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UPCOMING EVENTS

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

Business Readiness

Have you ever wondered what it requires to start a business?The first workshop covers new venture fundamentals with a focus on the role, traits and capabilities of the entrepreneur. The workshop also includes an opportunity for participants to complete a self-assessment.

Tuesday, August 07

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Financial Ability & Expectations

Do you need to sharpen your financial ability? Join us for our Finacial Ability & Expectations workshop to assist with understanding financial projections, forecasts and budget realities. This workshop introduces accounting and finance considerations for the entrepreneur. There is a particular focus on understanding cash flow and on sources and types of capital.

Tuesday, August 21

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Developing a Hazards Analysis and Critical Control Points Plan Workshop 

Presented by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). This one-day workshop is designed for individuals who are currently engaged in food or beverage production, including commercial kitchens. Participants are expected to bring a list of products that they produce and a list of product ingredients, including the packaging materials.

You will work closely with a food safety advisor to develop aHazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) plan specific to your facility. Participants will be provided with important background information and will then be guided through the process of completing necessary paperwork relevant to their products.

Tuesday, September 11

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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Business Readiness 

A business plan is a critical tool for outlining the strategy and developing the tactics to manage your business. This document identifies your business concept, organizes the information derived from your research, and explains how you will start and operate your business. This interactive workshop provides instruction on preparing each section of the business plan.

Tuesday, September 11

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Market Research

Market research tells a company whether they are meeting customers' demands and expectations. The third workshop introduces marketing planning fundamentals. There is a particular focus on tools and techniques associated with effective marketing research. Join us for this two hour workshop and learn how to identify and research your audience!

Tuesday, September 25

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Business Readiness

A business plan is a critical tool for outlining the strategy and developing the tactics to manage your business. This document identifies your business concept, organizes the information derived from your research, and explains how you will start and operate your business. This interactive workshop provides instruction on preparing each section of the business plan.

Tuesday, October 16

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Social Media Strategies

In this workshop, we will continue the discussion around online marketing and social media for small businesses. Attendees will be given specific strategies for moving their social networks forward, gaining followers, collecting email addresses, and generally how to make online platforms work for them. This is a follow-up workshop to our Online Marketing 101 course, and while it is not necessary for you to have attended it, it is recommended. A laptop is required for this session and a mobile device (iOS or Android) is also recommended.

Tuesday, October 30

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Business Readiness

A business plan is a critical tool for outlining the strategy and developing the tactics to manage your business. This document identifies your business concept, organizes the information derived from your research, and explains how you will start and operate your business. This interactive workshop provides instruction on preparing each section of the business plan.

Tuesday, November 13

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Business Planning

A business plan is a critical tool for outlining the strategy and developing the tactics to manage your business. This document identifies your business concept, organizes the information derived from your research, and explains how you will start and operate your business. This interactive workshop provides instruction on preparing each section of the business plan.

Tuesday, November 27

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Business Readiness

A business plan is a critical tool for outlining the strategy and developing the tactics to manage your business. This document identifies your business concept, organizes the information derived from your research, and explains how you will start and operate your business. This interactive workshop provides instruction on preparing each section of the business plan.

Tuesday, December 4

4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Financial Ability & Expectations

Do you need to sharpen your financial ability? Join us for our Finacial Ability & Expectations workshop to assist with understanding financial projections, forecasts and budget realities. This workshop introduces accounting and finance considerations for the entrepreneur. There is a particular focus on understanding cash flow and on sources and types of capital.

Tuesday, December 11

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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