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.
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 »
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 »
In partnership with TD Bank Group, the Town of Orangeville hosts its annual networking breakfast featuring a keynote address by James Marple, Director and Senior Economist at TD. James will provide an analysis of the Canadian economy and financial markets and offer insights on economic and financial developments pertinent to the local economy. Programs and incentives for business owners will be also discussed by a panel of experts and showcased at a Business Resource Expo.Find out more »
Terrance Carter of Carters Professional Corporation will provide a legal perspective on social media in business and the workplace. Canadians are among the world’s most prolific social media users and there has been a phenomenal increase in the use of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter. What are the legal implications associated with this online activity? This workshop will help small business owners understand legal issues regarding social media use and explain how to mitigate risk.Find out more »