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FREE BUSINESS EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES


MAY 25 – HOW TO DRIVE MORE TRAFFIC TO YOUR WEBSITE

Destination BC has partnered with Small Business BC to offer free access for tourism business stakeholders across the province to online education supporting COVID-19 recovery.


GENDER IN THE WORKPLACE

The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade offers a variety of training sessions through the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI). The Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council (DLC) is pleased to announce their continued partnership with CCDI and the return of the Level 2 D&I Influencer Training. The sessions are instructor-led using a virtual platform and provide participants with some of the best practices they can use to tackle pressing issues related to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

MAY 26 – INCLUDING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

JUNE 2 – RACE & ETHNICITY IN CANADA

The aim of the ‘Gender in the Workplace’ session is two-fold: making participants aware of micro-inequities influenced by gender bias or stereotypes and providing them with tools and strategies to combat gender bias in the workplace.


FREE BUSINESS EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

JUNE 7 – CREATING A WEBSITE FOR YOUR BUSINESS

JUNE 8 – BLOGGING TO PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS

JUNE 17 – UNDERSTANDING PRIMARY AND SECONDARY MARKET RESEARCH

JUNE 20 – CREATING ENGAGING VIDEO CONTENT USING YOUR PHONE

Destination BC has partnered with Small Business BC to offer free access for tourism business stakeholders across the province to online education supporting COVID-19 recovery.


ECOBASE CARBON SOFTWARE
& CARBON TRAINING WORKSHOP

One of the main actions in the Kootenay Rockies Tourism Sustainability Action Plan is to help businesses calculate their carbon emissions and offer tools in offsetting and reducing those emissions.  Therefore, we are offering GreenStep’s carbon training program. This program provides participants with the key steps to measuring the carbon footprint of your business and then uncovering the opportunities to both reduce emissions and save money.

KOOTENAY ROCKIES TOURISM IS OFFERING THE ECOBASE CARBON SOFTWARE ANNUAL LICENSE, FREE OF CHARGED (valued at $99 plus tax) FOR THE FIRST 30 TOURISM STAKEHOLDERS WHO REACH OUT TO US.
In order to be eligible for this software, you must review the recording of the Greenstep introduction workshop ‘The Carbon Challenge’.

Learn more about how you can register for the EcoBase Carbon Software and gain access to the workshop recording by emailing Emilie or Rhiannon.

Carbon Workshop #2: Measure, Manage, Report
(Took place April 21, 2021)
This second workshop comprised of the following:

  • An in-depth demonstration of the EcoBase Software
  • Activity data for common Scope 3 emission sources
  • Reporting, analyzing and reducing your carbon footprint
  • Communicating your results
    In order to participate in the Carbon Workshop Part 2, you must review the recording of the Greenstep introduction workshop ‘The Carbon Challenge’.

B SAFE

B Safe is a new 90-minute online course oriented toward staff in BC’s tourism and hospitality industry. The training aims to provide staff with a strong foundation in COVID-19 health and safety protocols, and to assist them in understanding ever-evolving best practices.

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