Education and Networking

Make the Connections You Need to Succeed The Basin Business Advisors Program (BBA) provides free education and networking services to entrepreneurs in the Columbia Basin region. Our team of experts can help you navigate the wealth of programming and financial supports available through the Columbia Basin Trust, our regional partners, and the provincial and federal […]

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Our Advisor really listened to the values of our enterprise and helped us identify our target market, that clarity is everything, we have direction.

It can be such a challenge to work as a social enterprise reporting to a board. Our Advisor helped us define some boundaries that allow us to operate with better autonomy and the board stays in their lane.

Our cafe is a social enterprise but we need to compete just the same as any business. Our Advisor helped us create a marketing plan that we’re proud of and matches the values of our organization.

We operate a thrift store as a social enterprise. We needed a point of sale system that our voluteers could all manage. Getting that organized was a big relief. It has freed our paid employee up to focus on other things and everything is running smoother.

Our Social Enterprise employs youth in our community. We wanted to do the best we can to train these young people to be great workers now and in the future. Our Advisor helped us come up with policies that work for us and motivate our youth – win win.