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Niagara Economic Summit 2019 7:30 am
Niagara Economic Summit 2019 @ White Oaks Conference Resort
Nov 1 @ 7:30 am – 2:30 pm
Vibrant Economy, Vibrant Community The Niagara Economic Summit brings us together to celebrate shared successes, strategize the way forward for our regional economy, and increase collaboration. Tomorrow’s Workforce About a third of future jobs don’t exist today. What will the workforce of tomorrow have to deal with, and how will we prepare them for an unknown future? Liveable Communities – Urban Design True prosperity requires a community where all can thrive. Niagara must not only be a good place to do business, but a good place to live, no matter your background or your wealth Gamechangers Gamechangers can be loud and famous, or they can quietly change an entire industry or an economy behind the scenes. What are those gamechangers, and what do they mean for the businesses of today and tomorrow? This event is hosted by the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce.
FWD50 @ Ottawa
Nov 5 – Nov 7 all-day
Last year, nearly 2,000 people from 20 countries gathered in Ottawa to chart the course of digital government at what has quickly become Canada’s defining government technology event. The 2019 event will be held in Ottawa on November 5-7 and registration is now open. Stay tuned for further information on speakers and topics.
Introduction to 3:00 pm
Introduction to @ Online
Nov 5 @ 3:00 pm
Learn more about, a tool for food businesses to safely donate good, surplus food to not-for-profit organizations within their community. Built and operated by Second Harvest, this free website helps increase food recovery in any region in Ontario and British Columbia. Food businesses, public health, not-for-profit organizations, food policy councils and others are welcome to join us to learn more about the program!
Brand Storytelling 5:30 pm
Brand Storytelling @ Niagara College - Welland Campus, Room AH255
Nov 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Business of Ageing Niagara Network presents Janice Arnoldi (Partner, Janice & Robin Digital Communication). Janice will speak on how “Brand Storytelling” can help you better connect with customers of all ages. Come learn how to create a clear and meaningful brand message to help grow your business. This event is hosted by the Business of Ageing Niagara Network.
Niagara Connects: Call for Applications for Board Members 5:00 pm
Niagara Connects: Call for Applications for Board Members @ Online
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm
Niagara Research and Planning Council (operating as Niagara Connects) is seeking new Board Members. Niagara Connects is a Niagara-wide network for collaboration, planning, learning, innovation and community action toward a stronger future for Niagara. Mission: “Generating knowledge that drives community action”. Guiding Principles: Community strengths, research, and evidence are linked in order to plan for a stronger Niagara Different interests are engaged to work together mobilizing for change; and Research and activities are guided by communities. Strategic Focus Areas: Build community capacity to use Niagara-focused evidence (data, information, knowledge) to inform planning and decision-making Facilitate coordinated community action to create the conditions for a more vibrant Niagara Strengthen Niagara Connects as a value-add and sustainable enterprise in the Niagara-wide community Role of Board Members Applicants should be prepared to: Actively engage in supporting Niagara Connects’ mission and mandate within the community of Niagara Have some flexibility to attend Board and committee meetings during business hours Attend regularly-scheduled meetings of the Board (3rd Tuesday of every second month from 4 to 6 pm), with one meeting during the summer months Prepare appropriately for well-informed discussion at regular Board meetings•Work diligently to complete Board-related activities and projects Participate on subcommittees of the Board as appropriate Click here for more information Interested applicants may submit their application documents electronically, no later than: 5:00 pm, November 15, 2019.
Nonprofit Budgeting for Beginners 1:00 pm
Nonprofit Budgeting for Beginners @ Online
Nov 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Often, nonprofit staff and volunteers without financial training wind up in charge of organization or program budgets. This introductory webinar is for non-financial people who want to learn the basic building blocks of good budgeting. Presenters will look at the entire budgeting process from a high level, including the basic building blocks of who, when, why, and how. They also give you an idea of what other resources can help, including an inside look at the CharityVillage Budgeting for Nonprofits eLearning course, authored by the webinar presenter, Gordon Holley of Humanity Financial Management Inc. This event is hosted by CharityVillage.

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