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When you feel in the mood to poke around and shop for truly unique, authentic and interesting home décor items that can either be used as is, or given a new life with your creative touch, you will want to check out Prairie Pickers Café. “Antiques, without the clutter and the dust,” is how Amanda Kehler, the proud owner of Prairie Pickers Café and one of our newest entrepreneurs describes her combination shop/café. This destination provides an atmosphere for relaxed retail therapy along with opportunity to enjoy a simple yet scrumptious homemade dessert and beverage. “You won’t find a fancy…

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Posted 11/23/17 in Uncategorized

Digital transformation. What is it and why should you care?

By Emma Da Silva, VP of Marketing and Operations, Small, Medium and Corporate at Microsoft Canada Digital transformation. Whether you work in the private or public sector, these two words should mean a lot to you. As the Canadian economy rapidly digitizes, the organizations that best keep up with the fast and furious pace of technological change will outperform those who don’t. “Canadian small businesses who adopt the latest IT outperform their peers. They... View Full story

Posted 11/06/17 in Our News, Women of Manitoba

“When Life Hands You an Appendicitis Attack 3 Days Before Opening Your Business…”

When you feel in the mood to poke around and shop for truly unique, authentic and interesting home décor items that can either be used as is, or given a new life with your creative touch, you will want to check out Prairie Pickers Café. “Antiques, without the clutter and the dust,” is how Amanda Kehler, the proud owner of Prairie Pickers Café and one of our newest entrepreneurs describes her combination shop/café. This... View Full story

Posted 09/28/17 in Our News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba

Finalists for National Woman Entrepreneur Awards Announced

Finalists for the 2017 RBC Woman Entrepreneur Awards were announced on September 27. The 18 finalists, selected from a record breaking 6,400 nominations, were chosen for their accomplishments in industries as diverse as finance, technology, construction, hospitality and health services. These awards recognize female business owners from across Canada who make impressive and substantial contributions to the local, Canadian or global economy. Candidates share a strong entrepreneurial vision and a relentless passion in pursing... View Full story

Posted 08/21/17 in Event News, Uncategorized

Trade missions and preparation are keys for companies focused on growth via export

Close to 100 Canadian women business owners representing most of the provinces participated in this year’s WBENC Trade Mission. Delegates are women like Tatiana Wensley (left) and Hailey Jeffries (right). Tatiana is Director of Tamponato Corporate Gifts headquartered in Vancouver B.C. Her company specializes in the design, customization and manufacturing of corporate gifts made of cork. (Side note, check out her website; her products are beautiful and durable; I have one of her cork... View Full story
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