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If you’re in Kingston, please join me in person on Monday, October 16, 2023, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm, for a presentation on Estate Planning. Start planning now to create certainty for your future (and those whom you love). We’re looking forward to seeing you there! If you’re not in Kingston but would like to discuss your own estate planning needs, contact me for an appointment. I’m always here to help. Join us: IG Wealth Management 100, 1000 Gardiner’s Road, Kingston, ON RSVP Hosted by Sean May (IG Wealth Management)
Create Certainties With Estate Planning
IG Wealth Management invites you and a guest to a complimentary seminar, where we will share expert insights and a detailed case study showing the impact of powerful financial planning strategies for business owners. We will discuss: How to grow and access the wealth from your business more efficiently Tax rules and how they influence your financial plan How to use business incorporation to maximize capital gains exemptions and why organizational structure matters Join us: IG Wealth Management 100, 1000 Gardiner’s Road, Kingston, ON July 4, 2023, 5:30 pm RSVP here We encourage you to invite a guest that you believe would benefit from an introduction to IG Wealth Management. Hosted by Sean May (IG Wealth Management)
Please join us at an exclusive event for Business Owners
Your Chamber in partnership with Title Sponsor Evolve Home Care, Partner Sponsors Bespoke Skin MD and BluMetric Environmental, and Supporting Sponsors Kingsdale Chateau and BDO are thrilled to announce the return of the Connect Lifestyle Expo – bringing together a diverse range of businesses from the local community! Mark your calendars and join us on Sat., Jun. 17 2023 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Residence Inn by Marriott Kingston Water’s Edge. Featuring over 50+ vendors from some of Kingston’s leading businesses, retailers and industry experts all under one roof. From food to hospitality, lifestyle to automotive, housing to health and wellness and much more, businesses within the Greater Kingston area will have the opportunity to connect face-to-face with hundreds of consumers during this exciting one-stop shop trade show event! Attendees will also be able to join in on engaging and informative information sessions held throughout the day. Interested in a booth opportunity or info session? Please see the following link and reach out to Emily Bennett to reserve your booth today! Register
Connect Lifestyle Expo
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Women in Business Summit, to be held on Jun. 14, brings together some of the most influential thought leaders, business leaders and entrepreneurs from across Canada. Attendees will gain valuable insights from key presenters with a deep understanding of the challenges women in business face and learn more about how to overcome them. Ensuring women are not losing out on access and opportunity is vital to Canada’s economic prosperity and we all have a key role to play in acting and making meaningful progress towards gender parity. Together, as Canada’s most activated business network, we are working to create the conditions for our collective success. “This is not a women’s issue; it is an economic issue.” Register
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Women in Business Summit
Murder Mystery Breakfast “Rise & Shine” breakfast (eggs, bacon, sausages, diced potatoes, fresh fruit, yogurt, croissants, muffins, coffee/tea) AND a murder mystery! January 26 (8:15AM) at the Quality Inn $37.95 + HST for Kingston Connections members. Get your ticket at the December 15th meeting.
Murder Mystery Breakfast
The organizer for the evening is Sheri Godfrey Ladies and Gentlemen please join us for a fun night of networking and connecting. Networking Social Dinner The Renaissance, 285 Queen’s St Nov 29th at 5:30pm The only fee is your dinner! Mix and mingle and reconnect with old friends while making new ones. Dinner is $39.95 + tax + gratuities You will be billed individually on the night of the dinner. The bar will also be open. The goal is to provide an enjoyable evening out with fellow entrepreneurs. This event is open to all in business (self-employed, career-based, etc.) You are welcome to bring along your significant other if you like. Please RSVP to Tina or Anne and we’ll book a Kingston Connections table.
Entrepreneurs’ Social Christmas Dinner
Sara is a Digital Business Advisor with a background in digital marketing and communications. Her role focuses on helping businesses located in the greater Kingston area by improving their digital presence by leading the Digital Main Street program that provides funding to business owners. Kingston Economic Development in partnership with Digital Main Street is helping Main Street businesses to adopt digital technology by providing them with the following opportunities: The Digital Transformation $2500 Grant program is focused on assisting small businesses with their adoption of technologies. The program provides training, advisory support, and grants to brick-and-mortar small businesses looking to increase their capacity through digital transformation. The Canada Digital Adoption is a micro-grant of up to $2,400 to help businesses with the costs related to adopting e-commerce and is supported by a network of e-commerce advisors. Meet Sara, our Digital Business Advisor, to learn more about these amazing opportunities.
Jan Parker-Warmington of Taylor Auto Mall is turning 60! Join her at the dealership for cake and coffee any time on November 21st
Happy Birthday Jan!
The back room is booked at Smitty’s for October 20th. Schedule: Networking from 8 to 8:30am Breakfast at 8:30am We will be offering virtual attendance through Zoom for members who can’t make it in person or who are not fully comfortable attending in person yet. We are grateful to connect again, and are looking forward to some new faces. Meeting Minutes Sept 15, 2022 Group decided to remain as one business per category. It was discussed that even though we have a Commercial Photographer we could invite someone who performs Wedding/Family photography. In that same way, we have a Commercial cleaning company, but would invite a Residential cleaner. Meetings will be every second Thursday starting September 22nd. That will take us to Dec 15th as our last meeting of 2022. Everyone will be able to present their 30 second elevator speech. In addition to our members presenting, we will invite outside participants to do a workshop/training Some members are looking to hire. Please provide WDK with details to post your job. This goes for any member announcement. Sept 22, 2022 One last email has gone out to previous members to gather interest. For those who have declined, that business category […]