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Business Events, Workshops and Seminars

The Business Enterprise Centre has been busy planning a series of sessions to help businesses in all stages, from those just starting to those continuing to grow and all the ones in between.

Registration is required for all workshops.
Space is limited, don’t be disappointed register today!

Please see the following Events offered by The Business Enterprise Centre in Owen Sound, if you are interested in registering please call 519-371-3232 or email

Cancellation Policy

Thanks for understanding and respecting our 48 hour cancellation refund policy.

Please let us know if you are unable to attend as we have reserved the space at the workshop for you and there are costs associated with it- plus we were unable to offer the space to another.

We will gladly refund your admission and market the opening to others if you call or email us 48 hours prior to the event, otherwise we will send you an invoice and hope that you are able to attend our upcoming seminar and workshop offerings.

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Getting your Records Ready

Wednesday January 25th
9:00 am - 11:30 a.m.

BEC Training Room
173-8th Street East
Owen Sound, N4K1K9

$20.00(HST included)
Jane Gallagher

Is your filing system one big shoe box with a year full of receipts? Maybe not that bad..but still need help?

Join Jane Gallagher and learn the ins and outs of getting your paperwork in order. Jane will share tax and organizing tips to help you be better prepared for this and future tax years.

How to "Really " Start a Business

Tuesday February 7th
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Bayshore Community Centre Owen Sound,

Cliff Bilyea

Discover the basic steps involved in starting a business. evaluating your idea, determining your market and basic rules and regulations. Start now by finding out what to do and how to do it.

Basics of Bookkeeping (Three Part Workshop)

Tuesday February 28th, March 7th and 14th
6:30 pm- 9:30 pm

BEC Training Room
173-8th Street East
Owen Sound,

$95.00(HST included)
Jane Gallagher

This THREE part Bookkeeping workshop will allow you to use the tools and information to confidently understand your financial statements and your own books. Class size is limited to 8 to allow a hands-on, individual learning opportunity for everyone.

Introduction to Quick Books

Tuesday March 28th and April 4th
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

BEC Training Room
173- 8th Street East
Owen Sound,

$80 (HST included)
Jane Gallagher

The FIRST session of Quick Books provides participants with an overview and access to a trial version of the program. The SECOND session will be questions and answers to address specific issues. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping principles is required. Limited to 8 and very hands on. You must bring your own laptop please. This workshop DOES NOT cover the on line version of Quick Books.

Business Enterprise Centre

The Business Enterprise Centre173 8th Street East
Owen Sound, Ontario
N4K 1K9
Tel: 519-371-3232
Fax: 519-371-2060

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