In this free 60-minute online seminar learn about:
- Understanding your COGS
- Cash flow management
- Planning for profits
If you want to run a successful business it’s important for you to know the ‘numbers’. Learn how to cost and price your products and services for profitability and how the decisions you make about your operations and production processes affect your bottom line. Understand how to budget and spend money so you can pay all your bills and still have money left in your pocket at the end of the year.
Each participant will receive an Excel Financial Forecasting spreadsheet (blank) and completed examples for both a product and service business to assist you through the process. Use the spreadsheet to develop your individual timeline, operating and capital costs, and pricing calculator to create a cashflow projection and income statement for your business.
You will leave with a better understanding of how cost and price your product to make a profit in the food and beverage industry!
03:00 PM| 3217 Sandwich Street, Windsor, ON
Catch the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce teamat the Sandwich Towne Market located at 3217 Sandwich Street from 3-7 p.m. Learn more about their #WEStaySafe Rapid Test Kit program and how you can participate to keep your employees safe!
Social media is an invaluable tool for today’s business, whether you are just starting out or have been established for years. Not understanding how to use social media effectively can leave you overwhelmed and ultimately hurt your bottom line as your potential customers can easily find your competitors. This workshop hosted by the Toronto Digital Service Squad will leave you with a better understanding of how to leverage the power of social media to grow your online community, drive sales and reduce marketing costs.
What you will learn:
• How to choose the right social media platform(s) for your business
• How to set up and optimize social media profiles
• The basics of Instagram & Facebook shopping and how to utilize shoppable feeds
• Best practices for engagement on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and Pinterest
• Growing your social media community using both organic and paid strategies
• Planning and curating your social media content
• Tools for managing platforms and scheduling posts to save you time and energy
Join us to learn the ropes of building an engaging and profitable social media presence for your business.
Join the Leamington District Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Sept. 8 at the Leamington Roma Club soccer field as we recognize outstanding businesses and individuals for the 27th Annual Business Excellence Awards.
In this free 2-hour online seminar learn about:
- Fire code compliance
- Zoning requirements
- Municipal licensing and bylaws
- Building permits and applications
- Food safety requirements
- Health inspections for food sector
- Site inspections
This webinar will assist you in navigating the permits and legislation requirements for a food and beverage business. You will have an opportunity to meet and hear from representatives from local health units, municipalities and fire services.
You will leave with a better understanding of how to navigate the regulatory compliance in the food and beverage industry. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights that will help you avoid costly mistakes!
Experts in personal growth and development all say the same thing, "Thought’s are things," "You create your own reality," or "What you focus on becomes real." In this webinar we will examine where beliefs stem from and then look deeper into shifting limiting beliefs into life affirming beliefs.
Participants will also learn about the power of letting go, practising daily affirmations, creating a compelling vision statement and also why having a support network around you can help you shift into the new that you may desire. Dr. Joe Dispenza, says, "That to have a new reality, you must change your personality." We will examine what this means in this session so that your actions support the vision you have for your awesome self!
This will be an interactive class and will empower participants to embrace the new and make life affirming changes.
Did you know?
2.7 billion people use Facebook every month to connect with friends and family and to discover things that matter. That’s a lot of potential eyeballs on your small business
Your Facebook Page can be incredibly useful in both reaching new audiences and establishing relationships with current followers. In order to take advantage of these benefits, however, people need to actually be able to find your page.
In this workshop you will learn:
- Understand why you can’t miss out on Facebook marketing
- Latest Facebook Algorithm
- Benefits of Facebook Page Vs Facebook Group
- How to optimize your business page
Do you have an idea and you want to start your own small business, but you aren’t sure where to start? Attend this free seminar to find out information such as:
- How to register your business
- Business structure
- Government support programs
- Other services and programs available to you
A link to the webinar will be sent following registration.
This session is for you if you have a food or beverage product that needs the perfect brand to suit the right market.
In this free 60-minute online seminar learn about:
- Why you are your brand as a new food or beverage business
- What to consider when creating a visual identity for your company
- What does marketing in 2021 look like?
Amanda DeVries of Eye Candy Design specializes in branding food and beverage companies. In this webinar, Amanda will share her expert insight, from how to create your brand, how to retain and grow your brand to what sort of colours and typography styles are right for your product. You will learn the difference between designing for store shelves vs. food markets vs. digital spaces. She will also cover tips for working with a graphic designer and determining exactly who your product is for. As Amanda advises, "if your product is for everyone, then you are selling to no one". Know your target market.
You will leave with a better understanding of how to brand and market your product in the food and beverage industry!