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219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada

November 2019

SIAL Canada: Information Session

Thu November 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

SIAL Canada is the largest international food and beverage tradeshow in North America. SIAL Canada is ideal for food processors, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors who want to expand their markets within Canada and internationally. The World Trade Centre Winnipeg, in partnership with Manitoba Agriculture and SIAL Canada, invites you to an information session to learn about the 2020 SIAL Canada Montreal tradeshow and the programs and services available to help you best prepare for the event. This session will include…

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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: Kris Ruiter, 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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January 2020

How to Start a Business in Manitoba

January 8, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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… Since 2014, Nicole Fontaine has been the Liaison Officer at the World Trade Centre Winnipeg and brings over 30 years of experience to the position. She has a passion for networking, team building and…

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Keys to Business Success

January 9, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Jean-Guy Talbot, FCPA, FCGA, Talbot & Associés/Associates This workshop will concentrate on increasing business profits and demistifying myths. Discussions will include how to price your goods and services properly, how to market, how to deal with difficult clients, how to read financial statements, how to negotiate and much more. Attendee will learn the following: 1. How to price your goods and services 2. Marketing and promotion: Developing an effective, cost efficient campaign 3. How to read, understand and use…

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Immigration Information for Employers

January 15, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Susan Sunde, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) & Jim Bianchini, Immigrate Manitoba Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) will be hosting an information session for employers. The purpose of the session is to discuss how employers might use Canada’s economic immigration programs to meet labour market needs that cannot be met with Canadian workers. There will be a presentation on overseas recruitment, the MPNP employer direct process, work permits, LMIAs, and the provincial and…

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Training: Accessible Customer Service

January 28, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
CA$35.00

Presenter: Heather Hiscock, Society for Manitobans with Disabilities The Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) Standard on customer service is now law in Manitoba. Along with other requirements, this law requires that all businesses and organizations train all employees and volunteers who interact with the public. The Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Manitobans Act and the Customer Service Standard will be reviewed in this session presented in collaboration with the World Trade Centre Winnipeg and Society for Manitobans with Disabilities.…

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Good Governance Matters

January 29, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Kyle White, Co-operatives First What is good governance? Organizations across Canada struggle with issues of governance and how to effectively make decisions and implement policies that benefit their organizations. This seminar will present a model of good governance and offer insights into organizational policy being practiced in the co-op sector. Examples will focus on Canadian co-operatives and the practical implications of strategic decisions. Attendee will learn the following: 1. A model of good governance in organizations 2. Insights from the co-operative sector on…

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