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Events

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UPCOMING EVENTS

PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP

The Kingston Economic Development Corporation is proud to partner with other organizations in our community to offer events, workshops and networking opportunities.    

Open for Business

This free one-hour session to learn about the programs and services offered at Kingston EcDev that can help start and grow your business. The session will include a 30 minute questions period and information on the following topics: Government Programs, Financing and Grants, Workshops & Events, Business Advisory Support, Resources for Starting & Growing your Business,  Community Resources and Connections, Networking Opportunities. 

Thursday, December 20

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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Thursday, January 03

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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Thursday, January 10

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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Thursday, January 17

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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Shopify at Innovation Park

Kingston EcDev has partnered with local Shopify Guru, Carissa Cosgrove to provide monthly one-on-one sessions with individuals looking to explore Shopify as an e-commerce platform. Carissa provides support in areas ranging from platform training and development to presence at events.  Individual sessions will be offere on Wednesdays between 9:30am-3:00pm. 

Wednesday, January 09

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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Wednesday, February 06

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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Wednesday, March 06

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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Wednesday, April 03

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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Kingston EcDev Year End Social  

With 2018 coming to an end, the Kingston Economic Development Corporation would like to formally invite you to join the Board and staff in celebrating the season and this year’s accomplishments. On Drop by Monte’s located in Tir Nan Og at 200 Ontario Street to celebrate with us.

Light appetizers will be provided with a cash bar.

Monday, December 17

5:00 - 8:00 PM

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Business Readiness

Are you interested in becoming an Entrepreneur? Well we have just the course for you. This course will teach you all about how to become an entrepreneur and how to start up your business plan, as well as show you how to create a Business Model Canvas that you can use to figure out what you want to do and who your trying to reach. This course will also give you some tips and advice, and community resources that you can use. By the end of this course you should be able to start working at creating your business and have answers to what is needed when starting.

Tuesday, January 15

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Market Research 

You have created your business plan and have started to figure out your finances now to figure out your Marketing. This course will explain why a marketing plan is important as well as what it includes. You will go step by step through the Marketing plan and give you the knowledge to make sure you have SMART goals and objectives. Marketing plans are needed to help you sell what your selling and to make sure your selling it to the right people.

Tuesday, January 29

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Business Readiness

Are you interested in becoming an Entrepreneur? Well we have just the course for you. This course will teach you all about how to become an entrepreneur and how to start up your business plan, as well as show you how to create a Business Model Canvas that you can use to figure out what you want to do and who your trying to reach. This course will also give you some tips and advice, and community resources that you can use. By the end of this course you should be able to start working at creating your business and have answers to what is needed when starting.

Tuesday, February 12

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Social Media Strategies

Social media is the biggest way in today’s world to promote your business and to gain customers. This workshop will show you why having an online presence is important as well as explain how to make sure you are relevant. It also will provide you with do’s and don’ts for different platforms and why each platform is useful with a focus on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Google My Business.

Tuesday, February 26

12:00 - 2:00 PM

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Business Readiness

Are you interested in becoming an Entrepreneur? Well we have just the course for you. This course will teach you all about how to become an entrepreneur and how to start up your business plan, as well as show you how to create a Business Model Canvas that you can use to figure out what you want to do and who your trying to reach. This course will also give you some tips and advice, and community resources that you can use. By the end of this course you should be able to start working at creating your business and have answers to what is needed when starting.

Tuesday, March 12

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Business Planning

Still wanting to create a business of your own, well now is the time. This course will allow you to actually start planning what you need to succeed. In the past sessions you learned the basics of starting your own business and what to expect, well in this session we will provide you with the tips on how to write the plan. As well as you will learn how to add structure to your plan and help you create a company profile and overview.

Tuesday, March 26

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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For more information or to reserve your seat at any of our events, please contact:

Phone: 613-544-2725
Email: Smallridge@kingstoncanada.com 

 

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