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Exit by Design

March 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Exit by Design is a 1 day workshop specifically intended for small business owners who wish to exit their business within the next 5 years.

Throughout this confidential and private group session attendees will come away with a better understanding of;

  • Small Business Valuations
  • How to think like a buyer
  • The timeline in preparing for a sale
  • Who and why they need to involve specific advisors
  • What they can do today to begin preparing the business for new ownership


  • Executive Lunch
  • Workbook
  • Sellability Score
  • “The Ask: How Much is a Small Business Worth?” by Liisa Atva, CPA,CBV, a recently published book for easily explaining valuation methods.

Who should attend this workshop?

  • Business owners who are 1-5 years away from wanting to have their business sold.
  • Revenues from $500K to $5M


  • Elizabeth MacRae, President of Commercial Ventures, Transition Services
  • Caroline Troy, B.A. (Econ.), MBA, CBV, President of Troy Valuations

Other Guests & Contributors:

  • Zafar Jaffer, Partner & Gowling WLG
  • Marty Park, Evolve Business Group
  • Rebecca Graham, Investors Group Securities
  • Mickey Pendergast, Expense Reduction Consultant; Schooley Mitchell

Registration: $195 per person, including all applicable taxes and fees

Register HERE


March 28, 2019
8:30 am - 2:00 pm


Gowling WLG
421 7 Ave SW, Suite #1600
Calgary, AB T2P 4K9 Canada
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