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Canceled Spring Members’ Mixer – March

Grand Bend, Ontario

For many members early Spring represents the last months of relative calm before the Summer High Season descends . The Members Mixer offers members the chance to socialize, network and compare notes as we head into the summer months. We're looking for a sponsor for this event! Location to be announced. The first 34 people …

Free

How to Motivate Yourself to Stay Positive, Focused, and Energized!

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register Online for this event at Event Brite. It takes an immense amount of self-motivation, determination, and real grit to succeed in running a business. It can be a real challenge to remain positive when there are challenges, personally and professionally. A small business can present a number of issues every day that can distract …

Postponed Breakfast with the Mayor

Grand Bend, Ontario

Normall held in February, this event provides members with an opportunity to informally discuss topics of interest and relevance with local representatives. The Mayor and Deputy-Mayor of Lambton Shores will be on-hand and, if timing allows, the MPP and MP for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex counties. As well, key industry agency representatives typically attend such as Tourism Sarnia …

$22

Business Basics: Pitching Your Business

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register online at Event Brite for this event. When making a pitch, presentation is everything. In this interactive webinar, we’ll help you perfect your elevator pitch and convince investors and financial institutions why your business is worth the investment. We will discuss how to concisely communicate what it is that you need and why. We’ll …

Ontario’s West Coast Tourism Summit 2021 – Event 2

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register online at Event Brite for this event. Led by Chris Hughes (BC Hughes) In partnerships with FedDev Ontario Keynote: The advantages of rural tourism and how operators can use this advantage to match shifting tourism trends. Breakout Session: The breakout session will highlight the key elements needed to develop effective touring routes and will encourage operators …

Ontario’s West Coast Tourism Summit 2021 – Event 1

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register online at Event Brite for this event. Join Huron County Economic Development for two virtual half-day sessions led by tourism industry experts. Register for ONE or BOTH days. January 25, 2021 (1:30-4:00pm) Led by William Bakker (Destination Think) In partnership with Community Futures Huron Keynote: Tourism market trends with a focus on the tourism landscape, pre-COVID, …

Dealing with Difficult People: Seven Steps to Success

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register online at Event Brite for this event. There are two realities or rules we must acknowledge. Rule # 1. There will always be difficult people. Rule # 2. Nice people like us have to deal professionally with Rule # 1. Learn how to deal effectively, politely, and professionally with difficult people and their challenging …

Managing your business’s finances in 2021

Grand Bend, Ontario

The road to recovery is filled with uncertainty. No matter how your business is weathering the storm, strong financial management has become more important than ever. Join BDC’s experts for a free, live webinar, where they will offer practical advice on optimizing cash flow, effectively controlling costs and positioning your business for the recovery. Their …

Free

How to Create Your Own Action Plan for Less Stress in 2021!

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register at Event Brite for this event. As we enter a new year, it is a good time to consider the year you want…stress-wise. There is an old business axiom “plan your work and work your plan.” It implies that a plan is a good foundation that provides a framework for success. The entrepreneur starts …

Business Basics: Operations

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register at Event Brite for this event.  Learn about how to develop successful business operations to make your business thrive! In this webinar, we’ll help you determine how you will make this business dream a reality. Effective business owners consider how to optimize daily operations to increase the effectiveness of the business, which includes: How …

Home Child Care Development Program – General Information & Onboarding

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register at Event Brite for this event. Huron County Children’s Services is actively seeking new Home Child Care Providers across the entire Huron County region and is excited to launch a NEW Home Child Care Development Program in partnership with Huron County Economic Development. The program helps those interested take advantage of a new streamlined …

CRA Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) Info Session

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register at Event Brite for this event. The Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) provides a direct and easy-to-access rent and mortgage subsidy of up to 65% of eligible expenses to qualifying businesses, charities, and non-profits. The Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) will provide rent and mortgage support to small businesses affected by COVID-19. The subsidy …

Business Basics: Financial Management

Grand Bend, Ontario

Register online at Event Brite for this event. This webinar is an introduction to the basics of financial management for small businesses. Using a case-study, participants will learn how to prepare a start-up budget, a cash-flow statement, and financial projections. We will help you clearly define how much money you are asking for, what it …