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February Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

February Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our February 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

Hosted by Brantford Public Library

When? Every Monday (excluding February 17) beginning February 3, 2020 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Writers’ Support Circle

Hosted by Brantford Public Library

When? Monday, February 3, 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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, February 6, 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

 

Get Off Your “BUTS” – Writing with Larry Brown

Hosted by Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant

When? Every Saturday for 4 weeks beginning Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Where? Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, 20 Ava Road, Brantford

Fee? $70.00 Non-Members, $50.00 Members

Registration required? Yes

 

Workshop: Market Research

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Tuesday, February 11, 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: How to Write a Business Plan

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Tuesday, February 11, 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

 

Lifescapes: A Memoir Writing Program

Hosted by Brantford Public Library

When? Tuesday, February 11, 2020 and Tuesday February 25, 2020 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm

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

Fee?  Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Business After Hours (hosted by Synergy MouldWorks Inc. and Grand Valley Educational Society)

Hosted by Chamber of Commerce Brantford-Brant

When? Tuesday, February 11, 2020 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Where? Synergy MouldWorks Inc., 37 Worthington Drive, Brantford

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Webinar # 2 – Alternative Financing for Capital Projects Part 1: Thinking About Your Options and How They Fit Together

Hosted by ArtsBuild Ontario

When? Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 12:00pm

Where? Online (webinar)

Fee? $25.00

Registration required? Yes

 

Workshop: Basic Bookkeeping

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Tuesday, February 18, 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

 

Workshop: Financial Forecasting

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Tuesday, February 25, 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: Marketing and Sales

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Tuesday, February 25, 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

 

Webinar #3 – Engaging Community in Capital Projects Part 2: Going Public

Hosted by ArtsBuild Ontario

When? Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 12:00pm

Where? Online (webinar)

Fee? $25.00

Registration required? Yes

 

13th Annual MP and MPP Breakfast

Hosted by Chamber of Commerce Brantford-Brant

When? Friday, February 28, 2020 from 7:30am to 10:00am

Where? Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre, 19 Holiday Drive, Brantford

Fee? $29.00+HST Member Price, $35.00+HST Non-Member Price

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.

 

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.

 

Save the Date: March Training and Networking Opportunities

Monday, March 2, 2020: Writers’ Support Circle

Monday, March 2, 2020: Tech Time (every Monday)

Thursday, March 5, 2020: Orientation: Starter Company Plus

Tuesday, March 10, 2020: Lifescapes: A Memoir Writing Program

Tuesday, March 10, 2020: Workshop: Tax Seminar with the Canada Revenue Agency

Tuesday, March 17, 2020: Workshop: How to Write a Business Plan

Tuesday, March 17, 2020: Workshop: Market Research

Wednesday, March 18, 2020: Webinar #4: Alternative Financing for Capital Projects Part 2: Overcoming Fear of Loans to Support Capital Projects

Tuesday, March 24, 2020: Workshop: Marketing and Sales

Tuesday, March 24, 2020: Lifescapes: A Memoir Writing Program

Tuesday, March 24, 2020: Workshop: Financial Forecasting

Tuesday, March 24, 2020: Introduction to Smartboards

Tuesday, March 24, 2020: Introduction to 3D Design and Printing

Tuesday, March 24, 2020: Podcasting 101

 

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