Small Business BC Event

Waterfront Chats | Online Selling

Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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 and network.

We hold Meetups almost every month, and every event will be unique. Small Business BC Meetups are open to entrepreneurs at any stage of business and from all industries. Follow the conversation using #SBBCMeetup.

In our increasingly digital age, online shopping is a booming business in Canada. The most recent stats show online sales jumping 49.6 per cent ( in the previous 12 months, meaning there’s plenty of opportunity for small business owners looking to tap into this burgeoning market. Learn the ins and outs of online selling at our next Waterfront Chats meetup event. Hear from several entrepreneurs that have successfully sold their products and services online. They will share what worked well for them and some of their obstacles so that you can avoid the same mistakes. If you are interested in getting into online selling or just want to hear about the opportunities an online channel offers, you will not want to miss this meetup event.

Guest Speakers:


5:00pm-5:25pm – Networking
5:25pm-5:30pm – Opening Remarks
5:30pm – 6:00pm – 30 Second Introductions from Attendees
6:00pm – 6:30pm – Speaker Presentations
6:30pm – 6:35pm – Closing Remarks
6:35pm – 7:00pm – Networking

Light food and refreshments will be provided.

Registration is $10 online and $12 at the door (payable by cash, debit or credit).

Reserve your place now, as space is limited!


How It Works

Staying up-to-date and establishing yourself as a key player in your network are crucial to starting and growing a successful business. Take advantage of Small Business BC’s brand new monthly meetups, so you can stay on top of business trends and mingle with your customers, clients, like-minded peers and local industry influencers.

Each month these casual events that address common opportunities and challenges that entrepreneurs and small business owners face today, and leverage networking sessions with valuable connections.

Small Business BC Meetups are located at Small Business BC’s Lower Mainland location at Waterfront Station. Each month’s event will have a different theme and will also feature guest speakers who will share their experiences and provide valuable insight into how you can achieve your goals. Topics will include starting up, growing your business, and international trade.

Get live updates by following the #SBBCMeetups hashtag on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, and join the Small Business BC Meetup group now at

How to Register

Step 1: Click the SBBC Meetup Group link.

Step 2: Find the latest SBBC Meetup.

Step 3: Sign up!