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Canada Business Guest September Guest Advisor Schedule

NOTE: This opportunity has expired or is an event which has already taken place.

**Appointments can be in person or via phone.**
Please note that Cecile Klein can provide presentations to groups, companies and students about Intellectual Property.

Intellectual Property Appointments
with Cecile Klein, Business Development Officer, of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)
Wednesday, Sept 25th – Friday, Sept 27th

Legal Consultation
with Mandy Woodland, Lawyer, Cox & Palmer
Thursday, September 26th

More Information about the Guest Advisor Program:

Our Guest Advisor Program provides you with the opportunity to connect with financial representatives, management consultants, lawyers, accountants, marketing specialists, human resource and business planning professionals and experts on trademarks/copyrights/patents. These professionals all volunteer their time to discuss your business concerns.
Professional expertise in a specific field can help your business. We are pleased to offer consultations with our volunteer Guest Advisors throughout the year:

  • Our Banking Guest Advisors will provide information on financing options, banker’s expectations, loan application process, liability issues, expansion financing, cash flow, financing a buy-out, business plans, alternate financing options and services available.
  • Our Accounting / Income Tax Guest Advisors will guide you through tax issues, GST, Business Number Registration, payroll, leasing, business structure, bookkeeping, accounting software, and employer/employee responsibilities.
  • Our Legal Guest Advisors’ discussion topics include contracts, liability, leases, dispute resolution, business structure, shareholder/partnership agreements, intellectual property, buying/selling a business, licensing agreements, disclaimers, taxation, and debt collection.
  • Our Intellectual Property Specialist can assist with information on trademarks, copyright, patents and industrial design.
  • Our Human Resource Specialist can help with increasing employee productivity and commitment to the company, effective communications with employees, attracting the right people and many other topics. Bring your questions about these challenges and more to the HR Advisor. Human Resources Management is key to smooth operations and business success.


Benefits of the guest advisor program include:

  • Confidential, one-on-one consultation in person, by phone, email or GoToMeeting.
  • Service provided without obligation, free of charge.
  • Insight into how working with a professional can assist your business.
  • Discuss your business situation with a professional in a neutral location.

For an appointment, please contact:
Susan Evans
Communications Officer, Canada Business
709-772-6431 or 1-888-576-4444


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