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Building Resilience to Thrive
February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2021
The Building Resilience to Thrive program, supported by Western Economic Diversification Canada, will focus on the three key themes of Strive, Build, and Create. The curriculum will help SMEs be the best they can be, build a strong team, and create value with their customers. Weekly seminars will be supplemented by facilitated Resiliency Roundtables to bring local SMEs together in smaller groups online and offline to anchor and support the curriculum.
The six-week program will be offered to individuals at a minimal registration fee of $35.00 per participant for Chamber members and $70.00 per participant for non-members, to ensure cost isn’t a barrier during the pandemic. To continue to support the advancement and growth of SMEs in the province, registration revenue specific to each region will be attributed back to the regional Chamber for serving SMEs in BC.
The program was born out of a recent survey conducted by the BC Chamber of Commerce and its C19 Task Force of local Chambers. The Chamber Check-in Survey identified that 59 percent of Chambers in the network ranked a grant related function or service focused on COVID-19 recovery as the best help their organization could receive to stay viable through 2020. Pulling from this insight, the BC Chamber of Commerce, in consultation with the C19 Task Force, submitted a $500,000 proposal to Western Economic Diversification Canada. After a successful submission, the Building Resilience to Thrive program was established.
The program will be offered on the following dates:
· ROUND TWO: January 12th to February 16th
· ROUND THREE: February 24th to March 31st
Learn more about the Building Resilience to Thrive program visit bcchamber.org/events/building-resilience-to-thrive.