Instagram for Business

Grab your smartphone and join us for this hands-on workshop where you will take action with your Instagram account.  

Learn the key marketing strategies and best practices to have the most impact.  

Discover how to create, edit and share irresistible images (and video) that will appeal to your target audience and how to engage with others to build a community.

With more than 500 million daily active users, now is the time for your brand to implement a sound Instagram plan, with the goal of generating immediate results.

You will walk away with:
A solid understanding of Instagram Profile, Feed and Stories

Up-to-date teaching on the latest Instagram features
Current trends that Instagram users are loving
Best hashtagging and tagging strategies

Learn how to utilize “one clickable link”

How to give your profile a unique look

Pros and Cons of different types of content

 

$35 for Chamber of Commerce Members

No fee for those enrolled in the WWCF Business Excellence Training Program

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True Colours for Business

Understanding Personality Styles will help you Connect with People and Grow Your Business

 

True Colors is a proven and successful personality testing system that helps us understand ourselves, our family, but more importantly for business, it helps us understand our employees and our customers.

Relating and connecting to people creates bonds and relationships that are necessary for building your business.

Your ability to understand your customers personality style will help influence their buying decision.

Everything in business is about people.  

In this workshop you will learn to understand yourself better and how you interact with others

You will see the other personality styles in the room and learn what motivates and drives them.

Team Building

This is a great opportunity to bring your team.  The workshop is $45 per business, bring as many people as you like from your business.

Our Facilitator

The workshop will be facilitated by Paula Baker,
a True Colors Certified Trainer.    www.paulabaker.ca
 

Fees

$45 per business, (bring or send your whole team for this one low price)
$35 for Chamber of Commerce members
No charge for WWCF training program clients
 

TO REGISTER EMAIL tina@wwcf.ca

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Mastering The Mind

 

A Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn Event

The mind is the most powerful tool that humans possess, it can be used to help you attain success or it can take you to the depths of failure. 

In this session we will discuss and practice the techniques to ensure our mind is clear and focused, ready to make excellent decisions. 

Learning to still the mind and refocus on key priorities is an excellent business  development skill. 

We are greatly influenced by what we allow our mind to think about. 

Become the master of your mind or it shall rule you.

Join us to learn tools and tricks to overcome a cluttered busy mind and get more done and in a way that is professional and effective.

 

‘If you can change your mind, you can change your life.” —William James

The workshop is facilitated by Tina Heathers, MBA,  WWCF Business Coach and Trainer

$35 for CW Chamber members

$45 for non members

Light Lunch Included

Please register with the CW Chamber HERE

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HR Workshop – Human Resources 101

Workshop Postponed to March 5th

As a business owner or manager in a small business, Human Resources becomes part of your daily tasks.  Often it can be overwhelming. 

This workshop will provide an opportunity to ask questions and outline for you the basics of what you need to have in place and what you need to understand to better equip you to address the day to day HR issues you may face. Some of the topics we will aim to cover are:

 

  • Your self assessment!
  • The Recruitment Process – Human Rights, ESA, and other legal requirements and best practice procedures
  • Contracts – Why have an employee contract
  • The Employee Handbook – what needs to be in my handbook.
  • Compliance in the Workplace – what you need to know and what you have to have in place
  • Return to Work and Accommodation – when do I need to accommodate and what is an accommodation plan.

 

This workshop will be facilitated by Lynne Bard “The HR Coach” and a Senior HR Leader/Consultant at Beyond Rewards.  Lynne is a transformational HR Leader with expertise in people management, operations management, strategic planning and coaching leaders of organizations in HR processes and strategies at thehrcoach.ca.

Beyond Rewards  https://www.beyondrewards.ca/

EMAIL TINA TO REGISTER  tina@wwcf.ca

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Productivity Through Technology

Join us for this CW Chamber Lunch and Learn Event that we are hosting!

The future is here… almost! In this session we will explore technologies that are available now (and some that are in the works) for your business needs.

Learn how you can increase your productivity with some small adjustments to technology that you use every day. If you send emails, book meetings, create content, or search for things, this discussion will help to boost your efficiency in everything you do.

