Holiday Mix and Mingle

Join us for our annual Holiday Mix & Mingle Meetup event. This special Festive Edition of the Small Business BC Meetup Group is FREE to attend! The success of these events was made possible by our fantastic speakers and entrepreneurs like you. This fun year-end social mixer is our way […]

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 […]

Wigs for Kids Fundraising Haircuts

On Saturday Jan 25, 2020 stylists from Collective Beauty Studio in Steveston will be cutting and styling hair and doing gel manicures with all proceeds going to the Wigs for Kids BC program A minimum $40.00 for a cut and style and $30.00 for a gel manicure. Collect a minimum […]

2019 Forty under 40 Awards

Business in Vancouver continues to highlight the achievements of BC’s young entrepreneurs, executives and professionals by finding 40 outstanding professionals worthy of the Forty under 40 distinction. Winners are under 40 and have demonstrated excellence in business, judgment, leadership and community contribution. We invite you to join us for an […]

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 […]