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  • Mar 4th 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Office Hours with BDO

    Stop by Accelerate Okanagan to chat with the team from BDO during their open office hours! (every other Monday) 

    BDO is well positioned to help technology companies wherever they may be in their business life cycle! The Okanagan technology community continues to grow in leaps and bounds, and we invite all technology companies interested in finding out more about business accounting to c...

  • Mar 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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  • Mar 4th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Master of Management Information Session

    Explore new ways of leading in a rapidly changing globalized world. Attend a Master of Management information session to learn about this part-time and largely online course-based graduate program. We have answers to your questions!Lunch will be provided so please RSVP to dayl.hancock@ubc.ca along with any dietary restrictions.

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  • Mar 6th 7:30 am - 9:30 am

    Preparing for Tomorrow's Workforce

    The landscape of global talent is changing and technology and automation are reaching new heights. Are you prepared for the digital workforce of tomorrow?  KPMG is excited to invite you to our Connection Series seminar – all about Preparing for Tomorrow’s Workforce. This seminar is relevant to those in Human Resources and Operational Leadership within your organization who have an interest in s...

  • Mar 6th 11:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    2019 Employer Symposium: Diversity & inclusion practices that work

    Join the Central Okanagan Immigration Partnership (LIP) and gain insight into recruiting, hiring and retaining diverse immigrant talent. 

    11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Registration

    12:00 pm – 1:30 pm: Ignite Keynote Luncheon

    1:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Ignite Coffee & Networking Break

    2:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Ignite Symposium & Workshops (including workshop by Cicely Blain)

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  • Mar 7th 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Super Mega Ultimate TECHATHLON

    8 Ridiculous Challenges - 1 Amazing Cause. This 8 week challenge brings together Okanagan tech companies for some friendly competition and a common cause...KICK START YOUNG TECH TALENT. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to CODEanagan, a non-profit program that connects disadvantaged youth to future tech opportunities. STEP UP AND GET INVOLVED. Think your company has what it takes? Join us fo...

  • Mar 8th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Lunch & Learn: GDPR is here, do you comply?

    Are you collecting the personal information of EU residents as part of your business activities? How much do you know about privacy laws in the EU and the new EU Regulation on privacy set to come into force in May of this year? Do you know that even if you have no presence in the EU but that you access the personal data of EU individuals you may be on the hook for penalties of up to 4% of your ...

  • Mar 10th 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Fundraiser - Deja Vu Model Management

    Fund Raiser for Models to attend an Event

    Please contact Paul Matthews for Tickets at pmatthews@lawonslundell.com or 250-300-8574

    $20 ticket includes burger (Prime Rib/Chicken/Veggie) and drink, plus silent auction

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  • Mar 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...

  • Mar 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...

  • Mar 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...

  • Mar 13th 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    OC Speaker Series (Kelowna)

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  • Mar 14th 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...

  • Mar 18th 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Office Hours with BDO

    Stop by Accelerate Okanagan to chat with the team from BDO during their open office hours! (every other Monday) 

    BDO is well positioned to help technology companies wherever they may be in their business life cycle! The Okanagan technology community continues to grow in leaps and bounds, and we invite all technology companies interested in finding out more about business accounting to c...

  • Mar 20th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Women Leading Innovation – Trailblazing Stories & Conversations

    Join us in honor of International Women’s Day – Celebrate female entrepreneurship and local Innovation with stories from three inspiring women at the forefront of their industries!This event is for you if you’re curious to know who is leading local business growth and development in Kelowna, the challenges and successes it’s taken to get them there, and what’s happening in their hubs right now!...

  • Mar 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...

  • Mar 22nd 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Startup Weekend Okanagan

    Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 1800 past events in 120 countries around the world in 2014.

    Events are over a 54-hour period where developers, designers, marketers, product managers, an...

  • Mar 23rd 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Startup Weekend Okanagan

    Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 1800 past events in 120 countries around the world in 2014.

    Events are over a 54-hour period where developers, designers, marketers, product managers, an...

  • Mar 24th 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Startup Weekend Okanagan

    Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 1800 past events in 120 countries around the world in 2014.

    Events are over a 54-hour period where developers, designers, marketers, product managers, an...

  • Mar 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...

  • Mar 27th 8:30 am - 9:30 am

    Funding and Support

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

    Join Alex Goodhew for this one hour informative session where she will discuss the programs most relevant to technology companies. Funding and Support will be held every 4th Wednesday of the month, from March through until the end of May.

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  • Mar 27th 1:30 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. 

    (office hours are every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, 130p-3p)*

    About Paul: 

    Paul’s practice focuses on helping clients develop ...

  • Mar 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...
  • Mar 28th 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

    Cannabis in the Workplace

    by Okanagan College, Continuing Studies and Corporate Training

    Explore the impact of this cultural shift in the workplace. How have things changed? What are some of your rights as an employee? Find out during this short and informative workshop.

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

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  • Mar 28th 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    OBSA Connect presented by BDO

    OBSA Connect Presented by BDO is the only networking event that provides students of the Okanagan Valley with the opportunity to connect with leading local businesses in a dynamic setting, as evidenced by the integration of both modern and traditional forms of communication amongst tastings of local beer and wines.For the past 39 years, the OBSA has hosted an annual networking event titled “The...

  • Mar 28th 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    South Okanagan Technology Professionals

    This is going to a great night, so throw your shovels and sorel's aside and join us as we drink to longer days and warmer temperatures!All types of technology professionals or lovers of technology in general are welcome. They have beer & pizza.... 'nuff said.

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