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World Trade Centre Winnipeg

http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com

October 2019

Small Business Week™ Kickoff Luncheon

Mon October 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Ave
Winnipeg, R3C 3J3 Canada
CA$60.00 - CA$450.00

The World Trade Centre Winnipeg is proud to announce the 2019 Small Business Week™ Kickoff Luncheon! The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is celebrating the 40th edition of Small Business Week™. To highlight this important milestone, BDC is showcasing the people behind the success of Canadian SMEs. Join other like-minded entrepreneurs and business professionals to network and share stories. Arrive early to check out the Biz Alley which will consist of local companies showcasing their products and services. This year's program…

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Import/Export Shipping Hurdles

Tue October 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Steve & Tom Setka, InXpress Winnipeg Selling your products abroad or importing products to sell in Canada can create some logistical problems. Every country has its own laws and restrictions on what can be imported and exported to/from their country. Being prepared ahead of time and knowing what to expect prior to launch can significantly reduce your costs and improve your chances of success. Attendees will learn the following: 1. Exporting: How do I find out if my product can be…

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Business Information for Indigenous Entrepreneurs

Wed October 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
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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Business Opportunities in Nunavut

Wed October 23 @ 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 Panelist: Derrick Webster, COO – EPLS Group of Companies 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…

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Panel: Business Services and Resources for Entrepreneurs With Disabilities or Health Conditions

Thu October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Interested in starting your own business? World Trade Centre Winnipeg and Community Futures Manitoba | Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program are proud to present a panel of experts that will guide you through the resources and programs available to assist you in starting your own business in Manitoba. Our panel of experts include: World Trade Centre Winnipeg Community Futures Manitoba | Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program Employment and Income Assistance Employability Assistance for People with Disabilities (EAPD) Equal Opportunities West | Entrepreneurs…

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November 2019

Exports, Financing and International Markets

Wed November 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Colin Smith, Export Development Canada (EDC) In this seminar, participants will learn about the different ways Export Development Canada (EDC) can offer support and financing to better prepare Canadian companies to respond to international business opportunities and tap into foreign markets. In addition, participants will learn how to reduce risk and improve cash flow. EDC provides Canadian exporters with trade financing, export credit insurance and bonding services, as well as foreign market expertise. Attendee will learn the following: 1.…

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How to Start a Business in Manitoba

Tue November 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
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… Nicole Fontaine is the Liaison Officer at the World Trade Centre Winnipeg and has been with the organization since 2014. Nicole has over 25 years of experience in customer service and management. She owned…

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Indigenous Procurement

Wed November 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: La Vona Parker, Office of Small and Medium Enterprise Are you an Indigenous business owner? Did you know that since 1996, the Government of Canada (GOC) has awarded more than 100,000 contracts with a total value of $3.3 billion to Indigenous businesses? The GOC is committed to helping Indigenous businesses compete for more government contracts. Will the GOC be your next customer? NOTE: Please feel free to bring a snack or brown bag lunch to make the most of this session.…

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December 2019

Getting Smart About Market Intelligence

Tue December 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Éric Courcelles, World Trade Centre Winnipeg The seminar will discuss the importance of undertaking rigorous market research while formulating a business plan, or prior to embarking on a new commercial endeavour. Participants will learn about various sources of market intelligence as well as organizations able to offer data or advice. They will also discover tricks of the trade which should reduce research time while also improving the quality of results. Attendee will learn the following: 1. Importance of market…

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How Can Your Business Take Part in Truth and Reconciliation?

Tue December 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Jessica Dumas, Jessica Dumas Coaching and Training 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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