Beginning in May 2017, ABLE BC members and industry professionals now have online access to exclusive webinars and training guides produced by ABLE BC and geared specifically toward the liquor industry.


These online training tools are designed with the liquor store and pub owner, manager, or staff member in mind. Our goal is to help you adopt industry best practices and adapt to today’s changing business environment so you can raise revenues, grow your customer base, and increase profitability.

Topics will include: inventory management, store layout, HR and staff training, marketing and social media, financial management, workplace safety and compliance, and consumer behaviour.


Would you like to be a speaker, share your expertise on a webinar, and connect directly with private liquor store, pubs, bars, nightclubs, and hotels owners and managers?

Please contact ABLE BC’s Manager of Membership and Communications, Danielle Leroux at 604-688-5560 or

Upcoming Webinars

September 26, 2017 at 10:00 am PST: Why the right background music is good for (your) business

Join Dorsey Studios CEO, Omni-Channel Strategist, and Creative Producer Stephen Dorsey to learn why the right background music is good for your business. Music can positively affect sales, increase customer satisfaction, strengthen brand image, and contribute positively to your customer’s experience. Leave the webinar with practical tips on how to take control of your store or pub music to best achieve results.

Attendees will also learn about the importance and legal implications of paying SOCAN licensing fees for music played in your establishment. Hear about Soundtrack Business Licensed Music Service, a new streaming music service available to ABLE BC members. Royalty licensing fees are taken care of, so you can focus on achieving results!

How to register: CLICK HERE

Upon submitting your name and email address, you will automatically be redirected to our online store to pay for your webinar. Select the webinar and add to your shopping cart. Once your payment has been processed by ABLE BC, you will receive confirmation of your webinar registration.
Cost to register: $25 for ABLE BC Members and $50 for non-members

Past Webinars

July 2017 Webinar: BC’s changing political landscape – what this means for the liquor industry

On Wednesday, July 26th ABLE BC hosted a webinar: BC’s changing political landscape: what this means for the liquor industry. For those who were unable to attend, a copy of the webinar PowerPoint presentation and details on how to access the recording can be found below.

Recording, Presentation, and Handouts

Links referenced during the webinar


Didn’t have a chance to ask a question during the webinar? Please send your questions to Danielle by email at

May 2017 Webinar: New Liquor Policy Changes & 10 Steps to Successful Inspection

On May 25, 2017, ABLE BC in partnership with Rising Tide Consultants presented a 45 minute webinar on: New Policy Changes and 10 Steps to Successful Liquor Inspection.

If you were unable to attend the webinar, you can purchase a copy of the webinar audio recording and also receive a copy of the PowerPoint presentation and four related handouts: 10 Steps to Successful Inspection Checklist, Sample Due Diligence Package, 2017 Policy Changes Factsheet, and article by lawyer Andrew Gay on due diligence.

Cost of webinar download: $25.00 plus GST.

Visit our online store to purchase the webinar download: CLICK HERE to purchase.

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