Small Business Information Expo


May 16, 2019


10:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Kelowna Innovation Centre



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Kelowna Innovation Centre
460 Doyle Ave
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Looking to Start or Grow your Business?

Visit the 2019 Kelowna Small Business Information Expo (SBIE) for FREE!

The 2019 Kelowna SBIE will feature face-to-face opportunities to interact with experts from government and not-for-profit support programs who provide valuable resources to small businesses.

When: Thursday May 16th, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Where: The Innovation Centre, 460 Doyle Ave, Kelowna, BC

WHY: The SBIE will feature a trade show which will give you the opportunity to speak face-to-face with experts from 20 support programs who provide valuable resources to small businesses. Interested in learning about how government support programs can help your business and your clients? Please join us!

In addition to the trade show portion of the Expo, you will have the chance to attend educational sessions!

Selling to Government

  • Interested in selling to the public sector? This panel brings together purchasing specialists from different levels of government who will help you understand the processes for government contracting with emphasis on emergency procurement in instances such as floods, forest fires etc.

Access to Financing

  • Looking for sources of capital? Want us to show you the money? This panel will bring together government representatives who will provide you with information on various financing (loans & grants) programs and resources available to your business.

Create a Stellar Business Plan

  • Join Futurpreneur’s Business Development Manager, Sue Ross, to discover three important elements of a business plan and confidently talk about your business idea for greater success in obtaining financing.

**Please note that seating at the educational sessions are limited, and on a first-come, first-serve basis.**

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This event is being brought to you by the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, Public Services and Procurement Canada and Futurpreneur Canada - Interior BC.

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