Accessibility is Good for Business: Workshop Open to all BIA Members

The Parkdale BIA invites you to attend a FREE WORKSHOP on the business case for accessibility and AODA compliance.

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What businesses need to know and do!

Do you know what your requirements are under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)? Do you know how to use accessibility to build profit, strengthen employee retention, gain new and repeat customers?

Accessibility is Good for Business will include:

  • The business case for accessibility
  • Practical tips and best practices for BIAs and their communities
  • A clear understanding of what you need to do to comply with the AODA
  • Tools and resources for you to take away
  • Opportunity to ask an accessibility expert your questions
  • Network and coordinate with BIA and community members

When: Wed. November 26, 2014

Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm

Cost: Free!

Who: All BIA members

Where: Parkdale Library, 1303 Queen St West, Toronto


Should you require more information or any accommodations in order to attend, please contact Constance Exley, Go ON Project Manager: 647-502-7047 or [email protected]

The Parkdale Library is an accessible venue. In consideration of others, this workshop is scent-free.

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Join the “Business Tools for Today” Workshop – it’s free!

You’re invited to attend a free Workshop on Wednesday April 2nd 8pm @ The Mascot Café presented by Offshoot Inc & Vend. Learn more about POS, E-Commerce, Websites and Social Media.

If you think a POS system is too expensive, or that you don’t require inventory management or reporting – think again!

Today’s cloud based systems eliminate the upfront costs of traditional POS systems, giving you the inventory visibility & reporting to make informed buying & selling decisions for your business. For more details & to attend this free workshop, click here.

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Join us for a Facade Improvement Workshop

Are you thinking of improving your commercial building facade?

The Parkdale Village BIA will be hosting a Workshop for property owners and tenants who are interested in learning more about receiving funding to redesign, renovate or restore their commercial building facades.

Join us on Monday February 25th 6-8pm as Economic Partnership Advisor Michael Saunders discusses which improvements are eligible, benefits of applying, application process and more. Improving your facade is a great way to show customers and residents that you care about your neighborhood streetscape and want to provide a more welcoming environment to work, shop and live.

This workshop is free, please email or call us to confirm your attendance and workshop location. If you are unable to attend, you can contact Michael Saunders at [email protected] or 416-392-1005.