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Business Immigrant Essentials 



Local Connections! The Business Immigrant Essentials program (BIE) offers Newcomers connections to local entrepreneurial expertise and business support in the Saint John Region.


The program is designed for individuals who are starting their entrepreneurial journey or looking to restart a previous venture. Participants will be provided with key tools and resources to understand Canadian business culture and how it impacts the business development process. BIE is a unique experience, boosting the newcomer's entrepreneurial journey by connecting them with local business experts to support creating and growing their business in Atlantic Canada.



Integrate With ConnexionWorks

The Business Immigrant Essential is an 8-week program where participants will work with Local Business Experts and the ConnexionWorks Team. Our next BIE sessions will be starting in

July 23, 2024! 

Topics include

  • Cultural Competency Training

  • Value Proposition and Customers

  • Accounting/ Bookkeeping/ Taxes

  • Funding Opportunities

  • Networks, Resources and Business Building

  • Legal Regulations 

  • Market Research/Branding / Sales / Digital Marketing

  • Business Plan Development

  • Foreign Trade

Our next cohort

will start July 23, 2024

every Tuesday and Thursday 

from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

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