Cyber Security: 3 Steps Every Business Must Take

C’mon, you know this stuff is important. Don’t wait until you’re hacked before you try to protect your company. It’s fitting that October–the month when ghouls and goblins hide behind masks and play their tricks on unwitting victims–is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. It’s time to step back and assess the risks you face at […]

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The Pinterest Pivot

Before Pinterest became social media’s fastest growing website, and landed on the cover of Fast Company, CEO Ben Silbermann set out to transform every cell phone into a clothing retail outlet with an app called Tote. He didn’t succeed. Designed to change shopping on your phone from being a “pain” to “easy and fun,” according […]

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This Week In Bots: Digging For Moon Water, Droids Going Mobile, And Swarming RoboBees

Bot Vid: NASA’s Exoskeleton Exoskeleton innovation is happening around the world for a couple of reasons–the first being military-related use. But a far gentler and more humane exoskeleton project has just been outlined by NASA, destined to help astronauts in space. The X1 is based on the tech behind NASA and General Motor’s Robonaut android, […]

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At Facebook, Vevo, And Apple, The Hare Is The New Tortoise

This week, Facebook released a slew of updates for its iOS app and its Facebook and Facebook Messenger apps for Android. The company also announced we can expect to see updates every 4-8 weeks for each of its mobile products, including Facebook for iOS and Android, Camera, and Messenger. As VentureBeat’s Jolie O’Dell points out, […]

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Learn to Network

Business Networking International (BNI) Sound Networking meets Each Wednesday 7:00 – 8:30 AM at Frog Ponds Cafe

Meet local business people and find out how networking is one of the most effective methods for marketing your business.
Visitors are always welcome, just call ahead to let us know you are coming 519-371-2622.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Basics of Bookkeeping (Three part workshop)
Tuesday September 19th and 26th and Tuesday October 3rd, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room $95 (HST included)
Facilitator: 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.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

How to “Really” Start a Business
Wednesday September 20th, 9:00 am – 11:30 am, Bayshore Community Centre
FREE – Pre-registration is required
Facilitator: Cliff Bilyea
Discover the basic steps involved in starting a business, evaluating your idea, determining your market and basic rules and regulations. Attending the is workshop is mandatory for anyone applying to the Starter Company Plus Program.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Introduction to Quick Books (Two part workshop)
Tuesday October 17th and 24th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room, $80 (HST Included)
Instructor: 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, you must bring your own laptop. (This workshop does not cover the online version of Quick Books)


Phone: 519 371 7464
Fax: 519 371 4043
Address: 954 1st Ave W.
Owen Sound, ON CAN N4K 4K5

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