Fall 2018 Session

Small Business Start Up - What You Need to Know 

Small Business Week October 15 to the 19th is fast approaching!  The South Shuswap Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Community  Futures and the CSRD, will present a half-day workshop, “Starting a Small Business”, featuring three dynamic speakers.  The workshop will take place on Saturday October 13th from  9:00 am to 12:00 noon at Duffer’s Den Restaurant, 2404 Centennial Drive Blind Bay.  Tea, coffee and breakfast pastries will be served. 

Kathryn Vennard, lawyer with Brook Downs Vennard , will speak on  the many forms of business structure:  sole proprietorship, partnership and corporation.  The importance of agreements needed to support all models with also be discussed.

Angie Spencer, CPA from BDO Dunwoody will delve into tax filings, dealing with Canada Revenue and other financial matters relevant to owning a small business.

Lastly, through a fast-paced interactive process, small business consultant James Young  will present key considerations for both the “start-up” and “early-years” as a business owner. His particular session will focus primarily on marketing and sales.    

Due to a grant received from the CSRD, these  workshops are offered at a very attractive price of just $20 per attendee for Chamber members and $35 for non-Chamber members. For further info or to register for the workshop, email:  manager@southshuswapchamber.com  or use the online  registration form above.

In collaboration with the CSRD and Community Futures, the South Shuswap Chamber of Commerce is pleased to host a number of workshops serving both the business community and our non-profit organizations in the South Shuswap.  You can register online for either the Business or Non-Profit Workshops by using our online form