Calendar

January

Start Date: January 23, 2018

End Date: May 19, 2018

Do you know an enterprising student looking for a great summer job?

Summer Company may be the answer:

  • An award of up to $3,000 to start and launch a summer business
  • Business Coaching & Mentoring
  • Training & Skills Development

Eligibility:

  • 15-19 years of age
  • returning to school in September 2018

APPLY EARLY – VERY LIMITED SPACE

www.ontario.ca/summercompany

Applicant needs to scroll and check eligibility, complete the online registration form and select SBC Belleville under the East tab to hear more about Summer Company

Contact Liz Kryschuk by calling 613-961-0590 OR email liz@smallbusinessctr.com to learn more or to follow up on applications.

 

 

February

Start Date: February 20, 2018

End Date: February 20, 2018

Our presenters Ruth Gangbar and Christopher Gentile collectively offer more than 50 years of professional experience, providing their own twist to hand-on photography workshops.

You will:

  • Learn tips, techniques and principles of photography and design to create seamless, contemporary and unique print and web assets.
  • See composition and styling demonstrated using natural light, select props and surfaces.  Learn to use simple tools for shaping and controlling light
  • Take part in a hands on, small group tutorial, using your own products.  Learn tips to help create a personal brand.

What you Need to Bring:

  • Digital camera (preferably a SLR type) with extra batteries OR an iPhone or iPad
  • Tripod recommended
  • Laptop optional
  • Samples of goods that represent your company

Due to limited space, participants are restricted to a few items only! 

They should be light enough to carry upstairs; small enough to fit on a card-table. 

Start: 9:00 AM
End:   4:00 PM
Location: Picton Town Hall, 2 Ross Street, Picton

REGISTRATION – Limited to 14 participants

Contact:
Grace Nyman, Community Development Coordinator
332 Main Street, Picton
gnyman@pecounty.on.ca
613-476-2148 x 2502

$40 deposit required to secure your seat and will be returned to you at the workshop.
Cancellations must be received by Friday, February 16 by 400PM for a refund.

 

Start Date: February 21, 2018

End Date: February 28, 2018

Duration:  2 Days
Date:  February 21 & 28 2018
Location:  Loyalist Training & Knowledge Centre, Loyalist College – Belleville

Start:  9:00 AM
End:   4:00 PM

To register, or for additional information, please contact Tiffeny Dyck at tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca or  613-969-1913 ext 2294

Start Date: February 21, 2018

End Date: February 21, 2018

This workshop will feature a panel of regulatory experts from Public Health, OMAFRA and Canadian Food Inspection Agency.  An interactive  Q&A will give you the opportunity to ask questions about labelling, transport, processing, food safety, and any other aspect of the regulatory environment that you need to understand for your business.

Then learn more about the services offered locally by Two Rivers Food Hub to help grow your business.  You will also hear from farm and food businesses that have used these resources to access new markets and reach their goals.

Start:  9:00 AM
End:   3:00 PM
Cost:  $35 plus HST

Location:
Two Rivers Food Hub
The Galipeau Centre
361 Queen Street
Smith Falls, Ontario

DETAILS AND REGISTERwww.eastontlocalfood.ca

Start Date: February 21, 2018

End Date: February 21, 2018

Mark Your Calendar!
More information to come!

 

Start Date: February 21, 2018

End Date: February 28, 2018

New Approaches to Training Adults in the Workplace

Duration: 2  Day
February 21
February 28

For full information including training details and fees please contact Tiffeny Dyck at 613-969-1913 x2294 or email tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca 

Start Date: February 21, 2018

End Date: February 21, 2018

Get Connected with your local business community. Enjoy light refreshments, drinks and door prizes.

Mix and mingle as you take a tour through the beautiful new day spa in downtown Quinte West.

Start:  5:00 PM
End:   7:00 PM

Location:
Bliss Day Spa
40 Dundas Street West, Trenton
(above Wish Etc..)

Start Date: February 21, 2018

End Date: February 21, 2018

If you have ever thought about starting your own business, here is an opportunity to explore your idea!
Learn what to consider when starting a business, why you need a business plan, why market research is important, and where you can secure financing.
Do you have the traits of an entrepreneur? Find out how you can be successful.

