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New Exports to Border States (NEBS)-Expand Your Business into the United States – Oct 28 & 29

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Ontario remains committed to creating opportunities for our business community to help them remain strong and get back up and running during these unprecedented times. As a part of this commitment, the Government of Ontario is offering a series of free webinars to help reboot your export business.    

The two-hour NEBS (New Exporters to Border States) webinar is a practical, hands-on introduction to the basics of exporting to the United States. Presentations from industry experts will provide Ontario manufacturers and service firms with up-to-date information on topics such as:

  • U.S. immigration and business visa requirements;
  • federal and state tax liability issues;
  • currency exchange strategies;
  • corporate and legal considerations; and
  • U.S. Customs clearance documentation requirements.

Ontario continues to support our companies by delivering revamped export programs that will help connect suppliers, educate our partners, and build our economy.

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Agenda: 
October 28th, 2020

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.

  • Overview of Provincial and Federal Programs and Services, Rafael Vargas, Senior Export Advisor, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade and Linda Soltis, Trade Commissioner, Canadian Consulate General in New York

9:45 –10:35 a.m.

  • Customs Brokers and New CUSMA Regulations, Jim Trubits, Vice President, Mohawk Global Logistics

10:35 – 11:20 a.m.

  • Crossborder Taxation, Grace Huff, Grace M. Huff, CPA

11:20 – 11:30 a.m.

  • Panel Q & A

October 29th, 2020

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.

  • Overview of Provincial and Federal Programs and Services, Rafael Vargas, Senior Export Advisor, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade and Linda Soltis, Trade Commissioner, Canadian Consulate General in New York

9:45 – 10:35 a.m.

  • Immigration Considerations, Kelly Carr, Partner, Fiegel Carr Law Firm

10:35 – 11:20 a.m.

  • Virtual Site Visit: Borderworx Logistics

11:20 – 11:30 a.m.

  • Panel Q & A

Instagram for Business

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October 28th, 2020 – 11:00 am to 12:00 PM

Katie Dempsey is the owner of Brand Ambition, a social media marketing agency that specialises in working with small business owners. In her Instagram training, you’ll go beyond the basics of the platform and answer the questions that make a difference to your business and bottom line. 

  • How do I get in front of new customers?
  • How do I get my followers to buy?
  • What do I post on social for my industry? How do I manage all of this when I’m already so busy?

To register simply email makingadifference@paro.ca

From Spark to Success: Journeys to Business Excellence and Everything in Between!

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October 21st, 2020 – 12:00 pm to 1:30 PM

Come join this webinar to hear engaging stories from local women entrepreneurs as we celebrate Small Business Week! 


This speaker’s series will host dynamic tales from 2 successful business women, Barbara Baker, Sumthing Business and Margarete Goertz. The Posh Posy & Thunder Bay Waterproofing as they talk about their business journeys – how they turned challenges into opportunities for business growth! Join us and be inspired!

To register simply email makingadifference@paro.ca  

Resiliency for the Small Business Owner

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October 19th, 2020 – 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

AResiliency for small business owners: When GRIT is more important than ever before! Join Gary Gzik to bring resiliency to your business!
Gritty individuals, teams and small business owners share the same traits: a desire to work hard, learn and improve. They have resilience in the face of adversity and of course a true respect and appreciation for how they can personally thrive, leverage what each member brings to the team and learn to pivot their products and services.

To register please click here

Quinte Business Week: Connect / Networking Event

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It’s Thursday night! Connect with other small business champions and share your story.

Date: Thursday, October 22 2020
Time: 5:00 PM

REGISTRATION LINK

About this Event

If you joined us for the networking session at 4:00 – we hope you’ll stay “in the room” – if you’re just able to join us at 5:00, we look forward to seeing you for a wee social at the end of a week of more Zoom sessions than we’ve done since summer started (when did it end, anyway?)