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Helpful Webinars, Courses & Digital Meetups

Export Beyond BC With E-Commerce

Monday, May 25, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

If your business has an online store, join us at our free webinar to learn how you can sell to other provinces and countries. Featuring information on finding markets with potential and utilizing Canada’s free trade agreements, this is a fantastic opportunity to strengthen and diversify your business through e-commerce.

COVID-19 update | Protecting Your Business During a Pandemic 

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 at 10 AM 
  • Facts on COVID-19 and what to do now to protect your business
  • New employment laws and managing your workplace
  • Updating workplace policies on sick pay and remote work rules
  • Supporting your employees during this challenging time

Strategies for Staying Resilient During Covid-19 Part 3

Wednesday, May 27, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

As a follow up to our special topics webinar “Staying Resilient During Extraordinary Times” facilitated by Christina Nikiforuk, Leadership Coach and Consultant, we are pleased to offer a three-part resilience series.

Each webinar will feature a small business owner who will share their tools and tips for enhancing resilience. You will have an opportunity to learn what other business owners are doing from both a business point of view, as well as a mental health perspective, during this extraordinary period. Join at any time during the series and catch past sessions as recordings will be made available.

…find more webinars, courses and resources from Small Business BC here.

Burn the 2020 Plan – Stories of Resilience through COVID-19 by Talk Shop Media

Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at 3:30 – 4:30 PM

“Burn your 2020 Plan with us! COVID-19 has pushed us to completely rethink our 2020 strategies that we laboured over for weeks or even months before the whole world changed. Join us for a virtual event where we’ll hear from five Canadian tech leaders from @Shopify@Willfulwills@CrowdRiff@Sampler.io and @Ratehub on how they are leading their organizations through this period of change, burning the 2020 playbook, acting quickly to survive, and even thrive in some cases. Each 10-minute fireside chat will deliver insights, key takeaways, and learnings that we hope you can apply in your workplace.” – Talk Shop Media

Back to Business: Preparing to Reopen in a COVID-19 World

Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 12 PM

  • Updating Policies and Procedures
  • Hiring New Employees
  • Recalling Employees
  • Dismissal Instead of Recall
  • Refusal to Return to Work
  • OHS Considerations

Ready, Resilient and Strong: Free Five Day Resilience Program for Women Entrepreneurs

Monday, June 8 – Friday, June 12, 2020

Over 5 days you will dive into 10 conversations with topic experts and Canadian entrepreneurs who will provide us with deeply applicable business strategies, personal leadership considerations, and stories of resilience in action.

Included:

  • Expert Advice
  • Tangible Exercises
  • Daily Forum
  • Live Mindshare
  • Exclusive Perks
  • Ask/Give Platform

On-demand webinars & meetups

Digital meetup recordings from Small Business BC

  • Pivoting Your Business to Adapt
  • Small Business Community Chat
  • Hear From A Small Business Owner: The Federal Store
  • Your HR Questions Answered With an Employment Lawyer
  • Funding and Short Term Financing Options
  • Small Business Community Chat
  • Your HR Questions Answered With an Employment Lawyer
  • Creative Ways to Help Your Business Thrive Digitally
  • COVID-19: Pivoting Your Export/Import Business

…and many more topics.

Digital Main Street

A digital “how-to” guide to help you grow your business.

Find their events here.