It’s Small Business Week!

Oct 21, 2013 | News


Small Business Week has begun and we have some great events planned.  To start off the week, this afternoon we have a seminar sponsored by Emond Harnden, “Trends in Effective Employment and Workplace Management.”

Afterwards, the Evening of Excellence Awards Ceremony is being held this evening at the Best Western. The evening begins with cocktails at 6:00pm, with award presentations at 7:15pm, after dinner is served.  If you’ve purchased your ticket, you will not be disappointed as Kevin & Big Mike emcee, introducing the many local businesses & individuals that have greatly contributed to the community.

Tomorrow also features two events:

  • “Professional Advice to Help Your Business Succeed”, sponsored by RBC. This seminar will be FREE and includes a continental breakfast at the Hampton Inn.  Registration is still required, so call the Chamber today: 705-472-8480.
  • “3rd Annual Women in Business Symposium” will be held at the Best Western.  To register, contact Lisanne Roy,

On Wednesday, October 23, The Business Centre is hosting a morning workshop series with Diane Davy, Executive Director of WorkInCulture. These interactive workshops will include a hot breakfast, for $25. Contact The Business Centre to register: 705-474-0400 ext.2443.

As always, to end off this exciting Small Business Week, Thursday’s Mini Trade Show / Business After Hours will be held at Canadore College’s Commerce Court Campus.  This event is SOLD OUT of trade show booths, ranging from legal & financial agencies to media companies, personal care to professional development, communications to education, and everything in between!  Also being featured is Canadore’s new ICAMP facilities.  This is going to be a great event, with countless opportunities to meet new business connections and catch up with old acquaintances.

We’re very excited that Small Business Week is finally here, and look forward to seeing you at this week’s events!