Training and Facilitation Projects

Our Training and Facilitation work

Through our training and facilitation projects, we’ve had the opportunity to connect with and equip others in our fields of expertise. Our training and facilitation work includes economic development training seminars, specialized educational programs, conference and workshop presentations, and published research and articles.

Explore our Training and Facilitation Services.
View our Training and Facilitation Case Studies.

21inc Ideas Festival (Digby, Nova Scotia)

  • Keynote Presentation Ontario Entrepreneurship

Algoma Workforce Investment Corporation (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario)

  • Workshop on the Knowledge Economy

Applied Geomatics Research Group (Middleton, Nova Scotia)

  • Nova Scotia Creative Rural Economy Workshop Speaking Engagement

ArtsBuild Ontario (Kitchener, Ontario)

  • Cultural Facilities in Ontario: Workshop Facilitation

Association of Canadian Search, Employment & Staffing Services (Mississauga, Ontario)

  • ACSESS National Conference Speaking Engagement

British Columbia Economic Development Association (Vancouver, British Columbia)

  • Economic Development Training Workshop

Burlington Economic Development Corporation (Burlington, Ontario)

  • Workshop Ontario FDI
  • Burlington Economic Prosperity Index Facilitation Services

Business Retention Expansion International  (Hattiesburg, Mississippi)

  • Annual Conference Speaking Engagement

Charlottetown Cultural Capitals Conference (Charlottetown, PEI)

  • Speaking Engagement

Comox Valley Economic Development Society (Comox, British Columbia)

  • Employment Lands Workshop for Council

Conseil Scolaire de District Catholique Centre-Sud (Toronto, Ontario)

  • Workshop on Education and Economic Development

Town of Dieppe (New Brunswick)

  • Keynote Address at Entrepreneurs Banquet

Durham Region (Whitby, Ontario)

  • Training Workshop for Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D)

Economic Developers Council of Ontario (Toronto, Ontario)

  • i3 Idea Innovation Impact Forum/Symposium

Economic Development Winnipeg (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

  • Workshop for the Winnipeg Economic Partnership
  • Workshop Ontario Emerging Technology

City of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

  • Greater Toronto Area Cultural Development Study Visit Coordination for the City of Edinburgh

Euro Cities Conference (Denmark)

  • Discussion Paper

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (Ottawa, Ontario)

  • Ukraine Economic Development Training Seminar for Ukrainian Municipal Officials in Kiev
  • Economic Development Training Seminar for FCM Staff
  • Ukrainian Local Economic Development Capacity Building Training and Training Materials Support
  • Economic Development Workshop for FCM International in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Train the Trainers Program for the National Academy of Public Administration in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Coordination of a Ukrainian Municipal Study Tour to Canada
  • National Ukrainian Economic Development Curriculum Review
  • National Economic Development Program Pilot Project and Launch in Kiev, Ukraine

FIRE Conference (Dryden, Ontario)

  • Workshop on Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D)

Grand Bank Development Corporation (Grand Bank, Newfoundland and Labrador)

  • Export Ready Training Development and Delivery

County of Grand Prairie No. 1 (Clairmont, Alberta)

  • Growing the North Keynote Workshop on the Knowledge Economy

Greater Moncton Leadership Council (Moncton, New Brunswick)

  • Elected Officials Economic Development Workshop

Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce (St. Catharines, Ontario)

  • Niagara Summit 2012 Speaking Engagement

Halton Industry Education Council (Burlington, Ontario)

  • Workshop Ontario the Knowledge Economy

Huron Tourism Association (Goderich, Ontario)

  • Cultural Tourism Training Workshop

Innovate Niagara (St. Catharines, Ontario)

  • Workshop on Innovation Clusters

Kings Community Economic Development Agency (Wolfville, Nova Scotia)

  • Coordination of a Study Tour of Ontario Wine Regions

Labour Market Group (Sudbury, Ontario)

  • Workshop Ontario Labour Force Development

City of London (Ontario)

