Jan
19
Fri
Trotec 120Watt Laser Cutter – Jan 19 @ MIDAS Fab Lab Tickets
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jan
23
Tue
DIY Videos for Social Media and Online Marketing – 2 Days @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
DIY Videos for Social Media and Online Marketing - 2 Days @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Jan 23 & 30

Deadline to Register: Jan 19

People love watching videos online. Video can be extremely effective for business marketing to boost your product and brand awareness. This 2 part workshop will aid you in planning, shooting and editing video for your business. Students must have a recording device for shooting video, and a computer for editing. Instruction in editing video on both windows and mac is available. Explore different software and resources that help get the job done. Learn to optimize your YouTube channel and upload your video to gain exposure in your markets. This is a 2 day workshop

Instructor: Zeb Hansell

Jan
24
Wed
Managing Effectively for High Staff Retention @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Managing Effectively for High Staff Retention @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Instructor: Charlotte Ferreux

Have you ever felt like you have to do everything on your own and that you can’t trust your team to get stuff done when you’re not around? Understand the processes that allow you manage for results.  I will walk you through the importance of foundational training, creating evaluation processes, how to set your team up with clear metrics and what it means to follow up!  You will leave this workshop having analyzed the bottlenecks that hold you back from achieving being a leader versus being a manager; you will have created specific tools that you will be able to use immediately, and most importantly you will leave understanding your impact in developing your team to success.

Registration Deadline: Jan 18

Jan
26
Fri
Bookkeeping Basics @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bookkeeping Basics @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

You will receive instruction and assistance with setting up your own bookkeeping system using a journal method. Learn the basics of bookkeeping, the principles of double entry, how to keep your records organized and much more. You can choose to use a paper journal system, or if you wish, you can learn to use an Excel template that automatically totals your journals and produces financial statements. Please bring a USB drive to the class so you can take home a copy of the Excel template.

 

 

 

Ultimaker 3D Printer – Jan 26 @ MIDAS Fab Lab Tickets
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jan
29
Mon
Social Media Demystified – Free event @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Social Media Demystified - Free event @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Are you still waiting to use social media to market your service or product? Confused by the options? Here’s a brief overview of easy and inexpensive (or free) ways to market to a big audience with huge results. Bring your lunch and be prepared for a fun filled, action packed info session! This session is free but pre-registration is required!

Instructor: Chris Holland

Jan
30
Tue
FREE! Social Media Cafe @ Rossland Library Tickets
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
FREE! Social Media Cafe @ Rossland Library | Rossland | British Columbia | Canada

“Demystify the World of Social Media” 

This workshop will teach you how social media can work for you and your business. Also, give you an introduction into social media sites, such as, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, and Pinterest. You will get a break down of what they do and how they can work for you.

Bring a coffee, your lunch, smartphone, laptop and come get an inspirational look into the ever changing world of social media, in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.

Tech Meetup – Nelson | January 30th @ Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce Tickets
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Tech Meetup – Nelson  |  January 30th @ Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Happy New Year!  Be sure to join us for the first tech meet up of 2018!

West Koots tech professionals!  Are you a tech or knowledge worker living in Nelson? Maybe you work as a freelancer, or work remotely?

Are you interested in hooking up with locals to network, collaborate, and work together to improve our community and local economy?

Come out and join the best meetup in town.

Come on down… not only to connect, mingle, network, but also to celebrate all of the various successes we’ve all enjoyed this past year!  Snacks & great company as always!

Looking for more information, resources and support?  Please join our Facebook group!

 

Feb
1
Thu
Trans 101 – Intro to Gender Identity – FREE SEMINAR @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Trans 101 - Intro to Gender Identity - FREE SEMINAR @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Instructor: Christopher Moore

Learn about correct terminology, pronouns, gender assumptions, misconceptions and how to be an ally. A documentary ‘Souls of our Students’ on Trans and \non-binary youth will be shown and there will be lots of time for question and dialogue about Trans and \non-binary awareness in your business or workplace.
This session is free but pre-registration is required.

Feb
2
Fri
Fusion Marketing – Fusion Mind @ Community Futures Central Kootenay Tickets
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Fusion Marketing - Fusion Mind @ Community Futures Central Kootenay | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

Fusion marketing is working in a collaborative way with other businesses for mutual profitability. This course looks at the theoretical and practical uses of Fusion and focuses on the best methods for individual venture. Includes hands-on instructions on how to find your best fusion. You will walk away with an individualized prospect list, and a clear action plan to implement. $50+gst

Instructor: Chris Holland