Start: 9:00 AM
End: 10:45 AM

Location:
Quinte West Public Library
Multipurpose room downstairs
7 Creswell Drive, Trenton ON

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: February 21, 2018

End Date: February 21, 2018

If you are over 18 years of ages and are thinking of starting or expanding a full time business, you may be eligible for the Starter Plus grant. To qualify your business must fall into one of the three categories listed below:

* Introducing a new product or service
* Create a new process for creating or delivering a product/ service
* Introduce a new market to the region

This grant can provide up to $5,000 to offset expenses and offers training for start ups and business assistance for companies expanding. Additional program benefits include mentoring, workshops, networking, and more.

Start: 11:00 AM
End: 12:00 PM

Location:
Quinte Business Development Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Belleville

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: February 22, 2018

End Date: February 22, 2018

Duration:  1 Day
Location:  Loyalist Training & Knowledge Centre, Loyalist College – Belleville

Start:  9:00 AM
End:   4:00 PM

To register, or for additional information, please contact Tiffeny Dyck at tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca or  613-969-1913 ext 2294

Start Date: February 22, 2018

End Date: February 22, 2018

Duration:  1 Day
Start:  9:00 AM
End:   4:00 PM

Location:  Loyalist Training & Knowledge Centre, Loyalist College – Belleville

For more information and/or to register, please contact Tiffeny Dyck at 613-969-1913 x2294 or email tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca

March

Start Date: March 05, 2018

End Date: March 05, 2018

If you have ever thought about starting your own business, here is an opportunity to explore your idea!

Learn what to consider when starting a business, why you need a business plan, why market research is important, and where you can secure financing.

Do you have the traits of an entrepreneur? Find out how you can be successful

Start: 9:00 AM
End:  10:45 AM

Location:
Quinte Business Development Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Belleville

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590

Start Date: March 05, 2018

End Date: March 05, 2018

If you are over 18 years of ages and are thinking of starting or expanding a full time business, you may be eligible for the Starter Plus grant. To qualify your business must fall into one of the three categories listed below:

* Introducing a new product or service
* Create a new process for creating or delivering a product/ service
* Introduce a new market to the region

This grant can provide up to $5,000 to offset expenses and offers training for start ups and business assistance for companies expanding. Additional program benefits include mentoring, workshops, networking, and more.

Start:  11:00 AM
End:   12:00 PM

Location:
Quinte Business Development Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Belleville

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: March 06, 2018

End Date: March 06, 2018

How can we improve our relationships to build a more productive and collaborative workplace? Most people who ask this question realize that understanding the effectiveness of their own style of interacting is a starting place to improving their ability to work productively with others. This course is designed to help participants move past the negative effects of difficult workplace relationships to developing strategies for positive influence and contributing to a culture of trust and collaboration.

Are you…
avoiding conversations you know you ought to have?
wishing you could be more assertive and in control? 
losing patience with certain people or personality types?
having problems giving negative feedback?
feeling anxious before a difficult conversation?
wishing you had managed a conversation or an individual differently?
having trouble managing emotional customers, colleagues or employees?

Course Objective
To equip participants to deal more effectively with difficult workplace relationships.

Who should attend?
All managers and high-potential employees, Supervisors , Team leaders and Lead Hands, Manufacturing and Service Organization Managers, Human Resources Managers and
In-House Trainers

What you’ll learn
To understand your personal interaction style and the styles of others
What makes some work relationships difficult

Start:  9:00AM
End:   4:00PM

Investment: $ 559 plus HST, includes lunch and parking

ADDITIONAL DETAILS AND REGISTRATION

Start Date: March 06, 2018

End Date: March 06, 2018

Celebrate an evening to focus on the Progress women have made over time in various industries.

Join six entrepreneurial women who share their inspirational stories of ‘PROGRESS’ for women in business.

Door Prizes!  Refreshments!  Hors d’oeuvres!  Networking!

Start:  5:30 PM
End:   8:30 PM

Location:
Loyalist College Link Lounge
Kente Building Room 2L60

Please register at Eventbrite:

or contact Liz at the Small Business Centre via email liz@smallbusinessctr.com

 

Start Date: March 08, 2018

End Date: March 08, 2018

To celebrate International Women Day 2018, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is hosting Canada’s first Women in Manufacturing Success Forum.

