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Marketing In A Digital Age Webinar

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Marketing in a Digital Age
Thu, Oct 28, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

What you need to know about digital marketing as a small business owner. Let us help you overcome digital marketing overwhelm.

There are so many different facets of digital marketing that can cause stress and overwhelm for small business owners. Your time is limited when you run your own business, so how do you know which digital marketing efforts to invest in to make it worth your while?

Join Theresa Gannon, Head of Marketing at Simple Desk for this free webinar that explores the multitude of digital marketing efforts available and details what you need to do at minimum to ensure your business’ overall success.

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Ontario’s Manufacturing Hub is back November 9-11 at ADM Toronto!

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After a two year wait, we’re back with a safe and an exciting return to business for the manufacturing community in Ontario and beyond. Experience five manufacturing events, all under one roof.


The Industry returns to the Toronto Congress Centre next month for PACKEX, PLAST-EX, Powder & Bulk Solids, ATX, and D & M Canada.

See the exhibits featuring products and services to address your challenges, from Canada’s premier events in packaging, plastics, dry processing, automation, and design.

Learn from experts at feature presentations on the show floor presented by leaders from government, industry, key associations, and academia.

Hear what’s new at demonstrations in the New Product Showcase.

Reconnect with old friends and customers and make new connections at networking and social events.

Experience all this and more with your free industry ticket.

To ensure all participants can attend the show with confidence, we are working closely with the Toronto Congress Centre and taking many steps to prepare for the event, adhering onsite safety measures called Informa AllSecure. Please click here for regular updates to the onsite safety guidelines.

Join the industry as we come together again by registering for your free pass today.


Meat and Poultry Processors Event! Meating Space 2021

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New in 2021, Meating Space is the virtual rendition of Meat & Poultry Ontario’s (MPO) biennial conference ‘Meating Place’. This virtual event begins with networking and exhibits hosted on our state-of-the-art virtual conference platform, connecting industry stakeholders and driving important conversations.

Visit our corporate supporters and associate members as they showcase their companies in our virtual TableTalk exhibition, promoting products and services that are vital to Ontario’s meat sector.

It Starts With Us – Virtual Conference

On November 3, attendees can enjoy 3 educational speaker sessions geared to leadership in the meat sector featuring renowned author and leadership consultant, Shawn Casemore.

10:00AM | Opening Remarks
10:30AM | Leadership in Agri-Food – Todd Klink, Farm Credit Canada
11:25AM | Keynote: Workforce 5.0: Building, Engaging and Capitalizing on the Workforce of Tomorrow – Shawn Casemore
12:25PM | Virtual TableTalk and Lunch
1:25 PM | Panel Session: Embracing A Workforce Culture to Overcome Labour Challenges

Registration And Pricing 

Members $90 + HST | REGISTER
Non-Members $125 + HST | REGISTER

  • Includes access to virtual networking platform pre and post event – start networking as soon as you register!!!
  • Speaker session
  • Access to virtual TableTalk exhibition


Virtual TableTalk – Showcase your products and services in our virtual TableTalk Exhibition. Our TableTalk exhibitors are setup to showcase their products and services, answer questions and chat with customers about their business needs.

Member Booth $200 + HST | REGISTER
Non-Member Booth $300 + HST | REGISTER

  • Includes access to virtual networking platform pre and post event – start networking as soon as you register!!!
  • One-stop branded virtual booth with video, product ads, contact information, downloadables and real-time interaction/chat
  • Exhibitors will have access to real-time stats on booth traffic and engagement
  • UNLIMITED attendee passes to distribute to your customers
  • DOWNLOAD: Meating Space Exhibitor Prospectus

For more information about becoming an exhibitor please contact Derek at [email protected] 

University of Waterloo’s Co-op Manufacturing Access Student Talent Event

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University of Waterloo’s Co-op
Helping Manufacturing Access Student Talent

Wednesday, November 3
12:00PM to 2:00PM

The University of Waterloo’s Co-op team is hosting an online event about accessing talent in the manufacturing sector. Their students work in the sector from production to the lab to the office. The staff know accessing reliable, affordable talent is top of mind for many organizations right now.

