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Covid19 – Webinars available for Businesses

Many organizations are putting together webinars to help businesses survive and thrive in this unprecedented time.

Below is a list of all the available webinars (to date), we will be updating this page as information becomes available. 

Small Business BC

Small Business BC believes this is a time, more than ever, for small businesses to come together to help each other overcome challenges and find solutions. 

Web Presence 101 and Customer Engagement during COVID-19

May 22

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 presence for your business success and what you need to know about getting started.

Join us to learn how you can continue to engage with your customers during these times, why it is more important than ever, and tips for how you can connect with your audience in an easy and engaging way.

This session will be hosted by Digital Main Street and will use Zoom (click to download Zoom in advance).

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Strategies for Staying Resilient During COVID-19 (Part 3)

May 27

Faced with significant challenges wrought by COVID-19, resilience is more important than ever for small business owners.

As a follow up to our special topics webinar “Staying Resilient During Extraordinary Times” facilitated by Christina Nikiforuk, Leadership Coach and Consultant, we are pleased to offer a three-part resilience series.

Each webinar will feature a small business owner who will share their tools and tips for enhancing resilience. You will have an opportunity to learn what other business owners are doing from both a business point of view, as well as a mental health perspective, during this extraordinary period. Join at any time during the series and catch past sessions as recordings will be made available.

The guest speaker for this session will be announced shortly.

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How to Become an Inclusive Employer After COVID-19

June 5

As we begin the process of re-opening our economy, many business owners will face the need to rebuild and hire new staff. This presents a unique opportunity to build from the ground up with a more inclusive hiring policy. Not only can an employer cast a wider net to find the right candidate, they’ll also enhance the standing of their brand through inclusive hiring practices. By implementing these step-by-step practices, a business can demonstrate social values that will resonate with customers and employees alike.

Moderated by Trish Kelly of the Presidents Group, along with HR and inclusion experts Jamie Millar-Dixon and Kristin Bower (who recently published the Untapped Talent B2B guidebook) this informative webinar will equip business owners with the tools and know-how to build a welcoming and more inclusive workplace.

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