Immersive Retreat Weekend presented by Buttercream Business

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The Veranda

2120 St. George Ave

Saskatoon, SK

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Do you want to take your business to the next level? This Immersive Weekend Retreat is just the thing for you! Leave with real results!

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*Early Bird Pricing available until Sept 15th; Regular Pricing of $498 after Sept 16th*

Event Description

This Immersive Retreat is for anyone that wants to take their business to the next level. This is meant for start-ups or those in their first few years of business.

This weekend is absolutely applicable to both product-based and service-based businesses. You will leave with a clear vision of where your business is at and where it is going.

You will experience a transformative weekend as we will guide you through: defining your brand, your vision and mission statement, creating your elevator pitch, working on your photography skills (each attendee will leave with a new head shot!), a guided meditation, creating a vision board, social media strategies, tips and tricks for creating an engaging and successful social media presence, a brief business plan that will outline the essentials of your business (this includes defining your ideal customer, SWOT analysis and working on your procedure binder), inspirational messages and social gatherings.

What You Get

Each attendee will receive:

- A Buttercream Business booklet with all of the topics of the weekend and featuring key points of each session with space for taking notes.

- A Procedure binder that is branded with your logo.

- A vision board.

- A head shot.

- A 1-hour one-on-one phone call with Candice to work on specific business growth questions.

- A swag bag filled with amazing local business gifts.

- Access to the VIP Buttercream Business Facebook group.

- Connections that will last a lifetime!

Saturday Session 9am - 6pm

*Lunch and snacks included

9am Check-in

9:15am - 11:30am Brand Identity Session

Vision statement/mission statement - learn all about what exactly a vision and mission statement is and why you need it for your business. You will create a vision/mission statement to leave with a more clear understanding of the core meaning of your business.

Elevator pitch - perfect your elevator pitch in this session so that the next time someone asks you what your business is about, you actually have an answer! We will cover the art of the elevator pitch and narrow down exactly what information you need to share in your elevator pitch.

11:30am - 12:30pm Lunch

Lunch will be provided by a local caterer at our venue.

12:30pm - 3pm Photo Session

Do you need a new head shot and tips on photography and flat lays? Guest photographer Juli Labrecque Photography will be joining us to teach tips on product photography, flat lays and photo styling and will be doing head shots for each attendee. Each attendee will receive 1 edited head shot after the weekend retreat as a part of your ticket. Juli will have an add-on package if you would like to purchase more photos. For this session, please bring any props and products that you would like to feature. Each attendee will have time to practice their own flat lays using backdrops provided by our photographer.

*Please arrive photo ready for this session.

3pm - 3:15pm Quick Break

3:15pm - 5pm Visioning Session

Meditation expert Juli Labrecque will present a 15-minute guided meditation that will allow you to set your intentions for this session and to create a clear vision of where you want your business to go. After our guided meditation, we will do a value card activity where you define the most important attributes about your business through words. Lastly, we will end this session with a vision board activity. Each attendee will leave this workshop with a vision board and goals that have been set.

*Please bring anything that you would like to include in your vision board. All other supplies will be provided.

5pm - 7pm Social Gathering

Saskatoon loves to socialize so we are bringing you a social event! At the end of each day we will have a short speed networking event and then open up for socializing. Network with valuable people in your industry and community. Each attendee brings something different to these sessions and maximizing your time to make connections will bring so much worth to your business relationships in the future.

*Refreshments will be provided.

Sunday Session 9am - 5pm

*Lunch and snacks included

9am Check-in

9:15 am - 11:30 am Social Media Session

Candice of Buttercream Clothing will be presenting a Facebook strategy session all about how to grow sales on Facebook for your small business. Guest speakers Elyse and Russel of Saskatoon Chic will be presenting a session all about Instagram and Instagram stories. If your social media needs serious help, this session is certainly for you!

11:30am - 12:30pm Lunch

Lunch will be provided by a local caterer at our venue.

12:30pm - 2:30pm The Business Plan Session

In this session, you will work on your marketing plan, SWOT analysis, defining your avatar customer where you will have a chance to create your ideal customer profile, developing the start to your procedure binder (every business should have one but most don't!). In this session, you will have a chance to identify the procedures that need to be streamlined in your business.

2:30pm - 2:45pm Quick Break

2:45pm - 4pm Inspiration Session

Your weekend will wrap up with a summary of the retreat, a Q and A session and a final inspirational message.

4pm - 6pm Social Gathering

Saskatoon loves to socialize so we are bringing you a social event! At the end of each day we will have a short speed networking event and then open up for socializing. Network with valuable people in your industry and community. Each attendee brings something different to these sessions and maximizing your time to make connections will bring so much worth to your business relationships in the future.

*Refreshments will be provided.

** Please Note: Accommodations and travel costs are not included in your retreat ticket; these costs are to be covered by attendees. Please email is with any dietary requirements. This venue is not wheelchair accessible but we would love to see what we can do to accommodate you if wheelchair access is needed.

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The Veranda

2120 St. George Ave

Saskatoon, SK

Canada

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