9am – 10am How to ensure the success of MY business by Isabelle Prégent (CFIB)
Can the government’s decisions affect me in the development of my business? Who can speak to the government in my name in order to put forward my ideas and my reality? How can I know which best practices to adopt in terms of human resources? Where can I find the necessary help in order to conform to the different administrative formalities required for a business? How can I reduce my operation costs while conserving the quality of my services?
Isabelle Prégent is the Vice President of Quebec’s External Services at CFIB. She takes on, amongst others, the responsability in terms of campaign optimization for the Quebec market, sees to the developement and the implementation of personalized alliances with certain associations or business groups and develops solutions to strategic issues for SME in Quebec. Mrs Prégent joined CFIB 16 years ago and uses her experience in the Quebec economic markets. She evolved in different positions within CFIB, such as the position of General Director for Quebec, before being promoted to her actual role in 2013. Isabelle has her law degree with the University of Ottawa and was registered with the Quebec Bar in 1992. She practiced law for 10 years for different law firms before reorienting her career towards defending the interests of SME with CFIB.
11am – 12pm Grooming Demo: Yorkies and other silky haired dogs by Stéphanie Montreuil
During this grooming demonstration, Stéphanie will use simple and efficient tips and tricks to create great trims for dogs with silky hair, such as Yorkies.
Stéphanie Montreuil has been a groomer since 1992 and owner of Pattes de la mode in St-Sauveur since 2000. She is a passionate person who needs to surpass herself. She started competitive grooming in 2010 with multiple rankings, such as 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the US (Hershey and New Jersey), in Canada (Niagara and Toronto) and in Europe (France Les Ciseaux d’Or). She strives for perfection in all she does and she got the chance to work with renowned international names. In 2009 she obtained her Masters with the LPG and with the Canadian Groomers Association in 2017. She is part of the Extreme Wahl Canada Team, has her grooming school and gives lots of workshops for groomers in Quebec.
Price: Members $25 – Non-members $50 (or Members $35 – Non-members $70 for both Grooming Demos)
1pm – 1:30pm Become more efficient with best business practices by ACCEO
As a retailer, achievement of performance is a daily challenge. How do you become more efficient and achieve your objectives? By providing you with adequate means within the scope of your budget. Obtain some concrete advice that you will be able to put in application to maximize your chances of success.