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January Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

January Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our January roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing. 

Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet.

Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to share with us? Comment below, or send your suggestions to culture@brantford.ca. Please note that these lists are compiled at the beginning of the previous month, and curated specifically for creative industry professionals. This is not a comprehensive training list, but is rather a starting point for your own professional development. 

TRAINING AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Tech Time! Tech Help Clinic

Hosted by Brantford Public Library

When? Every Monday beginning January 6, 2020 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Where? Brantford Public Library, Main Branch, 173 Colborne Street, Brantford

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Orientation: Starter Company Plus

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Thursday January 9, 2020, from 9:30am to 10:30am

Where? Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC), 1 Market Square, Suite 201, Brantford

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Workshop: Tax Seminar with the Canada Revenue Agency

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Tuesday January 14, 2020, from 10:00am to 12:00pm

Where? Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC), 1 Market Square, Suite 201, Brantford

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Business After Hours

Hosted by Chamber of Commerce Brantford-Brant

When? Tuesday January 14, 2020 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Where? Marriott TownePlace Suites Brantford and Convention Centre, 30 Fen Ridge Court, Brantford

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Workshop: How to Write a Business Plan

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Tuesday January 21, 2020, from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Where? Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC), 1 Market Square, Suite 201, Brantford

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Workshop: Market Research

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Tuesday January 21, 2020, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Where? Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC), 1 Market Square, Suite 201, Brantford

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Bell City Author Series – Alicia Elliott

Hosted by Brantford Public Library

When? Thursday January 23, 2020, Doors open at 6:30pm, event begins at 7:00pm

Where? Brantford Public Library, Main Branch, 173 Colborne Street, Brantford

Fee? $10.00

Registration required? Yes

 

Operational Planning Before, During and After a Capital Project

Hosted by ArtsBuild Ontario

When? Thursday January 23, 2020 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Where? Online (webinar)

Fee? $25.00

Registration required? Yes

 

Workshop: Marketing and Sales

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Tuesday January 28, 2020, from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Where? Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC), 1 Market Square, Suite 201, Brantford

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Workshop: Financial Forecasting

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Tuesday January 28, 2020, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Where? Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC), 1 Market Square, Suite 201, Brantford

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

LOCAL NETWORKING GROUPS

Brant Pros Networking Group

Brant Pros helps members increase revenue, build qualified relationships, and market their services through targeted networking. Become a member and help build strong and lasting relationships with other entrepreneurs and participate in a network of exchanges allowing you to increase your client base. These referrals and recommendations will help you grow your business – because together are stronger and grow faster!

  •        Meets every Tuesday from 12:00pm to 1:30pm
  •        Polish Hall, 154 Pearl Street (unless otherwise noted)
  •        For more information, contact info@brantpros.ca 

Brant Business Builders

Brant Business Builders is a proven entity supercharging the growth of Brantford and area businesses through the practice of referral and testimonial generation. Working with members, you can develop significant business allies who can help you establish credibility. The dedication and support of members by members is at the heart of their mission to build business through quality relationships.

Brant Women Networking Group (BWNG)

Brant Women Networking Group is a progressive women’s organization that supports women in achieving business, financial and personal success. They offer innovative programs that provide opportunities for networking, connecting, mentoring and learning from and with each other.

  •        Meets the second Tuesday of each month, 11:15am to 1:15pm
  •        Hampton Inn and Suites, 20 Fen Ridge Court, Brantford
  •        For more information, use their online contact form.

Ladies Who Lead

Ladies Who Lead is a networking group of dynamic, professional women empowered through support, inspiration and mentoring, to promote success of women in business and their professions.  They offer professional women the opportunity to provide one another with peer support and empowerment through networking opportunities and professional speakers.

Brant Toastmasters #2580

Brant Toastmasters provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.

  •        Meets every Monday at 7:30pm (excluding statutory holidays)
  •        Charlotte Villa Retirement Residence, Downstairs Lounge, 120 Darling Street, Brantford
  •        Membership based (fee involved).  Guests may attend for free.
  •        For more information, visit the Brant Toastmasters website.

Save the Date: February Training and Networking Opportunities

Thursday February 6, 2020: Orientation: Starter Company Plus

Saturday February 8, 2020: Get Off Your “BUTS” – Writing with Larry Brown

Tuesday February 11, 2020: Workshop: Market Research

Tuesday February 11, 2020: Workshop: How to Write a Business Plan

Tuesday, February 11, 2020: Business After Hours

Tuesday February 18, 2020: Workshop: Basic Bookkeeping

Tuesday February 25, 2020: Workshop: Financial Forecasting

Tuesday February 25, 2020: Workshop: Marketing and Sales

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