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Launch Lab: Last Call for Applications for this Years Cohort of GrindSpace XL

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Time is running out to apply for this year’s cohort of GrindSpaceXLthe cutoff is August 10 2018!

Check out the new GrindSpaceXL website for information about the program, the facilitators, and more! This boot camp will give you the skills and mentorship to help turn your early-stage technology venture into a great company.

GrindSpaceXL offers a 12-week program that delivers:

• Targeted and intensive entrepreneurship training, including business model development and B2B sales
• Extended one-on-one mentorship from entrepreneurs who have built leading-edge companies
• Specialized advisors who help companies become investor-ready
• Opportunities to hone and deliver your pitch to advisors and investors
• Accelerated business development within a structured environment

We’ve had some very exciting companies enter the program over the last few years and would love to see some more applications in the last week before the deadline!

Check out the information on the website to see if this free program is the right fit for your company!

Not only is the content great, the weekly schedule provides a steady cadence to help keep your business focused and accountable. If you have questions about the program, please email us, or reach out through the GrindSpaceXL website and we’d be happy to provide more info.

Belleville Chamber of Commerce: Member Appreciation Mingle

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The Travelodge has a beautiful patio and they’ve been wanting to host a mingle for a while AND we’re long overdue holding an exclusive Member Appreciation event, so we’ve set the date.

Do you have something you’d like us to share?
An achievement, a milestone, a new product/service?
Please add this to your comments when you register.



Selling on the Amazon Marketplace – Webinar

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Take your business to the next level in Canada, the US and Mexico with Amazon! In partnership with Amazon, the OCC is hosting an introductory webinar on the Amazon Marketplace on August 15 from 12:00-1:00pm.
Our speakers David Heaney, Senior Manager and Leith Ledger, Sales Manager of Amazon Canada will tell you everything you need to know to start selling. After completing the webinar, attendees who register for an Professional Seller account will receive invite-only access to additional benefits* including advanced account set-up and access to an account representative who will help you get started based on their wealth of experience in the marketplace.

• Overview of E-commerce in Canada and
• Impact of the Marketplace on Customer Experience
• Marketplace Business Models
• How to Get Started

Take advantage of this opportunity to reach millions of customers by selling on the Amazon Marketplace in over 25 product & service categories!

Start:  12:00 PM
End :  1:00 PM


Quinte West Chamber of Commerce: unch Roundtable with Federal Candidate Tim Durkin

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The Quinte West Chamber of Commerce would like to invite businesses to join Bay of Quinte Federal Conservative Candidate Tim Durkin and Jamie Schmale, MP for Haliburton Kawartha Lakes Brock, for a roundtable discussion on federal issues that are impacting your business. All issues are open for discussion especially those around small business, corportate tax rates, carbon tax, NAFTA, pipelines and inter-provincial trade barriers.  The outcomes from this discussion will be taken to the Conservative National Convention in Halifax this August to ensure the Bay of Quinte perspective is included when the Party is crafting its policy positions on issues affecting Canadian businesses.

Start:  11:00 AM
End:   1:00 PM (includes lunch)

Location:  Nineteen Restaurant

There is no cost to participate but it is restricted to 15 to 20 businesses, if you are interested in participating please contact Suzanne by email.


Belleville Chamber of Commerce: Meet & Connect at Bel-Con Design-Builders Ltd.

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Tom Gunsinger invites you to Bel-Con Design-Builders Ltd..
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.

Start:  5:00 PM
End:   7:00 PM

Bel-Con Design-Builders Ltd.
335 University Avenue