Webinar: Introduction to Business Link Immigrant Entrepreneur Program (IEP)

12 April 2019
10:00 AM MDT

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Business Link recognizes that entrepreneurship is difficult for everyone whether they are an immigrant or not. We also acknowledge that immigrants face specific challenges which hold them back from starting and growing successful businesses in Alberta.

Please join us for this webinar to learn the details about the Business Link Immigrant Entrepreneur Program (IEP) which aims to develop and create a supportive business environment for immigrant entrepreneurs across Alberta with a particular focus on immigrant women and those residing in rural Alberta.

Coaching supports and resources developed to help immigrant entrepreneurs improve business skills and build an understanding of Canadian business practices
How we plan to work collaboratively with business and service providers across Alberta to build a referral network to ensure immigrant entrepreneurs receive the best possible support across the Province.

Presenter: Jean Jacques Mitakaro, Business Link

Register for this free webinar today!

Please note:
Our expert will address as many questions as possible, but we cannot guarantee all questions will be answered. Questions and answers will be shared with all attendees. This webinar is not recorded.

Attending this webinar

  • This webinar runs 30-45 minutes.
  • To attend you only need your internet connected device and headphones or speakers.
  • Attendees will be able to ask questions and interact with the speaker and other participants live.
  • Please log in at least 10 minutes before the presentation is due to start.

Frequently asked questions about webinars

Want to Get Noticed? Present a Webinar!

Webinars are a powerful item in any business arsenal – and running a webinar is a smart business development policy. If you’re thinking about best practices for attracting new customers and growing your client base.

International Trade Council hosted webinars are attended by CEO’s of Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, chambers of commerce and small businesses alike. The average webinar receives up to 350 registrations, of which approximately 60{b9f042aee72b00a66d69135b7d5b1c7e45b2a718f88f430ebabb8f3cd9bf2784} will appears on the day of the event.

Hosting a webinar enables your company to highlight its skills, knowledge, products and services. The webinar would also benefit from the human element, it allows you to put a real face to your company, which assists in engaging your audience to become emotionally invested in your business.

What the Council will do to facilitate this (free of charge):

  • Provide the webinar platform and training
  • Send email invitations to all members and newsletter subscribers
  • Send email invitations to select target groups in the Council’s CRM (up to 2.3 million depending on the webinar subject)
  • Post details of the Webinar on the ITC website
  • Post details of the Webinar on the ITC social media pages
  • Send regular email reminders to registered attendees
  • Provide a live moderator on the day of the webinar
  • Provide you with a spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel) list of registrants and attendees with their contact details
  • Send a Certificate of Attendance to all attendees (PDF format – electronic copy only) together with an email containing the full contact details of the presenter

What You Need To Provide:

  • A fully developed 30-45 minute educational webinar (not advertising) on a topic relative to your industry.
  • The ability to answer questions and participate with the audience for 15-20 minutes at the end of the webinar.

Hosting Webinars Develops Authority and Trust

Hosting a webinar enables your company to highlight its skills, knowledge, products and services. The webinar would also benefit from the human element, it allows you to put a real face to your company, which assists in engaging your audience to become emotionally invested in your business.

If you are interested in hosting a webinar please email: webinars@tradecouncil.org

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