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  • May 6th 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...

  • May 6th 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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  • May 7th 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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  • May 8th 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...

  • May 8th 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...

  • May 8th 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 ...

  • May 14th 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...

  • May 16th 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...

  • May 20th 8:30 pm - 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...

  • May 21st 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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  • May 21st 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Intro to Modern HR- The NoW-Academy

    We all know it. Too many companies are still bogged down in legacy HR "best practices". Our People want more (you want more!) but where do you go to learn how to lead a modern company? Where can you go to future-proof yourself?

    Whether you are: currently working in a traditionally operated organization; a recent post-secondary graduate; or someone looking to transition into the People &...

  • May 22nd 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...

  • May 22nd 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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  • May 22nd 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 ...

  • May 22nd 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...
  • May 22nd 9:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Intro to Modern HR- The NoW-Academy

    We all know it. Too many companies are still bogged down in legacy HR "best practices". Our People want more (you want more!) but where do you go to learn how to lead a modern company? Where can you go to future-proof yourself?

    Whether you are: currently working in a traditionally operated organization; a recent post-secondary graduate; or someone looking to transition into the People &...

  • May 23rd 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Everyday Hackathons - The Now Academy

    The NoW-Academy will decipher these two, all too common terms (hackathon and design thinking), and give you the tools to effectively utilize them!

    This 1-day bootcamp will inspire you to lead ongoing mini-hackathons that are anchored in principles of design thinking. Participants will see first hand the power of collaborative ideation and rapid prototyping that can be applied "everyday"...