Step things up with the use of technology to help automate your tasks and put things on autopilot. Use some tools to build automated sales funnels, perform industry research and tools to reach customers in new ways.

You will walk away with a tangible action plan to implement immediately and have your eyes opened to new technologies which can help you and your business.

Light Lunch included!

Instructor: Jason Nagy, Wise Crescent Inc.

Jason Nagy is an optimist with realistic grounding. From an executive role within corporate Canada, Jason jumped into small business in 2005 with his own software development company where he built great teams and software. After many projects, in 2014 to fill a need for online managed services such as managed websites, Jason created Wise Crescent Inc. Providing unique packages and using a subscription model to avoid large up-front costs for small business, Jason and his team are fortunate to work with a diverse group of entrepreneurs. Continuing support of small business, in 2016 Jason also became an angel investor in early stage start-ups. Luckily Jason’s first investment lead him to a board position with a company which has since gone public and has become the largest gaming network in North America. Filling other profit and not-for-profit board roles, providing services, continuing to invest and always learning, Jason is focused on doing what he can to help small businesses succeed.

 

Please register through the CW Chamber website  https://cwchamber.ca/Events#id=208&cid=1376&wid=901

 

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Strategic Planning for 2020 – Financial Forecasts- LIVE WEBINAR

FREE, ONLINE lunch time webinar that runs from 12 noon to 1 pm.

Email tina@wwcf.ca to register

Topics to be covered on Monday Jan. 27:

  •     Your Team – who is helping you this year?  Do you need additional help?
  •     Operations Plan – any new equipment, systems or efficiencies to put into place?
  •     Financial Projections – Sales Forecast and Projected Income Statement
 

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Strategic Planning for 2020 – Your Marketing Plan – LIVE WEBINAR

FREE, ONLINE lunch time webinar that runs from 12 noon to 1 pm.

Email tina@wwcf.ca to register

Topics to be covered on Monday Jan. 20:

Your Marketing Plan for 2020

  • Website
  • Social media
  • Print – brochures, business cards and posters
  • Paid Advertising
  • Networking

Topics to be covered on Monday Jan. 27:

  •     Your Team – who is helping you this year?  Do you need additional help?
  •     Operations Plan – any new equipment, systems or efficiencies to put into place?
  •     Financial Projections – Sales Forecast and Projected Income Statement

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Strategic Planning for 2020 – LIVE WEBINAR SERIES

FREE, ONLINE lunch time webinar that runs from 12 noon to 1 pm.

Email tina@wwcf.ca to register

Topics to be covered on Monday Jan. 13:

  • Mission Statement – what are you trying to achieve? What is your core mission that all decisions can be measured against?
  • Target Customers – who are the customers that have been buying in the past? Will you try to target a new group of customers?
  • Industry Analysis – what’s happening and what are the opportunities
  • Competitive Analysis – review what your competitors are doing and what their online presence looks like compared to yours.

 

Topics to be covered on Monday Jan. 20:

Your Marketing Plan for 2020

  • Website
  • Social media
  • Print – brochures, business cards and posters
  • Paid Advertising
  • Networking

Topics to be covered on Monday Jan. 27:

  •     Your Team – who is helping you this year?  Do you need additional help?
  •     Operations Plan – any new equipment, systems or efficiencies to put into place?
  •     Financial Projections – Sales Forecast and Projected Income Statement

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Speed Networking Business Event – Start Your Year Out Right!

You are the company you keep so make sure it’s successfully supportive! Start your new year right with our Chamber Speed Networking event.

What to Expect: Speed Networking is great for entrepreneurs and professionals looking to expand their business and social circle. Rotating from table to table, this structured but casual environment allows you to connect to all the participants in a short amount of time. You can then follow up afterwards to form more lasting connections.

A fun event guaranteed to expand your business connections.

Remember: bring plenty of business cards!

Great Lunch Provided!

This event is held at the Grand River Raceway (the Wellington Room and adjoining board room)

This event is hosted by the Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce, and supported by Wellington Waterloo Community Futures

Fees are $35 for Chamber Members and WWCF Business Excellence Training Program Members

Non Member price is $45

 

To register go here:

https://cwchamber.ca/Events#id=207&cid=1376&wid=901&type=Cal

 

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