Today marks the first day of BDC Small Business Week!

This week is to recognize small businesses and entrepreneurs throughout the area with a variety of workshops. Entrepreneurs come together every year at hundreds of events across Canada to learn, network with other entrepreneurs and celebrate entrepreneurship!

Monday, October 15, 2018

Bringing out the Best in Yout Team
Seven Generations Education Institute
Presented by Marilyn Owston, owner of TredLine. This highly interactive, light-hearted half day workshop has been specifically designed to enhance participants’ ability to more effectively manage their teams. The workshop will focus on behavioural styles and generational differences.

Recruitment in Rural Communities
Bob's Burger Bar.
Presented by Linda Chammartin, Client Services
The post and pray method of recruiting is not an effective strategy to attract and retain the best talent for the roles that will ensure your business’s success. The focus of this session will be on building and implementing a successful recruitment strategy for those hard to fill searches with discussion on key areas of the recruitment process from the initial scoping of the project to proven tactics for Candidate Attraction and Retention.


Tuesday, October 16, 2018

HR 101 including the new Cannabis Legislation
Seven Generations Education Institute.
Presented by Todd Nadeau, Practice Leader HR Business Solutions Human Resources helps managers provide the link between business expectations and employee engagement. Understanding and effectively managing the different components of HR helps attract, retain, and engage the best people. Learn more about cannabis legalization, reasonable accommodation as it applies to medical marijuana and addictions, and will include an overview of policy development.

Wednesday, Octover 17, 2018

Speaker Series Breakfast
901 Westside
Local entrepreneurs to speak about their successful business ventures. Hear and taste food from the Black Oven, Freshwater Cuisine and Fifth Avenue Farms.

Cyber security: Cyber-attack Prevention
1885 Wine & Whiskey Room
Presented by Internet Guardian Inc. 90% of infections are transmitted through email, what can you do to protect your business? More than half of the traffic on the internet is encrypted and why that can be bad for your business.


Thursday, October 18, 2018

Cyber Security: How to Survive a Cyber-Attack
Kenora Recreation Centre, Rotary Room
Presented by Internet Guardian Inc. No preventative measurement is 100% full proof against an attack. How to minimize the impact and recover from an infection without closing your business or paying a ransom.


Business Apprecation Reception
Lake of the Woods Brewing Company
Business Appreciation Reception, a celebration of small businesses in our community. The reception will consist of complimentary refreshments and hors d'oeuvres. This is a casual gathering with the opportunity to network.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Q104 Presents Understaing Advertising with Brian Hagel
Seven Generations Education Institute
Q104 invites all business owners, managers or aspiring entrepreneurs to a marketing seminar that will help you understand how advertising can help grow your business. Brian Hagel has over 28 years experience in radio broadcasting and marketing. Brian will share some of his expertise in advertising as he combines honesty, passion, and humor into his presentation.

Allyson Pele is the Manager of the Northwest Business Centre and she joined the Q Morning Show! Have a listen!

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