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March 2016
$10

Entrepreneurs Unplugged with Aaron Ross

March 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Powered by Accelerate Okanagan, Entrepreneurs Unplugged features an experienced entrepreneur who shares his/her startup experiences. Community members will have an opportunity to learn how a successful startup is created, as well as the chance to ask questions to the guest entrepreneur and network with members…

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May 2016
FREE

Women In Tech Unplugged

May 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

Powered by Accelerate Okanagan, Women In Tech Unplugged brings together a panel of successful women who are helping to power technology in the Okanagan community. Join us on May 17th for this must-attend event at Streaming Cafe featuring a Chief Operating Officer for a local…

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FREE

Women in Technology Unwine’d

May 19, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
The XChange Tapas Bar, 1615 Dickson Ave #200
Kelowna, British Columbia v1y 7w6 Canada
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Powered by Crowe MacKay and Accelerate Okanagan, Women in Technology Unwine’d is a series of bi-monthly relationship building events, where like minded women gather together to share and build their personal networks. On May 19th at The Xchange Tapas Bar, enjoy an evening of good…

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August 2016
$45

AO Summer Block Party

August 26, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT

Accelerate Okanagan’s Summer Block Party promises to be a parking lot party like no-other! On August 26th, AO is throwing a summer block party bringing together technology enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, and supporters of the Okanagan tech community. You will not go hungry or thirsty with 4…

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November 2016
$110

Startup Basics

November 2, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - December 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm PDT
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Developed for early stage entrepreneurs and career-changers, the Startup Basics Program supplies participants with the tools and resources needed to accelerate their idea to the next stage. Startup Basics is comprised of weekly sessions and seminars presented by Accelerate Okanagan Staff, Executive in Residence Mentors,…

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Free

Entrepreneurs Unplugged with Warren Houston

November 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST
Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery, 267 Bernard Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6N2 Canada
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Powered by Accelerate Okanagan, Entrepreneurs Unplugged features an experienced entrepreneur who shares his/her startup experiences. Community members will have an opportunity to learn how a successful startup is created, as well as the chance to ask questions to the guest entrepreneur and network with members…

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December 2016

How To Up Your Hiring Game: Strategies To Recruit Top Talent

December 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-8
Hotel Eldorado, 500 Cook Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3G9 Canada
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Join Accelerate Okanagan for this session on Strategies To Recruit Top Talent. Ideal Participant: Startup or growth stage companies looking to recruit awesome talent. A great session for CEOs, COOs, Co-founders, HR Mangers or Team Leads. Key benefit to participating: Learn the necessary strategy to…

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$30

How To Up Your Hiring Game: Strategies To Recruit Top Talent

December 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PST
Hotel Eldorado, 500 Cook Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3G9 Canada
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Ideal Participant: Startup or growth stage companies looking to recruit awesome talent. A great session for CEOs, COOs, Co-founders, HR Mangers or Team Leads. Key benefit to participating: Learn the necessary strategy to attract, engage, and close top talent. Join Accelerate Okanagan for this session…

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January 2017

Startup Basics: UBC Okanagan Edition

January 18 @ 12:00 pm - February 22 @ 4:30 pm UTC-8

This event is for students, staff, and faculty of UBC Okanagan. Developed for early stage entrepreneurs and career-changers, the Startup Basics Program supplies participants with the tools and resources needed to accelerate their idea to the next stage. Startup Basics is comprised of weekly sessions…

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$10

Lean Project Management Workshop with Michael Ratch from Hyper Hippo

Come join us for a pizza lunch and a Lean Project Management workshop presented by Michael Ratch from Hyper Hippo. This workshop will cover how to move from traditional scrum process to a modern agile approach that is based on Lean Startup principles. Move beyond…

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February 2017

Startup Basics: Spring Series

February 2 @ 5:30 pm - March 23 @ 7:00 pm UTC-8

Developed for early stage entrepreneurs and career-changers, the Startup Basics Program supplies participants with the tools and resources needed to accelerate their idea to the next stage. Startup Basics is comprised of weekly sessions and seminars presented by Accelerate Okanagan Staff, Executive in Residence Mentors,…

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Women in Technology Unwine’d

February 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-8

Enjoy an evening of good company, great wine, and valuable connections in a relaxed setting that supports, mentors and encourages women in tech. Powered by Crowe MacKay and Accelerate Okanagan, Women in Technology Unwine’d is a series of bi-monthly relationship building events, where like minded…

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March 2017

Entrepreneurs Unplugged with Mike Checkley

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-8

Powered by Accelerate Okanagan and Grant Thornton, Entrepreneurs Unplugged features an experienced entrepreneur who shares his/her startup experiences. Community members will have an opportunity to learn how a successful startup is created, as well as the chance to ask questions to the guest entrepreneur. This…

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$20 - $110

Startup Basics: Spring Series

March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PST
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Developed for early stage entrepreneurs and career-changers, the Startup Basics Program supplies participants with the tools and resources needed to accelerate their idea to the next stage. Startup Basics is comprised of weekly sessions and seminars presented by Accelerate Okanagan Staff, Executive in Residence Mentors,…

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Startup Basics: Lived it & Learned it Panel

March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-7

At this panel, local startup founders will be sharing the lessons that they have learned along their entrepreneurship journey and tips and tricks for the early stage entrepreneur. All of the panellists have been on the startup path for a while and have likely faced…

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May 2017

Entrepreneurs Unplugged with Myles McGovern

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-7
Accelerate Okanagan, 201-1405 St. Paul Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 2E4 Canada
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Powered by Accelerate Okanagan and Grant Thornton, Entrepreneurs Unplugged features an experienced entrepreneur who shares their startup experiences. Community members will have an opportunity to learn how a successful startup is created, as well as the chance to ask questions to the guest entrepreneur. This…

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Startup Drinks

May 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm UTC-7

Powered by Accelerate Okanagan, Startup Drinks is a Friday, after-work meet up that brings together the Okanagan technology community. Come out, meet your peers, bring your colleagues, and chat over some beer, cider and wine provided by Niche Wine Company. Who should attend? The event…

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June 2017

Employer Info Session | Pathways to Permanent Residency

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am UTC-7

Are you an employer interested in learning more about permanent immigration pathways to attract and retain foreign workers? This dynamic session will provide an overview of pathways available for permanent residency for temporary workers through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the British Columbia…

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Startup Drinks | Strawhouse

June 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm UTC-7

Powered by Accelerate Okanagan, Startup Drinks is a Friday, after-work meet up that brings together the Okanagan technology community. Come out, meet your peers, bring your colleagues, and chat over some beer, cider and wine provided by Big Surf Beer and Niche Wine Company. Who…

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