BDC Small Business Week 2019

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Friday October 18

Proclamation of BDC Small Business WeekTM
10:30 am - City Hall lobby - 500 Donald Street East

Monday October 21

Learn about creative ways to stay ahead of the competition and improve your bottom line with modern marketing approaches.
9am - 5pm
Delta Hotels by Marriott Thunder Bay
2240 Sleeping Giant Parkway
Cost: $60-$80

Tuesday October 22

Future Entrepreneurs of Thunder Bay
~ Student Workshops / Luncheon ~
The launch of the Annual Enter the Den High School Business Plan Competition
10am-12:15pm (lunch included)
Slovak Legion - 801 Atlantic Ave

This Woman Means Business Thunder Bay
This Woman Means Business! is a women’s business empowerment event that brings women together for the greater good of all women in this world.
Victoria Inn | 555 Arthur St W

Wednesday October 23

Before Business
Entrepreneurs in a Time of Uncertainty with Trevin Stratton, Chief Economist - Canadian Chamber of Commerce
9 – 10am
Members & Non-Members: $10
Victoria Inn Hotel - 555 Arthur St W

After Business
Networking event featuring Chamber of Commerce Members and open to everyone
5 – 7pm
​Exhibitor Setup begins 3pm
Fort William Country Club - 1350 Mountain Rd

Your Numbers, Your Story
Presented by Derek Tycholas, CPA, CGA
Featuring Tracy Barry, Owner & Lead Consultant of The Nest Studio & PARO Circle Member
Sharing her story as the entrepreneur behind the business.
PARO Small Business Week Event in partnership with Bay Credit Union
11am - 1pm
The Baggage Building at the Waterfront
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Thursday October 24

Different Paths to Business
5 Forks - 1072 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay
SHIFTers - $20, Non Members - $25

Theatre Thursday in Ingenuity
Relax and unwind during Small Business Week with a movie showcasing entrepreneurship
Ingenuity Connections Theatre, Lakehead University
FB 2023

Friday October 25

Drop In and Discover
Drop by the Innovation Centre to learn more about their programs and services, and enjoy Popcorn and a Ted Talks!
2pm - 4pm
Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre - 2400 Nipigon Rd, Thunder Bay


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