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  • Jun 4th 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Funding & Support Ft. Lawson Lundell

    The funding and support landscape is shifting every day. With an ever-expanding list of resources, it can be challenging to stay up to date on what incentives and opportunities are available to businesses. That’s where we come in.

    Funding and Support seeks to create a space where businesses can connect with experts in the community and receive assistance in accessing resources currently...

  • Jun 5th 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Virtual Happy Hour

    About this Event

    Join at at this collaborative Virtual Happy Hour event from Okanagan Young Professionals (OYP) Collective and JCI Kelowna.

    About the Event

    This is a casual, inclusive virtual monthly gathering for young professionals and active citizens to connect and get to know one another in a fun, welcoming environment.

    Each Happy Hour also includes a cocktai...

  • Jun 9th 8:00 am - 11:30 am

    Canadian Sales and Leadership Summit

    8:00 - 9:30 am PDTBulletproofing your Business for the Future

    The best leadership strategies to take your company to the top tier.Learn from Dave Mattson, best-selling author and sales and management thought leader, and gain access to the information that will help you make your organization run like a well-oiled machine.9:30 - 10:00 am PDTSocial Selling Success (Optional free workshop)...

  • Jun 9th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Reinventing 2020

    During this time of crisis many businesses are struggling to adapt to a radically ‘new normal’, while protecting their employees’ health and building organizational resilience.

    Rattled from seemingly overnight changes to new ways of working, and adapting to shifting consumer behaviour, they are potentially unable to identify unseen opportunities that are available.

    Beginning Tue...

  • Jun 9th 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Virtual Business After 5: Vernon

    Network with business owners and their employees as you explore rooms in a virtual space. It is also #TakeOutTuesday so order take-out or delivery from your favourite local restaurant.

    Virtual BA5 is hosted by Armstrong Regional Cooperative and Rob Raybould, Business Broker - Business Finders Canada.

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  • Jun 10th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Raising Capital in Light of COVID-19

    In our current climate and Pandemic, OKR Financial would like to invite you, your friends, and family to a panel of fundraising experts that include Venture Capitalists, M&A Advisors, Venture Debt Providers, and the Government to understand best practices to raise capital.Our speakers will address:- The different types of funding options available- The most adequate type of funding for you-...

  • Jun 11th 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Different together: Can we make it happen?

    The events of the past couple of weeks have brought into light the pervasiveness of anti-Black racism, and inspired strong waves of activism for a just society. This is a moment of historic change. Here in Canada and around the world we are witnessing powerful movements against racism. This forum brings us together to share our thoughts about this time and the potential for shaping our collecti...

  • Jun 11th 9:30 pm - 10:30 am

    Business Smarts WEBINAR - The Retail Council of Canada on Opening Your Business while Protecting Customers & Employees

    Join us for this week's Business Smarts Online webinar where you will hear first hand insights from the Retail Council of Canada and the Downtown Kelowna Association. The conversation will center around those in the retail industry who now must reconsider their operations and policies; including steps they can take to ensure a strong and safe recovery.

    Topics we'll cover:

    State o...
  • Jun 16th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Reinventing 2020

    During this time of crisis many businesses are struggling to adapt to a radically ‘new normal’, while protecting their employees’ health and building organizational resilience.

    Rattled from seemingly overnight changes to new ways of working, and adapting to shifting consumer behaviour, they are potentially unable to identify unseen opportunities that are available.

    Beginning Tue...

  • Jun 17th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Finance 101 - Taking your startup to scaleup

    Find out the importance of fintech and how it can help drive growth and scalability in your business. Here's what you'll learn:- Why should you put focus on finance and why is it important?- What are the top apps to use for a company that wants to scale?- What are the top financial metrics your startup should be tracking?

    Speakers

    Bhavik Chauhan Vice President of Busi...
  • Jun 18th 9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Re-Entry Show: Innovating to Thrive

    A few weeks ago, KPMG launched the premiere episode of The Re-Entry Show: A pandemically-correct program to help you thrive in a new reality. The first episode focused on whether we have reached ‘The Digital Tipping Point’ with top executives from Facebook & Instagram, Cisco, and TD leading the conversation. 

    Here is a link to the full broadcast of our first episode in case you miss...

  • Jun 23rd 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Funding and Support Ft. Mitacs

    Funding and Support seeks to create a space where businesses can connect with experts in the community and receive assistance in accessing resources currently available to them. Be it government or local incentives, grants, loans or hiring, we want to ensure you have everything you need.

    Accelerate Okanagan's Community Manager, Alex Goodhew, is joined by Mita...

  • Jun 24th 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    How to Build an Effective Advertising Strategy

    You're ready to advertise but need a strategy and a plan. We'll walk through how to define your advertising goals and objectives, reach your target audience at the right time and place, and learn to measure a successful advertising campaign.

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  • Jun 25th 9:30 am - 10:30 am

    Business Smarts WEBINAR - Leading Remote Workers

    Our new global reality means that physical distancing in the workplace requires us to improve digital communication strategies. Having a remote workforce means that organizations need to improve and develop the tools and techniques they use for team building and team cohesion.

    Ian MacRae and Heather Stewart will discuss their research and experience in leadership and remote working. Key...

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