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Here you'll find a selection of free webinars designed specifically for Canadian entrepreneurs. Watch as our experts reveal their recipes for business success that they have spent years developing and sharing with entrepreneurs across Canada. Packed with real life examples, these webinars will help you make better business decisions and achieve your business goals.

By Pierre Cléroux, Arnaud Franco, Devesh Dwivedi, Maria Zalazar 

Navigating interest rates to get your business thriving

Understand how the rate announcement will impact your business and identify the most promising areas for protecting and expanding your profits. 

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By Philippe Langlois, Bernard Melameth, Rosanne Horner

The benefits of green building certification

Learn about the benefits of certifications such LEED®, BOMA BEST, Net Zero Certification, ENERGY STAR, Zero Carbon Building Standards, which means your building meet strict sustainability and energy efficiency standards. 

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By Chrystal Healy, Samuel Easto-Lefebvre, Ki Young Son

Hype or opportunity? What AI means for your business

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize your business. But between media noise and misinformation, how do you identify real business opportunities?

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By Pierre Cléroux, Josh Ramsbottom, Corinne Abdo

Top 5 ways to boost profits in a slower economy

Discover how to make your business more efficient and get an update on current economic conditions.

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By Pierre-Olivier Brodeur, Geneviève Gauthier

Building Retrofit: How to cut your energy spending

Retrofitting is a term that includes changes to your heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC), roofs, windows, lighting, water, elevators and building control systems. Learn how retrofits can improve the energy efficiency of your building and reduce costs to your bottom line.

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By Pierre Cléroux, Michelle Feder, Issac Bosquet, Kate Poirier, Julie St-Arnault, Cindy Royer

Let's talk solutions for today's business challenges

Join our Chief Economist and a panel of experts as they discuss tangible solutions to a complex business environment where skilled labour will continue to be hard to find.

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By Pierre Cléroux, Michelle Feder, Catherine Leteinturier-Guissé

Rising costs hurting your business? Strategies to protect your profits

The cost of running a business has become a major issue for Canadian entrepreneurs. Get concrete advice on how to make sure your business can protect its margins in the face of persistent inflation.

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By Pierre Cléroux, Devesh Dwivedi, Maria Zalazar

Finding the right opportunities in uncertain times

Join our experts to get hands-on advice for creating and executing a strategic plan to thrive in uncertain times.

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By Pierre Cléroux, Nicolas Fontaine, Audrey Beauchemin

Preparing your business for an economic slowdown

Economic growth is slowing down in Canada. Get the right advice to prepare your business and weather the storm.

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By Pierre Cléroux, Laura-Lee Brenneman, Brett Weese

Your roadmap to business acquisitions

The past few months have seen the economy grow in strength. Still, many sectors remain affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and entrepreneurs are coming out of the past two years into a world that holds many challenges. In this context, mergers and acquisitions stand out as a promising strategy for businesses that want to grow and stay competitive.

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By Isabelle Hudon, Pierre Cléroux, Tareq Hadhad, Lauren Rathmell, Isabelle Racicot

A (better) way forward: Canada’s Changing Business Landscape

Join Isabelle Hudon, BDC’s first woman President and CEO, and well-known entrepreneurs as they discuss the opportunities that lie ahead and reflect on how Canadian businesses can adapt and even become a force for change.

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By Kaleigh Foster, Celso Oliveira, Trimel Fidely

How to get a business loan in a few easy steps

Applying for a business loan may seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Learn how to prepare and navigate the loan application process—from your credit score to your collateral. Set yourself up for success by showing that you understand your business and by making it easy for a bank to approve your application.

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By Dan Johnstone, Chris O’Shea, Pierre Cléroux

Winning new customers in a changing economy

With Canada expecting a strong economic rebound, businesses must get ready now to take advantage of future opportunities. Grow your business by learning how to close leads more efficiently and make your sales processes better.

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By Pierre Cléroux, Anish Ambujakshan and Leon Van Der Poel

Scale up! How to use technology to boost your business’s efficiency

A year of COVID-19 has made technology investments more important than ever for entrepreneurs who want to stay competitive. But investing is only half the battle. Learn how improving your operations and digital culture are the real keys to scaling up your business.

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By David Girolami, Tyler Lockyer and Pierre Cléroux

Customer experience: The secret to online sales success

Nearly 85% of Canadian consumers buy on the Internet, and almost 60% of B2B buying decisions take place online before a salesperson is contacted. Join our experts as they present a step-by-step approach for attracting and converting customers by optimizing their web experience.

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By Chris O’Shea and Rowda Mohamud

How to increase sales for your Food & Beverage business

Learn how to identify the best growth avenues for your Food & beverage business. You'll also learn how to build a growth plan, choose the right sales channels, increase your margins and implement food quality systems.

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By Laura Didyk and Rosanne Horner

HR talent hack: Recruit, retain and digitize

Join Laura Didyk, National Lead, Women Entrepreneurs at BDC and Rosanne Horner, Director, BC & the North Region, BDC Advisory Services will share strategies and tactics to maintain employee loyalty, choose the best external candidates and secure the full engagement of your team.

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