The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre provides training to entrepreneurs and business owners to help improve business skills and learn best-practices. CBEC hosts a number of business seminars, workshops, and events presented by experts in various fields on an ongoing basis.

Please register in advance.

Upcoming Webinars

Understanding How to Find a Commercial Property for your Business
February 2nd – ZOOM – 12:00pm – 1:00pm – Irene Cameron, Real Estate Representative, Re/Max Affiliates Marquis Ltd

This session will help you find the perfect commercial property for your business by teaching you how to understand what to look for.

Register in Advance:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrcuusqj0vG9GslzCz16HjPM_P3ywHDQoh

Insurance for Small Businesses – Insurance Bureau of Canada
February 9th – ZOOM – 12:00pm – 1:00pm – Anne Marie Thomas, Insurance Bureau of Canada

This session will provide you an understanding how to get proper insurance for your business and provide an opportunity for participants to ask questions about commercial insurance.

Register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0tdeCuqzItE9G7SNswppgPp9GR2kRf7h5W

How to Prepare for your Small Business Taxes

February 16th – ZOOM – 12:00pm-1:00pm – Andrew Seguin, Seguin Financial

This session will provide you an understanding on how to prepare your documents for taxes.

Register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtcOutrDgoEtQCM1xAfciByt7nWosNvDHt

How to Make the Best Decision for your Website – Tips & Best Practices
February 23rd – Zoom – 12:00pm – 1:00pm –  Joey Gault, Webtech Agency

This session will provide tips and practices to enhance your website for viewers.

Register in advance:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkce-prTsoH93RtXlEndoSbRSzB6FvhYHY

Learn How to Use Canva
March 2nd– Zoom – 12:00pm – 1:00pm – Jennifer Baker, Jennifer Baker Consulting

This webinar will focus on developing the skills and knowledge you need to effectively utilize Canva, an online graphic design tool, to design beautiful images and graphics for use on your social media channels.

Topics include: Canva account set-up, searching for elements (e.g. photos, graphics, videos) time-saving tips and tricks, as well as basic design strategies.

Register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkdOqgqD4oGNLqz1bujRZBYtyaxXVyjyWA

Building Permits and How they Impact your Business 
March 9th – Zoom – 12:00 – 1:00pm –

Register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwuceGopjouGNOhI6W_Pnfng7Ds2OzD1Btb

EOHU – Opening a Restaurant or Home-Based Food Business 
March 23rd – Zoom – 12:00pm – 1:00pm –

Register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtdOmorz8uEtDVO7xDnMpFU-iQ39bEptok

CIP Program Information
March 30th – Zoom – 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Register in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYodOmsqzIqG9eqvvNeXlZqV69_lRvEGxFl

Special thanks to our sponsor Seguin Financial.

To learn more about Seguin Financial please visit: https://seguinfinancial.ca/

Past Webinars

PREPARING A FINANCIAL FORECAST
October 4th – ZOOM – 12:00pm – 1:30pm – Andrew Seguin, Seguin Financial

Opening a business is an investment in both time and money. Learn how to prepare a two-year financial forecast, cash flow statement and start up costs spreadsheet. A working spreadsheet will be provided to all registered participants (created by Seguin Financial).

CREATING YOUR BRAND
October 11th – ZOOM –  12:00pm – 1:30pm  Urroz, Branding & Web Design

Branding is more than just your logo. Learn about the importance of creating a branding strategy to help customers quickly recognize your products and services. Strong branding can help your small business stand out from the competition and there are a few tips and tricks to help you deliver the right message to the right people.

EXPORT

October 13th – ZOOM – 10am-11:30am – Kathryn Liotta, OMAFRA

Learn about export from OMAFRA Trade and Investment Unit / Advisory Services

MARKET RESEARCH
October 18th – 12:00pm – 1:30pm – Zoom – Bob Peters

Discover how to conduct market research and why it is important when creating an effective marketing campaign. Learn more about your industry, your customers and the markets you service. This information can ultimately help you make informed decision that can maximize the potential of your business

SOCIAL START
October 25th– Social Start –  Zoom – 12:00pm – 1:30pm – Karine Parthenais, Mellow Brew Marketing

Learn how to make informed decisions when choosing what social media platforms to use and how they can support your business.

PREPARING YOUR FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS
November 1st – 12:00 – 1:30pm – Andrew Seguin, Seguin Financial

This session will provide you with an understanding on the financial statements required for the SCP Grant Panel and other investors.  Additional time will be allocated to the Q&A period.

LEARN HOW TO PITCH YOUR BUSINESS TO INVESTORS
November 8th – 12:00pm – 1:30pm – Shannon Ferguson, Fan Saves

Perfect your pitch and convince investors and financial institutions why your business has what it takes to succeed.

ENTREPRENEUR ROUNDTABLE
Entrepreneur Roundtable – November 10th -2:30pm to 4:30pm – Lost Villages Brewery, 16133 36, Long Sault, ON K0C 1P0

Learn from those who have overcome hurdles and achieved success in their enterprises. This is an opportunity to connect with experienced entrepreneurs who have been where you are now.

 

Bridges to Better Business

Bridges to Better Business was back with a full day of guest speakers to celebrate Small Business Month on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. This is the 9th year that the event has been organized by the Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre, the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce, and ACC Futures.

Bridges to Better Business
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