Impact Learning Lab

Impact Learning Lab

Business education that impacts your bottom line

To ensure your business or organization stays ahead of the competition and embraces the challenges posed by the local and global marketplace. Investment in developing high-level skills within your workforce is key.

Investing in Your Business

Through our business workshops, the owner and the employees of a business or organization will benefit from:

  • Learning that can be applied immediately in the workplace.
  • Staff with the skills knowledge and confidence to ask the right questions and make timely, informed decisions.
  • High-level skills development to meet the needs of the business.
  • Flexible and cost-effective workshops to minimize time spent away from the workplace

Surrey Board of Trade Business Workshops will offer owners, management, and employees the opportunity to acquire new skills and enhance their existing work-based experience to give them a competitive edge.

The Surrey Board of Trade’s business and professional development workshops are organized under the following core areas as an ongoing initiative:

  1. Managing People
  2. Managing Yourself
  3. Managing Growth
  4. Managing Your Business

Impact Learning Lab Schedule

All sessions take place at the Surrey Board of Trade office (101-14439 104 Avenue, Surrey) from 8:00 am – 10:00 am and admission is $25 + tax per person for members and $35 + tax for non-members unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming Impact learning lab events

To Identify a Topic

If there is a specific topic that you do not see listed below that you are interested in, please email Rhona Doria, Events and Sponsorship Coordinator, at

To Facilitate a Learning Lab

Please complete and submit the following documents to Rhona Doria

Submission Form

  • Resume
  • Short Biography
  • Headshot

Note: Preference will be given to members of The Surrey Board of Trade. Become a member today!

Selection Process

Prospective facilitators are more likely to be selected if they:

  • Submit completed proposals and additional required documents
  • Match proposed topics to SBOT programming
  • Have strong credentials and reputation in the area of expertise
  • Their past sessions are consistently well rated


  • Proposal submissions are reviewed monthly
  • Programming is after that scheduled quarterly
  • Proposals are considered active for two years from the date of submission
  • Only selected facilitator proposals will be contacted for scheduling

Benefits of Facilitating an Impact Learning Lab

  • Build your speaking and professional portfolio
  • Submit articles for consideration to the (Surrey Business News)
  • Network with Surrey Board of Trade members and the Surrey Business community
  • Engage in a collaborative learning experience in which both speakers and participants benefit

Note: The Surrey Board of Trade requests that presenters donate their time and expertise. Facilitators will not receive financial compensation.

Learning Lab Recordings

Introducing Bullying and Harassment Policies in Your Organization

Maximize Your Talent Attraction & Overcome Workplace Barriers


2023 WorkBC Employer Services

2023 WorkBC Assistive Technology Services 

Accessing Global Talent

Bill 41: Workers Compensation Amendment Act by KSW Lawyers

Retail Strategies: Maximizing the Buying Potential of Shoppers

Three Keys to Building a Successful Digital Adoption Plan


Business Development Bank of Canada
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Grow Your Business Online Grant
Small Business BC 

Cost-Effective Recruitment: A WorkBC Presentation

Small Business Insurance 101: How to Protect Your Business

Mental Health and Human Rights in the Workplace

Essential Techniques for Networkers in the New Normal

Cost-Effective Recruitment: A WorkBC Presentation

Navigating Your Return to the Post-Covid Office

Leading Inclusion in the Workplace

Managing Your Business Risks

Managing Remote Teams in the Age of Covid

An Introduction to the Workforce Reset Playbook for Employers

How To Position Your Brand To Be The Best So You Can Thrive in Any Economy

Boost Your Online Presence

Government Funding To Assist Staff in Overcoming Work Barriers

Selling in Times of Uncertainty

How to Rapidly Grow Your Business By Serving Not Selling

How To Succeed at Selling Remotely

Lights, Camera, Action! How To Be A Zoom Master!

Caregiving Versus Work: How Do You Balance Both?