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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.   

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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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, September 27

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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Thursday, October 04

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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Thursday, October 11

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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 Thursday, October 18

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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Thursday, October 25

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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Thursday, November 01

12:00 PM – 1:00 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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Exploring Careers in Franchise Ownership

Are you considering self-employment as a career option? Would you like to run a business of your own, but are not sure how to find, choose or research the right business for you? If you have answered ‘Yes’ to either of these questions, then this half-day Franchise Workshop is for you!

This workshop will assist with developing an understanding about common myths and truths about franchsing, business ownership options, how to research and select the right business for you and many more topics. 

Tuesday, October 23

1:30 - 4:30 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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