Simcoe County is hosting an Immigrant Entrepreneur Networking Series to help those who are new to Canada and their communities to connected with other entrepreneurs and resources to help them. Immigrant entrepreneurs can register online to attend these free networking sessions by visiting the County’s website at http://immigration.simcoe.ca/business, or calling (705) 725-4589. The three networking sessions are being held on September 30th, October 7th and October 28th.
Learn how Pinterest can boost your online sales! With the highest average order value of all social media platforms, marketers and business owners can no longer afford to ignore Pinterest. Get on board now with this hands-on workshop!
- Find out the basics – what it is; how people use it; and why you need it
- Begin immediately to develop your visual marketing strategy for your business
- Learn how to use your Pinterest content to cross-promote your business on Facebook and Twitter as well
- Master Pinterest’s interactive tools and community etiquette
Cost is $25. Click here to register: Pinterest 101 in Action
PowerUp Your Business Mentorship Program
The PowerUp Your Business Mentorship Program is a new program for existing entrepreneurs who want to take their business to the next level. Entrepreneurs will hear from expert panelists on key business topics such as financing, marketing and sales, technology, human resources….and more. Participants will also be able to connect with local mentors who are successful, seasoned business owners in order to obtain valuable advice on growing their business.
PowerUp is a joint initiative of Georgian College’s Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre, the Town of Collingwood, the South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre, the Centre for Business and Economic Development and the Business Enterprise Resource Network. Two information sessions will be held in October.
Contact the Business Enterprise Resource Network for more information at 705-445-7333.
Below is a full listing of all of the events taking place during Small Business Month. Take part in any or all to grow your business and network with other businesses in the community!