Business Growth Workshop Series

These workshops are for leaders and business owners looking to develop a plan for strategic growth, building connections and relationships with a diverse network of professionals, developing real skills and knowledge to take your business to the next level.

Workshop One: Turning to Tomorrow: Future Success Strategies

Jim Bottomley is a serial entrepreneur, management consultant and futurist who has advised businesses of many types and sizes. Jim owns businesses in software development and consulting and has sold companies in retail, technology and finance. His unique thinking model, enables businesses to develop innovative plans for future growth success. He has presented to over 270,000 audience members, large and small. At NEXTstep 2018, Jim will provide growing Airdrie businesses with specific advice for growth and increasing profit margins. Get fired up about your future business growth!

Turning to Tomorrow: Future Success Strategies
Jim will identify the most critical issues facing your business today and explain what is behind them. He will help you develop business growth strategies help guide your future business direction. Jim will examine the interplay and relationships between technology, economic, social and demographic trends and share tried and true business strategies that bridge different business sectors.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Hampton Inn & Suites 52 East Lake Ave NW, Airdrie
Breakfast 7:30-8:00am
Key Note Presentation and Interactive Workshop 8:00-11:00am
Regular Ticket: $80.00 plus GST, sales end January 29, 2018

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Workshop Two: The Marketing Compass

Suzy Rounce, is the co-founder and Creative Director of Switchback Creative. This wife-hubby team have created a business built around brand storytelling. Stories get inside people and create an emotional connection between them and your company. The ultimate goal is for your brand to become woven into the fabric of their lifestyle, well-being and ultimately their identity. Suzy has an intense passion for design, marketing, and strives to collaborate with clients to develop communications that create a following for her clients. Switchback Creative is an award winning full service marketing, web and branding agency that works with businesses with big hearts and lots of passion.

The Marketing Compass
Participants will use the ideas of map and compass to navigate between checkpoints along unfamiliar marketing territory. Blue sky thinking and high level planning put marketing ideas into place, setting the roadmap for activation of your business.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Hampton Inn & Suites 52 East Lake Ave NW, Airdrie
Breakfast 7:30-8:00am
Key Note Presentation and Interactive Workshop 8:00-11:00am
Regular Ticket: $80.00 plus GST, sales end March 5, 2018

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