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If your business is 51% or more women-owned and controlled, and one of your business goals is to grow your business via export, I would be interested in meeting with you. Exporting is complex and I don’t profess to be an expert. However, I can explain the resources that are available, help you explore export opportunities and be your guide through the process. For the past five years, I have accompanied export-oriented women-business owners to an international event called the WBENC* Conference and Business Fair. Every year, this conference and trade show is held in a different U.S. city. In…

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Posted 06/12/17 in Event News, Our News, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

Explore Export Opportunities on the Trade Show Floor

If your business is 51% or more women-owned and controlled, and one of your business goals is to grow your business via export, I would be interested in meeting with you. Exporting is complex and I don’t profess to be an expert. However, I can explain the resources that are available, help you explore export opportunities and be your guide through the process. For the past five years, I have accompanied export-oriented women-business owners... View Full story

Posted 05/17/17 in Uncategorized

Top 10 Networking Challenges Solved

Regardless of the kind of work you do, networking is a must. It can open doors to new opportunities, customers or jobs. Networking can also be challenging. While some people are very comfortable walking into a room and striking up a conversation with a stranger, many of us are daunted by the thought and can think of a million things we would rather do. Canadian networking experts Gayle Hallgren-Rezac, Judy Thompson and Darcy Rezac... View Full story

Posted 03/23/17 in Uncategorized

WEOC Response to Budget 2017

As the Chair of Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada (WEOC), I would like to note the many aspects of the 2017 budget that address current issues of gender inequality. Among other things, we are very pleased to see the recognition of the importance of measuring gender disaggregated data that will have a significant influence on policies designed to ensure women’s equal access to government programs. The gender lens will clarify many of the underlying... View Full story

Posted 03/16/17 in Uncategorized

An Insider’s Look at Importing

Dave Smith is a Business Analyst with Triple R Community Futures (in Morris, MB). Prior to joining Triple R, Dave worked as an import broker. In my quest to demystify importing for entrepreneurs, I tapped Dave’s brain and am sharing with you his thoughts on what entrepreneurs need to know.  What are the most important things entrepreneurs need to know about importing? Dave: Do your research. Know if the products you are planning to... View Full story
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