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Ask an Expert Series presents Businesses in Transition and How to Stay in Control


Midhurst/April 28, 2021 – COVID-19 has necessitated broad changes and impacts for many businesses. On May 20th from 2 to 3:30 p.m., the County of Simcoe and area partners are hosting another “Ask an Expert" virtual session for business owners, focused on Businesses in Transition and How to Stay in Control.

Many business owners who had carefully developed business plans and models over the lifespan of their operations have had to reconsider their best-laid plans and adapt quickly. Financial forecasts that seemed realistic in 2019 may be less viable and owners may be considering other options.

Local experts will provide information regarding:

  • Staying in control after negative financial growth – Insolvency Trustees experts Brenda Wood and Robyn White
  • Transitioning – Experts Lawyer Tim Timpano and Accountant David Holmes​

EVENT:           Businesses in Transition and How to Stay in Control

Where:           Virtual – details to be provided upon registration
When:            Thursday, May 20th ~ 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Who:               Entrepreneurs, business owners
Register:       This is a FREE event, but registration is required. To register, visit ​https://askanexpert_businesstransition.eventbrite.ca/

The “Ask and Expert" webinar series is presented by the County of Simcoe, member municipalities, the Cities of Barrie and Orillia, the Province of Ontario, the Sandbox Centre, the Small Business Centre of Barrie, Simcoe County and Orillia, the South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre, Orillia Area Community Development Corporation, Nottawasaga Futures, North Simcoe Community Futures Development Corporation and the Centre for Business and Economic Development, the Simcoe Muskoka Workforce Development Board, Georgian College and Lakehead University.

County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca.

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Andrea Walasek
Public Relations Consultant
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Branch​
249-535-3511 (mobile)

Collin Matanowitsch
Public Relations Manager
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Branch
705-734-8386 (mobile)