Economic Development Webinar Series

Our webinars offer a peer-to-peer space to share knowledge, opportunities, successful practices, tools and resources for local economic development in B.C.

We invite local government staff and elected officials, First Nations leaders, councils and elders, economic development practitioners, elected officials, provincial government staff, and anyone interested in realizing their community's economic development to participate. 

Take a look at our upcoming webinar schedule, and watch the most recent webinars here:

Strategic Planning for Economic Development

Using the Strategic Planning Toolkit as a foundation, we'll explore in-depth a handful of stages in the strategic planning process. Participants will be encouraged to think about their own economic development strategy process and share their experiences of what has worked (and what hasn't). 

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Originally broadcast: December 4, 2018

Working with Industry and Business

Targeted industry initiatives are a common ingredient in many communities’ economic development strategies. How do you encourage growing industries to do business in your community without breaking the bank on incentives?

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Originally broadcast November 22, 2018

Supporting Business Succession in Your Community

It takes a village to support the successful transfer of a business to a new owner. Is your community ready to provide that support? In this webinar, we’ll discuss how local economic development practitioners can facilitate business succession by ensuring the right supports and resources are in place.

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Originally broadcast November 6, 2018

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