Workshops and Seminars

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

Date

Event Name

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.

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.

January 23, 2018

February 27, 2018

March 27, 2018

April 24, 2018

May 22, 2018

June 19, 2018

 

 

4th Tuesday of the Month,

Business Mentorship Series

Prescott Town Hall, 360 Dibble Street West, 2nd Floor,

12 pm - 1 pm

Bring your own lunch. Coffee and treats provided.

Cost: Free

 

Topics of discussion include:

  • Successful Alliances in Business
  • Business Foundations
  • Social Media Do's & Dont's
  • Networking 101

Visit website for more information, and additional topics added for each session.

Contact Jackie Schoemaker Holmes at Town Hall, 613-925-2812, ext. 6221 or email jschoemakerholmes@prescott.ca

January 26, 2018

Entering & Expanding in the Chinese Market

8:30 am - 4:30 pm - create an agenda when registering that fits your schedule

Four Points by Sheraton, 285 King Street East, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3B1

Cost: $100 (free for businesses and service providers located within the City of Kingston)

 

The agenda has been developed to provide information and resources for businesses in two streams:

  • businesses that have limited exposure to the Chinese market and would like to learn more
  • businesses that have some exposure to the market that are addressing challenges or creating a larger presence.

The morning includes presentations that will benefit all attendees, followed by a networking lunch to facilitate knowledge sharing between attendees, and one on one conversation with speakers.

 

The afternoon is divided into two streams of concurrent panel sessions - Entering the Market and Expanding in the Market. The panel discussions will be moderated and each panel will include experts in the field as well as local business representatives.

 

View full details or register for this event.

January 26, 2018

March 23, 2018

May 25, 2018

Breakfast & Business Workshop Series

7:30 - 10:30 am

$25 each

  • January 26 - Facebook: Live and Marketplace
    Includes a presentation by Workplace Safety Prevention Services
    Grenville Mutual Insurance Company Room, 380 Colonnade Drive, Kemptville
  • March 23 - Finance 101 - Creating and Interpreting Reports for Profit
    Chateau Brock, 803 Chelsea Street, Brockville
  • May 25 - Google My Business & YouTube
    Includes a presentation by Workplace Safety Prevention Services
    Chateau Brock, 803 Chelsea Street, Brockville

View Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre website for more information and to register.

January 30, 2018

Addressing Difficult Behaviour

Valley Heartland CFDC, 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls

1:00 - 4:30 pm

Cost: $45 - includes snacks/refreshments and necessary print materials.

 

If you work with people, eventually you have to deal with conflict.  Employees can have behavioural issues that hamper team development.  Customers can be excessively difficult.

 

Don't put up with the stress - learn techniques to reduce friction in a tense conversation.

 

**you are encouraged to send conflict situations in advance to eodp@valleycfdc.com and to come prepared to share and interact.

 

Speaker: Renée Gendron

Register for this workshop.

February 7, 2018

March 14, 2018

HR Essentials - What Employers Need to Know Series

Employment and Education Centre, 105 Strowger Blvd.

  • February 7, 2018 - Occupational Health and Safety Update - how keeping your employees safe makes sense to your bottom line
  • March 14, 2018 - Succession Planning and Exit Strategy (tentative) - how to prepare for the loss of key employees...including yourself!

 

 Contact Kim Barkley, Employer Services Coordinator, to reserve your spot.  613-498-2111, ext. 245 or kim@eecentre.com

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.eecentre.com/workshops.php

 

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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