During the Coronavirus outbreak we are supporting our business community with online events and webinars.
Click below to register for an upcoming event.
While you are here, take a look at select recorded events at the bottom of the page.
September 28, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM - Tourism Business Tuneup: Fostering Strategic Alliances
Discussion panel featuring reps from private and public sectors, small businesses and marketing.
This panel will discuss:
- Building a local Staycation Trail
- How to best leverage your tourism industry partners/local resources and well as the importance of creating other strategic partnerships
- How they play a role in a business’s success.
On the panel will be Trevor Norris from Bay Of Quinte, Marijo Cuerrier from the BDIA in Belleville, Sheryl Delorme from Special Effects Lifestyle Boutique in Brighton and Jennifer Rushlow from the City of Quinte West.
September 30, 2020 1:00 PM - Legal Advice On What Businesses Can Do To Survive The Crisis
Our panel will cut to the chase on the most valuable “need to know” information and provide you with invaluable takeaways that will help you get through this as best as possible, given your situation.
THEY WILL ADDRESS QUESTIONS AND ISSUES SUCH AS:
- Where and how to start to restructure a business to prevent painful legal actions and shutdowns?
- How to deal with expensive employment issues such as downsizing?
- How can my business collect from others who owe us money?
- How do I protect my personal assets?
- What government assistance programs can I use?
- What legal actions might arise and how best do I deal with them?
October 1, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Tourism Business Tuneup: The New E-commerce Paradigm
The ins and outs of E-Commerce.
- Why E-Commerce?
- Building Your E-Commerce Strategy
- Editing Your Website To Increase Sales
- Promoting Your Online Store
Presented by Zack Talsma
He is a digital marketing and e-commerce expert that works with small to medium sized businesses across North America. He is passionate about helping local small business owners grow their businesses online. With a focus on education, his philosophy is the more informed and knowledgeable you are, the more informed your decisions will be, and ultimately the more successful you will be.
October 7, 2020 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM - Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Webinar
The Government of Canada recently implemented changes to adapt the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy to protect jobs and promote growth.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to providing employers – including those who can now benefit as a result of the enhanced CEWS – with the information and resources they need to apply and benefit from this important economic measure. Resources can be found on CRA’s Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Web page, including the Frequently asked questions - Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy and the CRA's Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Calculator.
We are hosting a webinar with Canada Revenue Agency to explain these changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
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Presentation And Q&A With Tiff Macklem, Governor Of The Bank Of Canada - Watch the Recording
The Key to Employee Well-Being During and After the Pandemic - Watch the Recording
Getting Back To Business, With Canada Post - Watch the Recording
A guide to building the ultimate business continuity plan - Watch the Recording
The Importance of Women’s Entrepreneurship for Economic Recovery - Watch the Recording
Working Remotely Through a Crisis and Flex Work Long Term -Watch the Recording
Navigating Your Business To Recovery - Watch the Recording
How to Support Employees' Mental Health and Well-Being During COVID-19 and Beyond - Watch the Recording
Rebuilding The Canadian Economy - Watch the Recording
Maintaining Business Continuity through COVID-19 and Beyond with Rogers - Watch the Recording