January 22 – February 2, 2018
Monday – Friday January 22 – 26
Monday – Friday January 29 – February 2

9 am – 4 pm
Lunch provided
(We do prize draws right at 9 am for those who are on time!)

The SEEDs Building
4995 Mission Rd., Port Alberni, BC
(Near the NTC Office and the Maht Mahs Gym)


  • Something to take notes with (pen & paper, tablet, laptop)
  • Pen/pencil for writing
  • Your business idea (if you have one)
  • A coffee cup &/or water bottle (optional but recommended)
  • A willingness to learn new things and meet new people


  • BEST Participant Manual – like a textbook/workbook custom built for this course
  • Daily instruction on each topic
  • Guest speakers
  • NEDC pen
  • Light snacks
  • Daily lunch
  • Coffee, tea & water


Google Maps view. Drive down River Road towards Tofino. As you cross the “Orange Bridge” take the first Right. Stay the far left when you go through the stop sign. Then take your next right up a small hill and into the NTC and Maht Mahs Gym parking lots. Drive to the back of the parking lot where you will see the building on you left.

View of the front door. Meeting space is up the stairs to the right. You will enter the parking lot between the two building at the back of this photo.