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Jul
15
Thu
July 15 | Are You Ready to Export? Exploring Your Options @ Webinar
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
July 15 | Are You Ready to Export? Exploring Your Options @ Webinar

This is the first in a three-part Export webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. Click here to sign up for the whole series.

Thursday, July 15 | 10am to 11am PT | Pay-What-You-Can

Are you a small- or medium-sized business thinking of selling your goods and services outside of BC, but not sure where to start? Exploring new markets is a smart business strategy, and you don’t need to be a big business to do it. In fact, 84% of BC exporters have fewer than 50 employees.

During this interactive session, Alpana Sharma, WEC Export Business Advisor will share some of the benefits and challenges involved in exporting to help you:

  • Determine if exporting aligns with your business goals
  • Evaluate your “export readiness”
  • Connect with support services that can assist you, including information on grants, funding and government programs

Join us for this beginner-level session to have your export questions answered!

Learn from our experienced and expert panelists and then join us for our next session on “Where Should You Export? Researching New Markets”

Facilitator: Alpana Sharma, Export Business Advisor and FITT-Trained Professional, Women’s Enterprise Centre

Panelists:

  • Neasa Maguire, Entrepreneur in Residence, Women’s Enterprise Centre; Owner, Flip Productions
  • Shannan Schimmelmann, Indigenous Export Navigator, Community Futures Development Corporation of Central Interior First Nations (CFDC of CIFN)

Pay what you can to get the support you need

As we restart in BC, we’re happy to offer three pricing tiers to support your recovery this summer: choose to pay $9, $19 or $29 to access this info-packed webinar!

Jul
22
Thu
July 22 | Where Should You Export? Researching New Markets @ Webinar
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
July 22 | Where Should You Export? Researching New Markets @ Webinar

This is the second in a three-part Export webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. Click here to sign up for the whole series.

Thursday, July 22 | 10am to 11am PT | Pay-What-You-Can

Once you’ve decided that you’re going to export your goods or services, you need to decide where you’re going to expand.

The international marketplace can be very competitive, so you need to research and understand your target market(s). Market research will ensure that your export plan accounts for cultural differences, regulations, logistics and other key factors so that your resources are well spent.

In this session, Alpana Sharma, WEC Export Business Advisor, will walk you through the key steps that will help you answer the big question: “Should I sell X in X region?”

Join us for this workshop to learn how to:

  • Identify and evaluate potential target export markets
  • Create a strong market entry strategy based on research
  • Ask the right questions to create a sound export plan
  • Find the right support services that can help you fill your knowledge gaps

Learn from our experienced and expert panelists and then join us for our next session on “How Will You Export? Building Your Plan”

FacilitatorAlpana Sharma, Export Business Advisor and FITT-Trained Professional, Women’s Enterprise Centre

Panelists:

  • Neasa Maguire, Entrepreneur in Residence, Women’s Enterprise Centre; Owner, Flip Productions
  • Shannan Schimmelmann, Indigenous Export Navigator, Community Futures Development Corporation of Central Interior First Nations (CFDC of CIFN)

Pay what you can to get the support you need

As we restart in BC, we’re happy to offer three pricing tiers to support your recovery this summer: choose to pay $9, $19 or $29 to access this info-packed webinar!