Legal Issues in Social Media

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… Read more »

Financials for Non-Financial Small Business Owners

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… Read more »

Website Building Basics

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… Read more »

How to Effectively use Corporations

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… Read more »

Cashflow Management Strategies for Small 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… Read more »

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 »