Basin Business Advisors Program

Strengthening Businesses And Supporting Business Owners

Owners of existing businesses and social enterprises in the Columbia Basin can access the Basin Business Advisors (BBA) program, which provides free, one-to-one, confidential business advisement services, workshops and other resources.

We also provide entrepreneurial workshops for those thinking about taking the plunge into being your own boss.

Our main services include:

Since 2000, the BBA program has been building economic capacity in Basin communities by providing support to Basin businesses—encouraging newly established businesses to grow and prosper and contributing to the successful management of ongoing businesses.

Funded by Columbia Basin Trust, the program is administered and managed by Community Futures Central Kootenay, with delivery of the program done in partnership with Community Futures in the Basin, including Community Futures East Kootenay, Greater Trail, Revelstoke and Fraser Fort George

Basin Business Advisors Program Overview

Basin Business Advisors Success Stories

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Contact Us

Call us: 1 855 510 2227
Local: 250 489 4356 ext. 110
Email: info@bbaprogram.ca

Mailing: 512 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC

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WORKSHOPS

Aug
25
Thu
6:30 pm Me Inc. Workshop @ Ramada Limited Golden
Me Inc. Workshop @ Ramada Limited Golden
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Me Inc. Workshop @ Ramada Limited Golden | Golden | British Columbia | Canada
Me Inc. Workshops Have you ever wondered about becoming an entrepreneur? Taking your training or skills to a new level and running your own show? Launching a start-up? Maybe buying a business and running it? The free Me Inc. workshop is designed to answer your questions. In just 2 hours we will review critical decision points for making the transition, provide industry insights, support resources and other details like: what it is to be an entrepreneur (pros,cons, lifestyle considerations); types of business entities (for profit, non-profit, co-ops); business models (brick and mortar versus online); product types (pros, cons); common pitfalls and motivations; and how to get started (support services, best practices). Workshop cost: Free. For more information http://bbaprogram.ca Pre-register two days prior to[...]
Sep
8
Thu
2:00 pm Me Inc. Workshop @ Slocan Legion Hall
Me Inc. Workshop @ Slocan Legion Hall
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Me Inc. Workshop @ Slocan Legion Hall | Slocan | British Columbia | Canada
Me Inc. Workshops Have you ever wondered about becoming an entrepreneur? Taking your training or skills to a new level and running your own show? Launching a start-up? Maybe buying a business and running it? The free Me Inc. workshop is designed to answer your questions. In just 2 hours we will review critical decision points for making the transition, provide industry insights, support resources and other details like: what it is to be an entrepreneur (pros,cons, lifestyle considerations); types of business entities (for profit, non-profit, co-ops); business models (brick and mortar versus online); product types (pros, cons); common pitfalls and motivations; and how to get started (support services, best practices). Workshop cost: Free. For more information http://bbaprogram.ca Register online or call[...]
Sep
13
Tue
4:00 pm Me Inc. Workshop @ Community Futures East Kootenay (Cranbrook, BC)
Me Inc. Workshop @ Community Futures East Kootenay (Cranbrook, BC)
Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Me Inc. Workshop @ Community Futures East Kootenay (Cranbrook, BC) | Cranbrook | British Columbia | Canada
Me Inc. Workshops Have you ever wondered about becoming an entrepreneur? Taking your training or skills to a new level and running your own show? Launching a start-up? Maybe buying a business and running it? The free Me Inc. workshop is designed to answer your questions. In just 2 hours we will review critical decision points for making the transition, provide industry insights, support resources and other details like: what it is to be an entrepreneur (pros,cons, lifestyle considerations); types of business entities (for profit, non-profit, co-ops); business models (brick and mortar versus online); product types (pros, cons); common pitfalls and motivations; and how to get started (support services, best practices). Workshop cost: Free. For more information http://bbaprogram.ca Register online or call[...]