Business

Collaborate, communicate and network

The Comox Valley Women's Business Network (WBN) speaker for April is Colleen Evans, director of Vancouver Island Economic Alliance. She is also president/CEO of the Campbell River Chamber of Commerce.

Evans will speak on the Link Project. From all corners of the Island and in all sectors, Vancouver Island businesses want opportunities to collaborate, communicate, network and share best practices, resources and information.

An economic summit is held each year. The idea is to gather business, community and government leaders to share ideas, ask questions, network, learn about new initiatives and explore opportunities. The goal is to add vitality to the Vancouver Island economy.

Join the WBN at the Coast Westerly Hotel Thursday, April 10 at 5:30 p.m.

Registration is open at www.cvwbn.org until Monday.

The WBN is a high-energy group of local business and professional ladies who meet once a month between September and June to network and develop business opportunities.

The group offers top-notch guest speakers on business and women-related topics, and provide opportunities for members to market businesses. It has a growing membership with a varied skill set and assortment of talents: entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals from retail, manufacturing, health and wellness, service industries, government and non-profit organizations.

Members join for a variety of reasons:

▪    Develop the ability to meet other business owners to share ideas, tips and resources

▪    Meet potential clients/customers and pass referrals

▪    Increase the visibility of their business

▪    Learn important business information and skills

▪    Keep up to date with trends, demands and events in the Comox Valley.

The group's AGM is May 8.

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