Powell River Women In Business

Making The Future Brighter

Next Event: Your Evolving Business Plan

Wednesday September 20th

Two experts take us through the ins and outs of business plans, why we need one and why we need to keep it updated as our business evolves. This promises to be a great learning session that you do not want to miss!

VENDORS: Book your table now!

The Third Annual Artisan & Entrepreneur Show is fast approaching.
Book your table before it’s too late! This Show is open to all local businesses.

Table Fee: WIB Members is $35.   Non-Members $45.

Download the Floorplan and Exhibitor Form here:

A&E Entry Form_2017

Welcome to Powell River Women In Business


We are women who own, operate or work in a variety of businesses in our community.
We are involved with home-based business, small business and large companies
with headquarters elsewhere, but a presence in Powell River, BC.

We network, educate, inspire and promote our businesses and have fun doing it.
We support each other. We empower each other.
And, together we shine brighter.

Add To The Energy


We can help you to sustain your enthusiasm for your business.
Become a member of Powell River Women In Business.
We meet once a month from September to June.
Membership is a very affordable $50. per year.
Not sure? Come to an event and see for yourself.

Become A Member This Fall For Only $15

Join WIB in September or October and pay only $15 for the rest of 2017.
Come out to our events for the reduced Member rate (some are free!).
Meet other business women, learn business skills and be inspired to reach your goals.
Send us the Member Form today or come to an event to join.

Lighting The Way Ahead

Here is where we shed some light on member spotlights and interesting tidbits to assist you in the world of business, be it large or small.

Check back often for the latest news from Powell River Women In Business.

Bursaries Key To Growth

WIB Bursary Program 2017 For several years, the Powell River Women In Business Executive have had the intention of offering a bursary program to their members. Finally that goal came to light in the summer of 2017. Two bursaries for $300. were offered to the...

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Member Spotlight: Isabelle Southcott

Isabelle Southcott, publisher of Powell River Living Magazine, is a long term member of Powell River Women In Business. In fact, Isabelle was the first member! As we launch our Member Spotlight section, we thought it would be appropriate to hear from one of the...

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Home-Based Business Report

Home-Based Businesses Are A Big Deal   Home based businesses in Powell River are often silent and unseen members of the local sales and services community. While some business owners prefer and deliberately choose to remain this way, other owners work hard to get...

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Meet Our Members


We currently hold a roster of over 40 members,
offering a varied spectrum of experience and knowledge
to share with you!

How We See It

Our Vision

Powell River Women In Business is a non-profit organization that was launched in 2007 by two local business women with a vision. We welcome, support and promote a strong network of female driven businesses in Powell River. We want our colleagues to succeed. As a combined force of women working together, we assist each other to grow for the betterment of the community and the economy as a whole.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide an inclusive platform for women in business to come together to support, encourage, learn and grow. By presenting relevant and meaningful topics and providing forums for networking, members are connected to growth opportunities and mentorship. By sharing stories with the broader community, the profile of Powell River Women In Business is enhanced as a respected voice in the business community.


Should you have any questions, suggestions or just want to touch base, please contact us. We will respond as soon as we can. We invite you to come out to our next event. Mark your calendar for the third Wednesday of the month from September to June. We’d be happy to see you there!

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© 2017 Powell River Women In Business

Powell River Women In Business are pleased to present to the membership a variety of Guest Speakers and Presenters. The views and opinions expressed by any of the speakers hosted by Powell River WIB are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the policy and position of the Women In Business organization.