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Bridges to Better Business

A full month of amazing workshops! This October event in partnership with LaunchIt Business Exploration Centre, and FedDev Ontario, features expert guests from a wide range of business backgrounds, experience and lifestyles. Join us for the highly informative series of speakers and learn how you can re-open for success.

Event Info

FRIDAY SPECIAL GUESTS:
Friday October 8, 2021: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Changes, Challenges and Choices - Moving Forward!
with Entrepreneur Extraordinaire, Speaker, Coach & Canadian best-selling author Rosita Hall
Friday October 15, 2021: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
The Trades and the New Home Office
with Steve Reid founder of the Cabin Office Company
Friday October 22, 2021: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
5 Keys to Increasing Your Sales Influence
with entrepreneur and coach Tessa Kampen


Weekly Speakers:
Oct 4th: 12:30-1:30PM
Honing Your Company’s Unique Selling Point to Drive Growth, with Dana McCauley, CXO of the Canadian Food Innovation Network.
Oct 5th: 12:30-1:30PM
How The Chamber Of Commerce Can Help Your Business
Oct 5th: 6:00-7:00PM
Introduction to the Business Centre/ Une introduction au Business Centre Guelph-Wellington (English and French introductory session)
Oct 6th: 12:30-1:30PM
Introduction to Our Food Future and COIL
Oct 6th: 6:00-7:00PM
How to Better Incorporate Inclusivity in Your Business
Oct 7th: 12:30-1:30PM
Introduction to the Guelph Arts Council and the Creative Business.
Oct 7th: 6:00-7:00PM
Insights For Recovery and Growth Using Marketing Research, with HRC.
Oct 12th:12:30-1:30PM
What to consider when registering your business.
Oct 12th: 6:00-7:00PM
Startup Canada's Flagship programs and special projects.
Oct 13th:12:30-1:30PM
IP 101 with David Hobson, Manager, Technology Transfer & Entrepreneurship from UoG’s Research Innovation Office.

Oct 13th: 6:00-7:00PM
Product Packaging - Beginner: where to start and what to prepare for, with Aron Murch, 2H Media
Oct 14th: 11:30-12:30PM
Introduction to Innovation Guelph.
Oct 14th: 12:30-1:30PM
Insurance, and what your business needs, with Geoffrey Cazzola, Jeffery and Spence Insurance.
Oct 14th: 6:00-7:00PM
Packaging and Sourcing for Your Product Based Business, with Lisa Cove, Co-Motion packaging solutions.
Oct 18th:12:30-1:30PM Common red flags or “Gaps” in Ontario Business HR?, with 1 Stop HR Solutions
Oct 19th:11:30-12:30PM
An introduction to Growth Wheel and the 360° Business Perspective
Oct 19th:12:30-1:30PM
How Co-ops are Building a Better Ontario!
Oct 19th: 6:00-7:00PM
Agriculture business, more than just farms! with Tony Morris.
Oct 20th:12:30-1:30PM
Distribution, the who’s and what’s of getting your products into stores, with Grey Jay Sales & Distribution.
Oct 20th: 6:00-7:00PM
Crowdfunding - Beginner: Plan like a pro and avoid common pitfalls, with Aron Murch, 2H Media.
Oct 21st:12:30-1:30PM
Accounting for small to medium sized businesses, by Eric Tuffnail, CPA and Manager at RLB
Oct 21st:6:00-7:00PM
Health and Wellness in business and day to day life, by Katie Skyvington, Travelling Physio
Oct 25th:12:30-1:30PM
Financing your Start-Up with Ray Stultz, Senior Account Manager for Small Business at BDC.
Oct 26th: 11:30-12:30PM
Real Estate for Business: Leases and Purchasing
Oct 26th: 12:30-1:30PM
Invest in Guelph: Connecting with your local Economic Development Office, with Invest Guelph.
Oct 26th: 6:00-7:00PM
Needs for Opening Home Child Care, with the County of Wellington’s Early Years Division.
Oct 27th:11:30-12:30PM
Writing a Book: From Concept to Publishing with Anne Day
Oct 27th:12:30-1:30PM
Pricing guidelines and how to wholesale handmade products. with Heidi von der Gathen designer and founder of Air & Earth Design
Oct 28th:12:30-1:30PM
Connecting your Business with Academic Expertise, with Gregor Lawson, Industry Liaison Manager from the UoG’s Research Innovation Office and Emily Gordon, Business Development Specialist with Mitacs.
Oct 28th:6:00-7:00PM
Women in Trades: A discussion with Female Experts in the Trades Industry and how they have navigated a traditionally male-dominated industry.

Wanting to attend any of our free sessions? Select "REGISTER NOW" to register for the full event or register for individual sessions through our Eventbrite.

Special Event

Cost

Free

Date & Time

October 30, 2021 11:30 am

Location

Online

Presenters

  • Expert Guests from a large variety of Business Industries

Outcomes

  • Take all or select business information courses
  • Understand the resources available for your Business
  • Grow as a Entrepreneur and expand your knowledge

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