Ottawa Valley Business

Upcoming Business Events

Business Events

May

May 23, 2017
The launch of Startup Ottawa Valley. 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Algonquin College in Pembroke. Guest speaker is Victoria Lennox, Co-founder and CEO of Startup Canada. For information, contact Chris Dore at 613-698-2374 or dorec1@algonquincollege.com

May 23, 2017
Financial Safety and Support for Seniors. Retirees and those soon to retire in the city of Pembroke, the towns of Renfrew, Petawawa and the areas of Renfrew County and Deep River are invited to this free seminar. Pembroke City Council chambers, 1 Pembroke Street East. 6:30pm-9:30pm.

May 25, 2017
The 3rd Annual Algonquin College Spring Business Leadership Conference. Register before March 31, 2017 for the Early Bird rate: $199 + tax – (includes choice of 4 workshops from 7 topics, keynote address, a refreshment break, lunch, networking opportunities, post-conference social). Early bird registration open now.

May 28, 2017
2017 Annual General Meeting of OFSC District 6. Open to all members of District 6 clubs. Elections to follow. Eganville Sno-Drifter’s Club in Eganville. For information call 1-877-376-7669 or snowcountry@nrtco.net

May 29, 2017
Renfrew County Federation of Agriculture meeting. Fourth Monday of every month. Cobden. Contact Donna at 613-432-5568.

May 31, 2017
How to Prepare a Bid. Free. 1:30pm-2:45pm. Learn the procurement process, the Ontario Tenders Portal and the vendor's role in public procurement. Register in advance. Contact: doingbusiness@ontario.ca

May 31, 2017
Working at Heights certification. $90 per person. 8:30am-4:40pm. ontrac Employment Services (Arnprior). Register by May 23. Register online at: www.whsc.on.ca or call 1-888-869-7950. To contact ontrac: 613-623-4680.

May 31- June 1, 2017
Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Summit 2017. Carleton Place Arena. Information and workshops related to cycling, pedestrian walkways, share the road, creating bicycle friendly communities and more. www.helathyllg.org

June

June 1, 2017
Annual Community Awards Celebration for the Renfrew Chamber of Commerce. Celebrating community organizations, volunteers and businesses. Ma-te-way Activity Centre. Nomination forms at: www.renfrweareachamber.ca. For information, call 613-432-7015 or email at info@renfrewareachamber.ca.

June 6-7, 2017
First Aid/CPR Training. Hosted by Ontrac Employment Resource. Cost is $130. Register in advance. Call 613-623-4680.

June 6-8, 2017
Canadian Employee Ownership Conference. Business success and transition planning through employee ownership. Learn how equity sharing can help you grow or exit your business. $745. www.esopconference.ca or administrator@esop-canada.com

June 7-9, 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

July 12-14, 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

June 14, 2017
How to Read Financial Statements. Hosted by Volunteer Ottawa. 6:00pm-9:00pm. Understand your non-profit organization's financial picture. Register in advance. $125 per person. 363 Coventry Road, Ottawa. Phone: 613-736-5266 ext.114 or education@volunteerottawa.ca

June 15, 2017
Renfrew County Beef Association meeting. 7:30pm at the Cobden Ag Hall. Contact Donna Campbell at: 613-432-5568

June 19, 2017
Pembroke Petawawa District Community Foundation's AGM. 5:00pm in the auditorium at Miramichi Lodge in Pembroke. All welcome. www.givingthatgrows.com

June 23, 2017
Greater Arnprior Chamber of Commerce golf tournament. Sand Point Golf Course. $100 per person includes BBQ lunch, chicken & rib dinner, greenfees, cart and prizes. Shotgun at 1:00pm. info@gacc.ca

June 28, 2017
How to Do Business with the Ontario Government. Free webinar. 1:30pm-2:45pm. Learn about the procurement process, the Vendor of Record program and more. Register in advance. Contact: doingbusiness@ontario.ca

June 28, 2017
Teeny Tiny Summit. Merrickville. 9:00am-4:00pm. $32 plus HST. Keynote by Peter Kenyon. Municipal volunteer relationships, risk management small village servicing, strategic planning and more. www.teenytinysummit.com

June 28, 2017
Teeny Tiny Summit. Havelock. 9:00am-4:00pm. $32 plus HST. Keynote by Peter Kenyon. Municipal volunteer relationships, risk management small village servicing, strategic planning. www.teenytinysummit.com

June 29, 2017
Family and Children's Services of Renfrew County AGM. Thursday, June 29 at the Best Western Inn Pembroke, Copeland Room. Social at 4:30pm, meeting at 5:00pm. RSVP by June 9 to Debbie at 613-735-6866 ext. 2032 or by email debbie.gervais@fcsrenfrew.on.ca.

August

August 16-18, 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

Fall

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

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 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 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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