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Promote your Business Online with the Right Product Photography

Chances are, you’ve promoted your business online more than ever in the last few months. Photographer Jessica Waugh shares her in-depth knowledge of photography and branding, so you can put your best picture forward for selling online! Whether you are social selling, creating a curated Instagram feed or populating your online store, you need to ensure your product pictures say 1000 words! Jessica will also walk you through what you can expect to experience when you hire a professional photographer for your business and of course, give you all her tips for executing your own photography for business.

Presentation followed by Q&A.




Creative Merchandising and Trends for Making Pandemic Sales

When everything in the world is changing, dare to be different with your product placement! Celebrity Designer and Toronto Gift + Home Market Ambassador Andrew Pike delivers all the latest information on product trends and merchandising. Learn inventive ways to get customers into your store using the art of display-building as well as Andrew’s expert tips on creating COVID-friendly displays that will boost your sales.

Presentation followed by Q&A.




Relentless Adaptation in the Age of COVID-19

While many leaders might feel helpless at this point in history, there is an opportunity to pivot and become a business leader the country needs right now. In this talk, Digital Innovation Expert Amber Mac addresses four technology trends in a state of acceleration during COVID-19, as well as a blueprint for coping during this unprecedented time. Using real-world examples of organizations and individuals who have adapted, Mac’s talk is part practical, part inspirational, and all relevant for today’s retailers.

Presentation followed by Q&A.




A Real-life Account: Successful Strategizing for Business Survival

When the pandemic rocked his uber-successful floral and event business, Entrepreneur and Alberta Gift + Home Market Ambassador Cory Christopher took immediate action to reinvent his company. Hear Cory’s real-life account of how he uses social media to build his community, increase sales and offer his customers experiences they’ve never had before. From creating new partnerships and programs to using the tools available to any retail business, his tips for forming a plan that allows your business to thrive in the most challenging times must be heard!

Presentation followed by Q&A.