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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 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Office Hours with Paul Matthews of Lawson Lundell

    Stop by the Accelerate Okanagan office to chat with IP Lawyer, Paul Matthews of Lawson Lundell! He will be available on a first-come first-serve basis. Bring your Intellectual Property, strategic sourcing and commercialization questions.

    About Paul: 

    Paul’s practice focuses on helping clients develop and commercialize their technologies.  An engineering and technology lawyer, he...

  • 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 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 20th 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Office Hours with Paul Matthews of Lawson Lundell

    Stop by the Accelerate Okanagan office to chat with IP Lawyer, Paul Matthews of Lawson Lundell! He will be available on a first-come first-serve basis. Bring your Intellectual Property, strategic sourcing and commercialization questions.

    About Paul: 

    Paul’s practice focuses on helping clients develop and commercialize their technologies.  An engineering and technology lawyer, he...

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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...