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  1. Small Business Week

    October 18, 2020 - October 24, 2020

    Community Futures Wild Rose and numerous regional partners will be hosting a series of workshops, presentations, articles and resources during Small Business Week. Stay tuned for event details.

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  2. A Conversation with Mark Shields, Small Business Strategist with Business Link - Small Business Week Series

    October 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Mark Shields will join us in conversation discussing the hopes, fears and dreams in the current economic state with entrepreneurs within the province, whether its COVID pressures, government supports, or the market they are doing business in that he has been seeing in general. Mark is a Business Strategist who approaches issues with a diverse background and wealth of experience.

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  3. A Conversation with Todd Hirsch Vice President and Chief Economist for ATB Financial - Small Business Week Series

    October 21, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Todd Hirsch returns to the WC to present and do Q&A on the state of the economy and provide insight as to where everything may be going. He holds degrees in economics from the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary. For over 25 years, he’s worked as an economist at numerous organizations including the Canada West Foundation and the Bank of Canada. ?He’s also the author of three books. His latest, “Spiders in Space: Successfully Adapting to Unwanted Change,” was released in 2017. Todd is a strong advocate in the arts and culture community. He is the board chair of the Calgary Arts Academy, and serves on the boards of the Glenbow Museum and the Alberta Ballet.? Session presented by Wheatland County and Community Futures Wild Rose

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  4. How to Make your Business Stand out by Focusing on Customer Experience - Small Business Week Series

    October 21, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Did you know 2 out of 3 businesses are now competing primarily on Customer Experience? Everyday expectations of what makes a great experience is changing, and the bar continues to rise; think about how Apple, Amazon and Netflix anticipate and meet the needs of their customers. So, what can YOU do in this marketplace? How can you compete with the Customer Experience leaders of the world? Join us for this webinar to learn more about why Customer Experience is quickly becoming the biggest revenue accelerator for businesses like yours! Learn about how to delight your customers and identify the Moments that Matter most to them and transform the way you do business. Hosted by XLAB by Stacke'd Conulting Inc.

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  5. Ask a Lawyer - Business Link

    October 21, 2020, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Get answers to your small business questions by connecting one-on-one with our Legal Expert! Get advice on incorporating, shareholder/partnership agreements, contracts, liability, intellectual property, buying/selling a business, dispute resolution, debt collection, and other legal matters. Contact via telephone Legal Expert from Bryan & Company LLP

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  6. Digital Marketing and Transformation for Business Series - Small Business Week Series

    October 21, 2020, 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

    Digital marketing and transformation for business is a series of multiple workshops designed to empower entrepreneurs in the adoption and implementation of digital skills and tools to help their businesses survive...and thrive. “As 'non-essential' retailers have been forced to close across the country for an unspecified time, it is now vital for small main street businesses to cultivate an online presence. Prior to COVID-19, ecommerce was taking the retail world by storm. However, until now, building a digital network was merely good business advice. Today, it may be the difference between the life and death of a main street business.” Hosted by BowValley College

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  7. Doing Business with the Government of Canada: Demystifying Government Procurement - Small Business Week Series

    October 21, 2020, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

    Do you think your business is too small to supply goods and services to the Government of Canada or that the Government of Canada doesn’t buy what you sell? Let’s bust these myths and more! As part of Small Business Week 2020, join Community Futures Wild Rose and the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) to learn how the government buys goods and services, what the government buys, explore making the Government of Canada one of your clients, and discover funding programs for innovators. In partnership with the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, Western Region – Public Services and Procurement Canada – Government of Canada, the webinar will consist of a presentation and Q & A component.

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  8. Business Transition and Succession Planning Workshop

    October 21, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    If you are looking to exit your business, or just planning for the future, you might be asking yourself many questions, like: Where do I start in building a proper and successful business transition? How long will it take to transition my business to a new owner? This workshop will help to demystify these questions and more, so that you can plan for your transition successfully!

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