Ottawa Valley Business

Upcoming Business Events

Business Events

August

August 17, 2017
Renfrew County Beef meeting. Held in Cobden. Contact Donna Campbell at 613-432-5568.

August 17, 2017
9:00am-11:00am. Preparing Your Business for Minimum Wage Increases. Financial and marketing strategies to deal with a 32% increase in Ontario’s minimum wage in the next 18 months. Valley Heartland CFDC. 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls. $25 if purchasing tickets online. $30 at the door. Phone: 613-283-7002

August 24, 2017
Breakfast & Learn for employers. Understanding how comply with Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act. 8:00am-9:00am. Presented by ontrac. Kenwood Corporate Centre, boardroom 110, 16 Edward Street South, Arnprior. RSVP by August 11 to amacmillian@getontrac.ca or call 613-623-4680.

August 28, 2017
Renfrew County Federation of Agriculture meeting. Held in Cobden. Contact Donna Campbell at 613-432-5568.

September

September 7, 2017
An Introduction to Intellectual Property. Valley Heartland CFDC. 9:00am-11:00am. 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls. How to protect creations of the mind. Phone: 613-283-7002

September 11, 2017
CPR ‘C’ and AED Certification. Four-hour course. 8:30am-12:30pm. $70.06/person when registering with code: ontrac2. Register online: www.12firstraid.com/shop or by calling 613-898-8565. Kenwood Corporate Centre, 16 Edward Street South in Arnprior. Call: 613-623-4680.

September 11, 2017
Emergency First Aid, CPR ‘C’ and AED Certification. One-day course. 8:30am-4:30pm. $90.40/ person when registering with code: ontrac1. Register online: www.12firstraid.com/shop or by calling 613-898-8565. Kenwood Corporate Centre, 16 Edward Street South in Arnprior.

September 11-12, 2017
Standard First Aid, CPR ‘C’ and AED Certification. Two-day course. 8:30am-4:30pm per day. $125/person when registering with code: ontrac. Register online: www.12firstraid.com/shop or by calling 613-898-8565. Kenwood Corporate Centre, 16 Edward Street South in Arnprior.

September 13-15, 2017
Three-day comprehensive Payroll Masterclass Course. Hands-on instruction by a Certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner. Three days of training using Quickbooks, laptops provided for use in the course, reference manual and flash drive to take home. 8:30am-4:40pm each day. $1,125 plus HST includes lunch an light refreshments.  Contact Kathryn Carriere at 613-656-0441 ext.441 or training@accountapotamus.com

September 19, 2017
Ontario Trillium Foundation Capital Grant Workshop. Two-and-a-half hour workshop presented by the OTF that focuses on OTF’s popular Capital Investment Stream. If your organization is planning a project to improve your community space with a capital improvement (such as a renovation, new building, equipment purchase, etc.), then this workshop is for you!  Kiwanis Field House, 961 Pembroke Street West, Pembroke. 2:00pm to 4:30pm. Click here for more information and to register.

September 20, 2017
Board 101: A First View. Roles and responsibilities of board members and the characteristics of effective boards. Develop confidence and understand how to make an effective contribution to the board of an organization. 6:30pm-8:30pm. $125.00. Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Road, Ottawa. Click here to register.

September 20, 2017
ontrac in partnership with Community Futures Development Corporation is hosting its first ever Women in Business Event! This is a completely free event established for you to network, make connections, participate in presentations and panel discussions, increase your social media awareness and celebrate women in business. There is also opportunity to take advantage of a free headshot (offered in part by “To the Moon and Back Photography”). 8:30am to 3:00pm, St. John’s Parish Hall, 295 Albert Street, in Arnprior. Lunch and morning refreshments will be provided. For more information and to register please visit www.getontrac.ca/arnprior-home/or call 613-623-4680.

October

October 5, 2017
Negotiating Contracts with Suppliers and Customers. The art of the deal. Valley Heartland CFDC. 9:00am-11:00am. 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls. Phone: 613-283-7002

October 11-13, 2017
Three-day comprehensive Payroll Masterclass Course. Hands-on instruction by a Certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner. Three days of training using Quickbooks, laptops provided for use in the course, reference manual and flash drive to take home. 8:30am-4:40pm each day. $1,125 plus HST includes lunch an light refreshments.  Contact Kathryn Carriere at 613-656-0441 ext.441 or training@accountapotamus.com

November

November 1, 2017
Annual Newcomers' Night in Renfrew. Royal Canadian Legion, 30 Raglan Street South. All new or returning residents to Renfrew and area are invited to attend. Free. Showcasing local merchants, restaurants and services available in the local area. www.renfrewareachamber.ca

November 2, 2017
Business Viability 101. How to measure your business' ability to start, grow and survive. Target markets, competition, sourcing and overall financial potential. Valley Heartland CFDC. 9:00am-11:00am. 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls. Phone: 613-283-7002

November 15-17, 2017
Three-day comprehensive Payroll Masterclass Course. Hands-on instruction by a Certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner. Three days of training using Quickbooks, laptops provided for use in the course, reference manual and flash drive to take home. 8:30am-4:40pm each day. $1,125 plus HST includes lunch an light refreshments.  Contact Kathryn Carriere at 613-656-0441 ext.441 or training@accountapotamus.com

December

December 13-15, 2017
Three-day comprehensive Payroll Masterclass Course. Hands-on instruction by a Certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner. Three days of training using Quickbooks, laptops provided for use in the course, reference manual and flash drive to take home. 8:30am-4:40pm each day. $1,125 plus HST includes lunch an light refreshments.  Contact Kathryn Carriere at 613-656-0441 ext.441 or training@accountapotamus.com

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