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Wednesday, 04 July 2018 15:47

Upcoming Summer Training for Main Street

 Upcoming Training Events

City of Toronto Event Series: Innovation, Technology and Economic Opportunity

The City of Toronto is convening a group of experts on how technology can be leveraged to advance our economy. We are providing 3 separate forums for businesses to understand how innovation and technology are transforming Toronto’s economy and what resources are available for organizations to better navigate these changes.
Three information and discussion sessions will be held as follows:
Wednesday, July 11th - 10:00am-12:00pm -- Scarborough Civic Centre Library
Thursday, July 12th - 10:00am-12:00pm – Richview Library (Etobicoke)
Wednesday, July 18th - 10:00am-12:00pm -- North York Central Library

Opening Remarks by Councillor Michael Thompson, Chair of the City of Toronto Economic Development Committee.
  • Vision for a smarter city – not just the technology, but citizen engagement and well-being at its core: Sidewalk Labs
  • Trending topics businesses should know about and how organizations are respondingData Science, Quantum Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Cybersecurity: IBM Canada
  • Not your traditional Library: Providing access to resources and services to help businesses and entrepreneurs navigate a changing digital landscape: Toronto Public Library
  • Helping Main Street Go Digital: Digital Main Street
  • Regional Innovation Centres as global platforms: MaRS
Q&A and interactive discussion
Please click on the above links in order to register for any of the three sessions  


Website Building for Beginners Boot Camp Webinar – July 19

Building a website for your business can be a very complicated and frustrating experience if you’ve never attempted it before. There are lots of pitfalls and roadblocks you can avoid by attending this boot camp! Many first time builders have to bear the expense of completely rebuilding their website a second time, after they learn the hard way.

Register today

Web Presence Boot Camp - July 20

Building a website is just the first step in marketing your business online. Many business owners mistakenly believe a website is all you need. In reality you need traffic! In this workshop you’ll learn the various sources of traffic and how to increase your web presence (and traffic!) through a combination of content, PPC Marketing, local business listings and basic SEO practices.

Register today

Social Media Boot Camp - July 23

Social media is a blessing and a curse for today’s businesses. Not understanding how to use social media effectively for your business can leave you overwhelmed and ultimately hurt your bottom line as your potential clients easily find your competitors. Knowing how to leverage the power of social media will help you grow your client base, increase profits and cut down the marketing cost.

Register today

Future Events

Click here for the full list of upcoming DMS events