Since 1992, we’ve helped thousands of women take on the world of entrepreneurship with both hands, connecting them with expert advisors, workshops, mentorship programs, trade missions, networking events, conferences and more, all designed to propel them toward success in business and leadership.
It’s about building your toolbox and being a part of a supportive community that also challenges you to reach your full potential. When you surround yourself with successful women who have been there and done that, you can’t help but feel inspired.
We’ve got all kinds of learning and networking opportunities coming up. Come and set your plan in motion!
May 3 – July 5, 2018
Women, Business & Breakfast [Monthly]
MSVU, Seton 404/405
Presented by TD Bank, our monthly breakfasts have always ranked among our most popular networking events. Each features small group networking and facilitated business discussions for both start-up and established business owners.
They are held the first Thursday of each month at MSVU from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.; admission is included in the cost of membership, but registration is required.
Contact: Michele Brayman
» October 4, 2018 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Seton 404/405
»November 1, 2018 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Seton 404/405
»December 6, 2018 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Seton 404/405
» January 3, 2019 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Seton 404/405
»February 7, 2019 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Seton 404/405
»March 7, 2019 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Seton 404/405
November 28, 2018
Doing Business with the Government of Canada- Professional Services
MSVU, Seton 404
No charge to attend, but must register.
Morning coffee & lunch provided
Did you know that the Government of Canada purchases approximately $25 billion of goods and services each year?
This full day workshop is geared for women-owned companies who sell professional services B2B and have an interest in selling to the federal government. This session will provide key information about how to sell your professional services to the federal government. You will learn:
- Whether the Government of Canada buys your service (and goods associated with the sale of your services)
- How the contracting process works
- Where to find opportunities
- How to become a pre-qualified supplier for professional services
- How to sell catering services through an innovative procurement pilot
Participants will also have the opportunity to meet individually with the federal Office of Small and Medium Enterprises.
Overview of the event agenda:
8:30-9:00 am Registration
9:00-9:05 am Open Remarks
9:05-10:00 am Introduction to Doing Business with the Government of Canada
10:00-11:30 am Finding Opportunities with the Government of Canada
10:30-11:00 am Break
11:00-12:00 pm Selling Professional Services to the Government of Canada
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch and Networking
1:00-3:30 pm Individual meetings (30 mins each)
January 30 – November 27, 2018
Power Lunch 2018 [Monthly]
BOYNECLARKE LLP Office
99 Wyse Road – Suite 600, Dartmouth
Presented by BOYNECLARKE LLP; networking will take place from 11:30 AM – 12 PM, with presentations from 12 PM – 1:30 PM.
Members: $15 + HST, Non-Members: $25 + HST
August 28, 2018:
Sandra Currie-Samson, Building a Better Workshop: Teaching What You Know
September 25, 2018:
Tina Capalbo, Lift Communications – Video Marketing: Solid Strategies & Top Tips
October 30, 2018:
Lisa Haydon, The Practical and Tactical of Business Development Success
November 27, 2018:
Kim Scarvelli, Buyer Personas: Building Consumer Insight
Details? Please contact Nora Perry at:
902-457-6320 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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