It’s June already! Time is flying by. Our training and events schedule slows down a little bit during July and August but there are still some great learning and networking opportunities in June. Of particular note this month is our last Business Breakfast until October and would love for you to join us if your schedule permits. Our breakfast events provide a great opportunity to network with other business women and enjoy an inspiring and informational presentation over a delicious hot meal. This month Lori Doan, PhD. will be sharing the latest psychological research on how to create a fulfilling and meaningful life and business, the relationship between self-compassion and self-confidence, the importance of identifying and building on your strengths, and strategies for taking actions in your life and business that are in alignment with who you are and what you love. The Breakfast takes place on June 9 from 8:00 – 9:30 am at The Met.
Summer Pop up Shop
Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba and Women Business Owners of Manitoba (WBOM)
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Niakwa Country Club
Mix, mingle and enjoy appetizers and refreshments as you tour the room and get to know more about local businesses in your community.Purchase tickets.
Spring After Business Mixer
Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
5:00 – 7:00 pm
A fun and social mini-trade show where you can grow your business, collect new leads and build valuable business relationships. All exhibitors and guests are treated to delicious appetizers and drinks while they visit the 50+ interactive booths. Stay for the evening race and enjoy the Downs experience with other Chamber members. Find tickets here.
Business Breakfast: From Hot Mess to Epic Success
Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba
8:00 – 9:30 am
Do you sometimes feel like a hamster running on a wheel as you take care of the day-to-day responsibilities of your business? Would you like to infuse more of who you are and what you love into your business? Self-discovery is fundamental to personal and professional transformation. Lori Doan has a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology and has taught Psychology at the University of Manitoba for 10 years. She is also a positive psychology life and success coach, and she will share the latest psychological research on how to create a fulfilling and meaningful life and business. She will talk about the relationship between self-compassion and self-confidence, the importance of identifying and building on your strengths, and strategies for taking actions in your life and business that are in alignment with who you are and what you love. This will be an informative, fun, and interactive session. Register.
Small Business Council Forum
The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Investors Group Field
Business Women’s Trade Missions to Atlanta and Orlando
Business Women in Trade (BWIT)
Atlanta: June 15 – 17
Orlando: June 20 – 23
Women-owned businesses from Canada, the United States and Mexico will participate in this unique event organized in conjunction with the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta. Matchmaking opportunities for technology partnerships and global value chain expansion opportunities (pipeline/funding/export) will be made available for delegates with companies from the Southeast USA (Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Mississippi) and Mexico.
The Orlando conference features robust programming, lectures and presentations from today’s thought leaders, engaging panel discussions, matchmaker sessions and networking receptions. In 2015, there were more than 3500 participating corporate, government and women-owned business representatives, and more than 300 exhibitors at the business fair alone, all ready to discuss opportunities.
If there are any events that we’ve missed, please leave them in the comments below.
Have a great month!