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Dec 02

Pinterest for Business Workshop

The Small Business Advisory Centre
91 Cornelia St. W., Entrance BSmiths Falls, ON

Date: Dec 2nd, 2014 9:30 am to 11:00 am


The Small Business Advisory Centre (Smiths Falls/Lanark County) is hosting a series of seminars and workshops throughout the Fall and Winter.

Pinterest for Business Workshop

This workshop is designed for business owners who want to learn what the fuss is about and build their own Pinterest business page. We will explain how it works and why it is a top referral traffic engine that you should know about. The ‘How to” portion of the workshop is interactive and hands-one. You are most welcome to bring your laptops to work through this section.

Speaker: Sherry Crummy, Crummy Media Solutions


Cost: $10 per person

For more information, contact:
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(613) 283-7002 x.109

Dec 02

Service Excellence

21 Fours Seasons PlaceToronto, ON

Date: Dec 2nd, 2014 9:00 am to 4:30 pm


Excellent and consistent customer service is the cornerstone of today’s successful businesses. OTEC’s Service Excellence training program helps equip front-line service providers with the skills andpractical techniques that will generate lasting impressions.

Cost: 229

For more information, contact:
Client services
(416) 622-1975

Dec 02-04

Designated Trainer Program

21 Fours Seasons PlaceToronto, ON

Starts: Dec 2nd, 2014 9:00 am
Ends: Dec 4th, 2014 4:30 pm


 If your organization trains more than 50 employees per year, then consider delivering OTEC’s flagship “Customer Service Excellence” program in-house. Your trainers will gain a solid understanding of adult learning basics and will discover how to create a learner-centric environment. Your organization will benefit through increased employee participation, theory retention and support in your efforts to create a ‘service culture’.

Cost: 1599

For more information, contact:
client services
(416) 622-1975

Mar-Apr 30-01

SEC 2015: It's Game On!

Sheraton Centre Toronto

Starts: Mar 30th, 2015 9:00 pm
Ends: Apr 1st, 2015 9:00 pm


Canada’s largest annual gathering of sport, tourism professionals and event management firms, Sport Events Congress attracts over 300 delegates each year. Held in the month of April, Sport Events Congress’ flagship element is the popular Sport Events Exchange, a business-to-business events marketplace where events rights holders have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with municipal representatives interested in hosting events in their communities.

Apr 24-27

SPARC 2014

Starts: Apr 24th, 2015 11:00 am
Ends: Apr 27th, 2015 9:00 pm


On April 24th-27th, speakers, presenters and participants spent four days in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands sharing their knowledge and expertise as they discussed key issues such as:

What is the economic and social role of the performing arts in rural communities?
How do you engage your community in creating, producing and presenting the performing arts?
How do you celebrate and share place-based culture more broadly?

For the complete 2014 program, go here.

Check out the Symposium Magazine, a comprehensive review, here.

Cost: $285, including HST

For more information, contact:

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The Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization (OHTO) is one of 13 Regional Tourism Organizations created by the Ontario government to increase tourism to the province. The OHTO covers a large region in eastern Ontario which includes the counties of Frontenac, Haliburton, Hastings, Lanark, Lennox and Addington, and Renfrew.

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Our office hours are 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday.

Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization
9 International Drive, Suite 129
Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5

Phone: 613-629-6486

Toll Free: 855-629-6486

Fax: 613-629-6488

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