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Upcoming Business Event – Bridges To Better Business

Bridges to Better Business

November 26th, 2015 – 8:30 am to 1:30 pm

At Nav Centre

8:30 – 9:00 am        Registration & Networking

9:00 – 9:25 am        Welcome

9:30 – 10:30 am     Break Out Workshops A and B – Choose 1

Workshop A – Business Financing

Hear from representatives of the CFDC, BDC as well as Senior Business Advisor Lynne Groulx as they uncover some of the myths about loans, grants and financing for your small business.

Workshop B – Web/Social Media

Joey Gault of Webtech will provide insight into today’s world on the web and Social Media.  What you need to know about, what is new, what is changing and what the future might hold.

10:30 – 10:45 am   Break

10:45 – 11:45 am  Break Out Workshops C and D – Choose 1

Workshop C – Doing Business With City Hall

Doing business with City Hall can be simple and straightforward – if you are prepared.  Learn what you need to know to navigate the building permit process and whether or not you need a business licence.  Explore how zoning and the City’s community improvement prgrams can impact your project.  Presented by Chris Rogers and Dana McLean from the City of Cornwall.

Workshop D – Workforce Development

Recruiting and training are continual activities in running a business.  This session will provide information on programs and the agencies who deliver them.  Presented by the Eastern Ontario Training Board, Job Zone and Tim Horton’s.

11:45 – 12:00 pm   Break

12 – 1:30 pm – Lunch with Keynote Speaker – Judy Croon

Judy Croon is a comedian, motivational speaker, Second City stand-up coach, radio host and author. She has opened for many celebrities including Joan Rivers, John Stewart and Lewis Black.  Her specials have appeared on network TV and she has also co-hosted morning radio shows in Toronto and LA.

Join Judy for lunch as she uses her wit and insight to entertain, inform and inspire.

Registration $30 +HST

http://cornwallchamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/bridges-to-better-business-270

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