Conference Details: Host: The East Gwillimbury and Georgina Chambers of Commerce Date: Friday, March 6 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: The Link Address: 20849 Dalton Road, Sutton A full-day conference to collaborate, learn, connect and inspire one another to take on new and expanded roles in work, community and life. The day includes continental breakfast, a key-note speaker, panel
Speaker: Rick Tanton Learn how to get started with Google’s AdWords, and appear when your customers search for you, your company, your competitors, and your business. Discover the types of ads offered, how to optimize them, how to understand the results, and improve over time. Room: Canada Hall PHOTO DISCLAIMER: The York Small Business Enterprise Centre (YSBEC) reserves the right to
Speaker: Matt Kostan – Brand Creator and Serial Entrepreneur You’ll learn and see examples of the Microbrand Method which is directly responsible for multiple home grown brands achieving millions in sales. You’ll learn which big brand strategies and tactics you need to implement today and just how quick and easy it can be to do so as a small business..
Wednesday, October 17 10:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. Town of East Gwillimbury The East Gwillimbury Council Chambers 19000 Leslie Street Sharon, ON Joel Lipchitz from Lipchitz Professional Corporation will guide you through the basics of QuickBooks and discuss insightful tax tips for your organization. You will learn how to avoid costly penalties and interest for your business.
Speaker Info: Liz Scott, BSC, CPC – North America’s Business Growth Guru The Entrepreneurial community knows her as the Business FireStarter for catapulting clients to extraordinary growth and results. This Marketing and Sales fireball has over 25 years’ experience as a senior executive leading entrepreneurs and small business owners well into 6 figures and beyond. Recognized as a force to be
Do you have questions about succession planning and the implications for farm tax planning? It can be overwhelming to know where to start and this session will give an overview of the planning process, what to consider and the tax implications. Farm success planning is a process that should be started sooner than later. Join us for an afternoon meeting
Today’s leading sales organizations do more than just have “feet on the street (or phone).” Darren Rabie, President of Focus, will discuss the struggles of scaling sales – including presenting 4 sales models that address these key questions:
* How can I maximize the return on my leads?
* How can I ensure my pipeline is always full of quality opportunities?
* How can I build a proactive culture that “creates” sales (versus waiting for the phone to ring)?
* How can I structure my sales organization to ensure we are scalable, measurable & successful?
Speaker: Darren Rabie, Focus
Darren Rabie – Bio
After graduating from Ivey School of Business in 1996, Darren Rabie co-founded The Results Group – an outsourced lead generation firm for B2B businesses.
Over the next 6 years, Darren and his partner grew the company to 27 employees, dozens of clients and several million dollars in revenue/year. At the same time, Darren also began speaking throughout North America with topics including;
• “How to Turn Leads into Sales”
• “Building a Successful Sales Organization”
• “The Art of Selling: Understanding Human Nature”
In 2003, Darren Rabie sold off his shares of The Results Group & founded Focus. (www.focus-salesmgmt.com).
Today, Focus’ team 50+ active clients, while Darren continues to speak to associations, trade shows, CEO organizations & private events each year.
Personally, Darren was born in Cape Town, South Africa but has lived in Toronto since 1977 (other than a 2-year stint in Sydney Australia for fun). Darren has 2 amazing & loving daughters, is an obsessive tennis player and loves to cook, play guitar, workout and live life.
Presented by Matthew Kostanecki, this seminar is for individuals or small business owners interested in learning about generating sales online.
Whatever you do, don’t box Heather Loduca in. Not every 26-year-old launches their own business, but for Loduca it was the most natural thing to do. The Aurora native turned Mount Albert resident comes from a family of entrepreneurs, so when she launched her clothing company, Crown + Pride, late last year she was simply following through on her long