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601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada

September 2019

Understanding Regulations for Importing

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:45 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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As an importer, you need to know which regulations, standards and licenses apply to your products. It’s essential to have a clear understanding of which regulatory agencies are responsible for your industry, and how to manage pre-entry requirements, such as testing and labelling – before you start importing. This interactive session will bring together representatives from Small Business BC, Health Canada, the Competition Bureau and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Following the presentation (approximately two hours), in-person attendees will have…

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Developing an Effective Export Plan

September 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Presented by Export Navigator A key element in planning to sell outside of B.C. is an export plan. It will assist you in establishing goals, clarifying your target market, and assessing the financial viability of expanding your business footprint. Join us for this interactive seminar where we’ll help you craft an effective Export Plan, and answer all the questions associated with planning to export. This seminar will help you: Develop a strategy to find buyers or partners in new markets…

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Creating Your First Business Website

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Are you one of the many businesses looking to get your first website up and running? Do you have some great content ready, but lack the skills to do it yourself? Join us for an interactive step-by-step tour of WordPress and leave with a basic website of your own. Getting started is easier than you think on this user-friendly platform that will help you tell the world about your small business. This seminar will help you: Know what to look…

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TaxSense for Your Business

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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So you’re thinking of starting, or have already started, a small business but you’re unclear on how to structure your business or what to do to keep the bank and the tax man happy. Attend this seminar and find out the different types of structures and the tax benefits of each. Learning Objectives: Discuss the differences a sole proprietor, partnership and corporation can provide to you. Understand what defines taxable income, allowable deductions, subcontractors versus employees, payroll traps and tax…

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Optimize Your Landing Pages and Convert More Customers

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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As a small business owner, your website offers a digital shop window for you to promote and sell your goods or services. You may have heard of landing page optimization as way to enhance your sales funnel, but you’re unsure about the terminology or where to start. Learn from John Chan, Principal of 2x Conversion Design, and arm yourself with an understanding of key concepts, design best practices, and ways to test the effectiveness of your online presence. This seminar…

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Operations for Small Business

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you know all the essential elements for successfully operating a business? Creating a vision or plan for your operations will provide a framework for success. In this seminar we will explore how you can determine who does what, where, when, how and most importantly why. Learning Objectives: Learn how to plan, set up and manage your small business operations How to set goals and targets within your team Understanding an operations cycle Implementing activity based budgeting Understanding the value…

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Market Research 2: Surveys and Focus Groups for Knowing Your Customer

September 26 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you want to know how much money your customers will spend? What motivates them to buy? How to attract more of your best clients? These answers, and more, can be discovered through primary market research. Join Mark Eversfield, Small Business BC’s Market Research Analyst, to learn effective tools for collecting primary research. This seminar will help you understand how to begin conducting market research for your business. Learning Objectives: Learn the difference between quantitative and qualitative data Discover how…

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Starting a Consulting Business

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you have a special skill, ability or talent that you feel can serve others and earn an income? Are you considering the consulting and contracting field? This seminar is for you. Learning Objectives: Learn how to transition your skills into an income stream. Price your service, and learn where to find clients. Establish your business, build your market and hear from the experts about their many experiences of running a consulting business. Presented By: Dave Schulte of Vancouver Consultants.…

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