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  • Sep 10th 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    BWB Storytelling Tuesday

    Balance Well-Being Centre Inc. is proud to present BWB Storytelling Tuesday!!!Limited tickets available get yours now.BE InspiredBE Moved BE 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 StoriesLimited tickets available - $10 in advance, $15 at t...

  • Sep 11th 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...

  • Sep 12th 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    New Horizons in Cardiovascular Health

    New Horizons in Cardiovascular Health will bring together academic researchers, students, medical practitioners, members of small, medium, and large enterprises, as well as venture capitalists, who are interested in various aspects of cardiovascular health and technologies, to network and identify opportunities for collaboration and partnership.▸ Over 20 talks covering several pertinent themes ...

  • Sep 12th 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Project Gameboard™ Business Leaders Workshop

    The purpose of this training is to help businesses save more money, time, and stress when running projects by condensing over 60+ years of combined project management experience and wisdom into an accessible tool and simplified system that can be readily applied. Add to that, the training includes integrated soft-skills (people-skills) training to enhance the culture of project teams at every s...

  • Sep 12th 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    The Entrepreneur's Journey

    Being an entrepreneur is full of challenges, sacrifice, and hard work. It is well known that most businesses fail within the first 5 years but for the entrepreneur, helping build someone else's dream is simply NOT an option.

    They rather take risks and work for themselves. Most of the time it is because they are passionate about solving a problem, pursuing an idea or to build something b...

  • Sep 13th 8:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Project Gameboard™ Business Leaders Workshop

    The purpose of this training is to help businesses save more money, time, and stress when running projects by condensing over 60+ years of combined project management experience and wisdom into an accessible tool and simplified system that can be readily applied. Add to that, the training includes integrated soft-skills (people-skills) training to enhance the culture of project teams at every s...

  • Sep 18th 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

    BC CTO Awards

    Join us to celebrate standout technology leadership and breakthrough innovation when Business in Vancouver hosts the inaugural BC CTO Awards, honouring Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, and others in top IT posts across BC. Six winning IT executives will be profiled in the August 27th issue of Business in Vancouver and honoured at a gala awards luncheon on September 18th, 2...

  • Sep 18th 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Sprout a Fundraiser Launch Party with Purppl's Sip and Social

    Join us on September 18 at Accelerate Okanagan for our Sprout a Fundraiser Launch with Purppl’s Sip and Social for appies and drinks at 4:30pm.Come connect with other social entrepreneurs and community-minded leaders in the Okanagan. We’ll have appies and drinks as we celebrate the launch of our new Okanagan-wide fundraising competition.

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  • Sep 19th 9:00 am - 10:30 am

    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...

  • Sep 19th 12:45 pm - 5:00 pm

    Half Day Deal Structuring and Term Sheet Workshop

    This interactive half day, highly reviewed workshop is geared both to entrepreneurs and investors. Arguably the most important aspect of a financing with long term consequences, a term sheet lays the groundwork for ensuring parties involved in an investment transaction are in agreement on most major aspects of the deal, thereby precluding the possibility of a misunderstanding. Because investmen...

  • Sep 19th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Skills & Thrills | Mastering the Art of Connection

    How many times have you avoided going to an event because you didn’t know anyone there? Is connecting with fellow female entrepreneurs in your community and industry a challenge?

    The thought of networking can be intimidating and even anxiety evoking but it’s also a skillset successful entrepreneurs have learned to master. We’ve joined forces with Veza Community to host an event designed...

  • Sep 20th 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Startup Drinks at Global Relay

    Who should attend?

    The event is free and open to all entrepreneurs, job seekers, and digital enthusiasts!

    Why should I be there?

    Because you earned it. You and the rest of the tech people in the Okanagan are awesome. Besides, who doesn't like beer on Fridays?

    Where?

    Global Relay Kelowna - #400-554 Leon Ave, Kelowna

    When?

    Friday, September ...

  • Sep 20th 8:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Okanagan Angel Investment Summit

    Brought to you by Angel Forum with the support of Accelerate Okanagan Join us for a full day of networking and dive into the changing landscape of angel investing with renowned key notes: Eva Lau (entrepreneur turned investor, founder Two Small Fish Ventures) and Ralph Turfus (super angel), company pitches, noted panelists: Mike Winterfield (Active Impact Investment), Patrick Lor (Panache) and ...

  • Sep 21st 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Okanagan Volunteer Fair

    Looking to get involved in your community but not sure where to find your 'volunteer fit'?  This year, the Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair highlights the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.  Chat with representatives from over 70 local non-profits and find out how they are making an impact in each of the 17 areas.  Which goals matter most to you?  How can you make a difference?...

