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Tri Association Virtual Manufacturing Conference 2021 – Moving Forward

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Tri Association Virtual Manufacturing Conference 2021 – Moving Forward

Wednesday, October 27 2021
12:00PM – 3:30PM

What does Moving Forward mean to our industry today: It means – learning from every experience from in the past 19 months and proudly coming out the other side more powerful, more relevant and ready to take on new challenges and innovations.

Let’s move forward together!

Join us at this year’s conference with a new focused agenda; where you get the chance to enjoy what we’ve missed the most – networking and sharing, being led by experts and colleagues through relevant discussions and a tradeshow, showcasing your supply chain and supports.

With the robust networking platform, enjoying time online networking with guests is just like being in person.


Quinte West Chamber of Commerce: Get Connected at the County Emporium

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Wednesday Sep 29, 2021
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT

The County Emporium
2522 County Rd 64. Carrying Place

Let’s re-connect on the Patio at the beautiful County Emporium. This is a great opportunity to network with your business community and re-connect. Beautiful space, light appetizers and cash bar. Enjoy the surroundings and check out all the amazing things the County Emporium offers.


Startup Grind Event Featuring Panel of Leaders in Transportation

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Join @spark_centre and @launchlabca at Startup Grind September 30th as Robert Weese from B2B Sales Connections sits down with trailblazers in the transportation sector who are revolutionizing the way we move!
Hear from an exciting panel of leaders in transportation — like Ontario’s Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network, BCS Automation, Durham Region’s Rapid Transit & Transit Oriented Development and fliteX — as they discuss their entrepreneurial journeys, ways we can boost innovation in Ontario’s transportation sector, how their ingenuity is driving transportation towards a prosperous future and more!

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Date: Thursday September 30

10:00am -10:30am Networking
10:30am -12:00pm Panel Discussion + Q&A

Maximize the Potential of your Intellectual Property

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021
10.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. EDT

Safeguarding your Intellectual Property is one of the most important actions you can take as a business owner.
As one of the world’s leading jurisdictions in the creation of IP through research and development, Ontario is also home to leading IP experts.

Register now to hear from top experts and experienced business leaders about:
· Key principles of IP law
· How your IP can raise capital to help grow your business
· How other business leaders have protected their intellectual property and how they have leveraged theirs to expand their companies

Guest Speakers:
Lally Rementilla, Managing Director, IP Backed Financing, Business Development Bank of Canada
Curtis Behmann, Partner and National Lead, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Case Studies presented by:
Xanadu Quantum Technologies and Li-Cycle Corp.

To sign up, click the link below.

Small Business Centre: Is a Virtual Assistant Right For You?

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Thu, Sep 23, 2021
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Do you need a Virtual Assistant?

Learn the benefits of hiring a virtual assistant and how it can help grow your business. Are you a small business owner struggling with balancing your workload, home life and personal needs? Believe it or not, small business overwhelm is something entrepreneurs face daily. Jenny Chandler and the team at Simple Desk specialize in providing various outsourcing solutions for small businesses across Canada.

Join her in this webinar to find out if hiring a Virtual Assistant would benefit you.

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Bridges to Better Business: Planning For Profit

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Be sure to attend this Bridges to Better Business Event!

September 30 – 9am – 2pm
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FREE – Virtual

9:00am to 10:00am – Module 1 – The Big Picture
• Building Your Foundation- Understanding and structuring your business for your market and your business goals.
10:15am to 11:15am – Module 2 – What’s Happening
• Utilizing the knowledge and experience gained from the past year to establish a strong strategy and a clear action plan to achieve the company’s goals.

11:30am to 12:30pm – Module 3 – Goal Clarity
• Create a picture of the future business three years out, then with more detail, determine what you will need to do in the upcoming one year to stay on track to reach that 3 Year goal.

12:45pm to 1:45pm – Module 4 – Tracking and Accountability
• Lay out your annual plan and priorities into four quarterly segments, establish a meeting rhythm to review progress and keep score.
By planning your work, working your plan, and focusing your time effectively to gain traction, you will stop spinning your wheels and create a solid foundation that combines your vison, market, goals, and action items.
Learn to set, track and attain long-term goals by breaking down the action steps required, and documenting them into a written plan. Follow your plan and track progress with a tracking sheet for weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual traction.

Your Outcome:
After completing this workshop and the homework, you will have a completed workbook that organizes your goals for growth in the upcoming year, which align with your 3, 5 and10 year targets. You will also have an action plan to track your goals and measure your success.

Instructor Bio Penny Tremblay is a genuine entrepreneur. Founding the Tremblay Leadership Center, with relationship strategies training and keynotes internationally for 20+ years, thousands have benefitted with skills and confidence to be productive, play nice in the sandbox, and climb the ladder of success.

Inspiring and edu-taining, this workshop guarantees long lasting impact.

“This strategy helped me double my sales for three consecutive years. There is tremendous power in planning your work, and working your plan”

Cyber Security in Business Webinar: Hosted by Quinte Technology Association (QTA)

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Quinte Technology Association presents a LIVE WEBINAR and Q&A with expert panelists to discuss:

  • Tech presence in the Quinte area
  • Best practices for websites
  • Common risks including phishing, ransomware and data theft.
  • Recent attacks and examples of actual costs to businesses
  • 4 Key steps to prevention
  • Multi-factor authentication – what is it and how can it help protect your information

The panelist discussion will be followed by a LIVE Q&A.


Business Plan 101

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Thurs, Sep 9, 2021
1:00 PM to 2:30PM

The workshop is presented by Luc Fournier, the business counselor at the Small Business Centre.

This workshop will be most beneficial to new small business owners and existing small business owners who are looking to change their current business models.

A business plan is an essential tool for every business owner. It organizes your ideas so you can analyze the viability of your business before you start. This interactive workshop helps you clarify your business concept and explain the basics of a business plan. A basic business plan template, worksheets and resources are provided to help you complete your business plan. Whether it’s just an idea or you’re further along in, this webinar is for you!

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