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Canadian Chamber of Commerce Webinar: Navigating the Cybersecurity Landscape

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Wednesday, June 1 2022
1:00PM – 2:00PM

Join Microsoft and Terranova Security to learn how they are helping customers cut through the noise and proactively secure themselves against threats, and learn from insights on the threat landscape, recommendations, and best practices that organizations can put into practice, no matter where they are in their security journey.


Canadian Chamber of Commerce 2022 Executive Summitt: Canada-U.S. Defence and National Security

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About this event
Our 2022 Executive Summit Series will feature six sectors and will explore how each contributes to our country’s economic success. At each event, participants will benefit from insightful discussions amongst some of Canada’s most influential business leaders and government officials.

Canada-U.S. Defence and National Security | May 18
11:30AM – 3:00PM

Canada and the United States share interests in continental security and the success of the industrial base that underpins our national security. Additionally, the success of the Canadian defence industry relies on access to the U.S. market. This Executive Summit will explore how the continental defence industrial base can be strengthened in the context of the current political and security environment.


For additional information, please contact [email protected] or 613.238.4000.

Centre for Workforce Development 25 Year Anniversary Celebration

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DATE: Thursday June 9
TIME: 5:30PM – 8:00PM

The Centre for Workforce Development was originally established in 1997 as the East Central Ontario Training Board. We have come long way since that time and on June 9, 2022, we invite you to come celebrate that 25 year journey with us. Experience our history through the hilarious entertainment of Buzz Collins. Meet present and past Directors and Staff. Learn where we have been and what the road ahead holds for local workforce development!

Food (including vegetarian options), Refreshments and Cash Bar available. Please register for this FREE event so that we can provide attendee numbers to our caterer, Mr. HamHocks.


Creating a Successful Brand: A Crash Course in Online Presence

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Thursday June 2 2022
9:15AM – 3:15PM

Boost your knowledge and gain skills to improve your branding and social media efforts in this one-day collaborative workshop!

About this event
Join Ash Murrell (AMP Visual Media), Maddi Barker (Sweet Sips) and Theresa Gannon (Head of Marketing at Simple Desk) for a 6 hour crash course on how to create a successful brand & online presence!

During this workshop you will learn how to take high quality portrait and product images, how to style your photos to fit your brand aesthetic, and how to utilize these images in your social media efforts. The event is a hybrid model of both theory and hands-on learning, which means you will leave the workshop with greater knowledge and content you can use immediately!

Each speaker has their own topic that they will be focusing on, and handouts will be provided. Come prepared with your phone and/or camera, and a notebook & pen to learn as much as you can! Each attendee will leave with a swag bag, content for their social media, and new/valuable skills to implement what they’ve learned at home and in their business with ease!

This event will take place at The Loft on St. Paul in Belleville. Spots are limited to 15 participants total.


ExportOn! Exporting to Europe Webinar

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Thursday, May 12 2022
10:00AM – 12:00PM

The European Union and the UK have a combined population of 515 million and import $22 billion in goods and services annually from Ontario. The Comprehensive Economic and Free Trade Agreement (CETA) is Canada’s trade agreement with the European Union, which has resulted in the elimination of tariffs on 98% of Canadian goods.

The Ontario Government is presenting this webinar to highlight trade opportunities with Europe in key emerging sectors and to help you develop an effective market entry strategy.


Ontario Climate Action Series: Building Business Reslience To Climate Change Webinar

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Thursday, May 5 2022
12:00PM – 1:15PM

Every business is affected by climate change to some extent, whether the risks are obvious or insidious.

On May 5, join the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and Partners in Project Green (PPG) to learn about the local impacts, as well as practical mitigation and adaptation strategies that businesses can use to improve their resilience.


Going Back to Basics: Road Map to Simply Safety Solutions

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Tuesday, May 10 2022
10:00AM – 11:00AM

COVID-19 has taken its toll on everyone, but there are other Health & Safety hazards in the workplace that have been put on hold for the past 2 years. As we begin a new chapter in this pandemic, we need to get back to the basics of Health & Safety and remember the other hazards to look for and eliminate, keeping our workers healthy and safe everyday. Join WSPS in this session on simple safety solutions you can use and a Q&A period where you can ask the important questions that you need answers to.


2022 Quinte Young Professionals (QYP) Paint Night at These 4 Walls

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Thursday, May 12 2022
6:00PM – 8:00PM

Join the Quinte Young Professionals for an evening of Food, Painting and Fun at these 4 walls. Enjoy an meat and cheese charcuterie, while you express your creative juices with an instructional painting experience. All materials included. Cash bar is available.

Mingle with other Young Professionals in the Quinte Region!
Only 46 seats available


Effective Ways of Writing a Good Press Release & Strong Media Relations

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Friday, May 6 2022
10:00AM – 11:00AM

  • Online
  • Quinte West Chamber of Commerce (12 seats)

A press release is an ideal medium for informing journalists, bloggers and so on about important news and events.

Topics discussed

  • How to right a press release
  • Why is a press release important
  • Who should you send your press release it to?
  • Media relations
  • Format for a press release