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Valley Wide – Small Business Week

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on 20 October 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on 21 October 2021 at 9:00 am

Small business owners from across the Okanagan-Shuswap region have the chance to participate in three days of development workshops and connect with peers from across the valley as Community Futures hosts a virtual version of Small Business Week events.

 

Tuesday / Oct 19, 2021 – Doing Business In Uncertain Times
Sponsored by BDO

9:30 Welcome

9:35-10:50 Business During Stressful Times / Kim Rai

11:00-11:30 Leading me, so I can lead you / Roberta Sawatzky

11:30-12:15 Lunch

12:15 -1:15 The dark art of pricing / Andrew Gregson

12:15-1:15 Succession Planning / Brian Huck & Jordan Kennedy

12:15-1:15 Leading Resilience / Laura Cooke

1:30-1:45 Wrap-up

 

Wednesday / Oct 20, 2021 – Recruitment & Retention
Sponsored by WCG Services

9:30 Welcome

9:35-10:15 Expand Your Talent Pool: Introduction to Engaging Student Talent for Small Organizations / Dawn SheldonJessi GuercioMindy Gobbi

10:15-11:30 Workplace communication / Chelan Cotter

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30 -1:30 Top hiring mistakes / DeVera Nybo

12:30-1:30 Why hire persons with disabilities / Jess Roebuck

1:30-1:45 Wrap-up

 

Thursday / Oct 21, 2021 – Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Sponsored by VantageOne

9:30 Welcome

9:35-10:35 Economic forecast – BC / Bryan Yu

10:135-11:30 Economic forecast – Canada / Pierre Cleroux

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30 -1:30 Opportunity Exploration / Crystal Flaman

12:30-1:30 Caring For Our Mental Health at Work During Covid / Tami Muhlert

12:30-1:30 Doing business in difficult times – Pivot or Persevere? / Brady Calancie

1:30-1:45 Wrap-up

Details

Date:
October 19
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
free
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Venue

Online
Canada