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May 2018
May 2018
May
07
Grow your food business
 Vancity, Branch #17 (5064 Kingsway, Burnaby)
05/07/2018

Prepare Your Business for Success

Invest in yourself and build a foundation for success with our one day workshop.

  • DATE: Monday, May 7, 2018
  • INVESTMENT: $105  PER PERSON | $52.50 Vancity Members  – reimbursed day of course (GST included)
  • TIME: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (lunch provided)
  • LOCATION:   Vancity, Branch #17 5064 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC

WE’LL COVER 6 KEY AREAS:

  • Learn all of the requirements of a BUSINESS PLAN.
  • Learn key FINANCIAL components of your business.
  • Get MARKET READY and Position your brand to drive sales.
  • Navigate PACKAGING compliance. Refine your recipe to scale up.
  • Gain Insights into DISTRIBUTION. Sell at the right price.
  • Learn key  components to build a DIGITAL STRATEGY.

Workshop delivered by Good to Grow,

Marketing by Piquant.

Generously supported by Vancity 

Have a question? Call 604-454-8806 or email info@goodtogrowproducts.com


May
10
The New Societies Act Transition Workshop - Creston
 College of the Rockies - Creston campus (301 - 16th Ave. Creston)
05/10/2018

The Workshop (2pm-4pm): There are more than 27,000 non-profit societies in BC, providing services and programs that touch virtually every citizen. The BC Society Act, which provides the rules for governance and incorporation of non-profits, officially proclaimed important changes on November 28, 2016. There will be a two year transition period by which time all societies in BC will have to make the switch to the new Act. 

All organizations that are incorporated under the current Society Act must plan to complete their “transition application,” with revised constitution and bylaws, by the time of their 2017 AGM. This workshop will provide the information on the bylaw and policy changes necessary for your organization to effectively make the transition by the deadline of November 28, 2018.

**For ongoing communication and support, please SIGN UP for the Transition Hub in your area. Thank you**

This workshop is organized for societies who have registered with the West Kootenay Transition Hub. You can do that online here lawfornonprofits.ca/transition-hubs. It is delivered by one of our trained mentors, and is free to these qualified registrants.

Resources (click to open)
Legal Self-Assessment Tool
New Societies Act Webinar

The Facilitator: Louis Knafla

*Please note: due to funding from the Columbia Basin Trust, this event is open to non-profit organization within the West Kootenay/Columbia Basin area, who are registered with the West Kootenay Hub (see above).

 
 

May
15
Grow Your Food Business
 Vancity, Branch #32 (10293 King George Blvd. Surrey)
05/15/2018

Prepare Your Business for Success

Invest in yourself and build a foundation for success with our one day workshop.

  • DATE: Tuesday, MAY 15
  • INVESTMENT: $105  PER PERSON | $52.50 Vancity Members  – you’ll be reimbursed day of course (GST included)
  • TIME: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (lunch provided)
  • LOCATION: Vancity, Branch.#32 10293 King George Blvd. Surrey, BC

WE’LL COVER 6 KEY AREAS:

  • Learn all of the requirements of a BUSINESS PLAN.
  • Learn key FINANCIAL components of your business.
  • Get MARKET READY and Position your brand to drive sales.
  • Navigate PACKAGING compliance. Refine your recipe to scale up.
  • Gain Insights into DISTRIBUTION. Sell at the right price.
  • Learn key  components to build a DIGITAL STRATEGY.

Workshop delivered by Good to Grow

Marketing by Piquant.

Generously supported by Vancity 

Have a question? Call 604-454-8806 or email info@goodtogrowproducts.com


May
16
The New Societies Act: What You Need to Know - Vancouver
 Alliance for Arts + Culture Boardroom (100-938 Howe St. Vancouver)
05/16/2018
The Workshop: There are more than 27,000 non-profit societies in BC, providing services and programs that touch virtually every citizen. All pre-existing BC societies need to transition to the new BC Societies Act. The Act includes many significant changes. There is a two-year transition period by which time all societies in BC will have to have filed a transition application. This workshop will provide your society with the information it needs on whether to make any bylaw or policy changes necessary for your society to transition to effectively function under the new Act.