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Economic Development

Economic development for the Town of Plympton-Wyoming is coordinated through the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership.

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) offers a wide variety of services for startups and small businesses in search of help navigating the ever changing business landscape.As part of its many offerings, the BEC hosts regular work shops that cover avariety of topics that are integral to the success of a business venture.

The best part? All of the seminars are FREE!

Seminar Offerings include:

 

CRA Tax Seminar

 
  • Wednesday, Oct. 3
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm

Representatives from the Canada Revenue Agency will cover common tax errors, demonstrate how to use financial benchmarks for relevant industries, provide information on CRA services, and explain general bookkeeping concepts and best practices.

This seminar is free, but pre-registration is required. To register Fraser Parry at fraser@sarnialambton.on.ca for more information.

 

Ministry of Transportation Seminar

 
  • Tuesday, Nov. 6
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm

Do you own a company that operates a vehicle or vehicles over 9920 lbs? The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario wants YOU to know the standards to which you are held under the Highway Traffic Act. Join us on Tuesday, Nov. 6 as representatives from the MTO discuss how to safely operate your vehicles, including information on licensing, vehicle history logs and other required documentation, and updates on changes to the Highway Traffic Act and other MTO regulations.

This seminar is free, but pre-registration is required. To register Fraser Parry at fraser@sarnialambton.on.ca for more information.

 

Writing A Business Plan

 
  • Wednesday, Nov. 14
  • 8:00am – 12:00pm

Fraser Parry, Business Counselor at the Business Entreprise Centre of Sarnia-Lambton, has years of experience helping small businesses get off the ground or expand their operations. In his Writing A Business Plan seminar, he will help you work through the steps needed to get your business venture off the ground and will provide information necessary to understand what is required of a new or expanding business.

This seminar is free, but pre-registration is required. To register contact Fraser Parry at fraser@sarnialambton.on.ca for more information.

 

Introductory Marketing

 
  • DATE TO BE DETERMINED
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm

Karen Fischer of RK Fischer & Associates is a marketing expert that wants to share her knowledge with small business owners in the Sarnia-Lambton area. Her two hour seminar will help business owners seeking to increase exposure of their product and service through effective advertising and market knowledge.

This seminar is free, but pre-registration is required. Please contact Fraser Parry at fraser@sarnialambton.on.ca for more information.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE BUSINESS ENTERPRISE CENTRE OR ANY OF THE ABOVE SEMINARS, PLEASE CONTACT:

Fraser Parry

Business Counselor

fraser@sarnialambton.on.ca

519-332-1820 ext 223.

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