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

January 2020

Training: Accessible Customer Service

Tue January 28 @ 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

Wed January 29 @ 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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February 2020

Panel: Selling to Government

Tue February 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

This 3-part knowledge building cluster is part of a collaborative effort of the three levels of government. Combining informative presentations with interactive components will ensure that you are provided with a strong foundation in public procurement. Materials Management Division, Corporate Finance Department | City of Winnipeg Procurement Services Branch of Manitoba Finance Public Services and Procurement Canada Office of the Procurement Ombudsman, Government of Canada Attendee will learn the following: 1. Overview of Procurement 2. Finding Opportunities: The Process 3.…

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An Overview of Employment Standards

Wed February 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Matthew Darragh, 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 Matthew is a graduate of the University of Winnipeg majoring in Conflict Resolution and Psychology. He has been…

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Takin’ It to the Streets: Safe Food, Good Eats

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

Presenters: Natalie Lowdon, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living Take advantage of Manitoba’s summer with a seasonal business such as a food truck or selling food products at a farmers’ market. Many people are interested in the possibilities that come from creating and operating a seasonal food business with locally grown and prepared products, yet are unsure of the health requirements to get there. Attendees will learn the following: 1. General importance of food safety and the role of the…

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Incoterms® 2020 Training

Wed February 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
CA$425.00

The World Trade Centre Winnipeg and the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce are bringing Incoterms® 2020 training to Manitoba. Incoterms® 2020 Training Details > Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 > Location: 219 Provencher Boulevard, 2nd Floor > Registration: 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. > Training: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. > Cost: $425 +GST (includes lunch) REGISTER BELOW! A new version of the Incoterms® rules has been released by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and is offered in partnership with the Forum for International Trade Training, the Canadian Chamber of…

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Grow Your Sales: Sell With a System

Thu February 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Darrell Boyko, Boyko Innovations This seminar is about learning how to grow revenue without adding to your overhead. By clarifying how to advance 3 key areas of your (business-to-business) selling system you will be able to provide your sales team with an effective roadmap to producing efficient, predictable and repeatable sales. Attendee will learn the following: 1. Effective strategies for developing leads 2. Language your sales team needs to understand to engage prospects 3. The process you want your…

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Import/Export Shipping Hurdles

Thu February 27 @ 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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March 2020

Exports, Financing and International Markets

Tue March 10 @ 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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Indigenous Procurement

Tue March 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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? Attendee will learn the following: 1. Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your good or service 2. Understand how…

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Branding: Strategy Before Creativity

Tue March 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenter: Ron Greasley, Deschenes Regnier The creative work you develop for your company should be a reflection of your company's personality, positioning and message. Before you pick a logo or a website design, make sure you can answer a few key questions about who you are and how you want to be perceived in the marketplace. Learn how a good strategy can save you time and money in the long run. Attendee will learn the following: 1. How your strategy…

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Takin’ It to the Streets: Safe Food, Good Eats

Thu March 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada
Free

Presenters: Natalie Lowdon & Julie Swanlund, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living Take advantage of Manitoba’s summer with a seasonal business such as a food truck or selling food products at a farmers’ market. Many people are interested in the possibilities that come from creating and operating a seasonal food business with locally grown and prepared products, yet are unsure of the health requirements to get there. Attendees will learn the following: 1. General importance of food safety and the…

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