Marketing and Sales Technologies change but the fundamentals of marketing and sales stay the same. This workshop gives you core information and tools for […]

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Business Plan Boot Camp – Market Research

Are you an Entrepreneur looking to start your own business? Do you need some help getting started on your business plan? Attend one workshop or the entire series of our Business Plan Boot Camp. Market Research Who is will be buying your product or services? What other businesses are you up against? This workshop helps […]

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Business Plan Boot Camp – Operations & Getting Your Business Online

Are you an Entrepreneur looking to start your own business? Do you need some help getting started on your business plan? Attend one workshop or the entire series of our Business Plan Boot Camp. Operations and Getting Your Business Online Now that you’ve got a brilliant idea for a business, find out what your next […]

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Questions? Contact our business team. at our Vernon, BC location.