Business Events BC - January 2020

Published: Jan 8, 2020
Last Updated: Feb 28, 2020

Have some lofty new goals for your business as your New Year’s resolution? Don’t know where to start? Maybe these events will help:

 

Startup Basics: Startup Accounting

Host: Kamloops Innovation

Target Audience: Entrepreneurs, Business owners, professionals

Date: Thursday, January 30

Time: 5pm – 6pm

Location: TRU Generator (Thompson Rivers University)

Cost: Free!

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Summary: Prepare yourself as an entrepreneur for the accounting side of running your business. This workshop will cover topics such as financial reporting, business expenses, business structure from an accounting perspective, and more!

 

Startup Basics: Startup Legal

Host: Kamloops Innovation

Target Audience: Entrepreneurs, Business owners, professionals

Date: Thursday, January 30

Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Location: TRU Generator (Thompson Rivers University)

Cost: Free!

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Summary: Learn about how you can protect your business legally with topics in business structure, commercial agreement employment legalities, and funding legalities.

 

How To Find The Best Employees Without Spending A Dollar

Host: BC Build Envelope & Chris Czarnick

Target Audience: Entrepreneurs, small business owners

Date: Wednesday, January 29

Time: 5pm – 8pm

Location: Fifth Avenue Cinemas

Cost: $40

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Summary: Learn how to address the issue of the lack of workers available in BC with solutions and workshop training

 

Vancouver Women in Tech Regatta 2020

Host: Women in Tech Regatta

Target Audience: Professionals working in tech

Date: Tuesday, January 28 and Wednesday, January 29

Time: 10am – 6pm

Location: Segal Graduate School Building 1 (500 Granville Street)

Cost: $149 - $219

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Summary: Hear insight from the experts during the panel and find others just like you to share your experiences with!

 

Startup Basics: Resources

Host: Kamloops Innovation

Target Audience: Entrepreneurs, small business owners

Date: Thursday, January 16

Time: 5pm – 6pm

Location: TRU Generator

Cost: Free!

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Summary: Come out to learn tech & startup lingo, community resources & support organizations, and places to find funding for your big ideas.          

 

Entrepreneur`s Toolkit

Host: City of Richmond Economic Development Office

Target Audience: Entrepreneurs, business owners

Date: Thursday, January 16

Time: 5pm – 7pm

Location: HYCITY HUB

Cost: Free!

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Summary: Get connected with information, access to resources, and support to help with common challenges for startups like raising capital, commercialization, and going to market.

 

Calling all Social Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, and Change Makers

Host: BNIBC

Target Audience: Entrepreneurs, business owners, HR enthusiasts

Date: Wednesday, January 15

Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm

Location: Radar Hill Boardroom

Cost: Free!

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Summary: Come learn how to utilize BNI`s resources to grow your business and meet other entrepreneurs!

 

Accessible Employers 101: Building an Inclusive Workspace

Host: Presidents Group, BC WiN and WCG Services          

Target Audience: Professionals, entrepreneurs, small business owners, HR professionals

Date: Tuesday, January 14

Time: 9am – 3:30pm

Location: SFU Harbour Centre – Segal Centre

Cost: Free!

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Summary: Come out to this professional development training event to learn how to better hire, engage, and retain people with disabilities.

 

How to Network: A Free Career Workshop

Host: YWCA Employment

Target Audience: Job hunters, entrepreneurs

Date: Wednesday, January 8

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Location: Coquitlam City Centre Library

Cost: Free!

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Summary: Come learn the importance of networking, how to network effectively, and create deeper connections to increase chances of employment.

 

For more events like these visit smallbusinessbc.ca and review their event calendar. Please note all above event details have been taken from host descriptions and may be subject to changes.

 
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