The Women in Manufacturing Success Forum is a national platform for women working in manufacturing to speak up and create change they want to see in the industry. It is a unique opportunity for business leaders to get inspired by the stories of women and identify ways they can set the pace in creating workplaces that are more diverse and inclusive.

The Women in Manufacturing Success Forum is a celebration of the success of women in manufacturing and is the first event to encourage mentorship, community-building and experience-sharing amongst female peers. Attracting and retaining more women in the workforce is the key to a stronger manufacturing workforce. Be part of the change.

FEATURED SPEAKERS
Rhonda Barnet, President & COO, Steelworks Design and Chair of CME’s National Board of Directors
Opening Remarks: Ms. Barnet shares her experience working in the manufacturing sector and how she broke the glass ceiling to become the first women chair of CME’s National Board

Tessa Myers, Vice President, North America Sales, Services and Solutions, Rockwell Automation and Chair of CME’s Women in Manufacturing Working Group
State of Women in Manufacturing: Ms. Myers gives an overview of what it means to be a woman working in the manufacturing sector in 2018, talks about the challenges and opportunities highlighted in CME’s Women in Manufacturing action plan and how she will lead the working group to overcome the roadblocks.

DISCUSSION SESSIONS
Inclusion in the Workplace: What are the concerns of women working in the manufacturing sector? What are the best practices? Business leaders share what employers need to know to create a work environment that is welcoming and inclusive.
Work-life Balance: What are creative ways for employers to improve work-life balance for their employees? What are the best accommodations for both women and men who have unavoidable family obligations.

LOCATION
Location: University Club, 380 University Ave, Toronto, ON

AGENDA
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m. Welcome Remarks
8:40 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Diversity in the Workplace
9:10 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. State of Women in Manufacturing
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Discussion Topic 1: Inclusion in the Workplace
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Discussion Topic 2: Work-life Balance
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. STEM Success Story
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Government Address
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Closing Remarks and Luncheon

REGISTER AND COST INFORMATION

ACCOMMODATIONS
CME has reserved a block of hotel rooms at the Radisson Suite Hotel, Toronto Airport (640 Dixon Road, Etobicoke, ON) at the discounted rate of $139/night. To reserve your hotel room, please visit www.radissontorontoairport.com and use reference code CME18. Please note a shuttle to and from the University Club will be provided for anyone staying at the Radisson, if this is of interest please reserve a seat on the shuttle when registering for the Forum.

Start Date: March 12, 2018

End Date: March 14, 2018

Duration:  3 Day
March 12
March 13
March 14

For complete information,  please contact Tiffeny Dyck at 613-969-1913 x2294 or email tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca

Start Date: March 13, 2018

End Date: March 13, 2018

Speaker:  Jennifer Latham

Jennifer says”  My motto:  You only get one shot at life.  Do it the way YOU Want.”

About Jennifer:
An international leadership coach and trainer, Jen is on a mission to increase the number of women in senior executive roles around the world.  With an incredible track record of sales and team building in the retail industry, Jen trains leaders at all levels of management helping leaders take charge of their careers, make more money and prevent burn-out.

It will be great if you can all come, bring some friends, and network about what you have been doing!

Start:  6:00 PM
End:   9:00 PM
Location:  North China Buffet, Bell Blvd, Belleville

Cost:  $22.00 – NO TAX!
(Email interact payment Question/Answers are What For and Dinner)

Don’t forget to contact Marg quickly to let her know you plan on being with us.

mnewsome@cogeco.ca
Tel:  613-394-1745

 

Start Date: March 14, 2018

End Date: March 14, 2018

Duration:  1 Day

Location: Loyalist College, City of Belleville

Start: 8:30 AM
End:  4:30 PM

For more information, and to Register contact Tiffeny Dyck at tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca or 613-969-1913

LTKC Website

Start Date: March 17, 2018

End Date: March 17, 2018

Duration:  1 Day

Location:  Loyalist College, City of Belleville

Start:  9:00 AM
End:   3:00 PM

For more information, and to Register contact Tiffeny Dyck at tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca or 613-969-1913

LTKC Website

Start Date: March 21, 2018

End Date: March 21, 2018

If you have ever thought about starting your own business, here is an opportunity to explore your idea!
Learn what to consider when starting a business, why you need a business plan, why market research is important, and where you can secure financing.
Do you have the traits of an entrepreneur? Find out how you can be successful.