  • Sep 22nd 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Okanagan Market 2019

    On September 22​, the Economic Development Society of British Columbia SDECB) wishes to highlight bilingual (French & English) ​Service Providers to the local population of the Thompson Okanagan region during the first edition of the ​Okanagan Market​​2019​. This event is open to the general public and is an ideal opportunity to get in touch with the local community and promote its products...

  • Sep 24th 7:30 am - 9:30 am

    KPMG Connection Series: Build It And They Will Come

    Tax can be a significant aspect of a deal to both the vendor and the purchaser. By allowing the proper time to align the vendor’s goals and objectives to desired tax outcomes, it can create a solution that is beneficial to all parties involved.

    Please join speakers Kelly Watson (Tax Partner, KPMG) and Nicole Watson (Tax Senior Manager, KPMG) on Sept 24th for an informative and interacti...

  • Sep 24th 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

    Raise-A-Reader BBQ Fundraiser

    Raise-a-Reader BBQ FundraiserFeaturing live music by the Jon Bos Band!Time : 11:30 am - 2 pmLocation: 550 Doyle Avenue, in front of the Daily CourierBy purchasing a delicious burger lunch, you are enabling Project Literacy to provide literacy programs to children across the Okanagan.$5 BBQ Burgers (Veggie or Meat)$2 Extra for a bag of Chips or Okanagan AppleAND Juice or CoffeeTickets are availa...

  • Sep 25th 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...

  • Sep 25th 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 on the last Wednesday of the month!

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  • Sep 25th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    BWB Well-Being Wednesdays at RCA

    CHECK LIST BELOW for Schedule of Date Times, Room, Presenters, Topics, DescriptionWell-Being Wednesday RCA Schedule

    ***TIME ROTATES BACK AND FORTH BETWEEN LUNCH TIME 12:00-1:00 AND EVENING 6:30-7:30 ***https://balancewell-being.com/well-being-wednesday-at-the-rotary-centre-for-the-arts/

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  • Sep 26th 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Leadership and the CEO/Board Relationship

    Renée Merrifield Wasylyk is CEO of Troika Group, a leading Western Canadian commercial and residential   development and construction company with projects on more than 1,200 acres across four provinces. Winner of several prestigious business awards — including EY’s 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year in Real Estate, BIV’s 2015 Most Influential Woman in Business and Maureen Enser 2012 Future Leader A...

  • Sep 26th 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    KF Aerospace Career Fair Open House

    KF Aerospace Career Fair - Open HouseSeptember 26, 20194:00 - 7:00 pmNow Hiring For Our YLW Expansion!

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  • Sep 26th 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Spaces Innovations Grand Opening

    Spaces Innovation is delighted to welcome you to our official Grand Opening. Come mix and mingle with industry professionals and take a tour of our new centre. Enjoy live entertainment, complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres while engaging in inspiring conversations.

    We hope you can make it!

    Cheers,

    Spaces Innovation

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  • Sep 27th 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

    The Stand Up Now Workshop

    About this Event

    Do you sometimes struggle to create the life and business you want?

    You are not alone.

    Stand Up Now and do something big for you and the world.

    For everything to change for the better, you need to change what you think, what you say, and how you act.

    That is what this workshop is about. At the end of this highly practical day, you will walk away wi...

  • Sep 27th 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    IGNITE

    3 day transformational experiential event with high level speakers and interactive exercises designed to IGNITE the leader within! Certificate of completion will be available as well as having lunch included for the Saturday and Sunday. We also offer a money back guarantee as we are confident you will walk away from this event feeling excited and motivated to step up in life and in business!!

  • Sep 28th 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    IGNITE

    3 day transformational experiential event with high level speakers and interactive exercises designed to IGNITE the leader within! Certificate of completion will be available as well as having lunch included for the Saturday and Sunday. We also offer a money back guarantee as we are confident you will walk away from this event feeling excited and motivated to step up in life and in business!!

  • Sep 28th 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Homecoming UBC Okanagan

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  • Sep 28th 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Supper with Steve

    Steve Patterson is best known as host of the CBC Radio One hit show The Debaters.Patterson has been a professional headliner since 1997 and taped numerous national television specials in the past decade including four Just For Laughs galas. His performance in 2010 earned him a Gemini nomination and caused host Steve Martin afterwards to exclaim: “If I’d have known he was going to be that good, ...

  • Sep 29th 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    IGNITE

    3 day transformational experiential event with high level speakers and interactive exercises designed to IGNITE the leader within! Certificate of completion will be available as well as having lunch included for the Saturday and Sunday. We also offer a money back guarantee as we are confident you will walk away from this event feeling excited and motivated to step up in life and in business!!

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