You may be asking yourself “What’s in it for me?” With Do It In Durham (DIID) Entrepreneurship Week, the answer is – A whole lot!
If you’re wondering why you should go to DIID Nov. 13-17, we compiled a list of some pretty great reasons, and we bet by the time you’re done reading this, you’ll be ready to sign up and create your agenda. We limited our list of must-attend reasons to just 10, but the opportunities for learning, networking and growth are endless.
1. Ignite your inspiration.
There’s something about immersing yourself in a community with dreamers and achievers. Their contagious enthusiasm and innovative spirit can spark your own, leaving you brimming with fresh and exciting ideas. DIID is like that. Check out the complete schedule.
2. Expand your network.
DIID draws thousands of participants from across the Durham Region and beyond. These people can help you start and scale your business. Don’t miss out on the chance to establish meaningful connections, both in-person and online.
3. Fuel Durham Region’s economic development.
The jobs created by entrepreneurs are no joke. 98% of Canada’s economy is small businesses under 10 employees. That kind of economic growth benefits us all, and you can help make it happen.
4. Learn new skills.
Whether you’re seeking advice on perfecting your pitch, assistance with financial matters, or guidance on the myriad challenges small businesses face, you’ll find tailor-made sessions for every need.. Plan your agenda now.
5. Make lasting connections.
DIID serves as the perfect platform to connect with like-minded individuals, rekindle relationships within your professional network, and fortify connections that are essential to your business’s success. You never know when a valuable mentor, customer, or partner may emerge from these interactions.
6. Find programs that can help you meet your goals.
Durham Region is home to a thriving entrepreneurship ecosystem. DIID is a great way to get to know these Resource Partners, as well as learn from other entrepreneurs who have worked with them.
7. Support Durham’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
By participating in DIID, you become an integral part of Durham Region’s dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystem. Your presence not only enriches your own knowledge but also offers invaluable insights to others. Join the ever-innovative small business community that uplifts and thrives together.
8. Tap into expert guidance.
The presenters at DIID are seasoned experts eager to share their wealth of knowledge acquired through years of experience. Attend a session led by a specialist and apply your newfound wisdom to elevate your business.
9. Be a part of a Global Movement.
Do it in Durham Entrepreneurship Week isn’t just something we threw together for Durham Region. It’s one of hundreds of celebrations around the world that support and empower entrepreneurs. When you’re part of DIID, you’re part of a global network of millions of people in over 200 countries that are celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week.
10. Have fun!
DIID is the best business week in town. Sign up, build your schedule and find out for yourself!
Ready to learn more? Sign up and create your personalized DIID agenda. And eavesdrop on some previous events for Do It In Durham .