Category: Upcoming Events

May 19: Business Concept Development – Business Model Canvas

Date: May 19, 2020 Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Event Title: Business Concept Development – Business Model Canvas Organization: Community Futures Fraser Fort George Registration: Register online or call 250-562-9622 About: Map out your business idea according to the nine major building blocks of the Business Model Canvas: Customer Segments, Value Proposition, Channels, Customer Relations, Revenue Streams, Key Partners, Key Resources, Key Activities, and Cost Structure. Learn to use a Start-Up Balance Sheet to determine what you already have and what you would need to start your business, including the resources required to finance your business. Explore the financial

May 19: Setting the Stage: New Rules of [Zoom] Engagement

Date: May 19, 2020 Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Event Title: Setting the Stage: New Rules of [Zoom] Engagement Organization: Women’s Enterprise Centre Registration: Register online About: Strong businesses are built on strong connections.Yet, how do you engage with people, show confidence and perform professionally… all on camera, from your home? These days people are craving connection, and if you’re just a talking head, you’ll lose that personal touch—regardless of how knowledgeable you are. Join us on May 19 when we host award-winning connector, Pauline Stevenson, who will share her tips for creating and nurturing meaningful connections in a

May 19: COVID-19 Webinar – Session 3 with KPMG

Date: May 19, 2020 Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Event Title: COVID-19 Webinar – Session 3 with KPMG Organization: Prince George Chamber of Commerce Registration: Register online About: As businesses have been disrupted by COVID-19, accurate and real time cash flow forecasts are imperative for strategic re-planning, allowing business leaders and owners to make informed decisions. KPMG will provide insights on the need for strategic positioning, scenario analysis and financial forecasting to help build resilience. We will also provide an update on government incentive programs.

May 19: Planning for Doors Open

Date: May 19, 2020 Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Event Title: Planning for Doors Open Organization: Destination BC Registration: Register online About: What considerations need be addressed now to ensure that your business is ready once restrictions begin to lift? Or, perhaps you have already opened your tourism doors – congratulations(!) – this webinar is also useful in helping during the early stages of opening. The webinar will look at how government plans, and various corporate approaches, can help inform strategies to re-ignite our industry. These strategies will be complemented by the innovation that needs to happen to restore

May 20: Financial Management – In the Black

Date: May 20, 2020 Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Event Title: Financial Management – In the Black Organization: Community Futures Fraser Fort George Registration: Register online or call 250-562-9622 About: Describe your revenue streams and cost structure to prepare for and project your financials for your first year in business.

May 21: Managing Expectations and Reputation through Effective Communication

Date: May 21, 2020 Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Event Title: Managing Expectations and Reputation through Effective Communication Organization: Destination BC Registration: Register online About: Today, effective communication is more critical than ever to reassuring travellers and giving them the confidence to book. British Columbia’s tourism industry must be seen to understand and address consumer concerns, initially though communication with our visitors. This is one of the first steps in restoring our industry’s social license. To effectively communicate to today’s traveller, we will first explore how the needs and expectations of travellers have changed following COVID-19.

May 21: Information Session at Work BC

Date: May 21, 2020 Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Event Title: Information Session at Work BC Organization: Community Futures Fraser Fort George Registration: Register online or call 250-562-9622 About: An introduction to Community Futures: Who we are, what we do, and how we can help you with your business endeavours.

May 22: Web Presence 101 and Customer Engagement during COVID-19

Date: May 22, 2020 Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am Event Title: Web Presence 101 and Customer Engagement during COVID-19 Organization: Small Business BC Registration: Register online About: Your customers are on the web. Having a website and online presence strategy allows you to market your small business online. More than ever, your small business needs to be engaging with customers virtually. In this workshop, you will get practical tips and tricks to use social media, email marketing, and Google My Business platforms to create meaningful engagement with your customers and community. We will also discuss the importance of online

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