Business educational opportunities

Business educational opportunities

Business webinars

Each month, there will be an educational opportunity to help set small business owners up for success during COVID-19 and beyond - in partnership with the Sherwood Park & District Chamber of Commerce. See the schedule below to register in a session that interests you. Schedule to be updated as speakers are booked - visit often.

Joining a Teams meeting/event

Please reference the following Instructions (252.6 KB) when joining.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
11 a.m. to noon
Adjusting your business to the "new normal" presented by Catalyst Communications
Session complete - thank you for participating.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
11 a.m. to noon
Negotiating commercial leases and renewal for dummies - dealing with your lease during COVID-19
Session complete - thank you for participating.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
11 a.m. to noon
COVID-19 support programs - changes and income tax implications presented by Brad Severin, Moodys Tax 
Session complete - thank you for participating. Presentation (1.2 MB)
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
11 a.m. to noon

Advanced negotiation skills presented by Gary McDougall

Session complete - thank you for participating.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
11 a.m. to noon
The state of ecommerce and keys to success presented by Bryan Smith from Bluetrain, and Austin Berry from Box Clever
Session complete - thank you for participating. Presentation (2.1 MB)
July TBC
August TBC
September TBC
October TBC
November TBC
December TBC


Small Business Week conference - October

Thank you to everyone who attended the Small Business Week Conference seminars from October 19-23, 2020.

A special thank you goes out to our speakers and staff who helped make this online experience happen. A copy of each speakers' presentation deck is available in the links below. Be sure to check back each fall for more information on new speakers and events.

Small Business Week is an annual conference hosted by Economic Development and Tourism geared towards small businesses. Each year, we host speakers who cover a range of timely topics to our local and independent business community. Join us to learn something new that would benefit your business.

2021 registration
Look for registration and information to begin in September 2021.

Past 2020 lunchtime webinars

Monday, Oct.19
12 p.m. to
1 p.m.

COVID-19 and the local business perspective
• Todd Banks
Sherwood Park & District Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday, Oct.20
12 p.m. to
1 p.m.

Ecommerce basics for small business
• Austin Berry
Box Clever Media

Wednesday, Oct.21
12 p.m. to
1 p.m.

Forging the way forward
• Everisto Mupanguri
Business Development Bank of Canada

Thursday, Oct.22
12 p.m. to
1 p.m.

Tax and accounting best practices for SME’s – today, tomorrow and sale
• Brad Severin
Moodys Tax

Friday, Oct.23
12 p.m. to
1 p.m.

What is strategic marketing?
• Brittney Roy and Amy MacKay
KEEN Creative

Related agencies or services

The following organizations may assist in guiding you in other aspects of your business:

Economic Development and Tourism
Phone: 780-464-8095

2001 Sherwood Drive
Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
T8A 3W7

Related pages

Last updated: Thursday, June 10, 2021
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