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Learn how to use social media as a tool to optimize a businesses digital marketing presence. This is an introductory workshop, meant for people interested in learning the basics of
Learn how to use social media as a tool to optimize a businesses digital marketing presence. This is an introductory workshop, meant for people interested in learning the basics of managing a businesses social media accounts.
In this one hour workshop, students will learn how to identify which social media platforms are best suited for their specific business, how to engage with potential customers and build a following, how to create and share meaningful content that resonates with followers, and more!
Whether you’re majoring in Marketing, are a student-entrepreneur ready to promote your business, or a non-commerce students interested in building new skills, this workshop is for anyone who wants to learn how to effectively manage a businesses social media presence.
This is a free event open to all Saint Mary’s students. Snacks and drinks will be provided.
In order to attend, you must RSVP by emailing [email protected]
(Wednesday) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saint Mary's University Entrepreneurship Centre
960 Tower Rd
We want to hear about the awesome business ideas that our SMU students are working on.Drop into our office on Friday, October 25 and pitch your idea in under 3
We want to hear about the awesome business ideas that our SMU students are working on.
Drop into our office on Friday, October 25 and pitch your idea in under 3 minutes for a chance to win an entrepreneur starter pack valued at $150!
This starter pack will include:
- Noise cancelling headphones
- Thermal water bottle
- Wireless phone charger
- Note book
- and more!
To participate, students must show up to the SMUEC (960 Tower Rd.) at 2:30 pm and sign up for a 5 minute time slot. Each student will have 3 minutes to pitch their business idea, followed by a 2 minute question and answer period. Students are not required to prepare a power point presentation, however there will be a computer and screen for those who choose to use technology to support their pitch. Student’s pitches will be judged on their use of time, presentation skills, the need/problem being solved, the solution/business idea, and identifying a target audience. Students from all Saint Mary’s academic programs are welcome to participate.
(Friday) 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Don't miss October's SMUEC Talks, where you'll get a glimpse into the world of Tattoos, Cannabis, & Alcohol.This month, four entrepreneurs are coming to Saint Mary's to share the unique
Don’t miss October’s SMUEC Talks, where you’ll get a glimpse into the world of Tattoos, Cannabis, & Alcohol.
This month, four entrepreneurs are coming to Saint Mary’s to share the unique stories of how they got started as business owners, and how they navigate the world of taboo industries. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and network speakers and students over pizza.
- Gabe Squalor and Tucker Bottomley, Co-owners at Outlaw Country Tattoo
- Brett Evans, Co-owner at Doobtool
- Ciaran Doherty, Owner at The Middle Spoon Desserterie & Bar
This is a free event with pizza and drinks provided.
SMUEC Talks is a monthly speaker series that brings together entrepreneurs from different sectors to provide insight into their unique industries. The event is meant to inspire students to think entrepreneurial and consider entrepreneurship as a potential career path. Students from all faculties are encouraged to attend. This event is open to the public, all are welcome!
(Tuesday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5th Floor, Student Union Building
923 Robie Street
The global economy is in the midst of a transformation towards a new, low-pollution model built around clean innovation. Canadian entrepreneurs in different sectors across the country, both big and
The global economy is in the midst of a transformation towards a new, low-pollution model built around clean innovation. Canadian entrepreneurs in different sectors across the country, both big and small, are beginning to succeed in growing businesses that build a cleaner economy. They’re demonstrating that such a shift is possible, but only if we provide the right conditions for success.
Join us in Halifax for the third of four free public panel discussions hosted at business schools across the country. Come together with entrepreneurs, students and established leaders to explore Succeeding in the Green Economy: Lessons learned from Canadian clean growth entrepreneurs. Our event host is Saint Mary’s University Entrepreneurship Centre.
Lynn Adams – Director, Energy and Environment Policy at Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Gregg Curwin – Entrepreneur-in-residence at SMU Entrepreneurship Centre, founder and former CEO of TruLeaf
Jennifer Wagner – Executive VP, CarbonCure Technologies
The discussion will revolve around potential clean growth economic opportunities, sharing local clean economy success stories, and providing advice for students and entrepreneurs looking to develop their ideas or advance their careers.
. Click HERE to sign up today!
(Wednesday) 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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