Workshops + Events

Nov 4

Leverage existing relations and build partnerships to help grow your brand locally!

Nov 5

Is your research focused on health innovation? Do you want to see your research helping patients? If so, have you thought about factors and steps for successfully translating or commercializing your research? Apply to the Market-Focused Research Workshop Series.

Nov 9

How - and why - to create compelling images and video for your marketing.

Nov 11

Starting a small business? Learn how Kingston Economic Development can help!

Nov 17

Presented by the Southeastern Ontario Angel Network and hosted by Queen's Partnerships and Innovation, you will learn the basics of startup angel investing, from the odds of landing on an angel investor, to the key players and common terminology in this space during this presentation.

Nov 18

Starting a small business? Learn how Kingston Economic Development can help!

Nov 18

If you’re looking to hire another person to join your team, then join the WE-CAN community on Nov. 18th at 10 a.m. for a 90-minute workshop with Aileen Edwards of AME Consulting & Leadership Coaching in Quinte West. In this workshop, Aileen will teach:

  • How to promote your organization as a place employees want to work
  • How to develop a job description which targets the right candidates
  • How to use Zoom for screening potential candidates
  • Best practices for screening possible candidates
  • How to tailor interview questions for your needs
  • How to spend time to get to know your candidates

You will also learn strategies to:

  • Streamline your recruiting process
  • Save you and your business time and frustration
  • Find the right people to fit the position(s) you’re looking for
  • Save money with lower turnover

Keep in mind that recruiting can be costly and time-consuming, so you want to do it right the first time. Avoid common mistakes, and  you’ll get the right person to join and stay on your team.

Nov 25

Starting a small business? Learn how Kingston Economic Development can help!

Nov 25

Hosted by Queen's University, Ryerson University and Ryerson City Building, AIMday™ Future of Livable Cities aims to address ongoing challenges in multiple areas that affect quality of life in cities – including pollution, climate change mitigation, greener infrastructure, housing, transit and transportation, public administration and community health and safety.

Nov 25

In our upcoming November Virtual Cafe for Women Entrepreneurs, we'll be discussing how we can uplevel our social media platforms to improve message traction and overall results. Got a question, tip or resource to share with other women entrepreneurs? We'd love to hear from YOU. This event is a great opportunity to pool our resources, take notes and learn from each other in a virtual format. The WE-CAN Virtual Cafe series consists of engaging online discussions designed to share thoughts, ideas, tools and solutions as we build a positive community of women entrepreneurs in the greater Kingston region and beyond. We hope to see you there!