What’s Happening This December at Small Business BC

Wrap up 2016 with over 20 new, free and favourite returning seminars and webinars that can help you start and grow your small business.

Don’t miss our 2017 Early Bird Promotion! Get 15 per cent off all seminar, webinars and package registration when you sign up between December 15, 2016 to January 13, 2016 with promo code WINEDU17.


Focused Business Planning

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 to Wednesday, December 14, 2016

This seminar package will provide you with more than 23 hours of practical. Evaluate your business’ financial viability, define your audience and strategize your operations, marketing and sales plans this Fall.

Network and Communicate with Confidence Package

Friday, December 2, 2016

Networking and communicating with confidence is crucial for any entrepreneur or small business owner looking to start or grow their business. Take this seminar series and save more than 24 per cent on individual seminar registration.

Business Finance Package

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Financial statements can be confusing, but knowing what they mean is essential to smoothly operating your small business. Develop your business tactics, understand the effectiveness of business strategies and learn the source of common business problems in this seminar package.

Mastering Social Media to Grow Your Small Business

Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Knowing what social media is doesn’t guarantee that you know how to use it for your business effectively. Save yourself time and money by concentrating on how to understand social media, how it connects people and the ideal way to leverage it to grow your business.

TaxSense for Your Business

Friday, December 9, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Starting a business? You need to know how to structure your business and how to keep the bank and Canada Revenue Agency happy. Learn about sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations and tax and financial basics for your new venture from an experienced CPA/CGA.

Start Smart Series

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Get a step-by-step guide to start your business off smart from five industry experts who will give you the knowledge and tips you need to help you launch your start-up right.

Business Viability: Analysis and Forecasting

December 14, 2016

This package explores how to determine, evaluate and forecast your business finances. In this seminar you will learn how to analyze the financial viability and determine the strength of your business’ cash flow for potential investors. This package will save you almost 15 per cent on individual seminar registration.


Incorporation: Legal and Tax Tips

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

This engaging seminar package that will teach you how and when the best time to move your proprietorship/partnership into a corporation, as well as the legal and tax information you need to be a business success.


Reach More Customers with Strategic SEO and SEM

Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Generate more leads, traffic and sales by ensuring your business is ranking high in your clients’ search engine results. By using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM), you can increase your digital marketing reach and visibility to get your services or products seen.

Mobile Marketing: Reaching Customers On the Go

Friday, December 9, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Mobile marketing can be overwhelming for small businesses, and few have embraced it, which creates a competitive opportunity for you. Take this interactive seminar to understand and strategize the mobile marketing landscape. Attend for a chance to win a tablet computer.

Register Today

Attend seminars in-person at Small Business BC at Waterfront Station (601 West Cordova Street) in Vancouver, or join by live webcast.

Our seminars and webinars encourage crowd participation, and provide you with lots of opportunities to ask questions and network with like-minded business owners.

Don’t see something you like here? There are more than 20 seminars and webinars to choose from this month alone. And remember that space is limited, so register early to avoid disappointment!


Small Business BC Meetups Presents Holiday Mix & Mingle

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Celebrate the holiday season with your fellow small business builders in the Lower Mainland. This fun year-end social mixer is our way of saying thank you for participating in our events and for being a member of the Small Business BC community. This special festive edition of the Small Business BC Meetup Group is free to attend!

Small Business BC Awards Ceremony

Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Join the celebration at the Small Business BC Awards Ceremony and celebrate the amazing entrepreneurs in our province. Enjoy drinks, appetizers and networking with BC’s top business owners, industry leaders and government officials as we announce the winners of the 14th Annual Small Business BC Awards.