What’s Coming Up in SEPTEMBER!

coming up in septWelcome September! This is such an exciting month for us because our events and training calendar picks up again and there are numerous learning and networking opportunities around the city for entrepreneurs! Here’s a list of what’s coming up…

Trends Conference
The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
September 13
7:30 am – 1:30 pm

Trends is a collective experience – a group look into the future guided by individuals who are forging it. Experts in their fields share disruptive innovations already changing how they do business; the ones they’ve harnessed and the ones they’re still sinking their teeth into. Register.

Welcome to Business
Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba
September 14
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Starting a business is an appealing idea for many women, but do you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? This session helps you explore the advantages and challenges of being self-employed. It will also provide you with answers to frequently asked questions including: What is a business plan? How do I register my business name? Do I require any special licenses or permits? How do I finance my idea? A Business Advisor from the Women’s Enterprise Centre will guide you through the resources available at the Centre and introduce you to services delivered by our business network partners to help you put your dream into action. Register.

Tech Untethered
ICT West
September 19
11:00 am – 4:00 pm

ICT West is hitting the road to meet the companies that are making Canada a global leader in tech. If your business has international aspirations, come to our info session to find out how being an ICT West delegate will help you reach them. Stay for the workshop and learn which steps you should take before you leave to maximize your potential for success once you hit the show floor. Learn more and RSVP.

Business Plan Development Workshop Series
Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba
September 21 – October 26 (Wednesday evenings)
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

What is a business plan and why do I need one? A business plan is a critical tool for outlining the strategy and developing the tactics to manage your business. This document identifies your business concept, organizes the information derived from your research, and explains how you will start and operate your business. This interactive series is delivered from 5:30 to 8:30 pm on six consecutive Wednesday evenings (summer hours differ) and provides in-depth instruction on preparing each section of the business plan. A business plan template is included. Classes are small and range in size from 6 to 15 participants so there is lots of time for questions and discussion. Register.

Go for the Greens 2016
Business Women in International Trade Program of Global Affairs Canada
September 21 – 24

Are you looking for a conference that offers business matchmaking opportunities, educational programming on international trade, valuable networking and maybe a little golf (while networking)? Consider attending Go for the Greens in Orlando from September 21 to 24. Business Women in International Trade (BWIT), a Program of Global Affairs Canada in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in Miami, is leading the trade mission to Florida. Learn more and register.

National Learn to Code Day 2016: Interactive Stories & Game Making with HTML & CSS
Ladies Learning Code
September 24
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Ladies Learning Code is hosting its fourth annual National Learn to Code Day — the first and only event of its kind in Canada. Over 1,500 Canadians will gather together in over 25 communities to challenge themselves to learn a new skill: interactive storytelling and game making using HTML & CSS. This workshop has been designed for beginners. If you know absolutely nothing about coding or computer programming, it’s for you! Register.

Business Mission to Nunavut
Winnipeg World Trade Centre & Kivalliq Trade Show Society
September 26 – 29

Interested in exploring trade options in Nunavut? The World Trade Centre Winnipeg, in partnership with the Kivalliq Trade Show Society, is leading a Business Mission to Nunavut from September 26 – 29. Participants will attend targeted meetings with local businesses, community and government officials from Nunavut, tour key facilities in the area and attend the Kivalliq Trade Show. Learn more.

Toasting Winnipeg
The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
September 28
7:30 am – 9:00 am
$25 – $40

Join the Chamber in celebrating innovative, original and inspiring business stories in our city. Get fired up with Coal and Canary Candle Company. Tom Jansen and Amanda Buhse share the key to their success in the business of quality, hand-made candles. Also, is Kiera Fogg rocking the next big gift-giving craze? Hear from the creator of Little Box of Rocks. Register.

Food Safety Conference 2016 and Trade Show
Food & Beverage Manitoba
September 28
8:00 – 4:00 pm
Conference Fee: $60 – $85
Trade Show Booth Fee: $500

Whether you’re a small, medium or large operation, attend for a day of discussions designed to arm you with the information and insight you need to navigate our rapidly-changing industry landscape. Register.

MBiz Breakfast Series Featuring Kevin Shepherd, President and CEO, Manitoba Hydro
Manitoba Chamber of Commerce
September 28
7:30 am – 9:30 am
$47.50 + GST