Your essential guide to SK networking events this January

This January, we’ll see you at these Saskatchewan business networking events, conferences, trade shows, and small business workshops.

Jan
8 - 29

Club 13 Toastmasters Meeting

Hosted by Club 13 Toastmasters every Wednesday, this public speaking event lets you practice your communication and leadership skills.

  • Who should attend: Anyone who wants to speak with confidence and improve their public speaking and leadership skills
  • Where: Regina
  • Admission: Free
  • You can give and receive constructive feedback
  • Thrive in a supportive learning environment
  • As a guest, you won’t be expected to participate - your role is to sit back and enjoy the speakers
  • You’ll receive a free guest package containing information about the club
  • An experienced member will answer any questions you may have about Toastmasters
Jan
9

WESK Presents: Shaken with a Twist

Meet like-minded entrepreneurs, business professionals, and leaders from the Saskatoon community. Shaken with a Twist aims to inspire and educate individuals through storytelling and casual couch conversation.

  • Who should attend: WESK members, associate members, entrepreneurs
  • Where: Saskatoon
  • Admission: Free
  • Hosted by Shawna Nelson
  • Participate in discussions with some of the boldest business-women & leaders in our Saskatoon community
  • Open to both members and non-members
Jan
9

Start at Square One Seminar YQR

Are you ready to take the leap into entrepreneurship? Do you have a business idea, but you just don’t know where to start? Attend the Start at Square One: A Guide to Launching a Small Business Seminar and learn all about how to start a business in Saskatchewan.

  • Who should attend: Anyone looking to take the leap into entrepreneurship
  • Where: Regina
  • Admission: Free
  • Learn business basics
  • Market research
  • Developing a business plan
  • Tax regulations
Jan
9 - 21

Start at Square One Seminar YXE

Are you ready to take the leap into entrepreneurship? Do you have a business idea, but you just don’t know where to start? Attend the Start at Square One: A Guide to Launching a Small Business Seminar and learn all about how to start a business in Saskatchewan.

  • Who should attend: Anyone looking to take the leap into entrepreneurship
  • Where: Saskatoon
  • Admission: Free
  • Learn business basics
  • Market research
  • Developing a business plan
  • Tax regulation
Jan
10 - 24

Saskatoon Toastmasters

Hosted by Saskatoon Toastmasters every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, this public speaking event lets you practice your communication and leadership skills.

  • Who should attend: Anyone who wants to speak with confidence and improve their public speaking and leadership skills
  • Where: Saskatoon
  • Admission: Free
  • You can give and receive constructive feedback
  • Thrive in a supportive learning environment
  • As a guest, you won’t be expected to participate - your role is to sit back and enjoy the speakers
  • You’ll receive a free guest package containing information about the club
  • An experienced member will answer any questions you may have about Toastmasters
Jan
10

SYPE First (Second) Friday

Saskatchewan Young Professions and Entrepreneurs provides a monthly opportunity to network, meet new friends, and unwind after the workweek!

  • Who should attend: Young business professionals, post-secondary students
  • Where: Saskatoon
  • Admission: Free
  • Unwind and relax
  • Hosted at Cathedral Social Hall
Jan
15 - 29

Business Development Club Meeting

Grow your business or profession by networking with positive, like-minded members BDC club members.

  • Who should attend: Business professionals, students
  • Where: Regina
  • Admission: Free
  • Create new business contacts
  • Lunch included
Jan
16

The SPMA Presents: Branded Content: A Workshop

This immersive workshop will teach attendees how to create, amplify, and measure branded content campaigns.

  • Who should attend: Companies, agencies, publishers
  • Where: Saskatoon
  • Admission: $57.75 - $117.74

Highlights:

  • Learn about the technology and business behind branded content
  • Gain tactical knowledge, resources and tools
Jan
16

Square One – Introduction to Business Planning: The Ins and Outs of Drafting a Business Plan

Attend Square One’s new monthly business planning seminar to learn about the elements of a business plan, including creating a business model and developing business objectives.

  • Who should attend: Anyone who is interested in creating and/or executing a business plan
  • Where: Saskatoon
  • Admission: $25
  • Strengthen your business by developing a strategic business plan
  • Gain valuable insight
  • Access to industry-specific market research, free of charge
Jan
21

Business Plan Basics

This workshop, presented by WESK business advisor Danielle Grimes, teaches entrepreneurs how to build a seamless business plan.

  • Who should attend: Entrepreneurs, established business owners
  • Where: Regina
  • Admission: $30 (25% off for WESK members)
  • 3-hour beginner’s workshop
  • Learn the the need-to-knows of market research, marketing, financials, and more
Jan
21

Aboriginal Awareness Seminar

A half-day Seminar that helps to explain today’s reality for First Nations and Metis people.

  • Who should attend: Everyone is welcome
  • Where: Regina
  • Admission: Free

The seminar will include role play, case studies, and quizzes for an entertaining, engaging and practical seminar that will give your team the edge in Aboriginal relations.

Jan
22

Inclusivity in STEM Conference

Keynote speakers and panelists identify how employers can break down hiring barriers for potential job candidates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics professions.

  • Who should attend: Entrepreneurs, business owners, HR specialists, hiring managers
  • Where: Saskatoon
  • Admission: Full day regular: $265, Student: $99
  • At the Alt Hotel, ticket price includes breakfast and lunch
  • Bring a laptop or note-taking materials
Jan
24

WESK Meets: YQR

WESK Meets is an opportunity to grow your business by connecting with local entrepreneurs in a safe and relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy a cup of coffee and take advantage of networking opportunities with other entrepreneurs and business professionals.

  • Who should attend: WESK members, associate members, entrepreneurs, business professionals
  • Where: Regina
  • Admission: Free
  • 1-3 minute introduction about you and your business during our round table introductions.
  • Bring business cards!
Jan
28

Breaking Barriers: A Journey to Mental Wellness

Join us at Breaking Barriers a fundraising event with all proceeds donated to UnderstandUs, a mental health initiative that challenges people to feel, think, and act differently about mental health.

  • Who should attend: Students, entrepreneurs, community members
  • Where: Saskatoon
  • Admission: Free
  • Bridge the gap and facilitate coming together to provide normalization and acceptance of daily struggles
  • Learn how to normalize mental health challenges and build trust to end the ever-lingering stigma surrounding these issues
Jan
30 - 31

Canadian Bar Association Conference

The annual Mid-Winter Meeting is the premier two-day legal conference designed especially for Saskatchewan members. This event offers well-rounded professional development, networking, special events and much more.

  • Who should attend: CBA Members & Industry Professionals
  • Where: Regina
  • Admission: $25-$900
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