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PROGRAMS

Get connected! Your WBA membership comes with potential contacts, clients and partners who can help your business move to the next level. Become more prominent in your industry by attending our events.

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ANNUAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE

Attend our annual business conference for business matchmaking, networking, resources and more!

Gain insights into the most important issues of the day impacting your business. Network with Business Owners and learn directly from companies who are successfully navigating the ever-changing landscape of:

  • Retail

  • Finance & Credit

  • Legislation and Regulation

  • Marketing

  • Operations and Logistics

  • Brand Protection and more

CORPORATE STRUCTURE SEMINAR

How you structure your business is one of the most important decisions you will make! It has wide implications for financial success. Join this seminar to help ensure a smooth continuation your business.

You will learn:

  • Differences between sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations

  • Tax implications of each structure

  • What the CRA considers taxable income

  • Advantages of incorporating as a business structure

  • Roles of shareholders, directors, officers and others

  • Steps to properly create and organize your corporation

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BUSINESS
FINANCE SEMINAR

Are you an accountant or financial advisor to your company? 

 

If so, this seminar offers financial professionals with an overview of corporate finance and operations. We will cover a range of corporate finance functions while focusing on long-term financing and investment and how they help create value for a company.

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SUMMER YOUTH 
BUSINESS CAMP

You're never too young to learn how to develop a business idea. Create a plan, get a scholarship & start your new business!

 

We help youth turn their business idea into reality.

 

Youth between the ages of 13-19 will explore key aspects of starting a business including opportunity recognition, market research and competitive advantage. They will also learn how to pitch their business ideas. Each day will feature live sessions, recorded content, and opportunities for one-on-one coaching sessions.

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SOCIAL MEDIA &
WEB PRESENCE

A digital strategy is everything in today's business world. Your social media and web presence is key to getting your message out!

You’ll learn how to:

  • Manage an online presence

  • Check your digital data (website, listing, reviews, social media)

  • Have digital integrity

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WBA INTERNSHIPS

WBA internships are designed to help youth gain professional work experience. Interns will develop a variety of skills including customer service,  leadership, management, problem-solving, and more. Our interns do not get a traditional salary, but they are paid a stipend.
 
We invite you to sponsor an intern today! We accept monetary donations all year-round.

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