Events

We've hand-picked events throughout the year so you can better connect with like-minded entrepreneurs and learn from the best in the biz.

Becoming an Independent Contractor

Tuesday, December 12 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

ATB Entrepreneur Centre, Calgary

This presentation provides an overview of Business Link and the services and resources we provide. We also cover all the steps required to start your own independent contractor business including:

What is an independent contractor: Employee vs Contractor, pros and cons of independent contracting.
Getting your business started, what steps are involved: business plan requirements, financing, choosing your business structure, naming & registering your business, getting your licenses & permits, business number & taxes, insurance and safety requirements.
Finding Work: procurement, finding contract opportunities, and pre-qualification.
RFP Process: provides an overview of the proposal writing process.

Speaker: Suzanne Ebelher

Suzanne leads our Client Services team and brings over 15 years of experience in client services support. Her goal is to lead her team to client services excellence and to ensure every aspiring Alberta entrepreneur learns of Business Link’s amazing service offerings. Outside of office hours, Suzanne spends time volunteering at a local humane society, practicing her amateur sommelier skills and seeking out a tee time to practice her swing.

 

***This workshop is suitable for all levels!***

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