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Dec
4
Wed
2019
President’s Holiday Reception @ Confederation Centre of the Arts, Memorial Hall
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
President Dawn Binns of the Greater Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce invites you to the annual President’s Holiday Reception!

Complimentary event!

Dec
5
Thu
2019
DEMO DAY | Fall 2019 Accelerator Cohort @ Startup Zone
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Demo Day is your chance to hear pitches from the 15 companies of Startup Zone’s inaugural 12-week Accelerator Cohort of Fall 2019.

About this Event

Demo Day is your chance to hear pitches from the 15 companies of Startup Zone’s inaugural 12-week Accelerator Cohort of Fall 2019.

The Accelerator Program allowed entrepreneurs to learn how to build their business alongside other startups using a proven, structured process that has helped some of the world’s fastest growing companies.

The 12-week, in-person program gave participants access to a variety of resources and supports to help grow their business, including:

  • 24/7 access to Startup Zone workspaces.
  • Access to experts in sales, branding, and product development.
  • Accountability from weekly meetings with a Growth Coach and other cohort members.
  • Connections to local and global business partnerships.
  • Weekly access to expert advisors to track business progress.
  • Free or discounted access to exclusive professional events and workshops.

Over these 12 weeks, participants have prepared for the pitch that they will be delivering to you on December 5th. Don’t miss out on this FREE event – sign up today!

Read more about the program participants in our blog post from September 2019.

2019 Business of Excellence Awards Gala & Christmas Social @ New London Community Complex
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrate the fabulous businesses in the Kensington and Area!

About this Event

Book your tickets before November 1st and have your name entered for a chance to WIN 1 FREE ticket to hear President Obama speak in Halifax!

Join us for an evening of celebration, delicious food and drinks!

Dec
6
Fri
2019
Weekly Startup Zone Coffee Chat @ Startup Zone
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Weekly coffee chat at Startup Zone is an ongoing event you can attend.  Check their website or sign up for their newsletter to stay informed of all Startup Zone events.

Dec
12
Thu
2019
Business Bootcamp (Sales, Sales, Sales) @ The Loyalist Country Inn
Dec 12 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Event Description:

The Greater Summerside Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing a diverse array of high-quality business training sessions in the Summerside area. Throughout the year, the GSCC will be hosting a series of workshops designed to engage and develop the skills of local business owners and their employees. This “Business Bootcamp” series will be facilitated by Craig Noonan from Integrity Consulting at the Loyalist Country Inn over a 12 month period with one workshop per month, starting in November. A VERY big thank you to our funding partners, Innovation PEI and CBDC Central PEI.

Topics will include but not limited to:
Sales, marketing, online business, planing & productivity, strategy, networking, media & public relations, and digital.
or a complete list of all sessions and dates, click the following link http://www.summersidechamber.com/gscc-boot-camp/

Date/Time Information:
The Loyalist Country Inn
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Fees/Admission:

Individual Registration (Members) – $15 per session
Individual Registration (Future Members) – $25 per session
Full Year Registration (Individuals) – $150 includes all 12 sessions
Full Year Registration (Business) – $300 includes all 12 sessions
– Businesses that register are able to send multiple members of their staff to any session.

Dec
13
Fri
2019
Weekly Startup Zone Coffee Chat @ Startup Zone
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Weekly coffee chat at Startup Zone is an ongoing event you can attend.  Check their website or sign up for their newsletter to stay informed of all Startup Zone events.

Discover Digital Marketing at the Startup Zone @ Startup Zone
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Details

Discover Digital Marketing is a day-long learning and networking event at the Startup Zone for entrepreneurs, business professionals, students, and more!

Whether you are a beginner in the marketing world and want to learn the basics of digital marketing from social media to branding to web design, or you already work in a professional position in the field but want an opportunity to network with like-minded individuals from across the province, this is the event for you. With a diverse audience from business owners to students, this is a great opportunity to network and establish or grow your presence online.

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10:45am – 11:00am: Registration

11:00am – 12:30pm: “Social Media 101” Panel moderated by Rachel Adams, Marketing & Events Coordinator at Startup Zone. The panelists for the morning are as follows:
– Ashley Green: Founder of Ashley Green Design, Local Legends Apparel, and Girl Bosses of PEI
– Cassandra MacKay: Founder of Inspire Social Studios
– Madelyn Deveau: Content Marketing Manager at iWave
– Michelle MacNeil: Social Media Officer at Holland College

12:30pm – 1:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm – 2:00pm: Branding Workshop with Stephanie Perreault-Bittner, founder of Summer Street Creative. This workshop will outline what “having a brand” really means, and teach you how to turn customers into fans! You’ll discover how to build your story, create your identity, and everything in between.

2:00pm – 2:45pm: Web Design Workshop with Chelsey Lake, founder of Lake Design. In this workshop, Chelsey will explain how web design can actually make or break your conversion rates. Your website’s visual design – both how it looks and how it feels – can make all the difference when it comes to your sales. She will be teaching us how to design a website that will help us make sales in the future!

2:45pm – 3:00pm: Break

3:00pm – 4:00pm: Keynote Presentation by Heather MacAulay, Chief Movement Officer at Volume 18. A mover and shaker by nature, and an avid runner by choice, Heather understands the importance of truly knowing our clientele and ensures our team is ready to run with ideas and cross the finish line with our creative campaigns, research and workshops. Heather is an energetic and community-minded force to be reckoned with. She is a dynamic leader and presenter skilled in large-scale event organization, marketing and communications. She understands with an experienced breadth and depth the importance of knowing our community and our clientele and works tirelessly to ensure we understand our prospective clients and their needs. We are very fortunate to have Heater giving her insights on digital marketing in PEI as our keynote speaker for the day!

4:00pm – 5:00pm: Networking & Snacks

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You won’t want to miss one of Startup Zone’s biggest events of 2019. Register now!

Dec
20
Fri
2019
Weekly Startup Zone Coffee Chat @ Startup Zone
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Weekly coffee chat at Startup Zone is an ongoing event you can attend.  Check their website or sign up for their newsletter to stay informed of all Startup Zone events.

Jan
14
Tue
2020
Potato Expo Trade Show
Jan 14 – Jan 15 all day

POTATO EXPO is the largest conference and trade show for the potato industry held in North America. In 2020 the Potato Expo will return to Las Vegas and will be held in the Mirage. Potato Expo offers educational programming covering the top issues facing the potato industry, provides countless networking opportunities with key decision-makers and showcases the latest products and services for potato production and distribution. Potato Expo includes numerous breakout sessions featuring experts from the potato industry, agriculture, and academic communities who discuss the latest trends, research and issues facing the fresh, chip, process and seed sectors.

Jan
19
Sun
2020
The 2020 Winter Fancy Food Trade Show
Jan 19 – Jan 21 all day

The Winter Fancy Food Show is a trade-only event designed to promote business growth in the specialty food industry. The show is open to qualified buyers and other industry professionals (18 years of age or older). The Fancy Food Show is NOT OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. During the registration process, you will be asked to provide current business credentials to verify that you work in the specialty food industry.