Next Event – Wednesday September 20th

Details to follow.

Enjoy the summer!

When: Wednesday September 20th

Where: To be confirmed

Cost: To be confirmed



Our events will take a summer break. We have a great line-up of events planned for the fall so stay tuned!







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 or position of the Women In Business organization.

If You Have Not Been Attending Our Events, Here Is What You’ve Been Missing!

June 25th, 2017 – Garden Party

We ended the season with a Kentucky Derby style Garden Party, a fun social event before we break for the summer. It was a perfect sunny day and fun was had by all!


May 17th, 2017 – Women Of The Year Awards Dinner

A fabulous evening of recognition for all the nominees and the winners of this year’s coveted awards. Congratulations to every one.

April 19th, 2017 – Wellness & Beauty Night

This fun evening of rotation demonstrations featured some of our member’s services and products with a focus on health, beauty and fitness.


March 15th, 2017 – Franchising 101

Following the business portion of our AGM, Eve Camenzind enlightened us on the ins and outs of Franchising.


February 15th, 2017 – Financial Self Defense

Our panel of business experts engaged Members with tips on preparation in business matters pertaining to banking, accounting, insurance and law.


January 18th, 2017 – The Year Ahead with Scott Randolph

The Manager of Economic Development with the City of Powell River gave us an economic outlook on the projects in progress and upcoming that will effect the business climate in our community.


December 14th, 2016 – Holiday Social

It’s the time of year to say Merry Ho Ho. Our annual Potluck Social is a casual venue for re-connecting with WIB members at the end of another busy year.


November 16th, 2016 – Progressive Promenade

Come Shop With Us! This year the annual promenade visited participating partners on Marine Avenue, taking advantage of exclusive offers and having great fun amid the party-like atmosphere. This is a great way to support our women retailers. Join us next year!


October 22nd, 2016 – Artisan & Entrepreneur Show

If you are a small business entrepreneur, you missed a great opportunity to be a vendor at this trade show. This busy Saturday during BC Small Business Week is a must-do giving you exposure and customer experience heading into the holiday shop season. Don’t miss next year’s!


October 19th, 2016 – Business Workshop with Patricia Keays

Patricia Keays, an experienced adult educator, took participants through an information-packed 2-hour workshop on Skills of Influence, Leadership & Effective Communication.


September 21st, 2016 – Branding 101

Advertising specialist Julie Burden from Catfish Creative shared the basic principles of branding, with tips for small business leaders on limited budgets.