October WELL Wednesday!
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Oct. 29, 2014
7:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WELL: Women Entrepreneurs of Lanark & North Leeds
Join Valley Heartland CFDC and the WELL program on the last Wednesday of each month for a full day of networking, business training, coaching & mentoring. You will receive valuable business tools that will help you grow and expand your business. Choose to join us for the morning or afternoon, or the full day!
7:45-9:00: Breakfast & networking with presentation:
Retailing in Today’s Market Barbara Darlow
-Barb’s experience as a retailer and advice from a CFO perspective
-challenges and opportunities Barb faced as a retailer
-why good financials are a key to your business success
($5 to cover cost of breakfast)
Barbara Darlow: Invest Ottawa Business Advisor, Former CFO and Arnprior retailer.
9:30-11:30: Training Session
Why is Finance so Important? (and why didn’t I pay more attention in school?) Barb Darlow
-record keeping basics
-what should you do yourself?
-financial statements – what are they?
-how to present financial projections
12:00-1:00: Lunch n’ Learn
From Bean-to-Bar Goodness Drew Gilmour, Hummingbird Chocolate
Learn how Drew developed an effective pricing strategy to sell a premium product to the consumer market. Purchase a brown bag lunch ($10) or bring your own!
1:30-3:00: Intellectual Property Session:
Copyright: What does it mean & do I need it? Elizabeth Collinson, CIPO
-the definition of intellectual property
-what is CIPO?
-various forms of intellectual property
1:30 or 2:30: One-on-one hour long business counselling with Valley Heartland / Launch Lab.
Location:The Excelerator Business Centre at Gallipeau Centre,
361 Queen St. Smiths Falls (former Rideau Regional).
Detailed directions provided with your registration confirmation.
Price: Breakfast $5, Lunch $10