Small Business Week Networking Event

Tuesday, October 22 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Verona Lion’s Hall, Verona. Please join us as we recognize and celebrate the outstanding contribution that small businesses make to our communities. This is an opportunity to network with other Frontenac businesses. Appetizers and a cash bar available. To give us an idea of how many people will be attending, please register at

  This event is being brought  to you by the Business Development Bank of Canada, Frontenac Community Futures Development Corporation and the County of Frontenac.

Business Workshops

Upcoming  – get ready for our fall workshops.

CANCELLED Wed October 23, 9am-11am – 10 Must Know Social Media Best Practices:  This two-hour workshop will focus on enhancing your business’ social media presence! Topics include: Google My Business, Creating Content including, Facebook & Instagram Live, Facebook & Instagram Stories, as well as content and engagement best practices

CANCELLED Wed October 30, 9am-11am –  Start Advertising on Facebook & Instagram   This two-hour workshop will walk participants through the creation of advertising on Facebook & Instagram. Topics include: creating an audience, advertising budget and cost, as well as advertisement development and execution.

REGISTRATION FOR WORKSHOPS: Cost: $45+hst+fees  Coupon Code for $5 off = FrontenacCFDC Register:


Tues, October 29, 9 am -10 am – Recruitment & Training Staff: Recruiting, training and retaining staff is time consuming and costly. KEYS can help employers to recruit new employees and access funding to support their initial training. KEYS can also help you access funding available through the Canada Ontario Job Grant to pay to train your current employees.  FREE but limited seating (max. 10)

TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP:    Register at Eventbrite:


Information Session for Starter Company Plus – October 28 @ 4 pm

The Province of Ontario has announced funding up to $5,000 through the Starter Company Plus Program, which will fund up to 14 local small businesses. Kingston Economic Development Corporation will be holding an information session on October 28, 4 pm at The Royal Block (suite 420, 366 King St. E.)

To register go to Eventbrite:



Feel free to book an appointment for a FREE one-on-one counselling and support by calling 613-372-1414 ext. 204