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Please note: The NLOWE Office in St. John's is currently closed to the public and supports are being offered virtually. NLOWE Staff are working from home and are available and accessible to assist you with prioritizing your business needs during this time.

 

Upcoming events

    • 20 Apr 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (UTC-02:30)
    • Zoom Video Conference Platform
    • 92
    Register


    Tuesday, April 20 | 10 AM (NDT)

    Workshop:  

    Entrepreneurship in the Online World:

    A legal perspective

    Kristen O'Keefe, Chislett Whitten Law

    More and more businesses are delivering services and products online. It is important that the proper legal frameworks are in place to better protect online entrepreneurs and their businesses. In this workshop, lawyer Kristen O’Keefe of Chislett Whitten Law will focus on some of the legal considerations when operating an online business. Topics covered will include: disclaimers, Website Terms of Use, using online agreements, digital signatures, privacy policies, refunds, and more! The intent of the session is to provide information to online business owners so they are better informed of the potential legal issues that may impact their online business. Kristen will also provide practical legal information and tips to help online entrepreneurs as they aim to better protect themselves and their businesses. Workshop objectives include identifying legal considerations/issues for online businesses and provide practical legal information and tups to help online entrepreneurs as they aim to better protect themselves and their businesses.


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    • 21 Apr 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (UTC-02:30)
    • Zoom Video Conference Platform
    • 89
    Register

    Wednesday, April 21 | 10 AM (NDT)

    Workshop:  

    10 Ways to Create Time for Wellness in Your Busy Day

    Alison Butler, Alison Butler Consulting

    Business owners are experiencing more stress than ever. As stress increases, we often let wellness practices slide, or put them on the back burner of our priority lists. In this session, participants will learn the importance of caring about mental wellbeing as business owners; Learn how to build wellbeing (mental and physical) into your busy day; Learn practical tips to make new wellbeing habits and practices stick; Learn how to creatively support your own wellbeing when it feels like there is no time; Learn how to feel motivated and find support when you feel overwhelmed; and Real talk about the realities of business ownership and wellbeing - not just an "exercise will make you feel better" conversation, but a dive into the "how" and the "why". Workshop objectives include tangible tips/takeaways to support wellbeing and goals; Identify and understand common excuses that get in our way of supporting our own physical and mental wellbeing, and how to work through these excuses toward resilience and wellbeing success; Identify wellbeing needs and have a list of creative tools to use to find the unique support needed.


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    • 22 Apr 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (UTC-02:30)
    • Zoom Video Conference Platform
    • 89
    Register


    Thursday, April 22 | 10 AM (NDT)

    Workshop:  

    Facebook Lead Ads: Capture and convert more clients

    Krystal Hobbs, Reflective Marketing

    Not getting any direct results from your Facebook Ads? If you want to generate a consistent flow of qualified leads—without having to learn landing page software or redesign your website—this session is for you! In this engaging and practical session, Krystal will walk you through her foolproof process for generating potential clients with Facebook Lead Ads. With your new lead generation campaign in place, all you need to do is turn it on whenever you need new business! Workshop objectives include understanding the power of Facebook Lead Ads; Explore the creation of an ad campaign; Nurture and convert more leads into clients.


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    • 22 Apr 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC-02:30)
    • Zoom Video Conference Platform
    • 100


    Full-Access Conference Passes are available, as well as the option to attend individual workshops and/or keynotes. If you are registered for at least one conference session, you will receive access to this networking event.

    Visit the conference section of our website to learn more!

    • 27 Apr 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (UTC-02:30)
    • Zoom Video Conference Platform
    • 97
    Register


    Tuesday, April 27 | 10 AM (NDT)

    Workshop:  

    Intertwined Success: The process of customer journey mapping and how helping your customers succeed will help you succeed

    Mandy Woodland, Jellyfish

    Modern-day customers expect a lot from their interactions with your business, including consistency across all ways they interact with you. In this workshop, we will work through the process of creating a customer journey map, because a strategic approach to better understanding your customers, and how they interact with your business, is essential in your modern business. This exercise will help you step into your customers shoes and see your brand and your business from your customers perspective, allowing you to gain insight into common customer pain points and how to improve them, learn about how to benchmark and improve customer experience to gain new customers, and generate increased loyalty from existing ones. Join in to lay the groundwork for meaningful customer interactions and successful business outcomes. Workshop objectives include learning customer experience expectations in 2021 and beyond; How to use tools like customer journey mapping to better understand customers; and Gain confidence in measuring and improving customer experience to positively impact your business bottom line, including by creating content mapped to the customer journey to steer conversations and purchases.


