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Small Business Support Live Chat

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

These sessions will take place every Tuesday and every Thursday from 12 PM to 1 PM

This is a live Zoom meeting every Tuesday and Thursday from 12-1 pm with Kingston Economic Development’s small business advisors. We will start with brief update on support programs for businesses offered by Kingston EcDev and other organizations, then open up the call for questions. It’s a great opportunity to stay up-to-date on the latest news and resources for your business, and to network with other area entrepreneurs. We’re here to help!

Discussions will cover many topics, including:

i. Information and updates on existing support programs to get your business through the COVID-19 pandemic.

ii. Go Digital program – how Kingston EcDev is supporting businesses to update their digital presence, convert to e-commerce, and market their business online.

iii. Information about the Kingston Region Business Support Network spearheaded by the Smith School of Business.

iv. Details about other existing local, provincial, national, and international programs, grants, and opportunities

Join us on the Small Business Live Chat this coming Tuesday June, the 2nd 2020. We will host Dylan Brookes. He is a co-founder at Digital Shore. Digital Shore is a Kingston based multimedia company that has helped over 10 local businesses pivot to online business models during this COVID-19 pandemic period. Join us, and learn about what is really working under this new world that we are slowly discovering.

What will you take away when you join this call?

1. How can you pivot your business model while the world doesn’t even know what the future looks like?

2. I would like to pivot online but I don’t have enough funding to help me achieve that Is it really about money or there exist other resources to help you?

3. What are the essential features of a business and a service that has fully pivoted online

4. Guidance on the key steps to Go Digital even for challenging markets?