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Meet the Buyer

Save the Date! This LIVE virtual event is for Certified WBEs who want to learn about how to do business with “big” business. Join us on February 6th to learn more about Data Communications Management (DCM), one of our Corporate Members. Bring your questions, we’ll have line open for conversations. This 1-hour online webinar is an excellent way for Certified… Read More

Meet the Buyer

This LIVE virtual event is for Certified WBEs who want to learn about how to do business with “big” business. Join us on January 30th to learn more about our newest Corporate Member – Staples Promotional Products. Bring your questions, we’ll have line open for conversations. This 1-hour online webinar is an excellent way for Certified WBEs to learn more… Read More

Certified WBE Business Skills Development Training

Strategies to Identify, Attract, and Develop ROCKSTAR Employees. Are you ready? By 2025, 3 quarters (75%) of the workforce population will make up the “Millennials. What is your organization doing to not only attract but develop this new generation of emerging leaders?” This talk is designed to give you the insights on how to effectively lead, communicate and develop the… Read More

Successful leadership

Did you know that… 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February? Only 9% of people actually achieve their wishes? I have always been fascinated by the difference between winners and those who come up short – never reaching their goal. What sets winners apart from dreamers who end up with regrets? How do winners win… Read More

Shannon Bowen-Smed Bowen Group

Shannon Bowen-Smed is the President & CEO of BOWEN Group, the leading independent Canadian recruitment and contractor management firm headquartered in Calgary, AB. Shannon was recently awarded 2018 WBE of the Year award and WBE Canada team was so impressed with her accomplishments and impact on the community that we decided to ask Shannon couple questions to inspire other women entrepreneurs. WBE… Read More

The Other, The Token, The Only One with Leslie Wingo Certified WBE Business Skills Development – Online training for certified WBEs. I am a rarity. I am a black woman who is a CEO of a company. What is that like? In CEO conferences— no line in the women’s restroom! I get press easily when I attend events: Organizations love… Read More

We are officially in the last month of 2018. If you are like me, you are still working hard trying to finish as much as possible before we bid this year farewell. It’s also a time to reflect on the achievements, successes and lessons learned, to ensure that your 2019 is even better and more enjoyable. I want to take… Read More

Understanding Shareholder’s Agreements

By Millie Bojic When do you need a Shareholder’s Agreement? A shareholders’ agreement is a contract between some or all of the shareholders of a company. Typically, you need a shareholder agreement: When you have more than one stakeholder in the business (whether friend, family, or business partner) and need to lay out the terms and conditions governing your relationship… Read More

You can’t learn to swim without getting in the water. Similarly, businesses can’t learn how to grow and compete without winning sales contracts and finding opportunities to break into supply chains. WBE Canada’s President Silvia Pencak recently visited Halifax, Nova Scotia to meet with local women-owned businesses and engage in discussion about supplier diversity. Event was organized by Nova Scotia… Read More

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REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED! November 14, 2018 Each year, Opportunity Exchange brings together Toyota’s Tier I suppliers and diverse business owners to network and build meaningful relationships. Hear a few of the countless success stories of rewarding partnerships formed and cultivated at Opportunity Exchange. Event is free of charge to attend and advance registration is highly recommended. To learn more and… Read More

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