Upcoming Mentor Advisory Forums

Our Mentor Advisory Forums are a quick, easy way to learn about a specific business topic by getting your questions answered. To participate, register online and you will receive an email asking you to send in your questions, concerns, or challenges on this topic, then join us by phone.

E-Commerce: Are you Ready?

April 20, 2016 | 10 am to 11 am (PST)

Phone in toll-free from anywhere is BC

Discover the myths and realities of e-commerce.  Is your business ready?

Learn what to expect and how to navigate the waters of e-commerce from business owners who understand on-line systems and tools.

Our panelists will help to uncover the myths and provide examples of how and when to utilize online sales platforms. Learn some success stories as well as the pitfalls to avoid for those considering e-commerce as a marketing tool. 

In this FREE interactive phone-in session you will:

  • Gain  an increased understanding of the myths and realities of setting up E-Commerce;
  • Learn some tools and tips on how to determine if you are at the right stage of business growth to embark on e-commerce.
  • Discover resources that can help
  • Learn how successful entrepreneurs have grown their business through the use of e-commerce as well as examples of small business pitfalls using e-commerce.

Host: Dawn McCooey, Skills Development Manager, Women’s Enterprise Centre


  • David Kelly, retired serial entrepreneur from the software sector
  • Shelley Wallace, Hagensborg Chocolate


Save the date for upcoming Mentor Advisory Forums (topics TBC):




Supported by:

BC Ministry of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction