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Community Driven Business and Farm Succession Webinar Series 
In partnership with Saskatchewan Economic Development Association (SEDA). 

Access from the privacy of your own home or business. 14 detailed webinars from industry experts. Find out everything you need to know about business transition and succession planning. 

Next series: March 22nd - April 28th 2017 

Market audience: 
- Owners looking to sell their business or farm and retire
- Owners looking to divest for a lifestyle change or desire to pursue other interests.
- Business owners who would like more information on how to transition their business (Family/Management Buyout, Employee Share Ownership Program, Third Party Sale) 
- Business services that have clients that are looking to transition their business and would like to more about the process (lawyers, accountants, financial planners, business consultants) 
- Economic development professionals or industry assications that would like to host members from the business community to watch the webinars

Pricing: 
Per webinar: $50 + GST
Webinar package: $500 + GST 
Ask us about association or community rates for groups of 10 or more.
For more information or to ask about a package for the whole series, please contact dana@successionmatching.com

Session 1 - Overview on Business Transitions and the SMCP
March 22, 2017, 10 am CDT
Presented by: Alison Anderson - SuccessionMatching
To register, click here.

Session 2 - Employee Share Ownership Programs
March 27, 2017, 1pm CDT
Presented by: Dan Ohler - ESOP Builders Canada
To register, click here.

Session 3 - Family Transitions
March 28th, 2017, 12noon CDT
Presented by: Elaine Froese, Farm Family Coach
To register, click here.

Session 4 - Third Party Sales
March 30, 2017, 2pm CDT
Presented by: Warren Sheydwasser, SuccessionMatching
To register, click here.

Session 5 - Writing a Succession Plan
April 7th, 2017, 11am CDT
Presented by: Alison Anderson, SuccessionMatching
To register, click here.

Session 6 - Emotional Readiness for Change
April 3rd, 2017, 11am CDT
Presented by: Dave Sinclair, Transition Plus
To register, click here.

Session 7 - Mentorship
April 4th, 2017, 12pm CDT
Presented by: Doug Lawrence, TalentC
To register, click here.

Session 8 - Human Resources Issues Before, During, and After Transition
April 6th, 2017, 1pm CDT
Presented by: Christie Ferguson, 1 Stop HR
To register, click here.

Session 9 - Dusting off the Cobwebs, An Internal Review
April 10th, 2017, 10am CDT
Presented by: Roger Grona, Firebird Business Consulting
To register, click here.

Session 10 - The Importance of a Chartered Business Valuation
April 11th, 2017, 1pm CDT
Presented by: Paul Maarschalk, Maarschalk Business Valuations
To register, click here.

Session 11 - Tax Planning
April 13th, 2017, 10am CDT
Presented by: Jordan Anderson, A1 Accounting and Tax Service
To register, click here.

Session 12 - Insurance Strategies
April 24th, 2017, 12pm CDT
Presented by: TBD
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Session 13 - Legal Considerations
April 25th, 2017, 10am CDT
Presented by: Glenn Warkentin, Shea Nerland Law
To register, click here.

Session 14 - Financial Planning for Retirement
April 26th, 2017, 2pm CDT
Presented by: Colton Wiegers, Wiegers Financial
To register, click here.

Session 15 - Financing Options for Buyers
April 27th, 2017, 2pm CDT
Presented by: Warren Jackson, BDC
To register, click here.

You can register for the SMCP Webinar Series (all 15 webinars) at a discounted rate here.

SMCP Ontario Launch Event
Hosted by: Community Futures Ontario
Date and Time: March 21st, 1:00 ET
Location:  Sudbury
Presenter: Alison Anderson
Private event.

Community Wealth Transfer & Business Ownership Succession Forum
Hosted by: Rural Ontario Institute
Date and Time: March 21st, 9:30 ET
Location:  
Launch Pad Youth Activity and Technology Centre
612 10th Street
Hanover, Ontario 
Presenter: Warren Sheydwasser
Open to the public, for more information or to purchase a ticket please click here.

Community Wealth Transfer & Business Ownership Succession Forum
Hosted by: Rural Ontario Institute
Date and Time: March 23rd, 9:30 ET
Location:  
Parkdale Community Centre
119 Birch St
Belleville, ON
Presenter: Warren Sheydwasser
Open to the public, for more information or to purchase a ticket please click here.

Community Futures Coupon Code Webinar

Date - Time:
TBD
Locations: Online
Details: Community Futures Saskatchewan and Manitoba have sponsored coupon codes for businesses in these provinces to have FREE access to the site, limited coupons per region, $311 value.
We have identified questions that business owners have about the business coupons and the sign in process. This webinar is 60 minutes long and will walk business owners, community leaders, and succession planning professionals through the benefits of becoming a member on SuccessionMatching.com. Limited seating available.
Cost: Free
To register, contact Dana Maxim: dana@successionmatching.com






SEDA Workshop - Business Transition and Succession Planning
Date - Time: June 16, 2017
Location - Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Wascana Campus (4500 Wascana Pkwy, Regina, SK S4P 3A3)





Saskatchewan Economic Development Association has partnered with SuccessionMatching.com to develop a workshop to assist economic development professionals and community leaders on Business Transition and Succession Planning for the businesses in their communities.
This eight-hour course is offered at multiple times a year online and in person. 
For more information, please visit the SEDA website.