Small Business Association spotlights proposed anti-spam law

The Comox Valley Small Business Association has added a spotlight speaker to the evening’s agenda for its meeting Thursday.

Terri Perrin will help business people prepare for a proposed anti-spam law.

The Comox Valley Small Business Association has added a spotlight speaker to the evening’s agenda for its meeting Thursday, Oct. 3.

Terri Perrin, terri PERRIN ink – professional writing services, will give a brief overview of the proposed Canadian anti-spam law that may go into effect in 2014. If approved, this new legislation will dramatically change how small businesses and non-profits conduct online marketing. Learn the basics about e-commerce and privacy issues relating to the law and how businesses can be prepared for change.

Perrin, a skilled e-commerce solutions provider and marketing professional, will cover this topic in more detail as the keynote speaker for the Jan. 2 CVSBA meeting.

The keynote speaker for this month’s meeting is Keith Curry from the Comox Valley Echo. He will discuss how to advertise effectively.

The association – formerly the Home-Based and Small Business Association – meets in the Evergreen Room at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay. Networking is from 6 to 6:30 p.m. The meeting runs from 6:30 – 9 p.m. Admission is free.

The association meets the first Thursday of each month from September to June. Membership is open to all small businesses. Annual dues are $95.

For more information, visit www.cventrepreneurs.com or www.terriPERRINink.com.

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