*Due to the current circumstance, all travel by Innovation PEI employees has been suspended until further notice.  Many upcoming events have been canceled, postponed, or rescheduled.  If you are unsure of a previously posted event, please contact one of our staff at (902) 368-6300.

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Nov
14
Thu
2019
Canada’s Smartest Kitchen – 10 Year Anniversary Open House @ Tourism & Culinary Centre
Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Jan
10
Fri
2020
Your Business Blueprint – Charlottetown
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join PEI Business Women’s Association for Your Business Blueprint, a workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs who have a business idea and now want to get it on paper.

A business plan can be a key tool in helping entrepreneurs assess feasibility, evaluate direction and, in particular, attract external funding and investment. This workshop will outline the common requirements of a business plan and the resources available to help you write it.

This workshop will be offered by Mary Lou Bassett. Mary Lou is the Business Development and Membership Officer of the PEI Business Women’s Association. She is an entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in the hospitality, skin care and property management industries. She recently completed her Executive MBA from the University of Prince Edward Island. Mary Lou is conversant in English, French and Arabic and serves as an advisor to help PEIBWA members solve business-related problems. Mary Lou also sits on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity PEI and says she has honed her negotiation skills with a lot of help from her three children.

This event is free to all PEIBWA members and $25 +HST for non-members. Spaces are limited so register early!

Jan
13
Mon
2020
Getting Started on Social Media – Charlottetown @ PEI Business Women's Association
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join PEI Business Women’s Association for Getting Started on Social Media!

This workshop is targeted towards beginner social media users. We will teach you the differences between social media platforms, offer basic tips and tricks, and a how to plan a beginner social media strategy.

This workshop will be led by Sparrow McGowan, PEIBWA’s Events and Communications Officer. Sparrow has 15 years of experience spanning communications, marketing and events, in Canada and internationally. She has worked with both the nonprofit and private sectors, with responsibilities for strategic communications, branding, media relations and social media, as well as overseeing the launch of numerous digital projects. Sparrow is also an active freelance writer and holds a Masters in Journalism.

This event is free to all PEIBWA members and $25 +HST for non-members.

Spaces are limited so register early!

BDC – Let’s Talk Business – Central Bedeque
Jan 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Drop by the Rural Women’s Business Centre to meet Katelyn Godfrey, Senior Account Manager with BDC. BDC helps create and develop small- and medium-sized businesses through financing, growth and transition capital, venture capital and advisory services.

Drop-ins are welcome, or contact Shelley at shelley@peibwa.org to set up an appointment time.

Jan
15
Wed
2020
Growing your Social Media Presence – Central Bedeque
Jan 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join PEI Business Women’s Association for Growing your Social Media Presence, a workshop for business owners and professionals looking to take their social media to the next level.

This workshop is targeted to social media users who have some experience with social media (i.e. beyond beginner). We will dig into strategy, content planning, scheduling, campaigns, measurement and more.

The workshop will take place in our Rural Women’s Business Centre, 106 Linkletter Avenue, Central Bedeque, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

This event is free to all PEIBWA members and $25 +HST for non-members.

Spaces are limited so register early!

Jan
16
Thu
2020
Get Connected – PEIBWA Business Mixer with Tignish Employment Resource Centre and Tignish Co-op @ Employment Resource Centre
Jan 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us for our first Get Connected mixer of 2020! Tignish Employment Resource Centre and Tignish Co-op are kindly hosting the mixer at the Employment Resource Centre in Tignish.

Grow your network by connecting with other PEIBWA members and the wider business community. The mixer is free and open to everyone!

Jan
20
Mon
2020
Growing your Social Media Presence – Charlottetown @ PEI Business Women's Association
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join PEI Business Women’s Association for Growing your Social Media Presence, a workshop for business owners and professionals looking to take their social media to the next level.

This workshop is targeted to social media users who have some experience with social media (i.e. beyond beginner). We will dig into strategy, content planning, scheduling, campaigns, measurement and more.

This workshop will be led by Sparrow McGowan, PEIBWA’s Events and Communications Officer. Sparrow has 15 years of experience spanning communications, marketing and events, in Canada and internationally. She has worked with both the nonprofit and private sectors, with responsibilities for strategic communications, branding, media relations and social media, as well as overseeing the launch of numerous digital projects. Sparrow is also an active freelance writer and holds a Masters in Journalism.

This event is free to all PEIBWA members and $25 +HST for non-members.

Spaces are limited so register early!

Jan
21
Tue
2020
BDC – Let’s Talk Business – Charlottetown @ PEI Business Women's Association
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us at PEIBWA’s Charlottetown office to meet Katelyn Godfrey, Senior Account Manager with BDC. BDC helps create and develop small- and medium-sized businesses through financing, growth and transition capital, venture capital and advisory services.

*Please note that this is for members only.*

Appointments will be booked for 30 minutes from 12pm to 2pm and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Sparrow at sparrow@peibwa.org to set up an appointment time.

Apr
12
Mon
2021
Health Innovation Week Trade Show
Apr 12 – Apr 16 all day

A thriving economy has always depended on the health of its people. Today, new innovations in healthcare are helping people live better lives and improving patient outcomes while making the healthcare industry more affordable and improving efficiencies. From March 30 – April 3, 2020, you’re invited to Health Innovation Week, Canada’s largest gathering of health startups, investors and the health ecosystem. Hosted by MaRS and held across the Toronto region, Health Innovation Week allows participants to network, secure funding and learn from industry experts.