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  • Feb 2nd 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Unisus International School Open House

    You are invited to come tour the campus, view the dormitory construction, experience our Innovation Lab, learn about the International Baccalaureate Program and more! Be sure to try the free STEM Learning Lab activities, ideal for kids ages 6 & up. Staff will be available to tour the facility with you and answer any questions you might have.

    We are also looking forward to hearing fr...

  • Feb 4th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    BWB Lunch & Learn

    DISCOVER BWB BUSINESS MEMBERSBalance Well-Being Centre Inc. is proud to present BWB Lunch and Learn!!!Register EARLY, spaces are limited and we expect to fill up quicklyWhat to expect:

    Sit back and learn from our FEATURED BWB Business Member TBA- of TBA"DISCOVER WHAT BWB BUSINESS MEMBERS HAVE TO OFFER"

     

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  • Feb 5th 8:00 am - 9:00 am

    Trep Café Tuesdays

    Ever feel frustrated with the way your business isn’t going? Maybe you’re dealing with challenges of scaling your business and stressed out about the growing list of things that you don’t know:

    How can I get more customers through marketing and sales?How do I find and hire a superstar team?How do I optimize my operations procedures?What technologies should I integrate?Trep Café is a reg...

  • Feb 6th 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Coffee + Code

    Programming got you down?

    coLab Coffee + Code is a free monthly meetup for you to improve your coding skills, meet fellow developers, and to give and receive mentorship.

    Curious about programming but don't know where to start? Are you new to development and looking to gain some experience or guidance? Or maybe an “old dog” looking to upgrade your skills or switch tech stacks?

  • Feb 7th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Interior Health Online Career Fair

    Join Interior Health's online career fair to hear about the current opportunities in Information Management and Information Technology throughout the Southern Interior of British Columbia. Upload your resume and speak directly with a recruiter at this event. Register today at: https://www.careereco.com/events/interiorhealth.

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  • Feb 7th 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Mystery Networking Event

    A twist on traditional networking.Want to kick those winter blues and meet some great people while doing it? Come have some fun with this mystery networking event. Few details will be released prior to the event, follow the Valley First Facebook page for more information!Limited tickets available.This event is hosted by the Valley First, Community Collective

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  • Feb 11th to 13th - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Leader's Discipline Training

    Years from now, a collection of extraordinary characters reconnect to a pivotal time they shared working together with you. In passing, they reflect on the quiet way you served them, the challenges you trusted them with and the poise you displayed under pressure. They begin to realize that the way you conducted yourself invited each of them to occupy the ground and affect the field as leaders.<...

  • Feb 11th to 13th - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Leader's Discipline Training

    Years from now, a collection of extraordinary characters reconnect to a pivotal time they shared working together with you. In passing, they reflect on the quiet way you served them, the challenges you trusted them with and the poise you displayed under pressure. They begin to realize that the way you conducted yourself invited each of them to occupy the ground and affect the field as leaders.<...

  • Feb 12th 8:00 am - 9:00 am

    Trep Café Tuesdays

    Ever feel frustrated with the way your business isn’t going? Maybe you’re dealing with challenges of scaling your business and stressed out about the growing list of things that you don’t know:

    How can I get more customers through marketing and sales?How do I find and hire a superstar team?How do I optimize my operations procedures?What technologies should I integrate?Trep Café is a reg...

  • Feb 12th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Data Science Meetup

    A casual lunch time meetup for data enthusiasts in Kelowna. All skills levels welcome. Format: We will have a 30-40 minute presentation followed by discussion. October 9th's session with be led by Tyler Kreway on the topic of sports statistics. Thank you to Okanagan colab for sponsoring this event.

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  • Feb 12th 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    BWB Storytelling Tuesday

    EXPERIENCING YOUR COMMUNITY THROUGH INSPIRATIONAL STORIESBalance Well-Being Centre Inc. is proud to present BWB Storytelling Tuesday!!!Limited tickets available get yours now.BE InspiredBE MovedBE EntertainedWhat to expect:5:00-6:00 - Drinks, Food, Music & Conversation6:00-6:45 - 3 Storytellers share their Stories6:45-7:00 - Intermission with Music7:00-8:00 - 3 Storytellers share their Stor...

  • Feb 11th to 13th - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Leader's Discipline Training

    Years from now, a collection of extraordinary characters reconnect to a pivotal time they shared working together with you. In passing, they reflect on the quiet way you served them, the challenges you trusted them with and the poise you displayed under pressure. They begin to realize that the way you conducted yourself invited each of them to occupy the ground and affect the field as leaders.<...

