The Events Calendar – October 15, 2022

Oct 15, 2022

Science in the City
Bioscience Association of Manitoba

On September 28th, WTCW attended the Science in the City networking event hosted by the Bioscience Association Manitoba (BAM) and the University of Winnipeg (UW).

This event was a wonderful way for our WTCW advisors to see the progress that Manitoba is making in the biosciences and biotechnology sectors.

World Trade Centre Winnipeg is planning a new Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) cohort.

The cohort will begin on October 19, 2022, for businesses looking to be export-ready.
The schedule is as per below:

October 19 & 20 (in person): learn and connect with industry experts
October 28 (in person): develop a personalized export plan
December 2 (virtual): 1-on-1 mentoring sessions with export experts.

TAP has helped over 1700 companies across CANADA expand their businesses
and export their products and services by providing them with the right tools, resources and contacts.

TAP Testimonials

Watch this video to hear from past TAP participant, Alex Goertzen from Little Bones Wings talk about his experience with the TAP program.

Trade Show Optimization Workshop

Going to a trade show? Optimize your Tradeshows Strategy
Trade shows are strong and back. Companies are getting ready to, again, connect in person with industry peers, vendors, and clients. Trade shows are a very efficient marketing initiative to connect your solutions with those who need them.

Join us on December 7, 2022 for a hands-on workshop where we’ll align your business strategy to a trade show plan and you leave the room with an action plan – created by you, tailored for your business – that includes measurable KPIs to track success.

No matter if you’ve attended dozens of tradeshows or you are preparing for your first one. Be part of this workshop and watch your tradeshow ROI soar in 2023.

You’ll learn:
• How to present your offering(s) with a strong value proposition that makes you relevant in the eyes of your target audience
• The best process for defining KPIs that are fully aligned with your business goals and target market
• The best practices to put the plan into action
• Where to find vital information to generate 1:1 meetings

Spaces are very limited, register today!

World Trade Centre Winnipeg is planning its next Business Planning Program (BPP) session.

This program is for all entrepreneurs and future entrepreneurs and the next session takes place this winter, 2022.

The BPP consists of:

  • Seven half-day sessions
  • A business advisor assigned to help, guide & support entrepreneurs
  • Personalized support and access to industry experts
  • A detailed workbook tailored for this program.

WTC Webinar:
An Introduction to Market Research

Questions we will answer:
• How will market research benefit your business?
• When will you undertake market research?
• What types of information will you need?
• Where can you find this information?
• Who can help you with your research?

This free webinar takes place online on October 26th, 2022 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm (CST)

WTC Webinar:
An Overview of Employment Standards

Attendees will learn:
 • General understanding of the rights and responsibilities of Manitoba employers and employees under minimum standards legislation
• Where to access further information or assistance.

This free webinar takes place online on November 9th, 2022 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm (CST)

US Ambassador to Canada,
VIP Luncheon with David L. Cohen
By the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce

​​Have you ever wondered what goes into trade development and supply chain between the US and Canada? Interested in hearing some of the biggest issues affecting US and Canada borders right now?

Join us on October 20, for our VIP Luncheon as we welcome the US Ambassador to Canada, David Cohen.

Key topics the Ambassador will cover include:
• Economic integration and the continental supply chain
• Climate change and adaptation
• Security – food and water security, defense and cybersecurity and continental energy security beyond oil and gas.

Discounted Member Rate: $100 +gst
Regular Rate: $200 +gst
Use the code wtcwinnipeg to get 50% off the regular rate.

Thursday, October 20, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg

Mayoral Debate – The Future of our City
By The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce

Top mayoral candidates will try to prove they are the right person for the job and share their campaign priorities with the business community. We’ll ask the tough questions about road infrastructure, housing, economic growth, employment generation, and more.

This is your opportunity to get your questions answered and make an informed decision on voting day.

Discounted Member Rate: $165 +gst
Regular Rate: $130 +gst

Friday, October 21, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg

2022 Manufacturing Conference & AGM

Join CME for their virtual 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Manufacturing Conference from October 25 to 28.

Oct. 25: AGM & Canada-made innovation panel;
Oct. 26: Innovation & investments;
Oct. 27: Trade and supply chains;
Oct. 28: Labour, Skills & ESG in manufacturing

Virtual attendance is free, but you can attend in person with the ‘Registration Plus’ option. This includes virtual participation in Days 2-4, plus an in-person experience on Day 1, including lunch, the AGM and Conference, as well as a networking reception and dinner at the end of the session – all for $125. Registration Plus spaces are limited, so get yours today!

October 25-28 2022
Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre

2022 Emerging Issues Cleantech Conference

This November, MEIA will host the largest environmental conference Manitoba has seen, and we want you to be a part of it. The Emerging Issues Cleantech conference will showcase new and upcoming technologies and solutions to help Manitobans mitigate the climate crisis and make their businesses more profitable through sustainability. Check out the keynote speakers (David Suzuki, Jane Mcdonald…)

Special rates are available for cleantech startups.

This event will be in-person at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg,
MB on November 30, 2022. 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.