Start: 9:00 AM
End: 10:45 AM

Location:
Quinte West Public Library
Multipurpose room downstairs
7 Creswell Drive, Trenton ON

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: March 21, 2018

End Date: March 21, 2018

If you are over 18 years of ages and are thinking of starting or expanding a full time business, you may be eligible for the Starter Plus grant. To qualify your business must fall into one of the three categories listed below:

* Introducing a new product or service
* Create a new process for creating or delivering a product/ service
* Introduce a new market to the region

This grant can provide up to $5,000 to offset expenses and offers training for start ups and business assistance for companies expanding. Additional program benefits include mentoring, workshops, networking, and more.

Start: 11:00 AM
End: 12:00 PM

Location:
Quinte Business Development Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Belleville

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: March 27, 2018

End Date: March 27, 2018

On behalf of Ontario Food Exports, in conjunction with NSF International, I am pleased to extend an invitation for you to attend a full-day US Regulations Overview course on in Guelph, Ontario.

COURSE OVERVIEW
The US regulatory landscape is changing. This one-day training program focused on US regulations will provide an overview of food labelling under the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as well as the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) requirements.

This course will help you understand the regulatory landscape to identify mandatory requirements for food and beverages being exported to the United States. At the end of the program, you will have a better understanding of:

– New US regulatory requirements, including:
• Basic labelling requirements
• Changes to the nutrition facts panel and serving sizes
• Designing the new label
• Allergen labelling
• Nutritional claims
• GMO labelling
• Added sugar
– FSMA requirements and the role of Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI)
– FSVP requirements that apply to Canadian companies exporting to the US

SUMMARY
Location: NSF International, 125 Chancellors Way, Guelph, ON N1G 0E7
Cost: $125 +HST per person

We are also pleased to offer this course as a webinar for those who are unable to attend in person. Cost for the webinar will be $125 +HST and participants will receive all of the course materials electronically.

REGISTRATION
Please complete and return the attached registration form to secure your spot today. Note that space is limited for both in-person and webinar sessions and will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

REGISTRATION FORM

Please also note that the Government of Ontario is unable to accept credit card information via email.
Please return your completed registration to the secure fax line noted on the form.

If you have experience or are considering entering the US market, this one-day seminar may be right for you!

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Cheryl Chlebus
Ontario Food Exports
cheryl.chlebus@ontario.ca
(519) 826-3767

 

Start Date: March 28, 2018

End Date: March 28, 2018

Save the Date!
More to come!
Sponsored by ECOTB

April

Start Date: April 05, 2018

End Date: April 05, 2018

The Chamber Network : You’re Part of Something Larger

The event will feature the presentation of the annual report, full course dinner, the awarding of the Honorary Life-Time Membership to Mike Cowan, and musical entertainment.

The event will be held at Occasions by the Bay again this year and please check back soon for our dinner menu! It will be another amazing meal by Occasions by the Bay!

Can’t wait to see you there!

Itinerary
6:00 pm Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm Welcome
7:15 pm Dinner
8:15 pm AGM & Awards

Location:
Occasions by the Bay
980 Hwy 2
Bayside, ON K8V 5P5

Fees/Admission:
$75 per person

REGISTER
For more information please contact Stephanie by email events@quintewestchamber.ca or telephone 613-392-7635.

Start Date: April 09, 2018

End Date: April 09, 2018

If you have ever thought about starting your own business, here is an opportunity to explore your idea!
Learn what to consider when starting a business, why you need a business plan, why market research is important, and where you can secure financing.
Do you have the traits of an entrepreneur? Find out how you can be successful.

Start:  9:00 AM
End:  10:45 AM

Location:
Quinte Business Development Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Belleville

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: April 09, 2018

End Date: April 09, 2018

If you are over 18 years of ages and are thinking of starting or expanding a full time business, you may be eligible for the Starter Plus grant. To qualify your business must fall into one of the three categories listed below:

* Introducing a new product or service
* Create a new process for creating or delivering a product/ service
* Introduce a new market to the region

This grant can provide up to $5,000 to offset expenses and offers training for start ups and business assistance for companies expanding. Additional program benefits include mentoring, workshops, networking, and more.

