Fall 2016 Workshops & Events
Once again, our workshops are an excellent way to hone business skills and better the bottom line!
- Register – it’s required! Call 519-524-8394 Ext 6 or email Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Location: Various Locations throughout the County
*Workshops are free when no price is stated.
*You must pre-register.
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October 19th What is a Business Plan?
Brown Bag Lunch and Learn
12pm-1 pm Goderich The Business Centre
54 West St. Upper Level
Learn what goes into making a successful business plan and the types of financing available to small business. Bring your own lunch. Host: Kim Postma
October 26 Marketing Your Business Online— $20
6pm-8pm Wingham Town Hall
274 Josephine Street – Museum Room
Business development, marketing and communications. Attract, engage and retain your customers.
Host: Melody Hodgson
November 9th – Grand Opening Event
Goderich Huron Small Business Enterprise Centre and Economic Development Office
4:30pm-6:30pm 54 West Street Upper Level
Join us in celebrating the opening of our new office in Goderich! Take a tour and meet and mingle with a new county team. Hosts: US!!
November 15th Business Networking Evening —$50 (SOLD OUT)
5:30pm-8:00pm Grand Bend Darkhorse Estate Winery
70665 B Line Road
(formerly HWIN) Business owner (or want to be) networking event and gourmet meal. Host: Huron Small Business Enterprise Centre, Economic Development and the Huron Business Development Corporation
November 16th Excel for Small Business – $20
6pm-8pm Clinton REACH Centre 169 Beech St.
Join us for a beginner level course on how to set up and work with spreadsheets and cash flows. Excel can be used for businesses in many effective ways.
Host: Jim Britnell, The Centres for Employment and Learning
November 23 Succession Planning—$20
6pm-8pm Zurich Arena 15 East Street
Succession planning is a process that should be started sooner than later. With careful planning and preparation, businesses can manage the changes that result from a generational transfer of leadership as well as the ongoing changes that occur regularly when key employees leave an organization Learn the do’s and don’ts.
Host: Jilleana Portinga of Pinder, Taylor, McNeilly and Godkin, LLP
November 30 Year End Financials—$20
6pm-8pm Goderich The Business Centre
54 West St. Upper Level
Understand what you need to have prepared for Revenue Canada and how to get the highest return on your $$$. Host: Ron Burt of Takalo and Burt, Chartered Professional Accountants
December 14 Facebook Business Pages
1pm—3 pm Seaforth HBDC 138 Main St. S
Is your business online yet? This is a must in today’s world. Let us get you up and running up, step by step. Must bring your own laptop, digital photos and business information. Host: Kim Postma