Your essential guide to SK networking events this October

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

Oct
2

Export Insights Series – Lessons Learned and Success Stories

Gain market insight from the perspectives of experienced local exporters, while creating valuable networking connections.

  • Who should attend: Industry professionals, business owners, managers
  • Where: Regina
  • Admission: Free
  • Myles Hamilton, President of CanMar Foods, will provide advice and his current industry perspective
  • Informal and engaging networking opportunity
Oct
2 - 30

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

Highlights:

  • 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
Oct
3

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
Oct
3

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
Oct
3 - 4

CPA Saskatchewan Forum

This two-day event begins with a reception and dinner with keynote speaker, Julien Smith. In addition, recent developments in tax, accounting, and IT decisions will be discussed.

  • Who should attend: Accountants, managers, business owners
  • Where: Regina
  • Admission: Member early bird: $400, member regular price: $500, non-member early bird: $500, non-member regular price: $600
  • Focuses on the needs of small to medium sized firms
  • Economic update provided by Paul Martin
Oct
8

EDP Pitch Party 2019

Presented by the Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program, this pitch party and networking event will showcase the three finalists from the EDP Business Challenge as they compete to win $2,000 to put towards their business.

  • Who should attend: Business professionals, students, entrepreneurs
  • Where: Saskatoon
  • Admission: Free
  • Beer from High Key Brewing and food from Perogie Pirates is provided
  • Networking event following the pitches
Oct
8

WESK Presents: All Access Expert Advice (Marketing YXE)

Access free corporate marketing, legal, accounting, and bookkeeping advice from a roster of specialized advisors.

  • Who should attend: WESK members, associate members, WESK loan clients
  • Where: Saskatoon
  • Admission: $30+GST
  • Learn to utilize expert legal advice to start, build, and grow your business
  • One-on-one appointments that provide tailored advice
  • Come prepared with specific questions for the advisor to answer
Oct
8

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: Free
  • Strengthen your business by developing a strategic business plan
  • Gain valuable insight
  • Access to industry-specific market research, free of charge
Oct
8

SYPE Student Mixer

Saskatchewan’s Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs is a hosting a student mixer at Louis Pub. Make personal and business connections in a fun, welcoming atmosphere.

  • Who should attend: Young business professionals, post-secondary students
  • Where: Saskatoon
  • Admission: Free
  • Unwind and relax
  • Meet fellow students to kick off the school year
Oct
9 - 23

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
Oct
11 - 25

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
Oct
17

B2B Expo

Learn, connect, share, and grow at Regina’s small business week expo. Attend workshops, networking events, and seminars to help the Regina Business Community thrive.

  • Who should attend: Students, business professionals, community members
  • Where: Regina
  • Admission: $10.00+GST
  • Attend various keynote speakers
  • Bring your business cards!
Oct
20

Get Empowered

Keynote speakers will touch on their entrepreneurial journeys, highlighting both the struggles and successes that have come along with it. Learn how to make the most out of your day and discover coping mechanisms for unfavourable situations.

  • Who should attend: Business professionals, students, entrepreneurs
  • Where: Regina
  • Admission: $130
  • Learn about the importance of self-care and how it can impact your business
  • Lunch is included with ticket price
Oct
22 - 23

Saskatoon B2B Expo

Hosted in celebration of Saskatoon's small business week, the B2B Expo is an excellent opportunity to grow, connect, and and learn. Check out SaskTel's booth at this event.

  • Who should attend: Students, business professionals, community members
  • Where: Saskatoon
  • Admission: $10.00+GST
  • Attend keynote speakers
  • Bring your business cards!
Oct
24

What does it take to succeed as an entrepreneur today?

For this year’s small business week, Business Development Bank of Canada will present about how entrepreneurship is evolving in Canada, entrepreneurial motivation, and key skills to succeed at running a business.

  • Who should attend: Students, business professionals, business owners
  • Where: Saskatoon
  • Admission: Member rate: $44+GST, non-member rate: $88.00+GST
  • Celebrate BDC’s 75th year alongside Canadian entrepreneurs
  • Discover the necessary habits and skills to get your business to the next level
Oct
30

Financials for non-financial business owners

Hosted in partnership with SREDA, EDR, and WESK, Linda Henderson with Synergy Bookkeeping will provide business owners with crucial financial questions to ask to ensure continuous growth and profit for their business.

  • Who should attend: Entrepreneurs, established business owners
  • Where: Regina
  • Admission: $25
  • Lunch buffet included with ticket price
  • Bring a laptop or note-taking materials

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