Upcoming event

Community Futures Spring Training 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 4:30pm

Community Futures BC is hosting the Community Futures Spring Training

Training for Managers, BA’s, SE and Administrative Staff will be available.

Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront

1133 West Hastings Street

Vancouver, BC


The deadline has passed for booking your room at the negotiated room rate.

Reserve by phone at 1-844-337-3118 Group Name “Community Futures Spring Training” Or



Spring Training Agenda - Printable PDF

February 27

6:00 - 8:00  Welcome Reception - (No host bar)

February 28

8:30-12:00 Morning Concurrent Sessions
  Session 1 - Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples - Bob Joseph, ICT
  Session 2 - Social Media - Michaela Davis, Camp Tech
  Session 3 - Export Navigator Tool and CF Pilot Results, Allison Boulton, SBBC
1:15-4:30 Afternoon Concurrent Sessions
  Session 4 - Building Model Innovation, Michael Hoher
  Session 5 - The Essential Strategic Planning & Performance Toolkit for Local Economic Development - Gerri Brightwell, Regional Manager, JTST
  Session 6 - Own Your Day - Scott Friesen, Simpletivity

March 1

8:30-12:00 Roundtable Sessions
  Managers' Roundtable
  Business Analyst / Lending Staff Roundtable
  Administrative Staff Roundtable
  Self Employment Staff Roundtable
1:15-2:45 Roundtable Sessions
  Managers Roundtable
  Business Analyst / Lending Staff and SE Staff - Business Case Studies
  Administrative Staff - Roundtable
3:00-4:30 Roundtable Sessions
  Managers Roundtable cont.
  Business Analyst / Lending Staff and SE Staff - Business Case Studies cont.
  Administrative Staff - SBBC Tour and Information (Cancelled)


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About Community Futures

For over 30 years, we’ve been fostering entrepreneurship in rural BC. We offer small business loans, business counseling and specialized programs to help you start or grow a business, and to help communities become more resilient and dynamic. Find out more…

Contact us

#C230 - 7871 Stave Lake St.
Mission, BC  V2V 0C5

T: 604-289-4222
T: 1-888-303-2232