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Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Training Program 9:30 am
Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Training Program @ Various
Jun 5 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Dreaming of starting your own business? This 8-week training program could make it a reality! Is owning a business right for you? What business should you choose? How does owning a business work in Canada? 2017 Dates: Fort Erie: June 5 – July 28 Niagara Falls: September 5 – October 28 Mentorship and micro loan opportunities are available. For more information or to register, contact Lori at 905-732-5337 or lwebster@wellandheritagecouncil.com. This training program is hosted by Welland Heritage Council & Multicultural Centre.
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New to Exporting Seminar
New to Exporting Seminar @ Niagara Falls, ON & Buffalo, NY
Jun 13 – Jun 14 all-day
Are you ready to enter the US market? To help you with your export planning, PROFIT (Program to Raise Ontario Food International Trade), is returning to Niagara Falls, Ontario and Buffalo, New York on June 13 – 14, 2017. Whether you are new to exporting, or have colleagues who need export training, this program is an outstanding opportunity. This two-day seminar is critical in assisting you to build your organization’s export strength. Featuring industry speakers and key contacts that know the export process, PROFIT will prepare you and your company for what is needed to succeed in the US market. Click here for more information. This seminar is hosted by Ontario Food Exports.
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Open Data and How to Leverage it for Business 12:00 pm
Open Data and How to Leverage it for Business @ Ramada Jordan Beacon Harborside Hotel & Suites
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join Innovate Niagara for lunch, networking, and a panel discussion on what Open Data means for your business and how you can use it to grow. Presenters: Niagara Region rel8ed.to Goodman School of Business What data exists? How to leverage data for your business? What resources are available to help businesses use data? Who: Anyone interested in learning more about the data that exists in the region and how they can use it to further their business efforts. This lunch and learn is hosted by Innovate Niagara.
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Huddling for Employee Engagement 1:00 pm
Huddling for Employee Engagement @ Online
Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Huddle boards are a hot item these days across organizations both in the public and private sector and so they should be! A sure fire way to improved employee engagement and productivity. If you’re thinking about implementing a huddle board, PACE invites you to join them before you do. In this webinar, Neha Singh, CEO of PACE will guide you through the different types of huddle boards and what you need to implement them. Neha will focus on the Improvement Huddle Board during this webinar. This webinar is hosted by PACE.
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A New Economy: Movie Screening & Discussion 8:00 pm
A New Economy: Movie Screening & Discussion @ FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
Jun 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Thanks to the ongoing support of FirstOntario Credit Union and FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, the Niagara Co-op Network, in conjunction with Social Enterprise Niagara, are thrilled to co-present Niagara’s first screening of A New Economy. Following the movie, participants are encouraged to join an open forum discussion led by Pam Isaak, Niagara Regional Manager (On Co-op) and Tom Jakop, Committee Organizer (Social Enterprise Niagara). If you desire a more sustainable Niagara, want to know more about social enterprise and the co-op movement, this is one screening you don’t want to miss! A New Economy is a feature documentary about people making a fresh start towards building a new economy. Watch as several organizations move towards a more cooperative future by experimenting with open and non-traditional business models. By rewarding human effort fairly and proportionately instead of obsessing about the bottom line, these revolutionary businesses are creating a more people-friendly future, creating new ways to make money and make it sustainably. This event is hosted by the Niagara Co-op Network & Social Enterprise Niagara.
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A New Economy: Movie Screening & Discussion @ FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
Jun 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Thanks to the ongoing support of FirstOntario Credit Union and FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, the Niagara Co-op Network, in conjunction with Social Enterprise Niagara, are thrilled to co-present Niagara’s first screening of A New Economy.

Following the movie, participants are encouraged to join an open forum discussion led by Pam Isaak, Niagara Regional Manager (On Co-op) and Tom Jakop, Committee Organizer (Social Enterprise Niagara).

If you desire a more sustainable Niagara, want to know more about social enterprise and the co-op movement, this is one screening you don’t want to miss!

A New Economy is a feature documentary about people making a fresh start towards building a new economy. Watch as several organizations move towards a more cooperative future by experimenting with open and non-traditional business models. By rewarding human effort fairly and proportionately instead of obsessing about the bottom line, these revolutionary businesses are creating a more people-friendly future, creating new ways to make money and make it sustainably.

This event is hosted by the Niagara Co-op Network & Social Enterprise Niagara.

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Learn @ Lunch: Quickbooks Desktop Basics 101 @ The Generator at One - 3rd Floor Suite A301
Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Join Innovate Niagara for lunch and learn how to set up Quickbooks for your small business!

Angie Tellier will be covering the following on the Quickbooks Desktop Module:

  • Company Set-Up
  • Setting up Chart of Accounts
  • Recording Purchases and Sales
  • Tracking Accounts Receivable
  • Tracking Accounts Payable

This seminar is hosted by Innovate Niagara.

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