FRIDAY FEBRUARY
28 8:30AM-12:00PM
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 2 of 2 is provided below.



Marketing Your Business In Alberta

Marketing can be the difference between success and failure. This workshop will guide you through the process of creating your first marketing plan. Understand what works in Southern Alberta and get tricks and tips on how you can build raving fans for your business.

You will learn:

• The importance of knowing your customer.
• How to access world class market research.
• How to overcome the challenges of marketing when you are new to Canada.
• How to build a simple and powerful marketing plan.



Understanding Financing for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Getting money to finance a new or established business is one of the biggest barriers facing entrepreneurs.

It can be even more challenging and confusing for immigrant entrepreneurs trying to navigate a new financial system.

Join us for this workshop to learn about:

• The basics of business financing in Alberta.
• Funding options available for immigrant entrepreneurs.
• The truth about grants.
• Alternative financing options.
• What lenders look at to approve a business loan, and more.



Agenda
8:30am to 9:00am - Networking Breakfast
9:00am to 10:15am - Marketing Your Business in Alberta
10:15am to 10:30am - Break
10:30am to 11:45am - Understanding Financing for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

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Immigrant Entrepreneur Series (Day 2 of 2) FREE