Do It In Durham is a series of events taking place in the Region of Durham from 12 to 18 November 2018. This series is in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Every event is an opportunity to network and grow your business and your knowledge. There is a rich eco-system of support, funding and entrepreneurial resources for businesses.

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November 2018

Top Floor Elevator Pitches

November 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Clarington Board of Trade, 54 King Street East, Unit 102
Bowmanville, ON L1C 1N3 CA

Event Synopsis: Do It In Durham is coming.  As you fill up your schedule with networking and educational events, you will have a great opportunity to make lots of new connections and set your business up for success. Your first contact with many new connections will be your elevator pitch. Remember you don't get a second chance to make a first impression. If your elevator pitch isn't effective, you may not get the opportunity to sell your products and services.…

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Startup: Top 10 Legal Issues for New Businesses

November 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden St, Suite 200, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R2G6 CA

Behind every successful business is a carefully prepared business plan backed by well-thought out background research in the proposed business. This means that before taking the leap of faith to start your own business, it is wise to consider all potential issues and challenges you may face, particularly legal issues. The seminar will examine the top 10 common legal issues that are faced by business owners such as contractual issues, employment law issues, and legal business structure. Lack of consideration of these…

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Protect your Intellectual Property from the Start!

November 13 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden St, Suite 200, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R2G6 CA

Event Synopsis An IP strategy is crucial for a company for achieving its business objectives. During this IP workshop we will discuss different types of IP rights including trademarks, copyrights, new media, trade secrets and patents and how they can be used to create an IP strategy and build an IP portfolio. This talk will also include an IP workshop on with some basics on patent and trademark searching.  About The Presenters: Tony Orsi is a partner and patent agent…

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Up! Practical Sales Talks

November 14 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Whitby Centennial Building, 416 Centre Street South
Whitby, L1N 4W2 CA

Join us for Up!  A series of practical and candid sales talks by experts in the trenches.  We have a great selection of experts who are working their craft in the field of sales and will be sharing their personal stories about their success and tactics they use to be the best in their field. Russ Montague, President & CEO, Co-Founder, Nerd Block All businesses want more revenues and one of the best ways to get that is through more sales.…

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Selling on the Spot Marketplace – Ajax

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Carruthers Marsh Pavilion, 55 Ashbury Blvd.
Ajax, ON L1Z 0E7 CA

Calling all Entrepreneurs, Business Owners and Sales Professionals! Ready for a fun, exciting and productive event? What is Selling on the Spot Marketplace? It is Networking, Sales Training, real Selling of any products or services on the spot, and more! Imagine taking your current presentation or elevator speech, and applying it to selling by building rapport first, ethical influence, and asking for the sale, on the spot during the marketplace. Whether you have a product or a service, this is…

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