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Businesses are a key component of the community in Midland and the Midland Public Library is here to support them.

Resources

The Library now subscribes to LinkedIn Learning, offering access to an extensive  library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Head to our Business & Careers e-resources page to login or create a LinkedIn Learning account using your MPL card number and PIN.

Are you looking to start a business? Here are some resources that may help get you started:

 

Programs

EDCNS Pop-up

Tuesday, November 22, 1-2:30pm

Come join the Economic Development Corporation North Simcoe to talk about a prosperous, sustainable future in North Simcoe with the creation of our next Strategic Plan for Economic Development 2023-25. OR join the conversation virtually at edcns.ca/engage from November 14 – 30 for a chance to receive a Farm2Door Gift Basket as our thank-you to you!

Build Your Business – Virtual 1-1 Research and Referrals

Interested in starting or building your small business or entrepreneurship idea, but don’t know where to start? We can be your point of connection to all the great resources available for new or expanding business owners, saving you time! We can also introduce you to the great resources available via your Library, like Simply Analytics, Lynda.com online learning, and more.

Email Faith at fshergold@midlandlibrary.com or call 705-526-4216 ext. 3305 to book your FREE virtual 1-1 today.

You can also stay up to date by joining our Build Your Business group on Facebook.

Artrepreneur 

Artrepreneur delivers a unique business development program with the needs of the creative entrepreneur in mind. Delivered in partnership with the York Region Arts Council.

Open to entrepreneurs in all art disciplines, as well as those working at the intersection of art, technology, and innovation including, but not limited to: Performance Arts, Visual and Media Arts (including Film/Video, Dance, Music, Multidisiplinary, Craft, Theatre & Literary Arts.
Participants (fellows) must actively practice or operate as an independent artist, leader of an arts group/non-profit organization, or the founder/owner of a creative business.

The Core program consists of 12 inclass weekly, 3-hour workshops delivered by experts on marketing, finance, goal setting, and partnerships for
creative entrepreneurs. An EXPO will take place at the end, where the participants will present their venture to friends, family, peers, community members and potential customers.

Sign up for an info webinar taking place on Tuesday November 29, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.
Email lcascagnette@midland.ca for more information, to sign up, or what to do in case you can’t make it.

Visit www.culturealliance.ca/artrepreneur to access the application and more information.

 

Send Us Your Suggestions!

If you have any suggestions for business programs, resources, ideas for how we can support your business or would like to volunteer to provide some business programming, please feel free to contact us at business@midlandlibrary.com

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