The Rural Islands Economic Partnership (RIEP) leads, inspires, and cultivates sustainable economic resilience and community well-being through collaborative initiatives and partnerships for the benefit of BC's rural islands and the Indigenous Communities who have traditional or reserve lands on these islands.
Dear Forum Participant,

Thank you for participating in the 2021 RIEP Forum.
 
RIEP and the Forum Team are celebrating the success of our first Virtual Forum - Strengthening Connections Across BC's Rural Islands!

There were over 77 folks registered, and 16 islands represented. Take a moment to enjoy the highlights of the Forum by visiting the recording link at the end of this email!

Let's Keep the Momentum Flowing!

Here are FOUR CALLS TO ACTION:  

1. We Welcome (& WANT) Your Feedback!
It’s been some 10 days since we gathered virtually to make cross-island connections. With a little space and time, we're curious about what has stuck with you?

Please take a minute to share your perspectives and ideas with us! We’d love to hear from you.

2.    RIEP Connection Café - Nov. 30, 5 - 7 PM
We're looking forward to seeing you at our first "Cinq a Sept" -
Happy-Hour Style Networking Drop-In!

The ‘good vibes’ continue with this inter-island virtual program, featuring many of the Forum experiences you enjoyed... Plus:
  • Table topic break-outs
  • Polls
  • New member prize draws
  • Entrepreneur Arts + Product Showcase
  • ….and of course Connection Café networking!
 
It’s FREE - ALL Welcome!

November 30, 5 - 7 PM

ADD THIS LINK TO YOUR CALENDAR:
 
Meeting ID: 828 4164 4497
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3. GET SOCIAL WITH US!
We invite you to like, follow and share-share-share RIEP happenings with YOUR business community, entrepreneurs and local organizations. 
 
4. RIEP is Member Led - Join Us!
Add your voice to rural islands empowerment:
Become a Member of RIEP today!

Membership supports YOU in accessing programs and opportunities like the Forum, all across the archipelago.

As a grassroots member-led organization, RIEP is expanding capacity and momentum to help advocate, activate and support economically healthy rural island communities.
NEW MEMBER PRIZE DRAW!
Become a member of RIEP by NOVEMBER 30 and be entered to win:
BC Ferries Travel Vouchers & Black Press Ad space!
... And Now Forum Highlights of Day 1 & 2:
We’re looking forward to ‘seeing you’ on November 30th !

The RIEP Forum Team