  • Early Childhood Education Summit Facilitation and Moderation

Manitoba Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives

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  • Workshop Ontario Rural Economic Development

City of Mississauga (Ontario)

  • Dialogue on Talent Event Planning Support and Faciliation

National Association of Workforce Boards (Washington, DC)

  • Workshop Ontario Workforce Development at the 2013 Forum

City of Niagara Falls (Ontario)

  • Small Business Week Workshop on Entreprenuership

Niagara Workforce Planning  (Hamilton, Ontario)

  • Hamilton Training Boards Training Workshop on the Changing Climate of Economic Development
  • Mayor’s Summit on Labour Force Needs in Niagara Facilitation

Norfolk County (Simcoe, Ontario)

  • Workshop on Economic Development

Northern Economic Summit (Prince George, British Columbia)

  • Facilitation and Consulting Services

Northwest Territories Business Development and Investment Corporation (Yellowknife, Northwest Territories)

  • Workshop on Communities in Transition

Olds Insitute for Community and Regional Development (Olds, Alberta)

  • Community Workshop Ontario Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D)

Ontario Business Improvement Area Association (Mississauga, Ontario)

  • Workshop Ontario Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D)

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Business Retention and Expansion Training Seminar in Toronto, Ontario
  • Business Retention and Expansion Training Seminar in Napanee, Ontario
  • Workshop Ontario Performance Measurement and Economic Development in Woodstock, Ontario

Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

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  • London, Toronto, Kingston, Sudbury, and Thunder Bay Economic Development Training for Ministry Staff
  • Regional Conference Workshop Ontario Economic Development in Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Workshop Ontario Innovation Ecosystems in Toronto, Ontario

Ontario Ministry of Tourism

  • Workshop on Investment Attraction in the Tourism Industry in Niagara Falls, Ontario

Peel Halton Workforce Development Group (Mississauga, Ontario)

  • Workshop on Economic Development
  • Workshop on Immigrant Attraction

Perth County Municipal Association (Stratford, Ontario)

  • Speaking Engagement

Prince Edward Island Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development

  • Workshop on Rural Development

Regional Tourism Organization 10 (Kingston, Ontario)

  • Place-Based Cultural Tourism Workshop – Kingston
  • Place-Based Cultural Tourism Workshop – Belleville

Rural Ontario Economic Summit (Cobourg, Ontario)

  • Workshop on Rural Development

Russian Cultural Development Delegation

  • Coordination of a Russian  Study Tour of Cultural Planning in Ontario

City of Salmon Arm (British Columbia)

  • Elected Officials Economic Development Workshop

City of Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)

  • Cultural Mapping Conference Speaking Engagement

Seneca College (Toronto, Ontario)

  • Speaking Engagement on Tourism

Sun Media (St. Catharines, Ontario)

  • Regular Column Ontario Business and Economic Development

Terrace Economic Development Authority (Terrace, British Columbia)

  • Board Facilitation and Strategic Planning Exercise

University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario)

  • Certificate in Economic Development Year 1 Training
  • Economic Development Training Seminars
  • Master of Applied Environmental Studies in Local Economic Development Training
  • Economic Impact Assessment Training Seminars
  • Business Retention and Expansion Training Seminars
  • Economic Development Training Seminar on the Information Economy
  • Labour force and Skills Development Training Seminars
  • Communities in Transition Training Seminar
  • Innovative North American Communities Training Seminar in Niagara Falls, New York
  • Social Media Training Seminars
  • Cultural Planning Training Seminars
  • Foreign Direct Investment Training Seminars
  • Investment Attraction Training Seminars
  • Digital Manufacturing Training Seminars
  • Youth Retention Training Seminars
  • Performance Measurement Training Seminars
  • Labour and Human Capital Training Seminar

Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie (Brantford, Ontario)

  • Education ATWORK Summit Keynote Presentation Ontario Green Energy

Workforce Planning Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario)

  • Facilitation Services of Community Discussion for Labour Force Priorities

York Region Arts Council (North Aurora, Ontario)

  • Arts Exposed Conference Speaking Engagement