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State of the City Breakfast: Tuesday January  15th -  Members Only    
Registration: 7:00am
Program: 7:30 -9:00am
Time alloted for Q&A

at the Delta Hotel by Marriott Kingston Waterfront


"Members Only Event"
Join us for an updated outline on the political landscape for 2019. Hear from Mayor Bryan Paterson, MP Mark Gerretsen and  MPP Ian Arthur as they look ahead down Kingston's economic highway. How will the 3 levels of government contribute to the development of the city?

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Workshop: Cannabis in the Workplace - Thursday January  24th -  
Registration: 8:45am
Seminar: 9:00 -10:30am
Time alloted for Q&A
A look at the impact of cannabis in the workplace from a Human Resource perspective.

Learn how businesses can address issues related to the newly legalized cannabis and related products. Identify best practices and create an action plan to ease the challenges for owners and managers.

Includes discussion on communication guidelines and implementation challenges leading to an action plan.

Who should attend this seminar: Business owners, Human resource professionals, Office managers, Controllers and Supervisors/Managers.

Facilitator: Tracey Starrett, M. Ed, CHRL
                  Wilkinson & Co. LLP 

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Luncheon: BDC's Economic Outlook for the Canadian Entrepreneur in 2019  - Thursday January  31st-  
Registration: 11:30am
Seminar: 12:00 -2:00 pm
Time alloted for Q&A
BDC's economic outlook for Canadian entrepreneurs : challenges and opportunities in 2019. 

Should Canadian entrepreneurs be optimistic or pessimistic regarding the 2019 economic forecast? Please join Pierre ClĂ©roux, Vice President, Research and Chief Economist of BDC, as he presents his perspective on national and global economies based on BDC's recent analyses. Discover challenges you should keep on your radar and strategies your business can adopt to start the new year off right. 

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Workshop: Building A Successful 
E-Commerce Strategy (Part 1 of 2)  - Tuesday February 19th-  
Registration: 8:30am
Seminar: 9:00 -10:30 am

As e-commerce continues to grow, more and more small businesses are beginning to throw their hats in the ring. Unfortunately, many will not find success. Although e-commerce does provide a great opportunity, it's not a guaranteed success. Without a solid strategy for success you'll likely find it quite difficult to generate a meaningful amount of sales. In this workshop, we will help you build a strategy that will set you up for e-commerce success. 

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"FAB" February Business Showcase After 5 Event 2019
Wednesday, February 20th 2019

NO registration necessary if you are attending the event to network as a Chamber member or Future Chamber member.  
Exhibit space sells quickly so don't hesitate.

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Workshop: Building A Successful 
E-Commerce Strategy (Part 2 of 2)  - Tuesday March 5th-
Registration: 8:30am - 
Seminar: 9:00 -10:30 am

Building a good strategy isn't enough to guarantee e-commerce success. To ensure long term success you need to monitor your marketing efforts to see what is working, and what isn't. In this workshop, we will show you how to use analytics to continually improve your marketing efforts and increase your e-comerce sales. 

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It's official! We're now Baker Tilly Canada

Collins Barrow National Cooperative Incorporated, the largest group of independent chartered accounting firms in Canada, is proud to take on the name and visual brand of its global network, becoming Baker Tilly Canada Cooperative.

Leading, Building, Growing in Business - Together

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