THURSDAY FEBRUARY
27 12:00PM-4:00PM
TECCONNECT - 3582 30 ST. N - LETHBRIDGE, AB Ticket Price: FREE
While all entrepreneurs face challenges, Business Link and Economic Development Lethbridge/Tecconnect acknowledge that immigrants face additional barriers to starting and running a business. That’s why we've partnered to bring together Business Link's specialized support to aspiring and established immigrant entrepreneurs across Southern Alberta.

Take our half-day sessions and find out more about what services are available for immigrant entrepreneurs. Some of these things include:

-one-on-one coaching supports
-informative guidebooks and checklists
-network referral building
-training and workshops

Detailed information about the workshops on Day 1 of 2 is provided below.



Starting a Business in Alberta

You’re new to Alberta and you would like to start a business.

What steps do you need to take to start in the right way? This workshop will guide you through the essential legal steps and answer the questions you will have when starting on your entrepreneurial journey.

You will:

• Discover the legal business structures available to entrepreneurs in Alberta.
• Learn whether you are eligible to start a business in Canada.
• Find out more about business licensing, regulation and taxation rules
• Learn more about the support that is available to immigrant entrepreneurs in our province.
• Be able to ask questions to an Alberta small business start-up expert.



Business Plan Essentials

Boost your chances of success. Start your business with a plan.

This workshop will give you the tools and knowledge you need to create a business plan. From action plan helping you stay on track, to bank-ready business plan this workshop is going to make it easier for you to write this essential document.

You will:

• Discover the importance of starting with a plan.
• Find out the key elements to include in your business plan.
• Learn how to highlight the unique attraction of your business.
• Get resources that are going to make the business planning process more straightforward.


Agenda
12:00pm to 1:00pm - Networking Lunch
1:00pm to 2:15pm - Starting a Business in Alberta
2:15pm to 2:30pm - Break
2:30pm to 3:45pm - Business Plan Essentials

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Immigrant Entrepreneur Series (Day 1 of 2) FREE