Comox Valley Women’s Business Network Upcoming Events


April 8th

Learn How to Wear Yourself Well

Join is in welcoming Shai Thompson of Shai Thompson Image Consulting, who will be presenting on “Learn How To Wear Yourself Well”. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at The Blackfin Pub, downstairs. Networking starts at 5:30pm and dinner is at 6:30.

Shai combines over twenty years of experience in fashion, marketing, sales and public relations. Ms. Thompson is a style coach, encouraging men and women to “transition their inner beauty to their outer body,” a sometimes overwhelming task. This chosen profession is a perfect match to Shai’s impressive creative background in the music industry for the past 25 years. She has also co-authored a book called “Socially Smart and Savvy” which will be available for purchase at the event.

Remember, you must register online before April 6th at 5:00 pm.

When: April 8, 2015
Time: 5:30 pm
Where: The Black Fin, Lower Level

April 25th

Registration for the Innaugural CVWBN Retreat

We are excited to announce our 1st Annual CVWBN Retreat! The event will take place April 25/26th at Tigh-Na-Mara. So set aside the date on your calendars!

We are thrilled with the line up of presenters. The retreat will tie together the elements of this year's topics from our meetings. The first day will be all about Business Development. Our keynote speaker, Cathy Kuzel is back by popular demand.

Sunday will focus on Personal Development which includes a Tai Chi demonstration. We're going to wind up with the always entertaining Lisa Leger, also back by popular demand who will be talking about hormones during the middle years.

There will be free time in the schedule to allow you to have spa treatments if desired; take a swim in the pool, or hangout at the hot tub.

Event Details:

  • Pricing will include all meals and your stay at the resort. 
  • Single room: $275.00
  • 2 ppl / room: $200.00 This will be a 1 bedroom suite with a queen bed in the bedroom and a Murphy bed in the living room.
  • 3 ppl / room: $175.00 same as above
  • 4 ppl / room: $160.00 same as above

This is member pricing; non-members, please add $50 to whichever accommodation you choose. We expect to start on Saturday, April 25th at 10AM and wind-up on Sunday April 26th at approx 1:00 pm. There will be lunch on the Sunday.

How to Register:

  1. Add to cart for $0. Check out.
  2. Karen Ewing or one of the other board members will be in touch to find out what room accommodations you would like.
  3. WBN will submit you an invoice for the appropriate price based on your accommodation preferences.

Questions? Comments? Contact Karen Ewing today.

April 28th

Self Defence Class for WBN Ladies

Join us at the Comox Valley Rec Centre and learn easy-to-learn, self-defense moves.

Pure Gracie Jiu Jitsu developed by Grand Master Helio Gracie is self-defence specifically-designed to enable the smaller and the weaker to over come the bigger and stronger person. It is the largest Growing Martial Art in and is taking the world by storm, Women Empowered is one of the largest women's self defence programs in the United States Developed by Grand Master Helio Gracie's Grandsons Renner and Ryron Gracie, they teach out of Gracie Academy in Torrance Califronia. You will be amazed at the simplicity and the confidence you can will have in such a short period of time.

Your must register in advance. Sign up today! This event has been created specifically for WBN members, for the special price of of $12.00. Registration closes April 24th at noon.

Where: Comox Valley Rec Centre, 1855 Noel Avenue
When: April 28
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Cost: $12.00