Grand Valley Physio Customer Appreciation/Community Meet & Greet

In honour of our one year anniversary, Grand Valley Physiotherapy, Chiropractic & Massage Therapy will be hosting a Customer Appreciation/Community Meet & Greet, Open House Event. Please join us on Sunday, July 22, 2018 between 2:00 – 4:00 PM for barbeque, giveaways and prizes. We will also have fun and games for the whole family… Read more »

Maximize your Membership July 2018

Join us for an information session covering everything you need to know to maximize your membership with the Dufferin Board of Trade. Hear about our exclusive offers to members, networking opportunities, and much more! Open to new, existing or prospective members!

Creating Great Website Content

Developing effective content for your website is essential to ensure that your customers can engage with your business online. Kelly Brooks, President and CEO of SpeakFeel Corp., will discuss the importance of creating relevant and impactful website content. She will offer ideas and options to help de-mystify SEO, enhance site navigation, bolster search rankings, and… Read more »

Creativity under pressure: Inspiration for artists and entrepreneurs

As a highly successful actress, entrepreneur and producer, Mag Ruffman has learned that continuously re-inventing oneself is the key to personal fulfillment and professional success. Her varied career in television, construction, writing, publishing, theatre and music is testament to this inspiring discovery. Mag will provide guidance, advice and a humourous perspective on how to enrich… Read more »

Shelburne Economic Development Breakfast

The Economic Development Committee will be hosting their annual Breakfast this year on Wednesday April 18th, 2018. Take the opportunity to network between 6:30 am – 7:00 am and have a fabulous Lavender Blue Buffet Breakfast (6:30 am – 8:00 am). This Year’s guest speaker is Pierre Cléroux, Vice President, Research and Chief Economist BDC…. Read more »

Bookkeeping & Budgeting Basics

Andrew Patricio, owner of Bizlaunch, has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs develop a better understanding of their financial documents. His straightforward approach will help you set up and manage your bookkeeping more effectively. You will also gain essential financial advice to help you build budgets, calculate break-even points, manage cashflow forecasts, and much more.

Start and Run a Home-Based Business

Running a business from home can be an ideal option for many entrepreneurs, but it comes with a unique set of considerations. In this session, Jane and Jed Phillips of Concept Signs and Marketing will help entrepreneurs understand the steps involved in starting and running a home-based business. Insurance, tax, and regulatory requirements will be… Read more »

Understanding Social Enterprise

A Social Enterprise is an organization or business that endeavours to achieve social or environmental outcomes while maximizing revenue. Learn more about this rapidly developing business model and how it can enable entrepreneurs to enhance their social impact. A social enterprise expert from Pillar Non-Profit will discuss social enterprise structures as well as tools and… Read more »

Employment Standards Act

The Fair Workplaces Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148) was recently passed and makes changes to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA). A representative from the Ministry of Labour will discuss the new ESA requirements

Exceptional Customer Service

Good customer service is just good business and can offer a unique opportunity to differentiate your business from competitors. Diane Nelson of The Achievement Centre will present techniques that both employers and staff can use to create a superior experience for customers. From initial impressions to difficult situations, this workshop will provide practical information on… Read more »