Small Business Week 2019 in the Magdalen Islands

Date/Time
Date(s) - 23/10/2019
All Day


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As part of BDC’s Small Business Week, CEDEC is proud to be a partner with the SADC Îles-de-la-Madeleine, the Chambre de commerce des Îles-de-la-Madelaine and the Communauté maritime des Îles-de-la-Madeleine to promote small businesses on the Magdalen Islands.

Perfect Pitch – How to hit all the right notes and strike a deal!

This hands-on workshop takes young entrepreneurs through the process of developing an effective and engaging pitch of their business idea.

Whether pitching to an investor, a potential team member, or someone at a networking event, an entrepreneur must be able to communicate their idea clearly, concisely and professionally.

CEDEC’s workshop will demonstrate the importance of having a pitch ready that can be tailored to various occasions. We will look at the components of a successful pitch, including presentation tools and styles for different audiences (eg. a bank vs. elevator pitch).

*For entrepreneurs 35 and under (those older than 35 are still welcome).

*Workshop is offered in French only

WHEN:  October 23, 2019 at 12 pm – 1:30 pm
WHERE: At the Town Hall: 460 Chemin Principal, Cap-aux-Meules
REGISTRATION: Free workshop but registration is required. Space is limited.

Open House – Bring your business startup questions and get tips on how to bring your business idea to life!

Have you been thinking of a business idea or are you in the process of starting a business but have questions about the process? Need more information on resources available or just generally want to know where to start?  Come meet with a CEDEC business advisor for a unique opportunity to ask questions, discuss your business idea and gain valuable tips on bringing your business idea to life!

*This session is offered in English.

WHEN: October 23, 2019 at 4 pm – 5:30 pm
WHERE:  CEDEC: 4 – 006 chemin Jarry, Grosse-Île, QC
REGISTRATION:  This event is free but registration is required.

For more information about these events, please contact Audrey Keating at 418-985-2940.