Start:  11:00 AM
End:  12:00 Noon

Location:
Quinte Business Development Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Belleville

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: April 10, 2018

End Date: April 10, 2018

Duration:  1 Day
Location:  Loyalist College, City of Belleville

Start:  8:00 AM
End:   3:00 PM

For more information, and to Register contact Tiffeny Dyck at tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca or 613-969-1913

LTKC Website

Start Date: April 11, 2018

End Date: April 11, 2018

This event is designed to get you out networking in a fun, relaxed atmosphere, and learning more about a particular business/agency within our community.

All members of the business community are welcome. Please RSVP your attendance – this is a FREE event.

Start:  5:00 PM
End:   7:00 PM

Location:
The Richmond Retirement Residence
175 North Front St
Belleville

*Come when you can, leave when you must

Other Info 

REGISTER –  PLEASE RSVP

 

Start Date: April 18, 2018

End Date: April 18, 2018

If you have ever thought about starting your own business, here is an opportunity to explore your idea!
Learn what to consider when starting a business, why you need a business plan, why market research is important, and where you can secure financing.
Do you have the traits of an entrepreneur? Find out how you can be successful.

Start: 9:00 AM
End: 10:45 AM

Location:
Quinte West Public Library
Multipurpose room downstairs
7 Creswell Drive, Trenton ON

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: April 18, 2018

End Date: April 18, 2018

If you are over 18 years of ages and are thinking of starting or expanding a full time business, you may be eligible for the Starter Plus grant. To qualify your business must fall into one of the three categories listed below:

* Introducing a new product or service
* Create a new process for creating or delivering a product/ service
* Introduce a new market to the region

This grant can provide up to $5,000 to offset expenses and offers training for start ups and business assistance for companies expanding. Additional program benefits include mentoring, workshops, networking, and more.

Start: 11:00 AM
End: 12:00 PM

Location:
Quinte Business Development Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Belleville

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: April 24, 2018

End Date: April 24, 2018

Quinte Region Career & Training Fair

Start:  10:00 AM
End:     5:00 PM

Location:
Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre
265 Cannifton Road, Belleville

This one day event is a unique opportunity that puts many different employers under one roof to network with potential employees.

From a job seeker’s perspective this gives you the chance to explore and learn more about industries and organizations, to connect with employers face-to-face and demonstrate your own skills and assets that you can bring to an organization. Job seekers are encouraged to bring several copies of their resume.

From the employer’s perspective this is a great opportunity to profile employment opportunities, promote your organization and to meet and increase your pool of potential, qualified candidates.

EMPLOYER REGISTRATION begins Tuesday March 27, 2018,.

This event is sponsored in part by Quinte Region Employment Ontario Service Providers.

More information here

Start Date: April 26, 2018

End Date: April 26, 2018

Learn how to communicate your brand and grow your social media presence.   With a focus on styling your photos and creating quality content.  You will learn; tagging, sharing, and posting strategies, communicate your brand in your photos, filters and texts to create ads, how to increase engagement with your followers, how to use (and not use) #hashtags, recommended apps and posting tools, increase engagement and loyalty among followers.

Seminar Presenter: Brand Ambition, Bowmanville (Katie Dempsey and Stephanie Campbell)

Please BRING your own laptop/cell phone/or tablet for hands on activities to increase your skills on your own device.

Start:  12:00 Noon
End:      2:00  PM

Location:
Business & Entrepreneurship Centre Northumberland, 600 William Street,
Cobourg (in the main boardroom)

Call: 905.372.9279 to pre-register

MORE INFO

May

Start Date: May 02, 2018

End Date: May 02, 2018

Duration:  1 Day
Start:  9:00 AM
End:   4:00 PM

Location:  Loyalist Training & Knowledge Centre, Loyalist College – Belleville

For more information and/or to register, please contact Tiffeny Dyck at 613-969-1913 x2294 or email tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca

Start Date: May 04, 2018

End Date: May 04, 2018

What: Leadercast exists to inspire and equip Leaders Worth Following. Good leadership is the crux of all businesses, organizations, communities and homes, and Leadercast serves individuals and companies across all sectors that want to become intentional about raising their standards of leadership. Leadercast hosts innovative events and produces relevant content to provide time starved leaders the tools they need to drive measurable actions and impact the lives of those they lead.

