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BCLCA Webinar Series

The BC Lodging and Campgrounds Association has organized a series of six fall webinars being delivered virtually via the zoom video platform. Operators can register for the FREE webinars they want to attend just by clicking on the corresponding buttons below. Note that the AGM session on October 21st is available to BCLCA members only, but all other sessions are offering open attendance.

The webinars all happen on Wednesday’s and start at 10:00 am pacific time zone.  The first webinar is scheduled on September 30th and the series concludes November 4th.

Session 1: Campground Booking

Wednesday, September 30

10:00 am – 11:00 am PDT

Campground Bookings and the value of online reservations at your park during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond. Presenters Kate Kingman, Campground Booking and Cara Braeutigam, Canadian Camping and RV Council.

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Session 3: Digital Marketing

Wednesday, October 14

10:00 am – 11:00 am PDT

How to use digital marketing to grow your business. Presenter Michael Tiojanco, Campground Booking. Michael is the former digital marketing manager for Camping World. He will share some of the best practices on how to use digital marketing to attract more guests at your campground. Michael has run hundreds of larger scale social media campaigns across the country and will share how campgrounds can leverage social media to grow their business as well.Register in advance for this webinar:

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Session 5: Campground Employee Personal Safety

Wednesday, October 28

10:00 am – 11:00 am PDT

Conflict Management Training Communicating Health and Safety Guidelines – https://etraining.arete.ca/courses/covid Presenter Hugh Pelmore, President and CEO, ARETE Training. Given the current circumstances brought on by COVID 19, there are many frustrations and uncertainties in a number of workplaces. While we continue to navigate our way through this time, employers are concerned about customers, and employees adhering to health and safety guidelines. By adopting best practices and supporting one another with respectful communication choices, we can all adjust better to this new normal. ARETE’s leading expert on workplace violence prevention takes learners through the steps needed to enhance workplace awareness, assess risk, recognize warning signs, safely communicate with the public, as well as follow safe disengagement strategies.

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Session 2: Emergency Preparedness

Wednesday, October 7

10:00 am – 11:00 am PDT

Overview of the 2020 Fire Season and a discussion around the new BC Wildfire App and how best to utilize this for the BCLCA members during Fire Season.  Presenters Chris Hodder and Amanda Reynolds, Wildfire Prevention.

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Session 4: BCLCA Annual General Meeting and Industry Presentations

Wednesday, October 21

10:00 am – 11:30 am PDT

**Members of BCLCA only**

BCLCA Annual General Meeting with guests Lisa Houle, WorkSafeBC; Walt Judas, Tourism Industry Association of BC and Shane Devenish, Canadian Camping and RV Council who will discuss provincial and federal issues affecting the camping, RVing and lodging sectors.

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Session 6: Measuring What Matters

Wednesday, November 4

10:00 am – 11:00 am PDT

Measuring What Matters at your operation. Host: TBD

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