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Rates vary by membership level. Not all events are open to the public. 

    • 5 Oct 2021
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    The first in a series of webinars curated to bring you 60 minutes jam packed full of information!

    Eager to learn about procurement and local resources as an entrepreneur in the Black community? Join us at our free upcoming webinar!

    We are delighted to announce this new webinar made in collaboration with Procurement Assistance Canada! Featuring speakers from Procurement Assistance CanadaExport Navigator BC and Buy Social Canada, registrants will have the opportunity to learn about Canadian procurement, gain insight from our panelists and ask questions live.

    This session is designed to provide key information and strategies to empower small Black -owned and -led businesses in search of resources & opportunities such as...

    • How to access and navigate the federal procurement process
    • The value of Export Navigator BC’s Advisor Program is and how to register
    • What social procurement entails and how to participate
    • What options are available for Black -owned and -led small business' specifically
    • Mentorship opportunities available to help your business grow and thrive

    • 7 Oct 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • webinar

    Join Karla Laird,  Senior Manager at the Better Business Bureau (BBB), to learn about how the BBB works, how it can affect your business, what a BBB rating is, the benefits of registering and more!

    • 21 Oct 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Webinar

    Hosted by the BDC

    B Corps are certified Beneficial companies. Their purpose is to create value for society as well as money. They meet high standards of transparency and accountability, and create positive social and environmental benefit. 

    In this webinar you will learn:

    • what B corp means
    • what are the certification requirements
    • what are the benefits of being B corp certified
    • what are the first steps to start the journey

23 Sep 2021 BDC 101 - Support for Black businesses
16 Sep 2021 Introduction to GRANTS
26 Jul 2021 Face to Face with FACE! Di Reggae Cafe
25 Jul 2021 Face to Face with FACE! LOFT LOUNGE
16 Jun 2021 What Do Lenders Look For?
27 May 2021 InBC Investment Corp - Investing in BC Businesses
25 May 2021 Trade and Investment Opportunities with Ghana
19 May 2021 BOOTCAMP Part 6 - Doing Business with the Federal Government
15 May 2021 Increase your fan base by 1000 through Video production
28 Apr 2021 BOOTCAMP Part 3/4/5 - Doing Business with the Federal Government
24 Apr 2021 Insurance & Financial Options for Businesses
21 Apr 2021 BOOTCAMP Part 2 - Doing Business with the Federal Government
17 Apr 2021 How to Get PLACED on Boards
14 Apr 2021 BOOTCAMP - Doing Business with the Federal Government
13 Apr 2021 Funding for Canadian Innovators
18 Mar 2021 Doing Business with the Government of Alberta
27 Feb 2021 Black Business - Viola Desmond & Carrie Best
24 Feb 2021 Get Started with AMAZON CANADA!
15 Feb 2021 Doing Business with the Federal Government
8 Feb 2021 (POST-PONED) Entrepreneurship - Building a million dollar company
1 Feb 2021 Women's Enterprise Centre
18 Jan 2021 ONLINE PRESENCE - Building a simple effective website
16 Dec 2020 Info Session for TECH SCHOLARSHIP
30 Nov 2020 Doing Business with the Province of BC
9 Nov 2020 The Olympian's Mindset: How to Unleash World-Class Performance in Your Life
30 Oct 2020 Journalism - A Career of Choice
28 Oct 2020 The Legal Clinic
26 Oct 2020 The City of Vancouver - Business Initiatives
19 Oct 2020 Effective Business Networking
5 Oct 2020 The Pivot Plan
24 Sep 2020 Taxes for Business
21 Sep 2020 Surrey Board of Trade Webinar
17 Aug 2020 MARKETING 101
11 Aug 2020 YELP VANCOUVER education panel


Coming soon: 5-week BOOTCAMP with Public Services and Procurement Canada! STAY TUNED FOR DATES!!

Do you have a business idea? Are you ready to get started but need a little help to get out the gates?

We will sponsor up to 10 entrepreneurs. We will cover your BC  name and registration costs, and you will be enrolled in the BBABC corporate membership package. You will be provided resources and mentorship to take those first steps to get your business up and running. 


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