Tsuts’weye Network and Salmon Arm Economic Development Society partner to provide
business training workshops

The Tsuts’weye Network is pleased to partner with the Salmon Arm Economic Development Society to provide business training workshops to local female entrepreneurs. As part of the Tsuts’weye Network initiative, members of the Tsuts’weye program may attend these courses at absolutely no cost! The multi-day courses are valued at $100.00/per person and the single day courses are $25.00/per person.  This is a great opportunity to access valuable business training and skills.

There are three multi-day courses and two 1-day courses at the Salmon Arm Innovation Centre, Powered by SASCU, located at 220 Shuswap St NE in downtown Salmon Arm.

If you are interested in registering for any of the business training courses, please click here.

Multi-day business training course:

  • Business Training: Social Media, Thursdays from 5:30-8:30 pm, Jan 16, 23, 30 and February 6 – *** This course has already started but please check to see if there is still room for you to attend. REGISTER HERE.
  • Business Training: Online Payments, Thursdays from 5:30-8:30 pm, Feb 13, 20, 27 and March 6. REGISTER HERE.
  • Business Training: Networking in My Community, Thursday Mar 12 from 5:30-8:30 pm. Includes an optional day to showcase your business at Piccadilly Mall from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. REGISTER HERE.
One-day business training courses:
  • Online Graphics and Graphic Design – January 24th, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm. REGISTER HERE.
  • Blogging with Word Press – January 31st, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. REGISTER HERE.

Once again, if you are interested in registering for all of the business training courses, please click here.

We would like to thank Thomas Briginshaw, Executive Director, Salmon Arm Innovation Centre, for partnering with the Tsuts’weye Network project to provide these valuable business courses to our members.

If you have an questions about these courses please contact Carmen Massey, Program Manager, Tsuts’weye Network – cmassey@tsutsweye.ca or Thomas Briginshaw, Executive Director, Salmon Arm Innovation Centre – exec@innovatesa.ca.


Upcoming Tsuts’weye Network Events

“Save the Date” for the following events!!
More information to come on these events! Please check the Tsuts’weye website for updates on these events.

Sicamous Networking Event – “Marketing Fundamentals”

Date: February 25, 2020 – Sicamous, BC
Entrepreneurs from across the Shuswap are invited to join the newly formed Sicamous Women in Business, as they host the first ever Tsuts’weye Networking Event. The evening will include ample time for networking, some delicious food and a high quality presentation exploring marketing fundamentals. Join us to learn and network with other women entrepreneurs.
Registration information will be on the Tsuts’weye event page as soon as all of the details are confirmed.

Dare To Lead & Success Principles Workshop for Women Entrepreneurs

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020
Place: Sorrento Centre, 1159 Passchendaele Rd. Sorrento, BC
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Networking for Success Workshop

Date: Friday, March 20, 2020
Place: Carlin Hall, 4051 Myers Frontage Road, Tappen, BC
Time: 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Things to Read!!

The Canadian Barley Tea CompanyRead this article about a local company that was featured in The Japan Times newspaper!!

Three attributes of an inclusive leader – In the past 10 years, organizations have come to the realization that in order to win the war for talent — and attract the most capable and skilled employees and leaders — they must find a way to unlock diversity. For more info read the article.


Resources for Entrepreneurs

New!! For more info on other courses being offered by the Salmon Arm Innovation Centre please go to their website.

New!! Applications are open on-line at www.lesdames.ca for BC women to obtain food and beverage scholarships to further careers in culinary, beverage, agriculture, aquaculture or hospitality fields. The 27-year-old local chapter has over $40,000 to give out this year. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2020.