Fall Business Workshops!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Coming Events, SBEC News, Workshops & Special Events | 0 comments

Critical Reflection with Carol Casey  Oct. 5, 2017 | Small Business Centre, Goderich | 6:00-8:00 pm The practice of reflection is known to expedite transfer of knowledge to practice; generate higher quality work performance, and promote professional growth. This workshop engages participants in an exploration of how critical reflection can be implemented through discussion, reflective exercises and group practice. $10.00 Excel for...

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How to Choose the Right Market and Influence Buyers

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in Coming Events, SBEC News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

There are no quick and easy steps to get your product into grocery stores or onto restaurant menus. But taking the time to explore potential sales channels and understand customer expectations about locally sourced food can be worth it. “Grocery stores and restaurants are looking for local food but there is still a price component. Restaurants that are independently owned have the flexibility and desire for local food,” says Wendy Banks of...

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The “Make Your Pitch” Huron Soup Event- A Great Opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in Coming Events, SBEC News, Uncategorized, Workshops & Special Events | 0 comments

by Amy Zoethout Are you a woman entrepreneur looking for support to start or expand your business idea? The Small Business Centre, in collaboration with the Maker’s Mercantile, Fanshawe College, and Rural Response for Healthy Children, bring back the popular Huron SOUP event in support of women entrepreneurs. Huron SOUP is a micro-granting community event that supports women who are interested in starting (or growing) their own businesses...

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More Revenue from Effective Networking & Business Etiquette

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Coming Events, SBEC News, Workshops & Special Events | 0 comments

Networking has always been about making timely connections. This motivational presentation hopes to re-ignite your desire to network more efficiently and effectively. Common courtesy covers more than just having and using good manners and includes proper business etiquette. Discover the right way to handle your in-person, on-the-phone and on-line connections with professionalism and in a manner that makes a positive first impression that...

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Facebooking for Small Business – Beyond the Post

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Coming Events, SBEC News, Workshops & Special Events | 0 comments

Facebook is way more than just posting a happy thought each day. It’s also: contests to attract new customers; discussion boards to educate and share; event announcements to draw crowds and attention; a strategic tool to increase business during slow times; an inexpensive way to connect frequently with loyal customers; a way to reward; a way to differentiate; a way to tell a story; to excite, inspire, encourage and SELL! Register today to...

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Social Media Gets Real

Posted by on May 26, 2016 in Coming Events, SBEC News, Workshops & Special Events | 0 comments

A panel of local entrepreneurs share their social media ideas and experiences on Thurs., June 2. Why not come and join us for what promises to be a fun and informative panel discussion. Even if you consider yourself experienced and successful with your social media impact, you’ll likely take away some tips and tricks from these entrepreneurs. Come ready to share your own success stories. Register – it’s required! Call 519-524-8394 Ext...

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