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Fall Business Counts Workshop Series Announced

September 13, 2017

For Immediate Release – September 8, 2017 – revised


A robust program designed to support small businesses in the Comox Valley

Comox Valley:    The Comox Valley Economic Development Society (CVEDS) is pleased to announce its annual fall Business Counts Workshop Series which will present a range of leading speakers and timely small business subject matter to assist Comox Valley business owners and managers with business enhancement and professional development.

“Existing business are the primary source of new investment and employment growth, providing more than 80% of job growth in a typical community,” said Geoff Crawford, Business Development Manager, CVEDS, ‘By collaborating with a variety of agencies and speakers, the Business Counts Workshop Series offers informative opportunities to support small businesses in the Comox Valley to help them address challenges and opportunities.’

The fall workshops range from exploring exporting opportunities, to business planning for growing businesses, from customer development methodologies, to tourism industry product development and much more. The current list of workshops and seminars is growing and include:

Additional related online webinars include the Small Business BC Webinar Series:

The range of partners collaborating with CVEDS on the series includes Innovation Island Technology Association, Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce, Small Business BC, Comox & Courtenay BIA’s, Small Scale Food Processors of BC, Certified Organic Association of BC, Province of BC, and MNP.

FMI visit to review the entire list of upcoming Business Counts workshops and events, as well as to access in-depth business resources and regional economic statistics.

Media Contact:
Lara Greasley, Manager, Marketing and Communications
Comox Valley Economic Development and Tourism
250.334.2427 x 233 or

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