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  • Feb 23rd 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Women Entrepreneurship Conference

    Women Entrepreneurship Conference Join us for our kick-off on February 23! 

    Women entrepreneurs play a key role in Canada’s economic growth and development; more so than ever before as the country recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.  The 2021 Women Entrepreneurship Conference is a free, month-long event series, presented by the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) in partnership with...

  • Feb 23rd 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Cybersecurity 'How-To' For Your Business

    Cybersecurity for your business might seem straightforward but it's actually composed of many moving parts. This talk will show you the areas that every business needs to address and will provide you with security controls to cover them all.

    It will start with important behind-the-scenes areas that must be addressed first (like passwords, device security, and training), will move on to ...

  • Feb 23rd 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Using Technology To Accelerate Your Business

    There is no doubt that 2020 was a disruptive year for many businesses, with COVID19 forcing many traditional businesses to move services online and quickly. Some businesses have been able to adapt, while others have struggled to keep up. 

    Regardless of what happens in 2021, there is no denying that online service delivery and remote work is here to stay.

    But, what does the fut...

  • Feb 23rd 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Business Basics | Foundations for Going Digital

    About this Event

    More than ever, your customers are looking for products and services online. Is your business set up for digital success?

    Join the Accelerate Okanagan team for this DER3 workshop. You’ll learn the most important places you need to show up online, how to keep your content fresh, and maximize your digital reach.

    What you’ll learn:

    Business Tips...
  • Feb 24th 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Building Resilience to Thrive - Online Training Program

    The “Building Resilience to Thrive” online training program will offer relief to businesses and help mitigate the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by teaching them how to adapt their business models, re-engage their customers and adjust their workplace cultures.

    Developed in partnership with the University of Victoria, Gustavson School of Business, this program will have one ho...

  • Feb 24th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Business Basics | Foundations of Digital Marketing

    About this Event

    Do you know what results you’re getting from your online efforts? Are you trying to sell more and promote your brand? You’re going to need your social media and online tools working together.

    Join the Accelerate Okanagan team for this DER3 workshop. We’ll talk about online goals and how to accomplish them by tying your digi...

  • Feb 24th 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

    Ask Me Anything featuring Tristan Rattink

    About this Event

    Join us and other Accelerate Okanagan members for an open discussion with our newest Executive-in-Residence, Tristan Rattink. Whether you're starting out or scaling up, Tristan’s expertise can fast-track optimizing your product and strategic planning process.

    Please Note: This event is for Accelerate Okanagan members only.<...

  • Feb 24th 2:45 pm - 6:00 pm

    Okanagan Impact Investor Summit

    The Okanagan Valley’s inaugural virtual Impact Investment Summit will take place on February 24th, 2021. Our objective is to convene and support social purpose organizations and impact investors throughout the region to further impact investing in 2021. Come hear from renowned impact investors and leaders on trends in the industry, tips for investing and how to position your Social Purpose Orga...

  • Feb 25th 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Digital Skills 2021: The Great Acceleration

    BrainStation’s 2020 Digital Skills Survey found that 74 percent of organizations were actively implementing digital transformation initiatives – and this was before the COVID-19 accelerated the adoption of digital channels and processes across entire industries. 

    To put it mildly, the expectations and requirements for roles, workflows, hiring, and more are changing i...

  • Feb 25th 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Seize the Moment: Uncovering Growth Opportunities for Tech in 2021

    After a tumultuous year that dealt a major hit to the global economy, Canada’s tech sector has emerged as one of the few standouts that have recovered quickly from the crisis.

    While 2020 was the year of the unpredictable, there are plenty of reasons to be positive about 2021 and beyond. Join BDC tech industry experts Jean-Philippe Pépin and Lally Rementilla as they unpack the findings f...

  • Feb 25th 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Customer-first leadership: Executive Panel Discussion

    How do you plan for the year ahead when the previous year was so full of surprises? Small and high growth businesses in particular have to be more innovative and adaptive. What better way to learn how to prepare your business than to speak to a collective of co-founders that can share their techniques and thought processes on how to successfully plan for a post-pandemic world. Please join us fo...

  • Feb 26th 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Securing Your Digital Self 4 Part Webinar - Data Storage, Backups, Firewalls and Clearing Your Cache

    Data Storage Organizing/storing data Suggest separating personal and business data Suggest separating data per project/client Talk about the difference between ‘cold storage’ and ‘hot storage’ Data Backups Start with why you want to back up your data Add a bit of info about smart data storage… Talk about local vs. cloud storage and benefits/disadvantages to both Talk about creating ...
  • Feb 26th 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Hacking Generational Wealth

    Hacking Generational Wealth is a virtual event that unfolds over two days. The event will be held February 26-28, 2021. Multi-disciplinary teams formed during the event will collaborate to learn, research and address the effects of generational wealth through a pitch competition for solutions they developed. Our goal is to connect teams to tools, resources and supporters that will foster motiva...

  • Feb 27th 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Hacking Generational Wealth

    Hacking Generational Wealth is a virtual event that unfolds over two days. The event will be held February 26-28, 2021. Multi-disciplinary teams formed during the event will collaborate to learn, research and address the effects of generational wealth through a pitch competition for solutions they developed. Our goal is to connect teams to tools, resources and supporters that will foster motiva...

  • Feb 28th 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Hacking Generational Wealth

    Hacking Generational Wealth is a virtual event that unfolds over two days. The event will be held February 26-28, 2021. Multi-disciplinary teams formed during the event will collaborate to learn, research and address the effects of generational wealth through a pitch competition for solutions they developed. Our goal is to connect teams to tools, resources and supporters that will foster motiva...

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