  • Feb 13th 8:00 am - 9:00 am

    #devKL

    #devKL is a bi-weekly meetup to encourage local software developers to collaborate and learn from each other. We're hoping to build the development community by providing group mentorship and encouraging members to connect and continue the collaboration between events.Each session's topic is announced a week ahead of time. If you'd like to present a topic or facilitate a session, please contact...

  • Feb 13th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Wealth Wednesdays Lunch & Learn

    Two perspectives working with money, a financial planner and a money coach, offering information, tips and activities to support your FINANCIAL well-being.BWB Business Members:MONEY COACH - Sharon Davison of Sharon E. DavisionFINANCIAL PLANNER - Shawna McCrea of Balance FinancialFeel Free to Bring Your LunchMONTHLY TOPICS:Relationship with $$$BudgetingRetirementInvestmentsCash Flow2nd Wednesday...

  • Feb 13th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Communication Workshop

    Open the Doors to CommunicationDo you struggle to . . .Recognize and disarm communication "traps"?Escape the "drama" triangle?Communicate more effectively personally and professionally?Your default communication style naturally connects with some people and naturally repels others. Learn more about your personal style, how to read others and begin to connect more easily with 50% to 70% more peo...

  • Feb 13th 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Blockchain Info Session

    Okanagan College is now offering Blockchain Certificate Program that provides unique insights into this emerging technology. The program provides learners with knowledge, strategies, tools and skills related to the use of Blockchain in the workplace. Blockchain skills are required in a variety of fields including government, health, education, financial services, logistics, real estate, start-u...

  • Feb 14th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Zero-downtime Applications With Kubernetes

    To remain competitive, todays businesses are asking their IT departments to deploy sooner and without disruption to their existing operations. To meet this challenge many organizations are turning to Kubernetes. In this no slideware, just a real hands-on presentation, Sebastien will demonstrate techniques to help you deploy often without breaking or losing a single inflight request. After the s...

  • Feb 15th 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Makers Making Change

    Learn about Makers Making Change; connecting makers of daily assistive devices for persons with disabilities, how to get involved in build a thons, how to connect persons with disabilities to the devices they need, use of 3D printing.

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  • Feb 19th 8:00 am - 9:00 am

    Trep Café Tuesdays

    Ever feel frustrated with the way your business isn’t going? Maybe you’re dealing with challenges of scaling your business and stressed out about the growing list of things that you don’t know:

    How can I get more customers through marketing and sales?How do I find and hire a superstar team?How do I optimize my operations procedures?What technologies should I integrate?Trep Café is a reg...

  • Feb 20th 8:30 am - 9:30 am

    Funding & Support for Startups

    There are many funding and support programs and initiatives in Canada that can help startup entrepreneurs and small and medium businesses.

    Join AO's Community Manager Alex Reid for this one-hour informative session, where she will discuss the programs most relevant to technology companies.

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  • Feb 21st 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Marketing Intensive Workshop

    Ready to kick-start your marketing efforts in 2019? This one-day Marketing Intensive Workshop is for you!Facilitated by Rhythm Club, this workshop is tailored to non-profits, arts groups, individual artists, and small businesses that have an established social media presence, but perhaps could use a boost to continue to expand. If you want to make your social media routine more effective and ef...

  • Feb 21st 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Valhalla Angels Monthly Forum

    Would you like to see how pitching at a Valhalla Angels Forum works?For each monthly Angel Forum we reserve two Entrepreneur Guest Seats to give you the opportunity to see how it all works before you get in front of angel investors to pitch. Please complete the form in the link above and we will respond shortly. Feel free to contact Grant at 250-766-5250 , grant.lawrence@vaangels.com with any q...

  • Feb 21st 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    OKGN E.B.T. DRINKS AT 5 (vol 2)

    Well everyone has been asking me to host another one so here it is!The EBT event is for entrepreneurs, business and tech individuals to meet up and share their contact book/network with the group. Everyone has that one person, industry expert, or idol they would like to connect with. Well, this is the place for you to find those people whether they are in the room or have someone that they can ...

  • Feb 21st 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    BWB Coffee Collaborations

    BRAINSTORMING AND BUILDING BRIDGESBalance Well-Being Centre Inc. is proud to present BWB Coffee Collaborations!!!Register EARLY, spaces are limited and we expect to fill up quicklyWhat to expect:Meet at 9:00Agenda:Round table introductionsDiscuss successes & challenges each of our individiual businesses are facingLook for opportunities to learn from each otherMake connectionsHelp support th...

