Virtual Connection Day: The Columbia Basin

    Build a resilient business with a free one-on-one virtual meeting with a technology expert!

    While COVID-19 has affected all Columbia Basin businesses in different ways, one thing is certain — adopting technology into your business is important now more than ever. Being visible and effective online is the key to building a resilient business in this unprecedented time.

    Apply today for our next Virtual Connection Day to receive a free one-on-one virtual meeting with a technology expert to learn what tools and tactics you can adopt to help your company in this uncertain time.

    This Virtual Connection Day is brought to you by BC Tech Association in collaboration with the Basin Business Advisors (BBA) program, KAST (Kootenay Association for Science and Technology), Community Futures Central Kootenay and Columbia Basin Trust.

    Who is it for?

    Small to medium-sized companies in non-tech industries in the Columbia Basin looking to learn about adopting technology to reach customers, generate sales and future-proof their business.

    What is it?

    Companies who take part in the Virtual Connection Day will be connected with a technology expert through a one-hour virtual meeting. The technology expert will be able to conduct a short review of your business and make suggestions on new technologies and processes to adopt, that fit your business.

    Choose from one of two key focus areas:


    Connect with customers and increase sales

    Who is this for: Businesses who want to increase brand awareness, increase web traffic and sales and reach new customers

    • Optimize your website to increase revenue
    • Learn how to use social media to convert customers
    • Find out how online paid advertising works
    • Learn how to develop your online business presence


    Sell your products and services online

    Who is this for: Businesses who wish to create additional revenue streams and grow

    • Learn how to implement e-commerce into your business and start selling online
    • Learn about different e-commerce platforms and which one is right for you
    • Find out how e-commerce platforms can positively impact your business in the short and long term

    How much does it cost?

    The Virtual Connection Day is free for participants.

    If you have any questions, please email