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Quinte Business Week is a celebration of Quinte regional entrepreneurs and their contribution to Canada’s economy.
Events held during the week of October 21st - 25th bring together entrepreneurs and prospective entrepreneurs at seminars, workshops, luncheons and trade fairs across Canada.
The goal is to provide our local businesses with opportunities to learn, network, share ideas and socialize with their peers. Please check the schedule of events during this week so you can take advantage of one or more or these great opportunities!
click here for a printable copy of the Quinte Business Week events
October 23, 2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Bay of Quinte Golf Course
Triggers, Tips & Tools for Profitable Growth
This workshop is tailored to Businesses who are interested in elevating or enhancing their marketing efforts and learning how to increase profitable revenue opportunities. We would like to invite you to a workshop hosted by Bill Crowe & Dave Dean from the Business Development Bank of Canada’s Consulting Division who will provide a practical perspective on building your company’s brand. Bill & Dave have an established track record working with entrepreneurs and their staff to help them grow their companies.
Topics covered include: > Segmenting & positioning > Building a competitive advantage > Engaging clients, customers, staff and suppliers. > Crafting an integrated market communication program > Relationship development and advancing deals
•What is your company doing right to keep your employees engaged in your company? •Are your employees happy? •What is your absentism rate verses labour hours? •How to find out how to keep people happy at work •Do your employees feel engaged in your business? •Are your wages keeping your people or causing you to lose them?
October 24, 2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Bay of Quinte Golf Course
With significant challenges currently facing small and medium sized business (SMEs) in Ontario, it is extremely important to be aware of the specific technology investments which can be made to immediately reduce costs and increase revenues.
With a better understanding of the most relevant technological solutions and trends currently available, an SME can better allocate their limited resources to obtain optimum results in efficiency and sales growth. Our presentation will highlight current technology trends and solutions which SMEs should be aware of, and the costs and resources necessary to implement these solutions into their own businesses.
October 24, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm - Bay of Quinte Golf Course
Is your business accessibility Ready? Prepare your business today. Accessibility Works was designed by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce to help businesses across Ontario be informed about their responsibilities under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Accessibility Standard for Customer Service, of the Customer Service Standard for short.
It is a valuable resource for learning more about the AODA and what organizations needs to do in order to comply with the Customer Service Standard.
Speaker- Louie DiPalma, Ontario Chamber of Commerce