Economic Development Webinar Series

The Economic Development Division has been offering educational Webinars since 2009.

With over 70 delivered to date, we strive to support strong local economies and encourage communities to take advantage of the tools, programs and resources available to them within the Economy Sector.

Our Webinars provide expert advice on economic development topics in an affordable, accessible and environmentally sustainable way, delivering:

  • Utility: Our Webinars focus on demonstrating how businesses, communities and local leaders can take direct action from the content provided to enhance their economic environment.
  • Wise Practices: Our Webinars provide an interactive platform to learn from industry, community, and government program experts. Previously recorded Webinars are also made available online as a lasting resource.
  • Variety: Our Webinar topics range from Attracting International Students to your Community to Ideas for Engaging Neighbourhoods on Affordable Housing; with ongoing efforts to continually explore new topics of interest.

Recorded Webinars

Growing BC's Tourism Sector with RV Parks and Campgrounds

Campgrounds and RV parks in B.C. are magnets for visitors who contribute to the local economy during their stay. Some even come back as residents and business owners. In fact, the B.C. camping industry contributes $606 million to GDP and employs 7,524 people.

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Originally broadcast on April 5, 2018

BC Ideas Exchange Story Showcase: Great Taste, Great Opportunity

This is the first of our quarterly BC Ideas Exchange Story Series featuring two communities who have turned great taste into economic opportunity! Hear the inside stories and participate in a talk-show-style Q&A among your economic development colleagues.

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Originally broadcast March 22nd, 2018

Browse our library of recorded webinars - with more than 70 webinars under our belt you'll find a wealth of information available 24/7.

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