What’s Happening – SDVWA Events


Featured Speaker – Indra Bahn

The Importance of Networking in Business

Indra will be talking about the importance of networking in business using herself and her success story as an example.
Indra Bhan, Chief Operating Officer at the Surrey Board of Trade, completed 15 years with the Surrey Board of
Trade in 2017. She was born and was raised in the Fiji Islands and immigrated to Canada in 2001.

5 Min. Speaker – Laura Nguyen

Tax Write-Offs for Business and Individuals

Laura Nguyen, CPA has been an accountant for over 20 years serving in both public and private industries.
With her extensive knowledge and experience, she continues to provide exceptional accounting, bookkeeping, payroll and tax services to individuals, as well as to small and medium-sized businesses within the Lower Mainland community.
She offers a wide range of business consultation services. Attend the February SDVWA Luncheon to learn:
• What tax write-offs are available to you and your business
• What the Canada Revenue Agency tax requirements are.
• What new tax credits are available to individuals.
• How to avoid Canada Revenue Agency tax audit.

Featured Speaker – Petra Mayer

3 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make During Business Transition

Mistakes and missed opportunities can be a result of fear. Fear of change. Fear of failure. Fear of taking risks. Don’t stay stuck in the status quo. Learn to anticipate (and embrace) the transitions every business goes through while at the same time looking after your business’ financial health.

With more than 20 years of experience in the corporate world and her private practice, Petra Mayer is a business strategy coach based in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. Petra lends her expertise to coaches, consultants and service-based professionals who need help turning their vision into action, specifically to create a signature system of online courses and group programs. Through a systematic approach, Petra helps her clients gain clarity and overcome barriers in order to create an online presence that attracts their ideal clients and result in the freedom entrepreneurs seek in their business.


Featured Speaker – Linda Holmes

Investing in You – Women & Investing

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5 Min. Speaker – Tanya Sahota


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