Build. Grow. Thrive. (Virtual Event) September 23rd

Build. Grow. Thrive. – September 23rd Small Business BC, alongside our partners at Envision Financial, is pleased to announce the return of an event that will bring our community together to learn, network and share their experiences – Build. Grow. Thrive. Though we can’t gather in person, you’re invited to […]

Practice Lab for Speakers

Inspired Coaching Practice Labs are a bit of a cross between drop-in private coaching and what you’d encounter in your local cafe or pub open mic. It’s a structured, safe space to rehearse in front of a live, supportive audience and benefit from expert feedback tailored to your goals and […]

Waterfront Chats | Business Operations

Our Waterfront Chats meetup series is geared at start-up businesses and provides an opportunity to hear from and network with local entrepreneurs and organizations. Learn about their successes, barriers and challenges to launching and growing their small businesses. Attendees will also be given an opportunity to provide a thirty-second pitch […]

Fireside chat with billionaire bootstrapper Sridhar Vembu (Zoho)

Bootstrapped unicorns are real! Sridhar Vembu brought his software company “Zoho” to a valuation of over a billion, effectively making himself a billionaire without taking a dime from investors. On Aug 8, he is going to share with us all his secrets, as well get to know fellow bootstrappers, answer […]

Explore Small Business Resources & Support

Join to learn about the resources available for starting and growing a business in BC. Hear from successful entrepreneurs and connect with other aspiring entrepreneurs to grow your business network. Everyone is welcome. Date/Time: Thursday Sept 11th 2018 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Location: Central Library 350 W. Georgia St. Alice Mackay […]

Funding Local Business

Calling all artists, entrepreneurs, bloggers, small business owners, marketers and designers! The founders of one of B.C.’s largest events for independent art and design have launched a new creative conference debuting at the award-winning Cheakamus Centre on March 28 and 29. The two-day Re/Form conference is a first-of-its kind creative conference featuring an inspiring lineup of B.C. entrepreneurs, advocates, thought leaders and visionaries. […]

Major BC Entrepreneur Awards Event

Something BIG is coming to the Island on May 31. This year we’re hosting a major BC entrepreneur event on May 31. Details will be coming soon. Watch out for it! Our LIFT parties feature music, social media games with $1000s in prizes, lots of new faces, lots of familiar faces […]

FREE Gaming Grant Writer Workshop

Is your organization applying to the BC Gaming Grant Program? Attend this workshop and learn how to submit a successful application. This workshop will be facilitated by Curtis Mayes, Northern Interior Communities Association Coordinator, and is geared towards organizations applying to the BC Community Gaming Grant Program. Attendees will learn […]


Harness the power of social media with this workshop. Learn what is happening for 2017. Social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, and Google+ all have customers waiting for you to explore! In this workshop, you will learn: Social media foundations How to plan goals and create […]

EcoDairy Canada’s Agriculture Day Celebration Week

Come on down to the EcoDairy and experience life on the dairy farm. Find out what cows, robots and poo can do for you here at EcoDairy in partnership with Science World. Put on your boots and don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty when you visit our farm. […]