Kingston Business Forecasting Review
September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Session will cover:
• How can you maximize opportunities to close out 2020;
• Tips on leveraging local networks;
• Funding supports still available for small business;
• Learn from the BDC and RBC lending teams how they are looking at the remainder of 2020;
• Share industry trends between local peers.
2020 has been a very unusual year for many businesses and business owners. With the effects of world and local marketplace closures, we are still faced with a very unusual fall and winter. By participating in this collaborative event, you will get an opportunity to reflect on your business’ current financial performance, while at the same time having the opportunity to use industry trends and projections to best prepare for the fall and winter months as we close out 2020.
Our partners at BDC and RBC small business will share insights on how this economic downturn has changed general lending practices, what commonalities they are seeing across the region and get an insight as to some best practices the lending communities recommend as you look forward into Q4 of 2020.
Laura Brown started with RBC 5 years ago as a Career Launch Associate. After exploring a few other personal banking roles Laura made the switch to Business Financial Services just over 2 years ago. In her current role as a Business Account Manager, Laura strives to deliver value-added financial advice and solutions that are tailored to each individual business. Laura gets great joy from helping her small business clients grow their business and takes pride in watching them succeed!
Kelly Gardiner is an enthusiastic Finance professional with a passion for helping Canadian entrepreneurs grow & succeed. She has worked for the Business Development Bank of Canada for nearly five years, assisting hundreds of local business owners accomplish a wide range of growth projects. Through the BDC, Kelly offers a tailored, end-to-end approach to business financing and advisory services with a focus on small & medium-sized growing companies in Kingston and the surrounding areas.