Events

Oct
24
Wed
Social Media 101 – Small Business Basics
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Social Media 101 - Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium Central Public Library  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

Are you an entrepreneur or small business owner looking for ways to harness the power of social media to build your brand?


This seminar will cover how to develop a social media strategy to build your brand, grow your client base, and optimize your marketing efforts.

Attendees will learn social media best practices, trends, tools, and techniques, including how to:

  • Select the right social media channels for your business
  • Optimize your profile to support your brand
  • Use Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram
  • Develop creative ways to engage and grow your communities
  • Maximize your time on social media to get the best results

Learning through examples, Laura will provide small business industry scenarios and encourage open discussion throughout the evening to create an engaging and informative evening.

This event is free, register at the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/social-media-101-small-business-basics-tickets-45911462420

Oct
25
Thu
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program – Session 1 – Speaking Series: The Art of Effective Communication
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program - Session 1 - Speaking Series: The Art of Effective Communication @ Humber North Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Are you trying to communicate more effectively? Hoping to improve your relationships by developing your verbal communication skills?

 

This workshop targets topics like Orientation, Negotiation, and Building Rapport. Facilitated by Speakers University, this workshop will teach participants communication techniques to effectively connect with their audience. Learn how to communicate with confidence!

 

Benefits of Effective Communication

  1. Build Larger Networks
  2. Create Long-lasting Partnerships
  3. Establish Professionalism
  4. DECREASE YOUR STRESS!
Nov
5
Mon
ICUBE Info Session + Marketing & Social Media Workshop
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ICUBE Info Session + Marketing & Social Media Workshop @ MindShare - Erin Mills Mall | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

Interested in getting your product to reach the most amount of people possible? Come to this workshop to get tips on how to use social media as a marketing tool to reach customers.

Info session Poster


Nov
6
Tue
Starting a Not-for-Profit
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Starting a Not-for-Profit @ Central Public Library  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

This seminar provides an overview of the key considerations involved in starting a not-for-profit organization in Ontario including research, registration, operations, governance, taxation, funding opportunities.

The information provided in this seminar does not constitute advice for any specific business situation. Clients are advised to consult a professional business adviser such as a lawyer and/or an accountant for more information and advice.

Presenter’s Bio:
Robert is a business lawyer and creative thinking facilitator whose practice focuses on supporting social innovators and entrepreneurs. Robert specializes in providing practical business and governance solutions to a wide range of organizations including not-for-profit organizations. He recharges and finds balance by walking labyrinths across the GTA.

Registration coming soon!

Nov
7
Wed
Developing you Small Business – Beyond the Basics
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Developing you Small Business - Beyond the Basics @ Central Public Library  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

In this four-part series, go beyond the basics and learn the key components of developing your business.  This session will emphasize marketing strategy, business planning, cost and pricing, sales and more.

Registration coming soon!

Nov
8
Thu
NoteTonic Testing Session 1
Nov 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
NoteTonic Testing Session 1 @ ICube Co-Working Space(Innovation Complex, L1240) | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

NoteTonic is an AI-based notetaking system and they will be conducting two testing sessions in ICube’s Co-Working Space also known as L1240 in the Innovation Complex. The testing sessions will occur on:

  • November 8th, 2018 – 11AM-4PM
  • November 9th, 2018 – 12PM-1:30PM
Nov
9
Fri
NoteTonic Testing Session 2
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
NoteTonic Testing Session 2 @ ICube Co-Working Space(Innovation Complex, L1240) | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

NoteTonic is an AI-based notetaking system and they will be conducting two testing sessions in ICube’s Co-Working Space also known as L1240 in the Innovation Complex. The testing sessions will occur on:

  • November 8th, 2018 – 11AM-4PM
  • November 9th, 2018 – 12PM-1:30PM
Nov
10
Sat
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program – Session 2: Business Modelling in Excel
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program – Session 2: Business Modelling in Excel @ Humber North Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Are you struggling to build projections? Projections that could give you a competitive advantage? Or maybe you’re faced with analysis software programs that you can’t seem to understand. Let Humber Centre for Entrepreneurship help you!

 

Topics Covered

–        Building assumptions and sizes of markets

–        Pricing strategy

–        Analysis of marketing spend

–        Building automated analysis

–        And a whole lot more!

 

Having successfully run at Schulich for the last five (5) years, this workshop is specifically designed for ANYONE who wants to learn how to build a working business model and perform any sort of projections. It DOES NOT require an extensive knowledge of excel, finance, accounting or computer programming.

Nov
13
Tue
Innovation in Action!
Nov 13 @ 8:00 am
Innovation in Action! @ TechPlace | Burlington | Ontario | Canada

The Innovation in Action Tour will take you on a full-day bus tour, stopping at three innovative South Halton Region companies (Javelin Technologies, Urtech Manufacturing, Illuma-Drive). During these company visits, guests will tour facilities and learn more about best in class innovative practices being used right here in Halton Region. Breakfast, Lunch, Cocktails and Transportation will be provided.

Here is what to expect:

· Learn the importance of adapting your mindset towards Innovation Economy
· Visit 3 progressive and innovative companies in Halton (Javelin Technologies, Urtech Manufacturing, iLLUMA DRIVE)
· See how these companies are adapting and revolutionizing old systems using innovative thinking
· Support the local economy and connect with local businesses
· Network with CEOs and Founders

Student Ticket Price: $42.50, General Public Ticket Price is $85.00.

See Full Agenda Here

Purchase Tickets Here

Students must use their university email and the discount code POW50 to receive the discounted price.

Nov
15
Thu
Business in a Box, Idea to Reality
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Business in a Box, Idea to Reality @ Cooksville Library  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

Want to be your own boss? Have a skill or hobby you want to turn into a business? Discover how to develop your idea, become an entrepreneur, and get support with your venture.

This event is free, registration coming soon!