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We have been receiving an influx of questions and concerns as our small and medium size business community confronts the current COVID-19 pandemic. Although the mandated closure of retail stores and public spaces has a rippling and compounding effect—sending shock waves through the entrepreneurial community—one thing is clear. Public safety is foremost in our minds and key to our collective ability to rebound once the virus has run its course. If you have been forced to close shop, take a step back on production, or find yourself staying home to take care of family members, perhaps this is the time…

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Posted 04/06/20 in Event News, Our Events, Our News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

8 Business Tips to mitigate the COVID-19 disruption

We have been receiving an influx of questions and concerns as our small and medium size business community confronts the current COVID-19 pandemic. Although the mandated closure of retail stores and public spaces has a rippling and compounding effect—sending shock waves through the entrepreneurial community—one thing is clear. Public safety is foremost in our minds and key to our collective ability to rebound once the virus has run its course. If you have been... View Full story

Posted 03/16/20 in Event News, Our Events, Our News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

COVID-19 Response Taken by WECM

The Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba recognizes the growing concern around the COVID-19 virus and the unease many business owners are feeling, especially as we face more changes to our daily routines and future plans. Like you, our main priorities are keeping our clients, staff and their families safe while maintaining our ongoing advisory connection to the women-owned and partnered businesses we serve. We recognize that your business is your passion and your livelihood,... View Full story

Posted 11/29/19 in Our Events, Our News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

Talking about B Corp

When I first started working at the Centre this past September, all the WECMers raved about the monthly Business Breakfasts and I was excited to attend one myself. After the October Business Breakfast with BDC’s Carla Heim was announced, I was puzzled by the topic on Beneficial Corporations (B Corps). ‘What is a B Corp?’ I thought to myself. As a student finishing my Bachelor of Commerce degree, I wondered why I had not... View Full story

Posted 08/14/19 in Event News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

Go for the Greens Business Development Conference for Women Entrepreneurs

Date: September 18-21, 2019 Location: Orlando, Florida Website: Go for the Greens Cost:  International Full Conference Registration US$ 599.00 Business Women in International Trade (BWIT) will lead a trade mission to Go for the Greens Business Development Conference in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in Miami. The conference (in Orlando, Florida) is a high-level, boutique event that offers exclusive access to companies and government agencies that can help women-owned businesses secure contracts. The trade mission will... View Full story
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