Where: Duncan McDonald Community Gardens, Trenton

Presenting Partners: Quinte Economic Development Commission (QEDC) and Loyalist College Training and Knowledge Centre

The Leadercast Live program, is broadcast from Atlanta Georgia, but will be seen in hundreds of host locations across the world.

Cost:  $50

For more information and to purchase your ticket or group tickets www.quintewest.ca or call 613-392-2841 x4413

Start Date: May 07, 2018

End Date: May 07, 2018

If you have ever thought about starting your own business, here is an opportunity to explore your idea!
Learn what to consider when starting a business, why you need a business plan, why market research is important, and where you can secure financing.
Do you have the traits of an entrepreneur? Find out how you can be successful.

Start:  9:00 AM
End:  10:45 AM

Location:
Quinte Business Development Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Belleville

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: May 07, 2018

End Date: May 07, 2018

If you are over 18 years of ages and are thinking of starting or expanding a full time business, you may be eligible for the Starter Plus grant. To qualify your business must fall into one of the three categories listed below:

* Introducing a new product or service
* Create a new process for creating or delivering a product/ service
* Introduce a new market to the region

This grant can provide up to $5,000 to offset expenses and offers training for start ups and business assistance for companies expanding. Additional program benefits include mentoring, workshops, networking, and more.

Start:  11:00 AM
End:   12:00 PM

Location:
Quinte Business Development Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Belleville

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590

Start Date: May 16, 2018

End Date: May 16, 2018

This event is designed to get you out networking in a fun, relaxed atmosphere, and learning more about a particular business/agency within our community.

All members of the business community are welcome. Please RSVP your attendance – this is a FREE event.

Start:  5:00 PM
End:   7:00 PM

Location:
Boston Pizza
180 Bell Blvd.
Belleville

*Come when you can, leave when you must

More Info

REGISTER – PLEASE RSVP

 

Start Date: May 23, 2018

End Date: May 23, 2018

If you have ever thought about starting your own business, here is an opportunity to explore your idea!
Learn what to consider when starting a business, why you need a business plan, why market research is important, and where you can secure financing.
Do you have the traits of an entrepreneur? Find out how you can be successful.

Start: 9:00 AM
End: 10:45 AM

Location:
Quinte West Public Library
Multipurpose room downstairs
7 Creswell Drive, Trenton ON

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: May 23, 2018

End Date: May 23, 2018

If you are over 18 years of ages and are thinking of starting or expanding a full time business, you may be eligible for the Starter Plus grant. To qualify your business must fall into one of the three categories listed below:

* Introducing a new product or service
* Create a new process for creating or delivering a product/ service
* Introduce a new market to the region

This grant can provide up to $5,000 to offset expenses and offers training for start ups and business assistance for companies expanding. Additional program benefits include mentoring, workshops, networking, and more.

Start: 11:00 AM
End: 12:00 PM

Location:
Quinte Business Development Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Belleville

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: May 25, 2018

End Date: June 08, 2018

Part 1: Employer Responsibilities Under New Legislation
Part 2: Workplace Mental Health and Accommodation
Part 3: New Generations: New Work Style

Duration: 3 Day
May 25
June 1
June 8

Start:  9:30 AM
End:  10:30 AM

For more information and/or to register, please contact Tiffeny Dyck at 613-969-1913 x2294 or email tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca

June

Start Date: June 01, 2018

End Date: June 01, 2018

The Quinte West Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting their annual Chamber Golf Classic what has become an annual favorite of our members. The tournament provides a fun relaxed tournament for our local business people to get together.

