Business Week Events

We are excited to announce our line-up of Small Business Week events, which brings together entrepreneurs and celebrates entrepreneurship in the Greenstone region. This year Small Business Week will take place from October 21st to October 25th, and will be a great opportunity to learn more about developing your company/firm/business. Below you will find a schedule of the events GEDC has planned, noting all are free to attend.

business-week-event-schedule

Monday, October 21

Open House

Come see us at GEDC,visit our offices and talk with the staff to find out what we are doing to grow the community!

 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

GEDC, 1409 Main Street, Geraldton

 

Tuesday, October 22

E-Commerce Workshop (English)

1:30 p.m. –  2:30 p.m.  

GEDC, 1409 Main Street, Geraldton

Presented by: Horis Mansuri

Have you ever wondered what E-Commerce is, or how it can be used to sell a product or promote a business?  If so, we are holding an Introductory E-Commerce Workshop to explore the world of E-Commerce, and how it can benefit your existing business or a new business idea. The workshop will be interactive in nature, and will provide an opportunity to explore the vast world of E-Commerce.

 

Wednesday, October 23

E-Commerce Workshop (French)

1:30 p.m. –  2:30 p.m.  

GEDC, 1409 Main Street, Geraldton

Presented by: Sylvie Goulet & Horis Mansuri

Have you ever wondered what E-Commerce is, or how it can be used to sell a product or promote a business?  If so, we are holding an Introductory E-Commerce Workshop to explore the world of E-Commerce, and how it can benefit your existing business or a new business idea. The workshop will be interactive in nature, and will provide an opportunity to explore the vast world of E-Commerce.

 

Thursday, October 24

Business Risk Management and Chambers Plan Presentation

9:30 a.m. –  12:00 p.m.  

GEDC, 1409 Main Street, Geraldton

Presented by:  André Lehoux, Felix Camiré and  Marie-Hélène

Lawyers André Lehoux and Felix Camiré, accompanied by Certified Financial Planner®  Marie-Helene Lanoix-Verreault will host a session to discuss the business risk planning that your business should have in force. Have you ever considered the repercussion of a disability or death of the owner/partners? What legal documentation should be in force? How would you fund this unpredictable event? Is everything properly structured to insure the continuity of your business?

 

Friday, October 25

Proposal Writing Workshop

8:30 a.m. –  12:30 p.m.  

Centre Culturel francophone de Geraldton, 299 East St, Geraldton

Presented by: Dan Munshaw

Proposal writing is an invaluable tool for your company/firm/business. When done effectively, proposal writing communicates your story and how your company/firm/business will meet the needs of a prospective client/customer/funder. Some key points addressed in this workshop will include:

Establishing confidence and demonstrating capability and capacity

Effectively telling your company story

Aligning mutual values

Informing while not overwhelming

 

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EVERYONE WELCOME

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