Kingston Economic Development said it is pleased to announce a partnership with Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) aimed at empowering the community through a series of monthly workshops and a unique business book club. . The organization says the collaboration aims to stimulate entrepreneurship and increase digital literacy among individuals and businesses in Kingston.
“At the heart of our collaboration with Kingston Economic Development is a commitment to the well-being and growth of individuals in our community. This partnership means expanded access to knowledge, skill development and innovative spaces. Together, we are providing valuable tools to build a community that thrives on success and knowledge and opportunity,” said Laura Carter, CEO of KFPL.
Kingston Economic Development hosts monthly workshops designed for individuals interested in exploring entrepreneurship and companies looking to improve their digital literacy. These workshops will cover a wide range of topics that organizers argue are essential to today's business environment, including business planning, digital marketing strategies, financial management, and technological advancements. These workshops are open to everyone, from ambitious entrepreneurs with innovative ideas to established businesses looking to adapt and grow in the digital age.
“Kingston Economic Development is looking forward to transitioning virtual workshops to in-person sessions at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library.The goal of this partnership is to make these sessions more accessible to entrepreneurs and small business owners. We want to make it easier and more inclusive. We're very grateful to KFPL for working with us to support our business community.'' Kingston Economic Development Small Business said Rob Tamblyn, Business Development Manager.
The library's business book section will be supplemented with a carefully selected collection of business books by the Kingston Economic Development team.
For more information about the library's business section, visit the KFPL website. To register for business workshops, visit investkingston.ca/events.
With files from CFRA's Connor Ray