Events are the best way to reconnect and make new friends. NBCC Alumni plans a variety of events throughout the year. Check back often to see what’s going on near you.

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Upcoming Events

Increasing Your Business Visibility

Tuesday, February 27th, 1pm-4pm, Carrefour Beausoleil Community Room, Miramichi, NB (REGISTER NOW)

Choosing the best advertising or promotion medium is often difficult for small businesses. Where to spend it (direct mail, brochures, membership associations, newspaper, radio, etc.) and how much to spend are questions entrepreneurs often asked. This workshop will help you uncover; your objectives and your message, branding’s role in business promotion, what makes for a great promotional tool (best practices), mass media strengths and weaknesses, how to develop good on-line promotional tools (best practices), Strengths and weaknesses of other promotional options, the importance of evaluating and ROI.

Facilitator: Rick Nicholson, Restaurant owner and marketing expert.

Building a Business

Wednesday, February 28th,   9am-Noon, VENN Centre, Main Street, Moncton (REGISTER NOW)
Thursday, March 1st , 7:30am-10:30am, ConnexionWorks, Saint John (REGISTER NOW)

Want to learn how you can increase profits and reduce the time and effort you put into managing your small business. This three-hour workshop teaches attendees how to employ a strategy to not only increase the value of a business but make more money in the present. The workshop is intended for current and future entrepreneurs. Participants will learn David Barnett’s 12+1 step program for systematizing a small business that is already operating day-to-day.

Facilitator: David Barnett, 3-time best-selling small business & investing author

IP Matters – Let’s talk about Intellectual Property!

Wednesday, March 21st , 12pm – 1pm, Days Inn, King George Highway, Miramichi (REGISTER NOW)
Thursday, March 22nd , 8am – 9am, Hotel Wingate Dieppe (REGISTER NOW)
Friday, March 23rd , 8am – 9am. ConnexionWorks, Saint John (REGISTER NOW)

Take an engaging journey into the world of intellectual property (IP). What IP do you have and how can you protect it? Is it better to use a trademark, copyright or a patent? How long does it take and what does it cost? This presentation will introduce you to the types of IP and why they matter.

Facilitator: Patrick Kerr, McInnes Cooper