Virtual Networking Night for Newcomers to Victoria

Free Event
January 22
7:00 PM
Virtual Zoom Event
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    Are you new to Victoria and looking to expand your personal and professional network? Join us for a fun virtual networking event specially designed for newcomers like you! Whether you’re a recent graduate, an experienced professional, or simply looking to make some social connections with others with similar interests to yours, this event is for you. Connect with other newcomers and share what you enjoy most about living in Victoria. Make these valuable new connections from the comfort of your own home. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet new people and expand your network in Victoria. Spaces are limited so be sure to register early to secure your spot!

    What recent participants had to say:
    “I want to express my gratitude for yesterday’s networking session. I truly appreciate the thoughtful organization and facilitation you provided”.
    “Hey Sue, Thanks for having me today…it was a wonderful session”.

    Your host, Sue Maitland, moved to Victoria 30 years ago and loves helping newcomers make the most of living in this beautiful city.
    After you register, be sure to visit the Moving to Victoria section of Sue’s website where you’ll be able to register to receive updates about events for newcomers and find valuable information about Victoria plus links to helpful resources. The information Sue shares has been described as being “like gold for newcomers to Victoria”.
    Here’s the link:

    7:00pm – Welcome – Host Sue Maitland
    7:10pm – Brief Introductions – All participants
    7:30pm – Networking in small breakout rooms – All participants
    8:00 pm – Tips for Newcomers to Victoria & Q & A – Host Sue Maitland

    This is a virtual zoom meeting
    Register your seat at this link:

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Q. Do I have to be an expert at networking to attend?

    A. Absolutely not. This is a warm and welcoming place for people to get to know one another, share experiences and explore ways to support one another as they discover more about Victoria. Please join us even if you’ve never attended a networking event before or id English is a second language for you.

    Q. How can I prepare for this event?

    A. Be prepared to share a little about yourself with others – whether you’re working or looking for work and the type of work you typically do. If you’re retired, please share what type of leisure activities you enjoy + one other thing you’d like to share with other participants.

    Destination Greater Victoria is honoured to be based on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples of the Songhees Nation and the Esquimalt Nation, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.