The Dufferin Board of Trade offers many educational and networking opportunities to help you build your business skills, increase your connections, and gain exposure for your business.
Running a profitable business is important for survival, but it's equally important to have a positive cash flow to pay expenses and to finance growth. At this seminar, led by popular business consultant Andrew Patricio of Bizlaunch, participants will learn proven cash management strategies, including causes of cash flow problems, and the importance of developing a cash flow forecast. Andrew will help participants to understand the sales cycle and offer simple suggestions to ease cash crunches and improve daily cash…Find out more »
Nancy Claridge, BA, MA, LLB of Carters Professional Corporation will lead this interactive workshop on how to effectively use corporations. Ms. Claridge will be joined by Lisa Johnson, CPA, CA, from BDO Canada to provide guidance on topics that include advantages and disadvantages of incorporating, when and how to incorporate, the process of incorporation, costs associated with incorporation, and how to effectively use a corporate structure to the business’s advantage.Find out more »
Meet & Greet from 7:00pm - 9:00pm 3 Minute Candidate Introductions starting at 8:00pmFind out more »
A website may be one of the most important marketing tools for your business. Jess White and Julie Thurgood of Green Monkey Creative will share the considerations and requirements involved with building an effective website. This workshop will guide you through the complete development process. Discover how to define your website’s objectives, choose the right platform, and create great content. You will learn how to decipher technical terms, choose domain names, and make sure your website appears in the right…Find out more »
Janet-Lynn Morrison is the owner of two successful businesses, a mother of three, and an experienced coach whose life has been defined by one very important choice. She is a "survival expert" who believes in her path to help women be grateful for what they have, make the best of their situations, and request more abundance & joy in their lives. RegisterFind out more »
The Business Excellence Awards recognize outstanding businesses, organizations, and individuals in Dufferin County who have worked diligently and tirelessly to excel in their field.Find out more »
Understanding your company’s financial statements is fundamental for business success, but often business owners find themselves baffled by income statements, balance sheets and cash flow forecasts. Andrew Patricio, owner of Bizlaunch, will teach participants how to create and analyze the financial statements and forecasts that every business needs for proper management. Andrew will share tips on how to improve your business numbers and explain what ratios owners should be monitoring for business success.Find out more »