Have you struggled to find innovative, reliable talent? Are you unsure how students could be leveraged in your organization? Do you need help accessing funding to support your hires? Join the University of Waterloo’s co-op team for the upcoming webinar, Building the future manufacturing workforce: attracting, retaining and funding co-op talent

Virtual Event details
• The latest research on attracting talent and creating meaningful work
• Panel of top manufactures discussing how they leverage next gen talent
• Discover how to access up to 75% in wage subsidies for student hires
• Network with other attendees and learn how to hire talent

Register to attend completely free today!

BDC Economic outlook: What’s next for your business?

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October 20, 2021
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (EST)

While the COVID-19 pandemic is still on, and continues to impact Canadian businesses, what can businesses expect for the months and years ahead?

Join Pierre Cléroux, BDC’s Chief Economist, for a live event as he provides an overview of the Canadian economy and the main indicators to watch. You will also learn about the big trends reshaping our new business environment and the tangible implications for business owners.

Why participate
Get an accurate, thorough and honest update on Canada’s economy.
Ask Pierre your questions in real time.
Learn how the changes to the Canadian economy will impact your business now and in the future.


BDC Event: A (better) way forward: Canada’s Changing Business Landscape

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October 18, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The past 18 months have disrupted the way Canadians do business at an unheard-of rate. From growing labour shortages and increasingly frequent climate events to the rise of remote work and expansion of digital business, your business will need to focus on innovation, inclusion and sustainability to maintain its growth and navigate a new business environment—one where uncertainty has become the norm.

Interested in learning how to move forward in this new business environment?

Join Isabelle Hudon, BDC’s first woman President and CEO, and well-known entrepreneurs as they discuss the opportunities that lie ahead and reflect on how Canadian businesses can adapt and even become a force for change.

Why participate
Learn about changes in the Canadian business environment.
Understand the implications of this new environment for your business.
Hear from other Canadian entrepreneurs who are helping to shape a more inclusive, sustainable and innovative future.


Event for Small Business: Selling to China with Alibaba Group Oct 12, Oct 19, Nov 2

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October Event Series for Small Business
October 12, 19, 26 and November 2 | 11:00 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. ET| Virtual

Don’t miss this FREE four-week program designed for small businesses. You’ll hear from Tmall Global experts and Tmall business partners at these events.

Next in the series:
October 12
| Health and Food Market Trends and Brand Showcases: Register for this session to learn about health and food ecommerce market trends and analysis, brand showcase sharing and Tmall partner service

Remaining in the series:
October 19
| Beauty and Personal Care Market Trends and Brand Showcases
October 26 | Maternity and Baby Market Trends and Brand Showcases
November 2 | Tmall Global Business Solutions Update


Manufacturing 4.0 – the Light Blue Revolution Webinar

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This webinar will have a closer look at the advanced manufacturing sector and its trend towards development and adoption of technologies

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

About this Event
As the manufacturing sector is increasingly moving from blue collar to white collar and embracing the light blue realm, the wealth and magnitude of where the next generation of technology, transformation, people and opportunities could take us is exponential.

This webinar will have a closer look at the advanced manufacturing sector and its increasing trends toward the development and adoption of innovative technologies to create new products, enhance processes and establish more efficient and cost-effective ways of working, thereby improving competitiveness of the manufacturing sector on a global scale.

Moderator for the session is Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia, MA, BA, Senior Director, Digital Economy, Technology and Innovation at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Panellist for the session include:

• Matt Ambrose, Partner | BDO Canada LLP | BDO Consulting
• Glen Millard, Regional Vice President for Ontario | EDC
• Alexandre Blanc, Chief Information Security Officer | VARS – a RCGT cybersecurity subsidiary
• Mehdi Merai, Partner | Deloitte

Please note that this event will be recorded/filmed/photographed and that images maybe be used in our corporate and marketing materials, on our website and in social media.


Cybersecurity Webinar for Manufacturers

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DATE: October 21, 2021
TIME: 9am – 10am

Open to Manufacturers Only

Cyber threats are growing exponentially!

Inadequate cybersecurity is a critical barrier to deployment of IoT systems and adoption of IoT applications. Simply extending existing IT security architectures to the IoT system is not sufficient. The IoT world requires innovative security approaches. During this virtual event, we will share about cybersecurity solutions specifically for SME manufacturing companies.