Online Training and Peer Support
Expert-Led Webinars To Learn & Grow
BC Tourism Resiliency Network has partnered with industry leading professionals to bring you expertise where you may need it most. This series of webinars and bulletins provides you with key information and training through this difficult time, such as impacts on the region, managing your business through the crisis, best practices, reputation management, human resource strategies, and recovery strategies. If you missed a live webinar, you can click here to follow along with a recorded version or a written recap. Click here to register.
IDEAS LABS Peer – to – Peer Learning
The BC Tourism Resiliency Network together with the Tourism Café and the BC Regional Tourism Secretariat is pleased to be launching its next series of 12 Ideas Labs on four new topics from January to March 2021, selected by industry across the province.
Ideas Labs are part of the BC Tourism Resiliency Network’s suite of programs to support long term resiliency of tourism businesses through and to the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ideas Labs are designed to be different from a webinar! They are short, 45-min, engaging and participatory sessions with everyone contributing to the conversation and sharing ideas on how to tackle key challenges being faced during COVID.
The Taking Care of Business Program brings relevant webinar training sessions combined with follow-up support to businesses within the Sun Country, Cariboo Chilcotin and North Cariboo regions. This program is funded by the Wildfire Business Transition Program. Community Futures Sun Country, Cariboo Chilcotin and North Cariboo regions can set you and your staff up for FREE webinars throughout all of 2020 with two simple steps: 1. Call your local Community Futures Office to get your code – use it all year long! 2. Go to Small Business BC to find relevant webinars at your fingertips!
Small Business BC
Small Business BC are hosting a series of specialized free webinars to tackle the challenges faced by COVID-19. These webinars are geared at equipping businesses in our province with the skills and knowledge they need to survive the new realities of our COVID economy. Click here to register for upcoming webinars, along with the opportunity to watch any sessions you’ve missed.
Tourism Marketing Courses
Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism has teamed up with eLearningU to bring you tourism online marketing webinars during this uncertain time. As many of you find yourselves working from home, now is the perfect opportunity to invest some time in projects that may have found themselves on the back burner. We would like to encourage you to explore the archive of tourism marketing webinars from the team at eLearningU!
Tourism businesses in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast are being temporarily offered FREE access to over 350+ hours of tourism marketing courses on subjects including social media, brand management and marketing strategy. You can find further registration and course details here.
Destination Canada is hosting regular webinars, sharing our approach amid the COVID-19 situation and providing information on available federal support initiatives. We will have industry partners, representatives from government as well as applicable businesses join to provide the most up-to-date information and resources.
Other Free Online Training Opportunities
- Trip Advisor Webinars
- Skift Forums and Summits
- Business Development Corporation Webinars
- Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) Webinars
- WSI Digital Marketing Ahead of the Curve Webinar Series
- Women’s Enterprise Centre Webinars and Teleconferences
- Destination BC Learning Centre
Small Business Digital Meetups
Small Business BC (SBBC) is hosting Digital Meetups, a community video call for the small business community during COVID-19. Every Tuesday – Thursday at 11:00 AM, SBBC will be hosting a Digital Meetup focused around one pressing issue re:COVID-19: from how to generate revenue, to employment law, all specific to small businesses. The guest speakers will include small business owners and industry experts – with a large component focused on Q&A and knowledge sharing among those on the call. The Women’s Enterprise Centre hosts Digital Meetups on a variety of topics and allows for conversation among female entrepreneurs. The discussion will be Questions & Answers based, giving the audience an opportunity to provide their business background and letting us customize the content to ensure we deliver what you need.