Small Business Week (October 15-19) is just around the corner, and we're thrilled to announce that Bridges to Better Business is back in the spotlight! True to tradition, the Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre and the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce are uniting once more, offering a dynamic array of essential resources, unparalleled networking prospects, and enlightening educational workshops—all dedicated to fueling the local business community's growth and triumph.
Angela Bero, General Manager of the Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce, emphasizes the importance of this event: "Small businesses are the backbone of our community, and this event provides a valuable platform for entrepreneurs and business owners to connect, learn, and grow."
Shauna Baggs, Small Business Development Coordinator at Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre, adds, "This event is designed to empower local businesses, foster collaboration, and provide valuable resources to support their growth."
About Keynote Speaker Sheena Brady, Tease & Founder’s Fund
Sheena Brady is the founder and CEO of Tease a, an all-natural and sustainably sourced loose-leaf tea company based in Ottawa, Canada with customers around the globe. She has since grown her side hustle into a multimillion-dollar award-winning company that serves customers in over 30countries around the world.
Founders Fund is the first digital accelerator supporting members who are underrepresented, women identifying entrepreneurs during every stage of their journey. Members can access mentorship, resources, and non-repayable funding for their business.
About Keynote Speaker Pierre Cléroux Vice President, Research and Chief Economist at BDC
Pierre leads a team of experts who analyze economic data to identify business and sector trends impacting Canadian entrepreneurs. A seasoned speaker, he helps business owners understand the risks and opportunities presented by the economic environment.
Mr. Cléroux is also responsible for providing economic analysis and advice to the Bank’s senior management team, and supervises all marketing and industry research activities. Over his 25-year career as an economist, he has held several influential positions that had a direct impact on entrepreneurs in Canada and abroad.
The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre is a valuable resource for entrepreneurs and small business owners in Cornwall and the surrounding area. They provide support, guidance, and resources to help businesses start, grow, and succeed.
Visit Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre website: https://businessenterprisecentre.ca/
The Cornwall Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the local business community in Cornwall. They provide networking opportunities, advocacy, and resources to help businesses thrive.
Visit The Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce website: https://cornwallchamber.com