Dare to Do Things Differently (BDC Small Business Week Event)


In unique and uncertain times like these, entrepreneurs dare to do things differently. Their ambition—this enormous force for change—inspires us, energizes the economy and propels us forward. Come meet these business owners on October 17, 2022 at the BDC Small Business Week launch event. Join Isabelle Hudon, President and CEO of BDC, who will talk […]


2-Day Entrepreneurial & Financial Capacity Workshop for Indigenous, Métis and Inuit women

TownePlace Suites by Marriott 3551 Carrington Rd, West Kelowna, BC, Canada

Community Futures Development Corporation of Central Interior First Nations (CFDC of CIFN) is coming to West Kelowna TownePlace Suites by Marriott to deliver a 2-Day IWE Entrepreneurial & Financial Capacity Workshop. This workshop is designed for Indigenous, Métis and Inuit women who are interested in entrepreneurship. This workshop will give the Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs guidance, […]

Yes We Can! Resources for Women and 2SLGBTQI+ Businesses


WeBC Senior Director, Loans & Advisory Services, Melanie Rupp, will be a panellist at this event! Be sure to join! Procurement Assistance Canada (PAC) Pacific is partnering with WeBC, Canada's LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC) and Women and Gender Equality (WAGE) to deliver a Small Business Information Expo (SBIE) for businesses and organizations owned and […]


Free WeBC Business Loan Info Session

Phone-In Session

If you intend to apply for a loan from WeBC to start, expand or purchase a business you will need to provide all items on the Loan Application Checklist, and participate in one of our bi-weekly phone-in info sessions about the loans program. During this session, the facilitator will: Review our lending criteria Answer your questions Advise you […]

Session 2: Overcome Imposter Syndrome: Own It & Move Forward


Strong and Impactful: Leadership Practices for Women Business Owners Leadership Series Session 2 Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Owning It & Moving Women business leaders at every level, academics and even celebrities on the world stage have all said they’ve felt like a “fraud.” You don’t have to let imposter syndrome prevent you from exploring new opportunities […]


Nation2Nation: The Reality of Doing Business with First Nations in Prince Rupert

Highliner Hotel & Conference Centre 815 First Ave W, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada

NATION2NATION COMMUNITY SESSIONS  The goal of the Forum is to bring together First Nations, Government, Industry & community leaders to continue the conversation about economic development & doing business with First Nations.  Registration is open for both sessions. All the details can be found at: https://events.eply.com/Nation2Nation TERRACE , BC SEPTEMBER 21 & 22, 2022 Thornhill […]


Business Women in International Trade and the Indian Market


Canadian woman exporters are invited to learn the best practices for doing business in India Women exporters and entrepreneurs are invited to join the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) for Business Women in International Trade and the Indian Market, an upcoming virtual panel discussion centering on doing business in India as a Canadian business woman. Attendees will […]

DIVERSEcity Entrepreneur & Small Business Fair

Surrey City Hall 13450 104 Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

WeBC will be an exhibitor at this event – be sure to come say hi! Held annually in Surrey, BC, during Small Business Month, the DIVERSEcity Entrepreneur & Small Business Fair supports diverse entrepreneurs to get the knowledge and tools they need to plan, launch and grow their own business in Canada. Our 2021 hybrid […]

2022 Business Showcase

Executive Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre 405 North Road, Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

Only one week to go before the Business Showcase — now back for its fifth year — in celebration of Small Business Week! On Wednesday, October 19, exhibitors will showcase their business to hundreds of attendees at the Executive Plaza Hotel in this tradeshow-style event. FREE ADMISSION! Come and connect with the community! We welcome […]

Build. Grow. Thrive. Event

Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Cerntre 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Join us on October 20 for this year’s Build. Grow. Thrive event during Small Business Week! Small Business BC (SBBC), alongside our partners at the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), are excited to announce our annual Build. Grow. Thrive (BGT) event. This year, we are thrilled to be hosting the event in person after just […]


Export Navigator: Doing Business in the USA – Prince George

Coast Prince George Hotel 770 Brunswick St (Nechako Room), Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

Brought to you by Export Navigator, Doing Business in the USA (DBUSA) is a seminar dedicated to helping Canadian business owners enter the American market. One of Kelowna’s greatest trade assets is its proximity to the US border. However, crossing borders with commercial goods face ever-changing complexities and regulations. Gain access to a panel of […]