October 1st, 2014 marked the start of Small Business Month across Canada. Now in its seventh year, Small Business Month provides small businesses an opportunity to attend one of several events and get exposure to; networking tips, strategies for finding new customers and suppliers, and learning growth tactics from many experienced entrepreneurs and professionals.
Sage One has partnered with many leading business brands across Canada to support Small Business Month and offer businesses like yours a special prize package worth $16,000. Enter online simply by telling us a little about yourself and what your business goal is for 2015.
In addition to this amazing prize, we’ll be in attendance at one of Canada’s largest national business event series, the SOHO SME Business Expo in Toronto on 15th October and Vancouver on 30th October. We’re excited to be a sponsor of this event – it’s a great opportunity to be inspired by other successful small business owners. Learn from our speakers’ success and failure stories and get valuable tips for sales, marketing, finances and more. If you’re in the area, drop in and come meet us. Say hi, submit a feature request or offer some feedback – we love meeting our Sage One customers!
This month, we’ll also be sponsoring the Canadian National Women in Business Conference on October 19th and 20th in Vancouver. This fantastic event delivers every time! It’s where women business owners and professionals learn, network and develop meaningful mentoring relationships. We have a special offer just for Sage One customers– receive discounted entry and pay just $100 for registration when you enter the promo code SavewithSage before October 17th. If you’re planning on attending then let us know so we can arrange to meet you!
Finally, October marks the kickoff of the Small Business BC Awards. Nominations are open to businesses in British Columbia – so go ahead and nominate a business partner, customer, or even yourself! Every nomination counts.
Take part in one or more of the events offered this month – and get ready to launch your business into 2015. We wish you and your business endeavors the best of luck for October and the months ahead!
About the author:
Keith Arkle – Product specialist and customer advocate
My inspiration arises out of testing new ideas, learning from the results and implementing new features and products in order to better serve our customers. I am always on a mission to “crack the code” and discover what works best for our customers and their businesses. In my free time, I make it my mission to seek out the best cherry-flavored foods – cherry slushies are my Achilles heel.