Seminars


HOW TO CONDUCT MARKET RESEARCH

Wednesday, October 6th from 12-1PM

Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, developing an effective marketing plan requires market research. Discover how to conduct your own primary research and how to tap into existing data that will help you better understand your industry, competitors, target market, determine the feasibility of your business idea and more. Presented by Ken Bonder, Business Information and Marketing Officer with the Regional Business Centre.

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CREATING A BUSINESS MODEL CANVAS

Wednesday, October 13th from 12-1PM

A Business Model Canvas is an important planning tool to help you whether you are just starting out or are adapting your business to a changing landscape. Learn how to create a Business Model Canvas, how it can help you better understand key components of your business and plan for the future with the support of the Regional Business Centre. Presented by Ken Bonder, Business Information and Marketing Officer with the Regional Business Centre.

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STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS

Monday, October 18th from 12-1PM

Do you have a business idea? Not sure where to start? No problem. We’ll walk you through the process and provide you with the information you need to succeed. Presented by Ken Bonder, Business Information and Marketing Officer with the Regional Business Centre.

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WRITING A BUSINESS PLAN

Tuesday, October 19th from 12-1PM

Do you have a business idea? Not sure where to start? No problem. We’ll walk you through the process and provide you with the information you need to succeed. Presented by Ken Bonder, Business Information and Marketing Officer with the Regional Business Centre.

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BUSINESS BANKING BOOTCAMP (EN/FR)

Wednesday, October 20th from 12-1PM

As an entrepreneur, it’s important to make sure that you are leveraging financial services effectively to help you grow your business. Now is your opportunity to learn from the experts Desjardins about the business banking tools and strategies to help take your business to the next level and achieve your goals. Presented by Patrick Godin, Karine Arsenault and Justin DeMattia with Desjardins.

**This will be a bilingual presentation made in English and French.**

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STANDING OUT ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Wednesday, October 27th from 12-1PM

As an entrepreneur, getting your business to stand out on social media can be very difficult. Luckily for you, Hailey Hastie, founder of The Social Soulpreneur will be sharing best practices and strategies on how you can grow your business’ social media presence and drive sales while remaining authentic.

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SPEEDY NETWORKING

Thursday, October 21st from 2-4PM

Want to grow your network? In partnership with the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, take part in a Speedy Networking session and meet with 7-10 business professionals through one-on-one 10 minute networking sessions.

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SMALL BUSINESS CENTRES ONTARIO

For more webinars and on demand e-learning on a variety of topics, please visit: https://sbcontario.ca/


DIGITAL MAIN STREET

The goal of Digital Main Street ShopHERE Powered By Google is to build and optimize online stores for small independent businesses and artists in just a matter of days. With ShopHERE, businesses get to expand their selling opportunities into the online market.

When I sign up with ShopHERE, what do I get?

  • An online Shopify ecommerce website customized with your information, theme, logo and branding
  • Hands-on assistance setting up and launching your online store
  • Additional training to support your online store including topics like digital marketing, shipping and inventory management
  • Access to free tools to help support the successful launch of your online store

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