The Lowdown on Financing and Funding

The lowdown on finance and funding

Financing/funding is always top of mind for entrepreneurs, looking for ways to alleviate financial pressures and enable their business to continue to grow and expand. But the question is always where to start and how to do it. If you are a woman entrepreneur looking for answers on financing, our Associate Partner, PARO Centre for…

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LinkedIn Simplified: Top 5 Things You Need To Know

Linkedin Simplified Sponsored by Telus

LinkedIn is a powerful tool for nurturing connections, expanding your network and building brand awareness – for yourself AND your organization. With over 706 million users located in 200+ countries around the world, LinkedIn is the top platform for B2B lead generation. eMarketer predicts that more than half of all marketers will use LinkedIn for…

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Open Office Hour

Join us for an informal chat as Silvia Pencak, President of WBE Canada facilitates conversation about the latest updates at WBE Canada and answers your questions. We put together 3 calls for this summer to hear from you, answer your questions and provide you with the information you need to leverage your certification. The first…

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WBE Meetup

WBE Meetup

Calling all Certified WBEs! Topic: When to hire and when to outsource When should a business outsource its staffing needs or hire directly? Are you even ready to hire a full time employee? Join us for a frank conversation, July 20th from 4 – 5 p.m. EST, about staffing needs and ask the experts the…

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Building Your Business Plan

Calling all Certified WBEs! Are you looking for ways to create a business plan that is effective and stands out? Or struggling to make one? WBE Canada in conjunction with BMO Financial Group brings this unique opportunity to our certified WBE Community to help WBEs understand the importance of building a strong Business Plan. During…

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Certified WBE Orientation

WBE Canada invites newly certified WBEs to an orientation session to learn what it means to be certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), how to leverage your certification and tools available to you in WBE Canada. This webinar is also a great tool for our existing certified WBEs to introduce your team members to…

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WBE Meetup: Preventing Legal Challenges

WBE Meetup

Calling all Certified WBEs! Topic: Addressing legal issues in your business before they come back to haunt you As business owners, we are so focused on building revenue and getting it done that it’s easy to take our eyes off the ball with respect to legal issues that are crucial to the health and sustainability…

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WBE Certification – Expectations Vs. Reality

Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) verifies eligibility of Canadian women-owned businesses for corporate and government supplier diversity programs. We certify businesses that are majority owned, managed and controlled by women. WBE (Women Business Enterprise) certification is an important key to helping women-owned businesses accelerate the growth of their companies, scale up and create…

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WBE Meetup

Calling all Certified WBEs! Do you know what procurement is really looking for?  Are you clear about the criteria they use to select their suppliers? What about the process – do you know how to navigate the ins and outs of the supply chain?  Kim Ades, President of Frame of Mind Coaching™ will be facilitating…

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Matchmaker 101: Tips and Strategies for Effective Meetings

WBE Canada’s B2B Matchmaker connects certified WBE companies to buyers from Corporate and Government member organizations. This year, Matchmaker Meetings are being held virtually on three separate occasions and by business category (see details below). Matchmaker meetings, if done right, can help you win BIG contracts and boost your business growth. How do you do…

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