March 8


06:30 pm - 08:50 pm

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Royal LePage Glen Abbey Branch 251 North Service Rd W Oakville ON

251 North Service Road West, Oakville, ON L6M 3E7

Oakville, ON, CA, L6M 3E7

Small Business digital presence; tools to enhance, optimize and protect.

Event Schedule:

6:30PM – 7:00PM Check in

7:00PM – 7:10PM Welcome by MOM2MOM BIZ

7:10PM – 7:25PM Presentation by Invest Oakville & Halton Region Small Business Centre

7:25PM – 7:50PM Presentation by GRIT Online

7:50PM – 8:50PM Networking

Digitally transforming small businesses

Presenters: Nadia Smith and Rachel Waller from Invest Oakville, Navjot Chhinzer from Halton Region Small Business Centre

There are many organizations, programs and services to support small businesses and provide digital connectivity in Oakville. The Town of Oakville, through Invest Oakville (Economic Development Department), has partnered with Digital Main Street (DMS), a program that provides free training, advisory support and grants to small businesses looking to increase their capacity through digital transformation. In this presentation, you will learn about the Digital Service Squad, Halton Region Small Business Centre, Oakville Chamber of Commerce and other community resources readily available to provide support for new or existing small businesses.

Effective business results with digital analytics and the pillars of cyber security

Presenters: Marika Arovuo and Ilari Arovuo, GRIT Online

Having a website and a social media presence is the starting point for a small business to enter the digital world. In this presentation you will learn how digital analytics and reporting help you improve your business results by converting more customers. Marika & Ilari will also highlight some real-life examples of how small businesses utilized the Digital Main Street grants. Last, but not least, you will learn about the latest trends in cybersecurity and each participant will receive a checklist and instructions on how to setup for data collection and analytics to help support business growth and to protect from cyber attacks.

Warm snacks & soft drinks – Courtesy of GRIT Online

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