Upcoming Business Events
Service Excellence Training - Ongoing
Free one hour online training that will provide the fundamentals of customer service for frontline and other first impression staff.
Free Consumer Insight Research - Ongoing
Are you a tourism business that wants to better understand who your consumers are? Through the collection of postal codes, you can access Consumer Profiles including Average Income, Occupation, Social Values, Locations, Media Consumption, Activities of Interest and more!
EmailTech Help! - May 1 | May 8 | May 15 | May 22 | May 29
Do you have questions about your computer or electronic devices? For simple troubleshooting, register for a FREE one-on-one, 45-minute session with a media mentor at the Wasaga Beach Public Library.
Tech Information Class - May 3 | May 10 | May 17 | May 24 | May 31
Register for pre-set information classes at the Wasaga Beach Public Library on how to develop your technical skill set. Need more experience and growth? These sessions will assist with basic application and demonstrate familiarity with devices, social media, Microsoft programs and many more.
Business Model Canvas Workshop - May 9
Do you have a business idea? Or you are currently in business but looking to pivot in order to be more successful and position yourself for growth? Join us in a two hour hands on workshop where you will work through answering questions about your business idea and develop your own business model canvas.
Business In Motion - May 10
The South Georgian Bay Labour Task Force has been hard at work since the Fall Business in Motion event implementing some of the great ideas the audience developed. On May 10, find out how their projects are progressing, including an update on affordable accommodation as well as a more specific deep-dive into attainable accommodation.
Annual Brochure Swap - May 16
You are invited to the annual Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce Brochure Swap featuring networking, lunch and more!
Simcoe Muskoka Skilled Trades Expo - May 17
The Simcoe Muskoka Skilled Trades Expo is an interactive, hands on experience, of the various skilled trades opportunities that are available through the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP). This year's event will be Open to the Public from 5pm-7pm, and will feature a Skilled Trades Job Fair. The job fair and evening event is free to attend and all are welcome!
The County of Simcoe Local Immigration Partnership is hosting an employer breakfast which will provide employers with opportunities to lean about federal immigration programs, as well as strategies to support and retain a diverse workforce.
Employer Breakfast - Hiring Global Talent - May 23
Official Launch - Tourism Destination Management Plan - May 28
The Town of Wasaga Beach is moving forward with the creation of a Tourism Destination Management Plan. The plan will guide future tourism development in a cohesive and strategic manner, and align efforts with other local, county, and provincial initiatives over the next three to five years. Ultimately, the goal is to increase the number of visitors to Wasaga Beach, have them stay longer and contribute more to the local economy.
Join Brain Trust Marketing and Communications for the official launch on May 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the RecPlex in Wasaga Beach (1724 Mosley St.)
Building the Future of Business - May 30
What’s your vision of the future? And what will it take to get there? Join us for an evening of powerful connecting as we focus on challenges & opportunities in building the future of our local business community. Meet likeminded entrepreneurs & have amazing, authentic conversations about things that matter to you and your business in a lightly facilitated, pitch-free environment. Find potential colleagues, collaborators, & customers in a low-key, authentic way. Social Enterprise Meet-Up - May 31
Want to dive deeper into the topic of social enterprise? Want to explore, alongside others in the region, how social enterprise could be a model for your next social venture? SENCO, an initiative of Georgian College's Centre for Changemaking and Social Innovation, has created the Social Enterprise Meet-Up, a monthly session exploring topics in social enterprise.