11:30 AM LUNCH & REGISTRATION

1:00 PM SHOT GUN START
6:00 PM DINNER
7:00 PM AWARDS & PRIZES

Location:
Timber Ridge Golf Course
19 Timber Ridge Dr.
Brighton, ON K0K 1H0

Fees/Admission:
$100 plus HST per player

REGISTER
To register please contact Stephanie Wilson at 613-392-7635 or email info@quintewestchamber.ca

Start Date: June 04, 2018

End Date: June 04, 2018

If you have ever thought about starting your own business, here is an opportunity to explore your idea!
Learn what to consider when starting a business, why you need a business plan, why market research is important, and where you can secure financing.
Do you have the traits of an entrepreneur? Find out how you can be successful.

Start:  9:00 AM
End:  10:45 AM

Location:
Quinte Business Development Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Belleville

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: June 04, 2018

End Date: June 04, 2018

If you are over 18 years of ages and are thinking of starting or expanding a full time business, you may be eligible for the Starter Plus grant. To qualify your business must fall into one of the three categories listed below:

* Introducing a new product or service
* Create a new process for creating or delivering a product/ service
* Introduce a new market to the region

This grant can provide up to $5,000 to offset expenses and offers training for start ups and business assistance for companies expanding. Additional program benefits include mentoring, workshops, networking, and more.

Start:  11:00 AM
End:  12:00 PM

Location:
Quinte Business Development Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Belleville

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: June 12, 2018

End Date: June 13, 2018

Duration:  2 Day

Location:  Loyalist College, City of Belleville

Start:  9:00 AM
End:  4:00 PM

For more information, and to Register contact Tiffeny Dyck at tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca or 613-969-1913

 

Start Date: June 13, 2018

End Date: June 13, 2018

Duration:  1 Day

Location:  Loyalist College, City of Belleville

Start:  8:00 AM
End:   3:00 PM

For more information, and to Register contact Tiffeny Dyck at tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca or 613-969-1913

LTKC Website

Start Date: June 14, 2018

End Date: June 14, 2018

Save The Date!  More to come!

Start Date: June 20, 2018

End Date: June 20, 2018

If you have ever thought about starting your own business, here is an opportunity to explore your idea!
Learn what to consider when starting a business, why you need a business plan, why market research is important, and where you can secure financing.
Do you have the traits of an entrepreneur? Find out how you can be successful.

Start: 9:00 AM
End: 10:45 AM

Location:
Quinte West Public Library
Multipurpose room downstairs
7 Creswell Drive, Trenton ON

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

Start Date: June 20, 2018

End Date: June 20, 2018

If you are over 18 years of ages and are thinking of starting or expanding a full time business, you may be eligible for the Starter Plus grant. To qualify your business must fall into one of the three categories listed below:

* Introducing a new product or service
* Create a new process for creating or delivering a product/ service
* Introduce a new market to the region

This grant can provide up to $5,000 to offset expenses and offers training for start ups and business assistance for companies expanding. Additional program benefits include mentoring, workshops, networking, and more.

Start: 11:00 AM
End: 12:00 PM

Location:
Quinte Business Development Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Belleville

Registration: Send an email to liz@smallbusinessctr.com or call us at 613-961-0590.

July

Start Date: July 10, 2018

End Date: July 10, 2018

Duration:  1 Day

Location:  Loyalist College, City of Belleville

Start:  8:00 AM
End:   3:00 PM
For more information, and to Register contact Tiffeny Dyck at tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca or 613-969-1913

LTKC Website

Start Date: July 14, 2018

End Date: July 14, 2018

Duration:  1 Day

Location:  Loyalist College, City of Belleville

Start:  9:00 AM
End:   3:00 PM

For more information, and to Register contact Tiffeny Dyck at tdyck@loyalistc.on.ca or 613-969-1913

LTKC Website

October

Start Date: October 19, 2018

End Date: October 19, 2018

Join us as we recognize outstanding businesses in the Bay of Quinte Region!

5:30 PM   Cocktails and Networking
7:00 PM   Dinner & Awards

Location:
National Air Force Museum of Canada
220 Rcaf Rd, Trenton ON K0K 3W0

Full Event and Ticket Purchasing Information

Start Date: October 24, 2018

End Date: October 24, 2018

This years conference will be hosted by the Quinte Manufacturers Association (QMA), at the Travelodge – Belleville.

This event will feature keynote speakers, workshops, information sessions, networking and more!

More details to be made at a later date!