Webinar Series

As our community continues to cope with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, TIANS is here to help. TIANS and our partners are hosting a series of specialized free webinars to tackle the challenges faced by COVID-19. These webinars are geared at equipping businesses with the skills and knowledge they need to survive the new realities of our COVID economy.

See upcoming events below, along with recorded webinars for those sessions you've missed.

Upcoming Webinars

Pivot a Hospitality Career During a Pandemic
June 3 | 11 AM

Host: eCornell
Those of us working in hospitality can’t shape the course of COVID-19, but we can control our attitude. History has proven that in times of crisis, current leaders are tested and new leaders emerge. How will you respond to the industry’s challenges?

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COVID-19 Research Webinar
June 3 | 4 PM

Host: Destination Canada
An overview of DC’s latest market research & how it can help inform your organization’s next steps. Learn quick website and social media ideas that SMEs can use during COVID-19.

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Reactivating your Business Safely Webinar
June 4 | 10 AM

Host: Cape Breton Partnership
The Strait Area Chamber of Commerce and Cape Breton Partnership are partnering to offer a webinar to help businesses understand what they need to do in order to keep their staff, customers and themselves safe during the reopening of the Nova Scotia economy.

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VIRTUAL NETWORKING hosted by Blue Door Group
June 4 | 10 AM

Host: Halifax Chamber of Commerce
Bring your small business questions, your concerns, your ideas, and your support! We know that when we all work together we can create a community of stronger businesses as we grow from this experience together.

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Back to Business - What to Know for Reopening
June 4 | 10 AM

Host: Halifax Chamber of Commerce
Join Patrick Sullivan, President & CEO of the Halifax Chamber, as he discusses reopening Nova Scotia and the updates made to the various funding programs available including the provincial reopening grant, CECRA, and CEWS.

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Promote Your Business or Community in With Tourism NS
June 4 | 10 AM

Host: Tourism Nova Scotia
Join our marketing team to learn how you can work with the provincial marketing organization to promote your business or community to travellers.

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How to Use Scenario Planning to Deal with Uncertainty
June 4 | 2 PM

Host: Halifax Chamber of Commerce
Join Innovation, Learning & Leadership Specialist Laurie Cook of Chutzpah Consulting to learn to become proactive not reactive in dealing with Covid-19.

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Shifting Problems to Outcomes
June 10 | 10 AM

Host: Halifax Chamber of Commerce
When organizations shift their focus from problems to outcomes, something amazing happens within the culture of the workplace - and in people's lives. Change empowers innovation and a unique competitive advantage.

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Someone Moved My Cheese Again, and It’s Okay This Time
June 10 | 4 PM

Host: HR Now
COVID-19 has thrust a new normal upon us, and, and we need inspirational leaders who can productively take on change. They must establish new norms of their own that create dynamics that favorably affect team behavior and culture.

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Hotel Owners & Conquering COVID

June 15 | 12 PM

Host: AAHOA
An update on challenges with employees returning to work, potential liabilities your business may face if guests or staff contract COVID-19, and other HR-related issues top of mind for hoteliers. Hear guidance on these and other recent legislative updates that hospitality employers need to know now.

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Managing People to Perform & Creating Post Traumatic Growth
June 18 | 10 AM

Host: Halifax Chamber of Commerce

During these uncertain times many organizations are adapting to the reality of social distancing, less efficient production lines, working from home and other business impacts from this “new reality”. This is a big adjustment for many businesses, especially for the managers who have to ensure these new and maybe even remote teams continue to thrive in the brave new world.

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Recorded Webinars

eCornell | Restarting the Hospitality Industry


eCornell highlights initiatives that will help get travelers back to hotels, including developing new cleanliness standards for the industry, obtaining funding, and conveying confidence and trust to the travel sector. We will also discuss how hotels, including their restaurants, will likely be operated differently in the future, as well as the silver linings or opportunities embedded in the crisis.

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