  • Feb 22nd 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Workshop: Vision, Values & Culture

    Join us February 22 for a free half-day workshop exploring the concepts of vision, values and culture, to be followed by a networking opportunity. Vision, values and culture play a critical role in every organization. These components essentially answer the questions, “How do we operate, and why?”. In this session, we will explore how these key foundations can be designed, strengthened and nudg...

  • Feb 25th 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    UBC Distinguished Speaker Series: Nicholas Thompson

    Editor-in-Chief of Wired

    The story of how science and technology changes our lives is one of the most important in the world. And no one’s more equipped to tell it than Nicholas Thompson. As the editor-in-chief of Wired, he is the first person to know—and investigate—both the technological and ethical developments as they unfold in Silicon Valley. From artificial intelligence to robotic...

  • Feb 26th 8:00 am - 9:00 am

    Trep Café Tuesdays

    Ever feel frustrated with the way your business isn’t going? Maybe you’re dealing with challenges of scaling your business and stressed out about the growing list of things that you don’t know:

    How can I get more customers through marketing and sales?How do I find and hire a superstar team?How do I optimize my operations procedures?What technologies should I integrate?Trep Café is a reg...

  • Feb 26th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Data Science Meetup

    A casual lunch time meetup for data enthusiasts in Kelowna. All skills levels welcome. Format: We will have a 30-40 minute presentation followed by discussion. October 9th's session with be led by Tyler Kreway on the topic of sports statistics. Thank you to Okanagan colab for sponsoring this event.

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  • Feb 26th 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Downtown Kelowna After 5

    The Downtown After 5 hosted by the Kelowna Yacht Club is returning on February 26th from 5pm-7pm at the Yacht Club itself.Food and wine? Check. Networking with great people? Absolutely. Prizes? If you're lucky. Best networking event of your life? We won't deny that possibility. With attendance ranging from 250-300 people, these events give Kelowna’s business people an opportunity to gather in a...

  • Feb 27th 8:00 am - 9:00 am

    #devKL

    #devKL is a bi-weekly meetup to encourage local software developers to collaborate and learn from each other. We're hoping to build the development community by providing group mentorship and encouraging members to connect and continue the collaboration between events.Each session's topic is announced a week ahead of time. If you'd like to present a topic or facilitate a session, please contact...

  • Feb 27th 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

    Sprint With Us & Procurement Concierge – Interactive Info Session - Kelowna

    Through the BC Procurement Strategy, the BC Government is committed to making it easier to do business with government. Innovate BC will be hosting an interactive information session about two new government programs -- Sprint With Us and the Procurement Concierge Program -- designed to provide business opportunities for technology and software companies.

    Attendees...

  • Feb 27th 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    BWB Conversation Wednesdays

    BWB Conversation Wednesdays   * An opportunity for you to join in the conversation about People and Topics that Inspire or Challenge us * BWB Business Members will lead the Conversation, share their experiences and wisdom * You will be given practical take aways you can use 4th Wednesday of each month (Sept-June) 5:30-7:30 Kelly O'Bryans (upstairs in Pub) - 262 Bernard Ave...
  • Feb 27th 11:30 pm - 1:00 pm

    Sustainable Development Challenge

    JCI Kelowna and Global Citizen Events presents The Sustainable Development Challenge Pitch Competition. The Sustainable Development Challenge brings together youth who are passionate about making the world a better place. Using the United Nations Sustainable Development goals as their guide, these talented student teams develop project ideas to combat some of the world’s most complex challenges...

  • Feb 28th 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

    Lunch with OC: Stress Less at Work

    Stress Less at Work

    Slow down: let go. Feel renewed and empowered with this stress management workshop, where you will learn techniques that will help you let go of your tension and focus better on your work.

    You bring your lunch, we supply the coffee and tea.

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  • Feb 28th 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    ChangeUP: Presented by Valley First

    Come and Celebrate Social Entrepreneurs at ChangeUP: Presented by Valley FirstDoors open at 6:00pm for networking with some light snacks and refreshments. The event will start at 7:00pm.ChangeUP, brought to you by Valley First and Purppl, is a pitch style event for social enterprises on February 28, 2019. Featured social enterprises will share their stories and solutions for some of the toughes...