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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 their dreams. Recognizing women from three major regions of the country (East, Central and West), the awards will be presented in six categories: Micro Business, Start-Up,…

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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

Posted 08/10/17 in Event News, Our News, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba, Women of Winnipeg

When is the BEST time to take a survey?

If you’re in the food business—as in the value-added food processing business—NOW is exactly the right time for you to take 15-20 minutes out of your very hectic schedule to let us know how things are going! Over the years, we have been fortunate to work with a number of clients who have developed exceptional food product ideas. Some clients have won awards for their innovations and gone on to grow their business and... View Full story

Posted 07/21/17 in Five Friday Links, Uncategorized, Women of Manitoba

Five Friday Links: Winnipeg Entrepreneur Successes

With July fully in swing, what better time to start thinking about your summer digital marketing strategies! We hope you find some motivation in the links below, along with some business inspiration from local success stories. Happy Friday! Everything You Need to Know About Snapchat Geofilters (And How to Build Your Own) Looking for a way to raise awareness about your business among a younger demographic? Snapchat geo-filters could be the answer. This how-to... View Full story
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