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  • Apr 1st 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...

  • Apr 1st 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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  • Apr 2nd 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 3rd 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    B Corp 101: Learning to Measure What Matters

    Who are B Corp entrepreneurs?

    B Corp entrepreneurs are dedicated to making a positive impact on their communities, their employees, and the environment. They define success as more than money – and they measure it using the B Corp assessment. 

    This assessment helps socially conscious entrepreneurs measure their impact at all levels of their business, from their supply chain to t...

  • Apr 3rd 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 4th 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 9th 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 9th 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...

  • Apr 10th 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...

  • Apr 10th 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 10th 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...

  • Apr 11th 6:45 am - 8:00 am

    Toastmasters - Kelowna AM

    Discover Your Voice and Potential. Toastmasters is a worldwide organization dedicated to the development of your communication and leadership skills.Benefits include: Communicating with confidence, A flexible self-managed program, Increased leadership skills, Growing your professional and social networks

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  • Apr 11th 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 11th 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...

  • Apr 11th 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    OKGN Angel Summit Finale

    One of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs is money. Accessing growth capital, securing investments, and generating revenue are issues that plague young and growing businesses alike. The OKGN Angel Summit is an investor-led event designed to connect Entrepreneurs and new Angel Investors. The inaugural OKGN Angel Summit launched on January 28th, 2019. A collection of 25 investors, each will...

  • Apr 12th 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    THE Well-Being SHOW

    BALANCE WELL-BEING SHOW2019 Theme: THE BASICSFriday, April 12th 2:00-8:00Saturday, April 13th 9:00-4:00Sunday, April 14th 9:00-4:00There is THE Home SHOW There is THE Boat SHOWThis is THE Well-Being SHOW*Are you aware of all your WELL-BEING options in the Okanagan?* Take the opportunity to meet & learn about various LOCAL WELL-BEING practitioners! * Take the opportunity to hear WELL- BEING ...

  • Apr 13th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 13th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Stuff Day

    Annual distribution of electronic, optical and mechanical Stuff. Lots of free items, balance at very low prices to clear out our storage. Everything from electronic components to oscilloscopes, stereo microscopes, and computer gear. Do us a big favor, and take it away! This year, over 5 tons of stuff to go, so you are pretty sure to find something you want.

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  • Apr 13th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    THE Well-Being SHOW

    BALANCE WELL-BEING SHOW2019 Theme: THE BASICSFriday, April 12th 2:00-8:00Saturday, April 13th 9:00-4:00Sunday, April 14th 9:00-4:00There is THE Home SHOW There is THE Boat SHOWThis is THE Well-Being SHOW*Are you aware of all your WELL-BEING options in the Okanagan?* Take the opportunity to meet & learn about various LOCAL WELL-BEING practitioners! * Take the opportunity to hear WELL- BEING ...

  • Apr 14th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    THE Well-Being SHOW

    BALANCE WELL-BEING SHOW2019 Theme: THE BASICSFriday, April 12th 2:00-8:00Saturday, April 13th 9:00-4:00Sunday, April 14th 9:00-4:00There is THE Home SHOW There is THE Boat SHOWThis is THE Well-Being SHOW*Are you aware of all your WELL-BEING options in the Okanagan?* Take the opportunity to meet & learn about various LOCAL WELL-BEING practitioners! * Take the opportunity to hear WELL- BEING ...

  • Apr 15th 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...

  • Apr 15th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Security and Compliance Talk for Businesses & Organizations

    Information security and compliance (including privacy) for your business or organization involves more moving parts than you might think. This talk will provide an overview of the security and compliance space to help you decide which parts your organization needs and how to implement them.Join us to learn how to secure and protect your business or organization and its information, people, pro...

  • Apr 16th 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 17th 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 18th 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 18th 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...

  • Apr 23rd 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 24th 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...

  • Apr 24th 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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  • Apr 24th 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

    Selling Up, Selling Out

    Ready to go to market? During the half-day workshop “Selling Up, Selling Out,” learn to prepare, position, research, value, negotiate, and execute due diligence for maximum price and structure. This is the most attended Tech M&A event ever – participants have done over $1 trillion in transaction value.

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  • Apr 24th 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 24th 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 ...

  • Apr 24th 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...
  • Apr 25th 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 25th 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

    Communication in the Tech Workplace

    by Okanagan College, Continuing Studies and Corporate Training

    There are some particular challenges in the Tech workplace. You can only control you, so what can YOU do to react better to those challenges? We can help you with that!

    Just bring you bring your lunch, and we will supply the coffee and tea.

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  • Apr 25th 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Big changes are coming to Canadian Trademark Law. Are you ready?

    The Canadian Trademarks Act will undergo substantial changes due to take effect on June 17th of this year. These changes will have a significant impact on the Canadian trademarks system. If your business currently owns a registered trademark, or is planning to register one soon, it is vital to learn about these changes before they take effect. Join Lawson Lundell's Carolyn Walters as she discus...

  • Apr 25th 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Sip & Social

    Description What is Sip & Social?

    Sip & Social gives social entrepreneurs from around the community a chance to get together after work and connect. On April 25th join us for some drinks, snacks, and good conversation.

      Who Should Attend?

    Anyone who is interested in social change, social entrepreneurship, and social innovation initiatives! Charity and non-profit leade...

  • Apr 27th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

  • Apr 27th 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    SkyFire Energy Grand Opening in the Okanagan

    Join us at our Penticton Open House on April 27th to learn more about our company and how solar PV systems work. Solar is now more affordable than ever and we want to help you harness this amazing renewable energy resource so you too can enjoy utility bill savings! We will be hosting two Solar 101 workshops from 11.30am - 12.00pm and 1.00pm - 1.30pm. And while you're here, you can enjoy complim...

  • Apr 29th 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...

  • Apr 30th 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    ENGINEERING & TECH BLOOD DRIVE

    Why:  In BC, we need 10,000 blood donations each month to serve hospital patients.    1 in 2 people can donate however 1 in 60 do. The #1 reason people don’t donate is because they have never been asked – so consider this our ask! Donors Needed.                                                    

    How: Book online at blood.ca or download our free GiveBlood APP to book your appointment to...

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