Small Business Week is an annual celebration that pays tribute to the contributions that small business makes to the Canadian economy. Small Business Week 2019 is taking place from October 20 to 26.
On Tuesday, October 22 the City of St. Albert will be hosting the first annual Small Business Week Conference from 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m, in partnership with the St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce and Northern Alberta Business Incubator (NABI).
Join us and other like-minded business professionals and entrepreneurs to network and learn together.
Agenda: 7:30 am – Doors open 7:30 – 8:00 am - Breakfast 8:00 am – Opening Remarks 8:10 – 8:30 am – Introduction of partner organizations 8:30 – 10:00 am – 5 Ways to Optimize Your Social Media Presence – Brian Siddle, Strong Coffee 10:00 – 10:30 – Networking break 10:30 – Noon – Grow Your Online Presence & Gain More Customers - Paola Rohuede, Kre8tive Business Solutions Noon – 12:15 pm – Closing remarks
This conference is open to businesses operating in St. Albert.
Breakfast is included.
Session Details: 5 Ways to Optimize Your Social Media Presence – Brian Siddle, Strong Coffee Small business owners are often faced with the daunting task of managing their own social media. While social media is a tremendous opportunity, it can also be taxing on resources. This session will focus on tips to help businesses take a more strategic approach to their social media efforts. We'll look at analytics, content planning, tools and best practices - all designed to make social media effective and manageable.
Grow Your Online Presence & Gain More Customers - Paola Rohuede, Kre8tive Business Solutions
For today’s small business owner, a strong online presence is critical to the success and growth of their business. A strong online presence will not only increase your brand’s reputation, it will establish you as an authority figure. Both of which can help your customers discover you and the services or products that you provide. Learn how to stand apart from every other business that is attempting to reach customers online with 5 simple marketing methods that will increase your online presence, attract more customers and ultimately grow your bottom line.
Topics will include:
How to optimize your website
How to choose your social media channels
How to raise your online presence through Blogging