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March 9-10, 2019: Winnipeg - RBC Convention Centre

Sat. 11am-5pm · Sun. 11am-4pm · $8 at the door

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Seminar Schedule

** Times and topics are subject to change



Saturday, March 9, 2019

 

 

Devin Conner

12:00 PM

How to Choose the Franchise That's Right for You

Seminar presented by: Devin ConnerW.C. Franchise Developers

Session participants will learn:

  • How to identify the right franchise for you.
  • How to profile the franchise and franchisor.
  • How to do your due dilegence.

 

Art Stacey

1:00 PM

Understanding Your Rights & Obligations as a Franchises

Seminar presented by: Art StaceyThompson Dorfman Sweatman

What will you learn:

  • Know your rights and obligations under your franchise agreement.
  • Learn what protection The Franchises Act provides.
  • Learn what to expect from your bank and other sources of capital.

 

Kerry Fieber 

2:00 PM

Starting Your Business - Important Details you Need to Know

Seminar presented by: Kerry Fieber & Else KempCanada Revenue Agency

Our seminar will provide you with an awareness of the common tax errors and mistakes that small businesses make, a general overview of revenue and expense concepts, tips for keeping proper books and records, introduce you to the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s benchmarking tool, as well as provide information on the CRA’s e-services.

 

La Vona Parker 

3:00 PM

Doing Business with the Government of Canada

Seminar presented by: La Vona ParkerOffice of Small & Medium Enterprises

Every year the government buys over $20 billion in goods and services , from office supplies to military ships. Discover what opportunities may exist for your business.

The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) in Public Service Procurement Canada (PSPC) advocates on behalf of Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) and encourages their participation in federal government procurement.

OSME assists SMEs in better understanding how the government buys goods and services by raising awareness of opportunities and by providing the following information services:

  • Buyandsell.gc.ca, which provides access to federal procurement information and open data including bid opportunities (tenders), standing offers and supply arrangements, and contract history;
  • free seminars and webinars and one-on-one sessions to assist suppliers in understanding federal procurement;
  • a 1-800 InfoLine for suppliers who have questions about the procurement process and related tools.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

 

 

Jonathan Alward

12:00 PM

5 Things Nobody Tells Entrepreneurs and How to Manage Them

Seminar presented by: Jonathan AlwardCanadian Federation of Independent Business

What will you learn:

  • Important pitfalls to avoid when starting a business.
  • Key tips on saving money and time.
  • How major political changes will affect your business.

 

La Vona Parker 

1:00 PM

Doing Business with the Government of Canada

Seminar presented by: La Vona ParkerOffice of Small & Medium Enterprises

Every year the government buys over $20 billion in goods and services , from office supplies to military ships. Discover what opportunities may exist for your business.

The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) in Public Service Procurement Canada (PSPC) advocates on behalf of Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) and encourages their participation in federal government procurement.

OSME assists SMEs in better understanding how the government buys goods and services by raising awareness of opportunities and by providing the following information services:

  • Buyandsell.gc.ca, which provides access to federal procurement information and open data including bid opportunities (tenders), standing offers and supply arrangements, and contract history;
  • free seminars and webinars and one-on-one sessions to assist suppliers in understanding federal procurement;
  • a 1-800 InfoLine for suppliers who have questions about the procurement process and related tools.

 

Art Stacey

1:45 PM

Understanding Your Rights & Obligations as a Franchises

Seminar presented by: Art StaceyThompson Dorfman Sweatman

What will you learn:

  • Know your rights and obligations under your franchise agreement.
  • Learn what protection The Franchises Act provides.
  • Learn what to expect from your bank and other sources of capital.

 

Devin Conner

2:45 PM

Tips for Success - How to Succeed as a Franchisee

Seminar presented by: Devin ConnerW.C. Franchise Developers

Session participants will learn:

  • Learn the components of a successful Franchisee/
  • What Franchisors are Looking for.