Women Mean Business

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 12:15pm EDT to Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 6:00pm EST
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Alyson MacKay
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Ingenuity and PARO Women’s Enterprise present a 4 part series to help get your business idea out of your head and ready to launch. The final part in the series will include a business pitch competition for a chance to win $750 in cash prize to use towards your business. Attendance is required in all session prior to participating in the pitch. All sessions will be presented virtually

Session #1-Business Model Canvas, October 6, 12:15-1:15pm

In this session we will take you through the steps to build your business model canvas and help prepare you for your business planning.

Session #2-Marketing Your Business, October 20, 11am-12pm

Kassandra Arsenault, owner of Konnect; a Social Media Management Company will present a session a session on social media marketing and why it is so important to incorporate within your business.

Session #3-Finance for your business, November 3, 12:15-1:15pm

Joanne Delarosbil, owner of Numbers will discuss what you need to know and where to start on general bookkeeping information along with some tax information and tips

Session #4-The Pitch competition, November 17, 4-6pm

Complete a 3 min elevator pitch of your business to judges for a chance to win. $500 will be given for first place and $250 to second place. More information will be provided in the previous sessions to prepare you to pitch.  

To register:

Email amackay@lakeheadu.ca or trainer@paro.ca

*Attendance is required in all session to be eligible to pitch, pitch participant must identify as a female and the business be in Northern Ontario.