Running a business? Toronto is full of creative options that provide a well-rounded education and give you that competitive advantage over others. Invest in your small business this month by checking out these useful events going on in the city.
Think Thursday: Adam Epstein, Co-founder at Tab
Thursday, 3rd July 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: Bitmaker Labs
Join the co-founder of the app Tab, Adam Epstein, as he talks about his journey as a new business founder. Tab allows you to split the bill easily when dining out. You can also rate the service and check out and post photos of the restaurant you're visiting. If you're thinking about starting up a new business, this event is for you. Admission is free but registration is required.
Sales Hacker Series Toronto – Hacking Lead Gen & List Building
Tuesday, July 8th 2014 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: The Lab, 483 Queen Street West, 3rd Floor
In this series you will hear from salespeople that are on their company's front lines. The hosts, SalesHacker & Third Core, will show you actionable tactics and strategies that are being used right now by sales teams from some of the fastest startups. As an attendee, you will learn how to apply these tactics to your own business, network with like-minded individuals and eat and drink for free.
You will learn:
How to find your ideal customer profile
Where to find targeted leads and prospects
How to build massive leads lists
Web tools for non-technical people and their application
Free list building tools
Segmenting lists and targeted outreach
How to economically outsource your entire Lead Gen process
Becoming An Empowered Woman
Tuesday, 8th July 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: The Spoke Club, 600 King Street West
Hosted by Laura Furtado, owner and founder of DivaGirl and Sexy & Wealthy in Heels!, this seminar teaches you how to create a positive lifestyle and become an empowered woman, physically, socially and mentally, and how to create a positive lifestyle.
Laura Furtado is an international dancer, instructor, choreographer, presenter and mentor and is titled Canada's Top Young Entrepreneur of 2010 and one of Canada's Top 25 Young Entrepreneurs of 2009. The price of admission is $15; register here.
Young Professionals Networking by The Hip Haus
Wednesday, 16th July 2014 from 5:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: Set Boutique, 333 King Street West
The Hip Haus is an organization that exists to empower young professionals in the GTA and help the growth of local business. They help young professionals gain access to a network of like-minded individuals who would otherwise be difficult to connect with. Attending this event is a great way to receive good career advice and make connections with others who may be in need of what you have to offer.
The Hip Haus is committed to hosting free social gatherings in a laid back atmosphere. Register here.
Thursday, 24th July 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: The Creation Lab, 720 Bathurst Street
Here you'll discover what it takes to structure, design and deliver perfect presentation that will stick with your audience long after you are finished speaking. Whether you are running a new business or looking for a competitive advantage, after this seminar you will be able to give expert presentations with excellent structure and engaging storylines, craft professional-looking slides that clarify your message and really connect with your audience from start to finish.
This seminar is free and you can register here.
How to Become More Promotable Workshop and Dale Carnegie Preview
Monday, 28th July 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Location: Markham, Canada
In this workshop, they will review best practices, tip and tools to help develop your personal strategy in advancing your career. By the end of the workshop you will have a written plan to get there.
Learn how to deeply connect with other people, increase your ability to influence, inspire others to take action, improve public speaking skills, manage stress and more. This meeting is free, register here.