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World Trade Centre Winnipeg

http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com

June 2019

How Can Your Business Take Part in Truth and Reconciliation?

Tue June 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Jessica Dumas, Prime Image Life Coaching 1 in 7 Manitobans are Indigenous and the population is growing. Participants will gain an understanding of the context of Indigenous people in Canada, in a time where Indigenous are recognized as the youngest and fastest growing population. This seminar will give you an introduction on how to find resources and respond to Truth and Reconciliation Commissions (TRC) Calls to Action Number 92, to the corporate and business sector. NOTE: Please feel free…

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RST: An Overview of Retail Sales Tax

Wed June 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Gisele Kasdorf, Manitoba Taxation Division The Retail Sales Tax (RST), also known as Provincial Sales Tax (PST), is an 8% tax applied to the retail sale or rental of most goods and certain services in Manitoba. This session will provide you with an verview explaining the application of Retail Sales Tax for businesses operating in Manitoba. Whether your business is selling goods, providing services, or both, find out the registration requirements and how Retail Sales Tax applies to your business.…

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Social Media Advertising 101

Wed June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Aaron Newnham, TMD Winnipeg In this session, we will discuss advertising on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. We will look at the different types and styles of ads you can run, targeting capabilities, and add buying techniques to help you get the most our of your hard earned advertising dollars. Attendee will learn the following: 1. The different types of advertising opportunities available on each platform 2. The targeting capabilities of each platform 3. Add buying techniques that help…

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Women Procurement

Thu June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: La Vona Parker Are you a woman who owns or runs a business? Have you considered the Government of Canada (GOC) as a potential customer? The GOC purchases over $20 billion of goods and services each year, ranging from catering services to automotive fleets. Unfortunately, women owned and led businesses are under-represented among government suppliers. By understanding your potential to sell to the GOC, we can change that – because when women succeed, everyone succeeds. Attendees will learn the following:…

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Business Information for Indigenous Entrepreneurs

Thu June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenters: World Trade Centre Winnipeg Community Futures Manitoba | Indigenous Business Development Services Douglas V. Tingey Law World Trade Centre Winnipeg and Community Futures Manitoba | Indigenous Business Development Services are proud to present services and resources available to Indigenous entrepreneurs in Manitoba. The seminar will focus on business start-up information, legal considerations and taxation rules for Indigenous entrepreneurs. Attendee will learn the following: 1. Where to get information on starting a business 2. Legal considerations and taxation information for Indigenous entrepreneurs…

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Goods & Services Tax (GST) 101

Tue June 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Paul Dorey, CPA, CGA, Talbot & Associates (T&A) This workshop is designed for entrepreneurs who are new to business and would appreciate having a better understanding of how GST works. This seminar will address concerns on the premise of “what they don’t know could hurt them”. Attendee will learn the following: 1. Define taxable product and service as well as what’s exempt and zero rated (and what this means) 2. Different methods of calculating the GST including the Quick and…

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Business Opportunities in Nunavut

Tue June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Derek Earl, World Trade Centre Winnipeg Nunavut is a vast northern territory with a small population, yet a robust economy whose growth rate exceeds the national average. Manitoba has a special relationship with Nunavut, and the Kivalliq region in particular. The re-opening of the Churchill rail line offers new opportunities to develop business opportunities for Manitoba companies. This seminar will offer a backgrounder and brief economic overview of Nunavut, provide a basic understanding of potential business opportunities in Nunavut…

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How to Start a Business in Manitoba

Thu June 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Nicole Fontaine, World Trade Centre Winnipeg This seminar covers the basic requirements you need to consider when starting your own business, including: NOTE: Please feel free to bring a snack or brown bag lunch to make the most of this session. Attendees will learn the following: 1. Types of business organizations (e.i. home based business) and legal considerations 2. Name registration, taxation, licensing requirements 3. Financing options and more… Nicole Fontaine is the Liaison Officer at the World Trade…

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July 2019

WTC Winnipeg’s Meet and Greet

Wed July 24 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Come meet members of the WTC Winnipeg team who will inform you of the various programs, services, information and research they offer that could benefit you throughout your entrepreneurial journey and can save you time and effort in starting, growing or expanding your business. The team has been working with local, national and international businesses since 2008 and is a unique source of knowledge and expertise for entrepreneurs and exporters alike. Attendees will learn the following: 1. What is the World Trade Centre…

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September 2019

Do You Have a Good Business Idea? Steps to Follow Before Launching

Wed September 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Josée Lemoine, Pivot Performance Pivot Performance will take you through a self assessment to see if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur. They will evaluate your idea with you and help you figure out its potential. Do you have the right tools to evaluate whether or not you can get the business off the ground? You will learn basic guidelines on how to develop a plan to help execute your business. NOTE: Please feel free to…

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How to Start a Business in Manitoba

