Workshops & Events  

Business Instructor teaching group of entrepreneurs

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To register for these workshops, please call 519-756-4269 or email

Starter Company Orientation Session – Kara Davey

Thursday July 21 - 9:30 am-10:30 am @ BRC

The Starter Company is a provincially funded program for youth between the ages 18 -29 years who are not in school full-time.  The orientation session will include information regarding Starter Company overview, Training, Mentoring, Funding, Eligibility, Timelines, writing a Business Plan and next steps if you’re interested.

Business Planning & Cash Flow Forecasting – Sue Loveless

Tuesday August 9 - 9:00 am-12:00 pm @ BRC

How and why you need to write a business plan—a seminar offering real life insights into the reasons why you develop a business plan, the pitfalls you want to avoid and how to use the plan to manage your business prior, during and after opening. Cash flow forecasting is one of the most important tools you can use to forecast your income and estimate your expenses.

Marketing Strategies – Sue Loveless

Tuesday August 16 - 9:00 am-12:00 pm @ BRC

You will learn where and how to find primary and secondary research to include in your business plan.  We will discuss how understanding the market will assist you to make informed business decisions. Learn how to successfully implement marketing techniques, personal promotions and sales strategies for business start-ups. This informative seminar will teach you how to get maximum results from minimal advertising dollars by reviewing examples of what works.

Bookkeeping & Taxation – Presented by Jagoda Mirceta, CGA

Tuesday August 23 - 9:30 am-3:30 pm @ BRC

Learn the basics of financially managing your business from an Accountant.  This workshop provides tips on keeping accurate business records, remitting HST, calculating home office and vehicle expenses, with hands-on business bookkeeping examples.

To register for these workshops, please call 519-756-4269 or email