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tech{LAB} Animation

Topic: Animation with Interactive Society of Nova Scotia Have you ever wondered just how animated games are created? Join us to get the inside scoop from industry experts across the province! Our guests will give you tips and advice on how to start your animation career now! tech{LAB} is a program that allows anyone ages 8 and up to get hands-on with new technology! What is tech{LAB}? tech{LAB} is a FREE workshop that allows participants to get hands-on with new technology! These workshops are for anyone ages 8 and up who have an interest in technology, prototyping, or electronics. Bring a laptop if you have one! These workshops are run on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 3 PM-4 PM. What Happens at tech{LAB}? Spend the first half-hour of each workshop going over the technical information on the topic. Take what you’ve just learned and apply it! Whether it’s designing a 3D print, working in groups to develop circuits for a Micro-Bit, or creating digital graphics! REGISTER

tech{LAB} Coding Part 1

Topic: Coding Part 1 Coding is a basic literacy in the digital age, and it is important for kids to understand and be able to work with and understand the technology around them. In the first session, we are going to learn all of the basics and understand the importance of each programming language. tech{LAB} is a program that allows anyone ages 8 and up to get hands-on with new technology! What is tech{LAB}? tech{LAB} is a FREE workshop that allows participants to get hands-on with new technology! These workshops are for anyone ages 8 and up who have an interest in technology, prototyping, or electronics. Bring a laptop if you have one! These workshops are run on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 3 PM-4 PM. What Happens at tech{LAB}? Spend the first half-hour of each workshop going over the technical information on the topic. Take what you’ve just learned and apply it! Whether it’s designing a 3D print, working in groups to develop circuits for a Micro-Bit, or creating digital graphics! REGISTER

How Loyalty Marketing Can Increase Profit

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Business Support Series The Business Support Webinar Series will explore timely topics with  industry experts to provide key insights and answers on the best ways to succeed as a business.  Hosted by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, this series will feature a wide range of topics on how to survive and thrive. As businesses seek to revitalize as we move into recovery from the pandemic, loyalty marketing provides an excellent digital platform to increase customer engagement and profitability. Whether you've already implemented a successful loyalty program - or you're looking to get one started, we invite you to join Maria Caines with Bay to Main Street Consulting to learn how selecting the best features can result in even greater resiliency for the future! During this webinar you'll learn: How loyalty marketing can increase profitability. Increase customer engagement for a competitive edge. Increase knowledge of your customer for better decision-making. Register today and submit your question!

Selecting a PMO Solution That is Right for You

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Business Support Series The Business Support Webinar Series will explore timely topics with  industry experts to provide key insights and answers on the best ways to succeed as a business.  Hosted by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, this series will feature a wide range of topics on how to survive and thrive. Join Cynthia Giles, Sr. Project Manager with Capstone Project Solutions for an interactive discussion around best practices to identify what you need in your Portfolio future, how best to research your options, review a summary of tools on the market and our scoring of their capabilities, and which organization size and complexity matches each type of portfolio tool. We'll finish the webinar with an Encore demo. Key Takeaways of this webinar: Developing best practices for managing a Portfolio & Project (PPM) Optimizing your research options Updated information on tools available on the market How does this topic help support the business community? Raises awareness for the three main categories of Portfolio solutions on the market and how to match your business type and needs with the right one. Register today and submit your question!

tech{LAB} Coding Part 2

Topic: Coding Part 2 In the second part of our Coding workshop, we are going to put the new skills we used to work! We will be working on our own projects, and there will be time to show off your digital creation! tech{LAB} is a program that allows anyone ages 8 and up to get hands-on with new technology! What is tech{LAB}? tech{LAB} is a FREE workshop that allows participants to get hands-on with new technology! These workshops are for anyone ages 8 and up who have an interest in technology, prototyping, or electronics. Bring a laptop if you have one! These workshops are run on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 3 PM-4 PM. What Happens at tech{LAB}? Spend the first half-hour of each workshop going over the technical information on the topic. Take what you’ve just learned and apply it! Whether it’s designing a 3D print, working in groups to develop circuits for a Micro-Bit, or creating digital graphics! REGISTER

Masterclass Ep 29 – Service Equipment & Maintenance

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Join us on Thursday November 18th at 12pm EST for Masterclass Episode 29: Service Equipment & Maintenance! Servicing a piece of equipment can be complicated. Whether part of a preventative maintenance agreement or a warranty service, equipment maintenance can be difficult to manage without proper tools at your disposal. Jonas provides an easy way to plan, track and optimize equipment maintenance by automating the process of managing service history, scheduling maintenance visits, and creating work order tickets. Our service management software is highly configurable, allowing you to create customized checklists and identify the inventory required for each task. Join us Thursday, November 18th for a live look at how Jonas can help streamline the process of servicing and maintaining your equipment. What will be covered: Setting up service items/equipment Adding Belts & Filters against equipment Scheduling maintenance visits Creating customized checklists

How to Build Your Best Team

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Are you trying to build out your team, and not sure where to start? Or maybe you have hit a roadblock or obstacle in the process? Join Volta and RBC on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 4:00pm AST for a discussion with Alice Thomas, Sr. Director, Finance Technology, RBC and Erin Urquhart – Director, QTS Business Management, RBC Capital Markets on how to successfully build your team as they have done so themselves. This session will cover the below and more: How to perfect your hiring practices Establishing expectations Importance of diversity in your team (different backgrounds, experiences, ages, and opinions)

Meetup #67: A theme on a theme

A Certified Online Business Manager, Kimberly Charron helps busy consultants, coaches, bloggers, authors, and SaaS founders free themselves up to concentrate on their zone of genius by managing their day-to-day projects, operations, team members, and metrics, so they don’t have to. She brings with her many years of experience offering writing, editing, social media/marketing management, and tech services, plus a background in music, theatre, education, and admin. A WordPress aficionado, she has run her own websites since 2008 as well as built websites for clients. She has also helped run this WordPress Halifax Meetup since she moved to Halifax in 2017. In her spare time, you can find Kimberly volunteering, coaching fellow homeschoolers, and enjoying knitting and hand spinning.

Thinking Outside the Webinar: Using short form video to build your brand and entertain your audience

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Power Lunch is back, and going virtual! You’re invited to join us as we serve up our Power Lunch featuring workshops from selected members to deliver expertise you can use to grow your business. Our Power Lunch leaders will walk you through information on a range of business topics, offer key takeaways, and answer your questions. Power Lunch will be held once monthly from October 2021 through March 2022, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m, delivered virtually. As this year’s sessions are free for participants, we ask that you keep your registration to no more than two sessions, to allow for a larger diversity of attendees. About this Webinar We will bust the myth that short form videos are for teens who dance and prove they can be used for professional business purposes. In this session you will: Identify how short form video fits into the content ecosystem Determine if your business is an appropriate candidate for short-form video Discuss various video platforms Learn how to recycle content across platforms Adapt content into short-form videos