Thu September 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Nicole Fontaine, World Trade Centre Winnipeg This seminar covers the basic requirements you need to consider when starting your own business, including: 1. Types of business organizations (e.i. home based business) and legal considerations 2. Name registration, taxation, licensing requirements 3. Financing options and more… NOTE: Please feel free to bring a snack or brown bag lunch to make the most of this session. Nicole Fontaine is the Liaison Officer at the World Trade Centre Winnipeg and has been…

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RST: An Overview of Retail Sales Tax

Tue September 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Gisele Kasdorf, Manitoba Taxation Division The Retail Sales Tax (RST), also known as Provincial Sales Tax (PST), is an 8% tax applied to the retail sale or rental of most goods and certain services in Manitoba. This session will provide you with an verview explaining the application of Retail Sales Tax for businesses operating in Manitoba. Whether your business is selling goods, providing services, or both, find out the registration requirements and how Retail Sales Tax applies to your business.…

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Business Opportunities in Nunavut

Wed September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Derek Earl, World Trade Centre Winnipeg Nunavut is a vast northern territory with a small population, yet a robust economy whose growth rate exceeds the national average. Manitoba has a special relationship with Nunanvut, and the Kivalliq region in particular. The re-opening of the Churchill rail line offers new opportunities to develop business opportunities for Manitoba companies. This seminar will offer a backgrounder and brief economic overview of Nunavut, provide a basic understanding of potential business opportunities in Nunavut…

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Are You Ready to Import/Export?

Thu September 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Éric Courcelles, World Trade Centre Winnipeg International markets offer opportunities for growth for many businesses in Manitoba whether it be from an exporting or an importing perspective. This session will provide participants with key elements to consider before leading their business on the pathway to global markets. Attendee will learn the following: 1. Benefits of global trade 2. What to consider before exporting 3. What to consider before importing Éric Courcelles is the Director of Strategy for the WTC…

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Business Planning 101

Thu September 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Sherri Cairns, Cairns Consulting & Training Whether you are starting a full-time business or a side-hustle, work from home or have a storefront, writing a business plan is a big step forward in putting your business on the map. If you are looking for financing for your business, you can expect a business plan to be a requirement. But even if you don’t need funding, an informal business plan can improve the chances that your business will succeed. A…

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Goods & Services Tax (GST) 101

Tue September 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Kevin Code, CPA, CGA, Talbot & Associates (T&A) This workshop is designed for entrepreneurs who are new to business and would appreciate having a better understanding of how GST works. This seminar will address concerns on the premise of “what they don’t know could hurt them”. Attendee will learn the following: 1. Define taxable product and service as well as what’s exempt and zero rated (and what this means) 2. Different methods of calculating the GST including the Quick and…

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Which Social Media is Right for Your Business?

Thu September 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Aaron Newnham, TMD Winnipeg (The Marketing Department) Participants will learn some key features of four of the most popular social networks (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & LinkedIn), as well as some best practices when utilizing them for business. Attendee will learn the following: 1. Key differences between platforms 2. How to use each platform effectively 3. How social media can deliver leads and traffic to your website Passionate about small business, Aaron Newnham is Managing Partner for TMD Winnipeg, a…

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Mastering Professional Relationships

Tue September 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Ryan Ramsdale, Embolden Consulting Businesses grow through customer acquisition and team recruitment, sometimes faster than we anticipate! Entrepreneurs are constantly in the marketplace making connections. Everywhere you look you are establishing relationships. In this seminar, you will learn to be intentional and to master your professional relationships. 1. Analyze the stages of the relationship formation model 2. Create strategies to intentionally grow and maximize your effectiveness as you grow your network 3. Investigate bias contributers to reshape how you form impressions Ryan is an…

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An Overview of Employment Standards

Tue September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Simon Tomkins, Employment Standards Do you have questions about paying your employees? Want to learn more about employment laws? This session will cover the basics of overtime, vacation time and pay, general holidays, protected leaves and terminating employment. Attendees will learn the following: 1. The basics to paying your employees 2. How to terminate employment 3. Recent changes to the Employment Standards Code and Regulation Simon Tomkins brings over 15 years of experience in government regulatory services, including issuing licenses for the Liquor…

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Pricing Strategies

Thu September 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Rafiq Punjani, AccuRoot Financial Solutions Pricing is key to the success of a business. Over priced good or services dont sell, and with under priced items, there is not enough margin. You will learn about the difference between fixed fee proposals, or work at an hourly rate. Learn all of this and more as we explore pricing strategies. NOTE: Please feel free to bring a snack or brown bag lunch to make the most of this evening session. Attendee will…

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Sales: Setup Your Business for Selling Success

Thu September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface), 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Darrell Boyko, Boyko Innovations Entrepreneurs and business owners often abdicate their leadership to their sales team which seems logical since the sales team is responsible for the revenue generating work. That can work as long as the team is performing as expected and still with you. In this dynamic seminar, you will learn practical strategies for building your company’s selling system so your sales team can develop a pipeline of predictable sales and you as the business owner can lead…

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