Upcoming Events

Information Session: eForce PEI Skills Training

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

eForcePEI.ca is a workforce development initiative aimed to increase productivity of PEI workers by giving businesses the ability to provide a variety of essential skills training to their employees at no cost.  It provides FREE online training and professional development courses that will help grow your business.  Investing in employee training can be challenging for organizations because of time and cost limitations, now the only thing it will cost is the few minutes it takes to sign up and register. eForcePEI provides over 180 training courses online and for free including social media, operations management, HR fundamentals, google analytics etc. Brodie O'Keefe will be at Startup Zone at 2 pm on February 21st to tell us how eForcePEI can benefit your company. Registration is FREE, so sign up today!

Startup Zone
31 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7K7 Canada
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HR Lunch & Learn: Mental Health in the Workplace

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Wendy MacIntyre of resolveHR will be here for the latest HR Lunch & Learn session. This session will focus on the following topics:

  • Risks of burnout.
  • Indicators and triggers.
How do you, as an employer, recognize when members of your team are experiencing high stress and reaching burnout. This session is open to the public and anyone is welcome to attend. Information provided in this session will be particularly relevant for team leaders and team members alike. Register here.

Startup Zone Boardroom
31 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4A4 Canada
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Weekly Coffee Chat with Special Guest: Mark Hemphill!

February 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Calling all entrepreneurs! Come have your Friday morning coffee with us at Startup Zone! Bring your business ideas, questions, and grievances and get some great advice from local, like-minded entrepreneurs! This week we have special guest Mark Hemphill joining the coffee conversations!


Mark Hemphill is the CEO and Founder of Screenscape. Mark founded ScreenScape during his time as Professor of Media and Communications at the University of Prince Edward Island. Prior to joining UPEI, Mark enjoyed a decade of software industry experience that spanned both technical and managerial roles. He has held positions with German software giant SAP AG™, with leading business to business eCommerce services provider Ariba Inc.™, and with managed services provider Emergis™.
 

Startup Zone
31 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7K7 Canada
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Lunch & Learn: Top 5 Common Mistakes Startups Make

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Top 5 Common Mistakes Startups Make What are your startup costs? How many people do you have to pay at the end of the day? What is the best way to structure your company? Sean Bradley, a Chartered Professional Accountant with MRSB Group, will be on site March 1 st to host a session to help new businesses strengthen their financial skills. This session helps entrepreneurs within the first three years of operation with their business plan, business structure, staffing, cash flow and taxes. Participants will learn: • To be able to identify the value of a developing a business plan • To be able to identify business structure • To get a better understanding of monitoring cash flow • To be able to make informed decisions regarding taxes Sign up today!  

Startup Zone Boardroom
31 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4A4 Canada
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Weekly Coffee Chat with Special Guest: Maureen Hanley

March 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Calling all entrepreneurs! Come have your Friday morning coffee with us at Startup Zone! Bring your business ideas, questions, and grievances and get some great advice from local, like-minded entrepreneurs! This week we have special guest Maureen Hanley joining the coffee conversations!


Maureen Hanley is the Co-founder of Navigate Food Safety Solutions based out of Montague, Prince Edward Island. With more than 30 years of experience operating businesses, including a seafood processing plant, Maureen has built an extensive skill set for business development and customer relations.
 

Startup Zone
31 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7K7 Canada
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Weekly Coffee Chat with Special Guest: Hannah Bell!

March 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Calling all entrepreneurs! Come have your Friday morning coffee with us at Startup Zone! Bring your business ideas, questions, and grievances and get some great advice from local, like-minded entrepreneurs! This week we have special guest Hannah Bell joining the coffee conversations!


Hannah Bell was elected as the MLA for District 11: Charlottetown-Parkdale in a by-election in November of 2017. She also serves as the Green Party Finance Critic. Hannah Bell holds an MBA in Innovative Management from UPEI, and has 30 years of varied experience in the public, private, and non-profit sectors in Canada and the UK. She served as Executive Director of the PEI Business Women's Association for 5 years. Hannah Bell is the owner of a consultancy firm ‘The Solution Agency’, a partner in the training firm ‘Business Learning Solutions’, and co-owner of ‘The SPOT Charlottetown’ - a creative co-workspace and business incubator. Her work has focussed on building capacity and influencing change through the power of storytelling, practical training and skills development, strategic planning and partnerships, and sustainable project design. Hannah Bell is a community leader locally and nationally, including representing the province as governor with National Trust Canada and as champion for Startup Charlottetown, part of the Startup Canada entrepreneurs network.
 

Startup Zone
31 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7K7 Canada
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Revolution Media Lunch & Learn

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Heather MacLean of Revolution Media will be at Startup Zone on March 13th to talk about the full circle of digital marketing -  Taking the first steps to developing a digital strategy to generate leads for your business.

Heather will present an overview of:
  • Building your online presence
  • A strategic approach to digital marketing
  • Generating leads using the power of social media and your website
Sign up here!

Startup Zone
31 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7K7 Canada
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