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September Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

September Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our September 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? 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 

Digital Skills for Entrepreneurs Workshop Series – Digital Tools for Branding

Hosted by Brantford Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Wednesday September 2, 2020 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Where? Online (webinar)

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Digital Skills for Entrepreneurs Workshop Series – Introduction to Social Media

Hosted by Brantford Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Thursday September 3, 2020 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Where? Online (webinar)

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Digital Skills for Entrepreneurs Workshop Series – Social Media Best Practices

Hosted by Brantford Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Wednesday September 9, 2020 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Where? Online (webinar)

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Digital Skills for Entrepreneurs Workshop Series – Promoting Your Business

Hosted by Brantford Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Thursday September 10, 2020 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Where? Online (webinar)

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Webinar – Starter Company Plus – Orientation Session

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Thursday September 10, 2020 from 9:00am to 10:0am

Where? Online (webinar)

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Tech Time

Hosted by Brantford Public Library

When? Monday September 14, 2020 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes 

 

Webinar – Tax Seminar with the Canada Revenue Agency

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Tuesday September 15, 2020 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Where? Online (webinar)

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Learning with LinkedIn’s Lynda.com – Online Workshop

Hosted by Brantford Public Library

When? Monday September 21, 2020 from 1:00 to 2:00pm

Where? Online

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Tech Time

Hosted by Brantford Public Library

When? Monday September 21, 2020 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Webinar – How to Write a Business Plan – Part 1

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Tuesday September 22, 2020 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Where? Online (webinar)

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Tech Time

Hosted by Brantford Public Library

When? Monday September 28, 2020 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

Webinar – How to Write a Business Plan – Part 2

Hosted by Brantford-Brant Business Resource Centre (BRC)

When? Tuesday September 29, 2020 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Where? Online (webinar)

Fee? Free

Registration required? Yes

 

12th Annual Chamber Trade Show

Hosted by Chamber of Commerce Brantford-Brant

When? Wednesday September 30, 2020 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Where? Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre, 19 Holiday Drive, 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 (check website for updates re COVID-19)
  •        The Rope Factory, 111 Sherwood Drive, Unit 25, Brantford (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 (excluding July and August), 11:15am to 1:15pm (check website for updates re COVID-19)
  •        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) *as of April 6, 2020 weekly meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice
  •        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:  October Training and Networking Opportunities

Monday October 5, 2020: Tech Time

Tuesday October 6, 2020: Webinar – Financial Forecasting

Monday October 19, 2020: Tech Time

Tuesday October 20, 2020: Webinar – Market Research

Monday October 26, 2020: Tech Time

Tuesday October 27, 2020: Webinar – Marketing and Sales

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