Workshops and Seminars

Submit your workshop or seminar via email to joanne.poll at uclg.on.ca

Date

Seminar

1st Tuesday of every month

Brockville Women in Business (BWB)

 

The meetings provide an opportunity for women to meet other business women, and to share expertise, experiences and successes in a supportive, business-oriented atmosphere.

 

Luncheon meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month, starting at 11:30 am. Pre-registration is required.

 

Contact bwbgroup@gmail.com or call Wendy Onstein at 342-8772 ext. 471.

Monthly

Launch Lab - Free Business Counselling

Presented by Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation

197 Water Street, Suite 405, Prescott

Cost: Free

 

Sessions for free business counselling with partner Launch Lab are held monthly.

Contact Rod Wallace for further information and to schedule your appointment,

 

Contact Rod Wallace at 613-925-4275 ext. 22 or via e-mail.

Visit Launch Lab on Facebook.

October 5, 2017

Art of the Deal: Negotiating Contracts with Suppliers & Customers

Valley Heartland CFDC, 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls

Presented by Valley Heartland CFDC

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Cost: $25

 

View website for more information.

October 12, 2017

Facebook Ads

Small Business Advisory Centre, 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Cost: Free

 

Learn the basics of using Google AdWords and Facebook ads to enhance your marketing skills and boost awareness of your business.

 

This workshop is presented by Lindsay Kavanagh of SEO plus.

 

View website for more details.

October 17, 2017

Business Succession Planning

Small Business Advisory Centre, 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls

9:00 am - 11:30 am

Cost: $20.00

 

Presenter Rober Dyke, CPA, CA

 

Topics will include various items pertaining to:

  • Taxation basics - personal and corporate tax rates in Ontario
  • Business structure
  • Facts on succession plans - very few have succession plans in place
  • Assessment - when do you start working on your succession plan?
  • Options for Succession
  • The Soft Issues
  • The Exit Process

 

View website for full details and to register.

October 19, 2017

Managing Energy

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Managing Energy is a workshop for Ontario's energy management professionals. This intensive day of panel sessions, speakers, dedicated working sessions, and networking will provide energy managers in the industrial, commercial, and institutional sector with the tools they need to:

 

  • Reduce energy consumption and lower costs for their organizations
  • Identify new opportunities for saving
  • Learn about government incentives
  • Be aware of regulatory changes that could impact business

 

Are you an energy management stakeholder in Ontario?

Is your business concerned about energy costs?

 

Attendees include:

  • Facility and energy managers
  • Plant engineers and operations managers
  • Maintenance managers/supervisors/engineers
  • Business owners
  • Managers/purchasers of energy
  • Governmental affairs managersUtility company managers
  • Energy consultants

View website for more information, or to register.

October 26, 2017

Bridges to Better Business - Small Business, Big Opportunities

Chateau Brock, 803 Chelsea Street, Brockville

8:30 - 3:30

Presented by Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre

Cost: $50 - continental breakfast and lunch included

 

Key Note Speakers:

  • ACTIONCoach Kevin Savoy - learn 6 basic steps to build a better business; improve and achieve your goals to improve Time, Team and Money
  • Brodie Church from brodiechurch.com - learn to differentiate yourself from a world-class leader; recognizing the difference between diong things right and doing the right things 
  • Business Panel featuring
    • Ashley Hill, Podium Sports
    • Laura Bradley, Kings Lock Craft Distillery
    • Rob Thompson, Rob Thompson Realt

Also featuring presentations of:

  • Immigrant Entrepreneur Award
  • Paul Boivin Award
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award

View website for more information, or contact Jeanette at 613-342-8772 ext. 4471, or jeanette@lgsbec.com

November 2, 2017

Business Vitality 101

Valley Heartland CFDC, 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Cost $25 online, $30 at the door

 

Learn how to measure your business' ability to start, grow and survive. Look at target markets, competition, sourcing and overall financial potential.

 

Presented by Valley Heartland CFDC

View website for more information.

November 3, 2017

Augusta Township Business of the Year Luncheon

11:30 am - 2:00 pm

 

More info to come.

November 9, 2017

SEO Basics

Small Business Advisory Centre, 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls

9:00 am - 11:00 am

 

Learn the basics of using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to increase awareness of your business online. This workshop is presented by Lindsay Kavanagh of SEO Plus.

 

View website for more information, or to register.

November 29, 2017

Starter Company Plus Information Session

Brockville Museum, 5 Henry Street, Brockville

10:00 am - 11:00 am

 

Starter Company Plus* is right for you if:

  • You are 18 and over and not a full-time student or working in another job full time
  • You are an Ontario resident with a great idea for a business
  • You are proposing a new company, buying or expanding an existing company in a full - time capacity or growing your business (in your first 5 years)
  • You are able to contribute at least 25% (in kind or cash) of the grant amount

For more information, go to the Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre website.

February 28, 2018

Starter Company Plus Information Session

Brockville Museum, 5 Henry Street, Brockville

10:00 am - 11:00 am

 

Starter Company Plus* is right for you if:

  • You are 18 and over and not a full-time student or working in another job full time
  • You are an Ontario resident with a great idea for a business
  • You are proposing a new company, buying or expanding an existing company in a full - time capacity or growing your business (in your first 5 years)
  • You are able to contribute at least 25% (in kind or cash) of the grant amount

For more information, go to the Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre website.

February 28, 2018

Starter Company Plus Information Session

North Grenville Municipal Centre, 284, County Rd 44, Kemptville

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

 

Starter Company Plus* is right for you if:

  • You are 18 and over and not a full-time student or working in another job full time
  • You are an Ontario resident with a great idea for a business
  • You are proposing a new company, buying or expanding an existing company in a full - time capacity or growing your business (in your first 5 years)
  • You are able to contribute at least 25% (in kind or cash) of the grant amount

For more information, go to the Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre website.

 


Workshop & Seminar Event Calendars

For topics on finding employment, job skills and training, or personal development, visit the following websites:

 

CSE Consulting

www.cseconsulting.com/#!events/m0a42

 

Employment & Education Centre

www.eventbrite.ca/o/the-employment-and-education-centre-3448385905

 

Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation (GCFDC)
www.grenvillecfdc.com/business-training-and-events

 

KEYS Job Centre

keys.ca/workshops/

 

Small Business Advisory Centre (Smiths Falls/Lanark County)

smallbizcentre.ca/events-and-seminars/

 

Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre
www.lgsbec.com/events/event/

 

Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation

valleycfdc.com/events/

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