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With news reports in the last while full of announcements about barriers to trade and challenges with both exporting to and importing from the U.S., our major trading partner, I began thinking about all the wonderful products and services that are at our fingertips. Naturally, I think about women-owned businesses and started making a list in my head. Then I came across an announcement about Food Day Canada which is an annual celebration of Canadian food, focusing on makers, farmers, chefs and restaurants. In celebration of Food Day Canada which takes place this year on August 4, I started another…

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Posted 07/18/18 in Event News, Our News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

Trade Talks, Tariffs and Tasty Treats

With news reports in the last while full of announcements about barriers to trade and challenges with both exporting to and importing from the U.S., our major trading partner, I began thinking about all the wonderful products and services that are at our fingertips. Naturally, I think about women-owned businesses and started making a list in my head. Then I came across an announcement about Food Day Canada which is an annual celebration of... View Full story

Posted 06/26/18 in Our News, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

Cybersecurity for Small Business

Cybersecurity wasn’t at the top of my list of things to worry about. I was pretty certain this was a topic for governments, big business and financial institutions; that was until Steve Wilson of Hexigent Consulting spoke at our June Business Breakfast. Steve, an expert in digital forensics, cyber security, economic crime and risk mitigation solutions, helps a variety of businesses recover from a cybercrime or better yet, prevent it from happening in the... View Full story

Posted 06/19/18 in Our News, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

Big Trends for Small Business

Megatrends are the hot topic of conversation. You can’t pick up a newspaper, go online, or be at a cocktail party without running into discussions about AI and machine intelligence, cryptocurrencies, blockchain tech, megadata and other world-changing movements. While there is no question that any or all of these things will have an effect on our lives in the longer term (include global uncertainty, refugee resettlement, election of alt-right governments) there are many other... View Full story

Posted 04/25/18 in Event News, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

WBENC 2018 in Detroit, Michigan is the place to be!

You will want to attend this year’s annual WBENC Conference and Business Fair if you are a woman business owner and you have: Visions of growing your business via export Interest in or already had experience selling B2B, and/or Capacity to manufacture in larger volumes The WBENC Conference and Business Fair is the perfect opportunity for women business owners in all industries to connect with buyers and supplier diversity specialists of Fortune 500 companies... View Full story
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