EVENTS

North & Eastern Ontario Virtual Local Food Conference

North & Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference

Join us for a series of free webinars exploring diverse perspectives on local food. Starting March 1st, sessions take place every Wednesday from 10 am - 12 pm until March 31st.

Planning for recovery: How to restart your business in the wake of COVID-19

May 22, 2020 — 12:00 pm (EDT)

Presented by BDC

The Canadian economy is gradually reopening after a shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You will need to plan how your business will restart, adapting your operations to meet demand, ensuring your supply chains and managing your financial circumstances. You will also need to put best practices in place to ensure the safety of your employees as they return to work.

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services - Free Webinars: Retail & Manufacturing

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services: Free Webinars Today, Monday, May 11, 2020: Protecting workers in the Service Sector from COVID-19 at 10:00 am. Register here: https://www.meetview.com/wsps20200511am/ Protecting...

How to Operate Remotely and Online Through the Covid-19 Crisis

Date(s) - Tuesday, April 14, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Small Business Advisory Centre (Smiths Falls, Lanark County, northern Leeds Grenville) has been continuing to work remotely with businesses in the past few weeks that have been impacted by the COVID 19. To help our business community during this challenging time, we will be hosting three free webinars on the following topics.

1. How to Manage Your Cash Flow Through the Covid-19 Crisis
2. How To Market Your Business Through the Covid-19 Crisis
3. How to Operate Remotely and Online Through the Covid-19 Crisis

How To Market Your Business Through the Covid-19 Crisis

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Small Business Advisory Centre (Smiths Falls, Lanark County, northern Leeds Grenville) has been continuing to work remotely with businesses in the past few weeks that have been impacted by the COVID 19. To help our business community during this challenging time, we will be hosting three free webinars on the following topics.

1. How to Manage Your Cash Flow Through the Covid-19 Crisis
2. How To Market Your Business Through the Covid-19 Crisis
3. How to Operate Remotely and Online Through the Covid-19 Crisis

Post-Incorporation Legal Issues in a COVID-19 World - MDK Webinar Series

Thursday, April 9, 2020 from 10am - 11:30am

Post-incorporation legal issues can be daunting for entrepreneurs during the best of times, let alone during a global pandemic. In this highly interactive workshop designed for an Invest Ottawa audience (Teach, Talk, Try), participants will receive legal “know-knows” from MDK lawyers on these questions:

  • What does a “state of emergency” mean for business operations?
  • Post-incorporation – what protections can I put in place for my company?
  • Can I blame the pandemic for a breach of contract?
  • Post-emergency readiness – what are the top legal issues to consider?

Webinar – Google Advertising: The Free & The Paid

Apr 09 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

How to Get the Best of Both Worlds

Believe it or not, Google has free advertising! Have you ever seen a map with little red pins highlighting businesses related to your search? How about a business profile on the right side of the search page summarizing products and services? These are among the most coveted spots businesses! Why? Because they are free and they get tons of clicks and website traffic, driving awareness, user engagement and ultimately more qualified leads.

Webinar: Social Enterprise 101

What exactly is a social enterprise? How do you start one? And where can you go for help?

In this workshop, you will learn more about social enterprise models and characteristics, local examples, support resources, and considerations for starting. Join us to learn more about this unique type of business that uses revenue-generating activities to achieve a social, environmental or cultural good.

Supporting your Workforce in the time of COVID-19 - BDO Webinar Series

Supporting your Workforce in the time of COVID-19 - BDO Webinar Series

by Invest Ottawa Education Centre

April 7 @ 2pm - 3:30pm

With the new reality of COVID-19, businesses are facing unprecedented threats, and their staff is feeling the pressure. What are the resources at your disposal to support your people during this period of uncertainty? BDO will address your key questions to help support your workforce, from managing necessary workplace changes, and implementing communication strategies and government supports, including the stimulus programs for businesses.

Your COVID-19 Employment Questions Answered

With the spread of COVID-19 and the partial, temporary and full closures of many businesses, we know that small business owners have questions about how to deal with their employees

How to Manage Your Finances and Cash Flow During this Covid-19 Crisis

April 6

9am - 10:30am

The world just changed rapidly, leaving many uncertain of how they are going to survive the economic impact of Covid-19. Enterprise Toronto is hosting free webinars with Andrew Patricio of Bizlaunch on how the small business owner can manage their finances during this crisis.

Webinar: Small Business During Crisis

Apr 09 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description

With the recent developments regarding COVID-19, most entrepreneurs have been faced with unprecedented challenges. Join Invest Ottawa advisors and serial entrepreneurs as they share their experiences operating a business during times of crisis. This discussion will explore topics related to small business during the COVID-19 pandemic, followed by a question and answer period.

Moderated by Invest Ottawa’s VP of Venture Development, Nick Quain, some topics that we will cover include:

  • Survival strategies to keep your business afloat
  • Shifting or pivoting your business
  • New business opportunities

Sound of Business at Fleurish – April 25th

A brand new event series has been created which invites the public to experience a local business in a whole new way. This event concept supports multiple local businesses and creates an adult event incorporating food, beverage and music sampling.

Sounds of Business at Looking Glass Toys and Games – March 21st

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A brand new event series has been created which invites the public to experience a local business in a whole new way. This event concept supports multiple local businesses and creates an adult event incorporating food, beverage and music sampling.