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October 2020

Kootenay Contraption Contest 2020

October 26 - November 20

The Kootenay Contraption Contest is back! This annual GLOWS event invites students in Kindergarten to Grade 8 to imagine, design and illustrate a “contraption” that solves a problem.  Through this contest, GLOWS is encouraging students to use critical thinking skills, design thinking, problem solving, innovation, and develop creative pitch skills! Students love the opportunity to use their limitless imaginations and experience their ideas evolve into design concepts. The Kootenay Contraption Contest is generously sponsored by FortisBC. For this year’s GLOWS…

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Publicity Made Simple: The Press Release (webinar)

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT

Getting publicity for you and your business is one of the most powerful, yet cost effective promotional tactic you can learn. The rules are simple and straight forward, and conventions must be followed to achieve success, but the pay-off is well worth the effort.  There are many ways to increase your publicity, and the more creative you can be, the more response you will most likely get.  Today’s social media also provides advantages that make publicity even more effective and…

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Rock My Business Plan

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm PDT

Want to turn your idea into a successful business? Rock My Business is back! New expanded series Want to turn your idea into a successful business? You’ll need a business plan - and that’s where Futurpreneur and RBC Future Launch’s Rock My Business Plan workshop can help. Join a Futurpreneur Entrepreneur-in-Residence and other aspiring entrepreneurs to learn how to turn a great idea into a successful business plan. Note: It is highly recommended that all participants in this workshop also register for…

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Business Planning – From Hobby to Self Employment

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

The question of turning your hobby or "side gig" into a business is very personal. Often it is a question of volume, costing, and marketing. We review helpful considerations and look at some calculations for you to decide. Register here

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Writing Killer Sales (webinar)

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT

If you sell online, you need to communicate in an effective way that moves people to take action. Sales copy and sales pages use formulas and language written to encourage people to invest in your product or service. Whether you want people to sign up for your email list, your opt-in, your webinar, follow you on social media or make a purchase, you need to persuade them to take action! In this course, create sales page and uncover the elements…

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HyperGlobal Seminar – Global channel partnerships (and how to protect IP when you are doing this type of deal)

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

Join Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP for a review of Intellectual Property (IP) best practices and other important legal and business considerations for scaling globally and working with channel partners. Our panelists will share stories to highlight important legal and business considerations for working with channel partners, including: ·       Intellectual Property (IP) best practices and leveraging partner relationships to protect your IP; ·       coordinating legal and business development; ·       global scale…

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Virtual Connection Day: Columbia Basin

October 28

Future-Proof Your Business with a Free 1:1 Meeting with a Tech Expert While COVID-19 has affected all Columbia Basin businesses in different ways, one thing is certain—adopting technology into your business is important now more than ever. Being visible and effective online is the key to future-proofing your business in this unprecedented time. Apply today for our next Virtual Connection Day to receive a free one-on-one virtual meeting with a technology expert to learn what tools and tactics you can…

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#WhatWorks: The Value of a B-Corp Designation

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

What is a B-Corp? How can it help with your corporate purpose? Find out how a B-Corp designation helps build a better business – better for workers, community, and the environment. B-Corps are for-profit companies certified to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. In fact, there are over 1,800 Certified B Corps in over 50 countries across 130 different industries. Learn from local B-Corp leaders on how to harness your purpose and build a better…

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Keeping Good Employees on Board

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PDT

This is the third in a four-part Build Your Business webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. View the other webinars in the series >> Wednesday | October 28, 2020 | 12 pm to 1:30 pm PST What is the key to business success? Engaged and productive employees! Participants will learn how to measure engagement, create rewards that fit small business budgets and become an employer of choice. They will gain an increased understanding, not just about why employees leave,…

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Selling Online 101 (webinar)

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT

Thinking about selling your products online? This class helps you plan your approach to selling your products online including packaging, shipping methods, payment methods, customer support, regulations, and legalities. Learn about sites and services available for selling your products including marketplaces (e.g. Amazon), or online craft fairs (e.g. Etsy) or social networks (e.g. Facebook) as well as your own online storefront. Learn about several trusted online services and tools including: PayPal integration, WordPress for Artisans, Wufoo forms, Etsy, Wix, Volution,…

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November 2020

Rock My Cash Flow

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm PST

Need help understanding the financial ins and outs of your new small business? Rock My Business is back! New expanded series Need help understanding the financial ins and outs of your new small business? Futurpreneur and RBC Future Launch’s Rock My Cash Flow workshop can help! Join a Futurpreneur Entrepreneur-in-Residence and other aspiring entrepreneurs to learn how to forecast early cash flow in your new business and integrate it into your business plan. Note: It is highly recommended that all participants in…

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Business & Money Modelling Masterclass

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PST

Designing Your Money Model? Gauging Financial Viability? Building Your Pro Forma? Raising Funds? This masterclass by KAST and Volition will get you started, whether you’re an early stage entrepreneur or a more established business. Let’s set the stage. You think you have a winning innovation. Your early-stage customer discovery has validated a market fit, and you've confirmed a measurable economic benefit for a defined set of customers. You're eager to build out a minimum viable product. It may already be…

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