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The Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre runs a variety of events geared towards both new start-up businesses as well as existing businesses. Whether you are looking for information about writing a business plan, or perhaps looking at new avenues of marketing your business – we have a seminar for you.

To view our current offering, please select an event from the list below to view the details. Registration is required and can be done online. If you have any questions about a particular event, please contact the Small Business Enterprise Centre at 905-356-7521 x 5130

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  • Ask a Professional Seminar Series - What Lenders Are Looking For

    Description

    <Ask A Professional - Business Seminar Series

    What Lenders Are Looking For - Understanding (not necessarily agreeing with) your financial institution.


    Who will be interested?
    Small business owners or those contemplating starting a business

    Presented by
    Bryan Botham will be discussing important information about how Canadian financial institutions assess the credit worthiness of a business. A former banker, Bryan now acts as a Loans Consultant for Venture Niagara and is an expert on business loans and financing.

    What will be covered?
    * Communicating your company's ideas and performance to your Banker
    * The Business Plan Why is this important?
    * Cash Flow Forecasts: Why is this important?
    * What are the cash drivers of a business?
    * Sources of Cash / Access to Funds
    * Risk Assessment Framework
    * Borrower's Risk Rating (BRR)
    * Security, Why?


    When & Where?
    Date: Thursday October 20, 2016
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Location: Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre
    4321 Queen Street, Niagara Falls
    Cost: FREE limited spaces available REGISTRATION REQUIRED

    View the Event Poster

    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    October 20, 2016(15 spots available)
  • Components of Market Research

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    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    September 29, 2016(12 spots available)
    October 27, 2016(12 spots available)
    November 24, 2016(12 spots available)
  • How to Write A Business Plan

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    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    October 4, 2016(12 spots available)
    November 1, 2016(12 spots available)
    December 6, 2016(12 spots available)
  • Information Session (Business Innovation Zone)

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    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    October 11, 2016(12 spots available)
    November 8, 2016(12 spots available)
    December 13, 2016(12 spots available)
  • The A to Z Steps to Starting a Business

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    Cost

    FREESpace is limited
    DateSpace AvailableQuantity
    October 13, 2016(12 spots available)
    November 10, 2016(12 spots available)
    December 8, 2016(12 spots available)
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