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    • 28 Apr 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (UTC-02:30)
    • Zoom Video Conference Platform
    • 95
    Register


    Wednesday, April 28 | 10 AM (NDT)

    Workshop:  

    What Can Strengths-Based Leadership Do for Your Business?

    Andrea Dawe Keating, Andrea Dawe Keating Strengths-Based Consulting

    In this workshop, participants will be introduced to concepts of strengths-based development and its impact on success. They will learn about the four domains of strength, explore everyday clues to their unique strengths in action and that their natural patterns of thoughts, feelings and behaviours can be productively applied to enhance their leadership, meet entrepreneurial goals, and ultimately strengthen their business. 


    Visit the conference section of our website to learn more!

    • 29 Apr 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (UTC-02:30)
    • Zoom Video Conference Platform
    • 94
    Register


    Thursday, April 29 | 10 AM (NDT)

    Closing Keynote

    Charlene Brophy

    President and CEO, FONEMED

    Managing Business Growth in the Midst of a Pandemic

    Charlene Brophy is President and CEO of FONEMED, an international tele-medicine company, offering a patient-centered platform that incorporates technology and disease-specific algorithms as well as tele-medicine support and remote bio-metric monitoring to over 2300 client groups and 25 million individuals globally. Charlene has brought her hands-on knowledge of our health care system into developing countries and communities which otherwise would not have access to medical care. Today, FONEMED has more than 250 employees in NL alone with many more in the US and several international health contact centers. 

    Charlene was awarded NLOWE’s Entrepreneurial  Excellence Award in November 2020.  She has also been the recipient of four Business Excellence Awards from The St. John's Board of Trade. She was awarded the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Innovator of the Year by Atlantic Business Magazine in 2017 and recognized in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 as one of the Top 50 CEO’s in Atlantic Canada. 


    Visit the conference section of our website to learn more!

    • 29 Apr 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC-02:30)
    • Zoom Video Conference Platform
    • 100


    Full-Access Conference Passes are available, as well as the option to attend individual workshops and/or keynotes. If you are registered for at least one conference session, you will receive access to this networking event.

    Visit the conference section of our website to learn more!

    • 06 May 2021
    • (ADT)
    • 20 May 2021
    • (ADT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Zoom Video Conference Platform
    • 104
    Register

    • 06 May 2021
    • 12:01 PM - 1:00 PM (ADT)
    • Zoom Video Conference Platform
    • 120
    Register

    Session 1: What is Supplier Diversity?

    • 13 May 2021
    • 12:01 PM - 1:00 PM (ADT)
    • Zoom Video Conference Platform
    • 120
    Register

    Session 2: Presentation from WBE Canada

    Certification process and supports for the Woman Business owner

    • 20 May 2021
    • 12:01 PM - 1:30 PM (ADT)
    • Zoom Video Conference Platform
    • 119
    Register

    Session 3: How supplier diversity is working:

    A panel discussion with corporations and certified women business owners in Atlantic Canada

Events Policy


  • require a pre-registration or pre-payment fee to ensure costs are covered;
  • accept payment by cash, cheque or credit card (VISA, MasterCard or American Express); if paying by AMEX, please call 709.754.5326 to speak directly to Judy Raske, NLOWE Officer Manager; 
  • ensure NSF cheques are subject to a $25 service charge;
  • ensure cancellations made within 48 hours of the registration deadline or after the registration deadline, are not refunded, however substitution of the attendee(s) is permitted for that event;
  • ensure individuals who have outstanding balances with NLOWE are not permitted to register for subsequent events until the outstanding amount is paid in full; and
  • ensure members who have balances owing for more than 90 days are reported to the board and memberships are suspended until the balance is paid in full.

Photo/Video Disclaimer

Attendees at any NLOWE event across Newfoundland and Labrador including Annual Conferences and Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Galas do hereby give permission for event management to use any photos and/or video taken during the event that contain their likeness in any respectable manner without compensation. This includes, but is not limited to, the use of these photos and/or video in print or electronic promotional material and/or on NLOWE's website and/or in the organization's social media channels.


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