Wildfire Business Transition Project News

Upcoming webinar explores disaster recovery marketing messages

May 1, 2019

On Thursday, June 6th, the Province of BC will be hosting a webinar aimed at communities recovering from the impact of wildfires and other natural disasters.

The webinar, “What to Say to Foster Visitation: Post-Wildfire Marketing Messages and Strategies,” will discuss the best messages to use when marketing your community after a wildfire or other natural disaster.

Panelists include Deb Arnott, general manager of Community Futures Sun Country, on how the Community Futures Wildfire Business Transition Project is helping businesses and communities recover from the impact of the 2017 wildfires. Other panelists include Kailee Penner, senior researcher with Destination BC, and Dale Wheeldon, president of the BC Economic Development Association.

The webinar is part of a series of Economic Development webinars sponsored by the Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology.

For more information about the webinar, or to register, please visit the Wildfire Business Transition Events page.

Wildfire Business Transition Project

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The Wildfire Business Transition Project provides support for rural small businesses, Indigenous communities and not for profit organizations that were impacted by the 2017 and 2018 wildfires in British Columbia, the worst in the province’s history.

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