This is How We Grow

This is How We Succeed

Whether you’re an entrepreneur just starting out, or a business owner with years of experience under your belt, Connect Now is here to offer you a unique mixture of in-person and online meetups, events, seminars, summits, resources, and training to help you take your business to the next level.  With chapters throughout the lower mainland, you get access to our tried and true in-person networking meetups, new and exciting online platform, and robust and inclusive online social network of members.

If you are leader who’s looking to level up and build credibility and visibility locally and internationally, then you’re also in the right place. We offer various membership levels for you to choose from below.  Connect Now (Basic Membership) gives you the ability to attend our live in-person meetups, and Connect Now Leadership Training (Leader Membership) gives you access to leadership training and access to the world of facilitating a chapter and/or becoming a Connect Now Ambassador.

Please note: 

  • You can attend one of our in-person meetups and events as a non-member before becoming a member. To continue attending or to get access to the tools and other membership perks, please sign up for membership below.
  • When signing up below, be sure to select the membership you want by checking the correct box. See details for each membership type below.
  • You must use the proper postal code associated with your credit card for the payment to be accepted.
  • All of our membership payments are recurring, and you will have to cancel your membership ahead of the renewal date, if you do not want to continue. Renewal reminders are sent 5 days in advance.
  • If you encounter any problems signing up, please feel free to call me:  Katie McKay 778-809-8520
  • There is 5% GST on all memberships and services in accordance with the CRA.

About Our Leaders

Our leaders provide each member attending their local meetups with an invaluable resource as a networking facilitator during the meeting.  Leveraging their experience within the Connect Now Business Network, as well as business networking in general, they help provide an open and accessible atmosphere for connecting with other businesses.

Our leaders are also a valuable source of insight and knowledge into the business landscape within your community, providing critical experience from their particular fields, and as business owners in general, to help inform you as an entrepreneur.  It is the varied mix of industries that these leaders come from that makes up one of the strengths of the Connect Now Business Network – while each meetup is a Connect Now meetup, it is also run with the experience and expertise of each unique leader.  Each location is truly unique, and each leader provides their own area of expertise to the table.

Essentials
$24.97 / month
$2,000+ in value
Basic Listing in the Connect Now business directory.
Members-only event rates
Unlimited access to all live networking events
Exclusive discounts for Staples Print & Copy.
Trial to Constant Contact
Access To Authorized Leader Program
Access to Ambassador Program
Member Spotlight or Guest Speaker
Special Events Volunteer
Event table or title sponsor opportunities
Marketing distribution privileges at live meetings
Promotional opportunities on Facebook
There will be a $40 registration fee
Essentials Annual
$249.70 / year
$2,000+ in Value (Save 2 Months)
Basic Listing in the Connect Now business directory.
Members-only event rates
Unlimited access to all live networking events
Exclusive discounts for Staples Print & Copy.
Trial to Constant Contact
Access To Authorized Leader Program
Access to Ambassador Program
Member Spotlight or Guest Speaker
Special Events Volunteer
Event table or title sponsor opportunities
Marketing distribution privileges at live meetings
Promotional opportunities on Facebook
There will be a $40 registration fee

Notes about Membership Levels, Descriptions, and Pricing

Directory Listing:  Each membership level comes with a listing in the Connect Now business directory. Why have a business listing? Having an approved business listings linking to your website from reputable sources such as Connect Now can help to increase your SEO.

Tools, Templates and Self-Paced Learning Programs: When logged in, members of the Coaching Consortium can access the tools in the Coaching Toolkit, and all members can access the tools in the Learning Lounge.

Pricing: Pricing is per individual per year, not per company. In addition to annual group fees, every event has member and non-member pricing. For example, many of our meetups are $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Visitors can attend an Connect Now event only once, and then they must become a member if they want to attend any other Connect Now events. Connect Now membership and events are low-cost for the benefit of the members.

Taxes and Membership Dues

Here are some tax tips from CRA about membership dues and possible rebate of any GST/HST you paid as part of your dues:
http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncm-tx/rtrn/cmpltng/ddctns/lns206-236/212/menu-eng.html

All income and GST from Connect Now are reported as a marketing program under _________ under GST# ___________.

Let me know if you have any questions: Contact Me.

Upcoming Events From Around Connect Now

Tue 22

Chilliwack Lunch

October 22 @ 11:15 am - 1:30 pm
Wed 23

Online Power Hour

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Nov 05

Coquitlam Lunch

November 5 @ 11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Nov 06

Langley Lunch

November 6 @ 11:15 am - 1:30 pm
Nov 07

Mission Lunch

November 7 @ 11:15 am - 1:30 pm
Nov 09
Nov 12

New West Lunch

November 12 @ 11:15 am - 1:30 pm
Nov 13

White Rock Lunch

November 13 @ 11:15 am - 1:30 pm
Nov 19

Surrey Lunch

November 19 @ 11:15 am - 1:30 pm
Nov 20

Abbotsford Lunch

November 20 @ 11:15 am - 1:30 pm

Interested in attending a Connect Now meetup at any of our locations? Follow a link below to get started. We're growing daily, with exciting new opportunities and resources in store for you every meeting.

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Connect Now was created because we need each other to fulfill our purpose. Life as an entrepreneur can be isolating, and Connect Now is where you can find your circle of support, business owner to business owner, professional to professional, person to person. Whether you are a member, sponsor, or leader, Connect Now is here to help you build your business. Join our community of like-minded business owners and professionals.

Our Upcoming Events
Tue 22

Chilliwack Lunch

October 22 @ 11:15 am1:30 pm
Wed 23

Online Power Hour

October 23 @ 1:00 pm1:30 pm
Nov 05

Coquitlam Lunch

November 5 @ 11:15 am1:15 pm
Nov 06

Langley Lunch

November 6 @ 11:15 am1:30 pm
Nov 07

Mission Lunch

November 7 @ 11:15 am1:30 pm
Our Holiday Party
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