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MaRS Entrepreneur’s Toolkit – MarCom, Session 3

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$100

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The MarCom Toolkit (Marketing Communication)

(3 sessions, 4 hours each)

Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshops are experiential, hands-on workshops facilitated by experienced entrepreneurs. The workshops offer ventures tools, mentoring and peer feedback to solve specific problems and develop essential business components.

In each four-hour session you will generate a deliverable that you will use frequently in the business development process.


Workshop Schedule


Session 1 – Identify and Define Your Target Audience
February 24, 2017
9:00am – 1:00pm

This session introduces the “MarCom Strategic Framework,” and focuses on two key elements: defining your target audience and establishing credibility.

Deliverable: A strategy to build a target audience, as well as identify and engage with key opinion leaders (KOLs) to build domain leadership and credibility.


Session 2 – Evaluating Channels
March 3, 2017
9:00am – 1:00pm

In this session, you will align your marketing objectives with the consumers’ buying process while examining a variety of marketing channels and activities. You will evaluate and select which ones are the most relevant and credible with your target audience.

Deliverable: A strategy to evaluate and select relevant marketing activities and media channels to complement your customers’ buying process, and develop a brand positioning statement.


Session 3 – Communicating to Customers
March 10, 2017
9:00am – 1:00pm

In the final MarCom session, the focus will be on developing your message. You will explore communications techniques, identify language that resonates with your target market, and adapt the message across the selected media that efficiently and effectively reaches your target market.

Deliverable: A series of clearly structured messages, a media selection template and key components of a media kit.


Doors will open at 8:30am for networking. Sessions begin at 9:00am. 


Cost of Workshops

The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshops cost $100 to attend. Please note that this $100 fee will cover all 3 sessions within the series. There are two different ticket types that can be purchased:

1. ONE Client Refundable Deposit

Purchase this ticket if you are a client of a regional innovation centre (Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs). When prompted on the registration page, please list the regional centre of which you are a member and your current advisor’s name. You will be refunded your full ticket price at the end of the workshop seriesand upon completion of our post-workshop survey.

2. General Attendance Fee

Purchase this ticket if you are not currently a member of a regional innovation centre.


Register here. For more information please contact:  Elizabeth Thorsen [email protected]

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Organizer

Innovation Factory
Phone:
905.667.2611
Email:
info@innovationfactory.ca
Website:
www.innovationfactory.ca

Venue

Innovation Factory
175 Longwood Rd S
Hamilton, ON L8P 0A1 Canada
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