Small Business BC Event


MyBizDay Vancouver

Small Business BC is thrilled to announce our latest MyBizDay event, taking place this fall in Vancouver. Join us on October 18, 2018 at SFU Harbour Centre to discover resources and programs available to help build a strong and resilient small business. This FREE, full-day event connects entrepreneurs to the province’s leading tools and resources through a mix of exhibits, panel discussions featuring entrepreneurial experts, and an eclectic slate of practical workshops.

This year, the educational tour has reached communities in the business hubs of Abbotsford and Surrey. Now, we’re visiting Vancouver!

Here’s what you can expect on the day:

10:00AM – Registration and Networking

10:45AMIntroduction and Opening Remarks

11:00AM – Session 1 – Presentation
Presented by Adam Kirsh, Salesforce

11:30AM – Pitch Perfect: Craft Your Startup Pitch to Success
Presented by Dylan Hrycyshen, Small Business BC

12:00PM – HR Crash Course for the Small Business Owner
Presented by Hanan Haddad, ADP

12:30PM – Lunch and Networking Break

1:15PM – Financing Fireside Chat: Experience from the Front Line 
Panel with Puneet Jain, Vancity, Mina Haghighi, Futurpreneur and Sonia Strobel, Skipper Otto’s
Moderated by Mike Gaba, TruShield Insurance

1:45PM – Introduction to TaxSense for Your Business
Presented by Candace Nancke, Loren Nancke Chartered Professional Accountants

2:15PM – SBBC Awards Info Session – How the Awards Helped Me
Presented by Reid Hemsing, Two Wheel Gear

2:30PM – Networking and Refreshment Break

2:45PM – Branding is NOT Marketing
Presented by Karley Cunningham, Big Bold Brand

3:15PM – How to Attract Prospects Predictably to Your Small Business – Without Looking Desperate
Presented by Ami Sanyal, The Uncommoners Club

3:45PM – Closing Remarks and Door Prize Giveaway

4:00PM – Post Event Networking


If you’re in the Lower Mainland and own a small business, or are looking to start one, don’t miss out on this full-day event. Can’t make the whole day? No problem! Simply pop in for the sessions you’re interested in.

Seats are limited, so reserve yours today!

Coffee and tea will be provided.

Get Involved

Interested in finding out about MyBizDay sponsorship opportunities? View our sponsorship package,