On Tuesday October 18th, join the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster and Peterborough Economic Development as they host a Spotlight on Small Business, an opportunity for entrepreneurs and community members to gain insight and inspiration from local success stories, learn about growth opportunities in our region and hear from different funding agency/organizations.
Where: Peterborough Golf & Country Club, 1030 Armour Road
When: Tuesday October 18, 2016 from 10am – 6pm
10am – 3pm: The Funding Forum
Discover the funding you need to start or grow your business. There will be over 20 different funding agency/organizations available to talk to and learn about to help you start or grow your business. Additionally throughout the morning and afternoon there will be 15 minute presentations from some of the funding agencies/organizations.
12pm – 12:45pm: Funding Panel Discussion
Join a panel of funding experts to learn about the variety of types of funding available, and the pros and cons associated with each. Listen to representatives from the Peterborough Angels Network, Community Futures Peterborough, BDC Business Centre and the Ontario Capital Growth Corporation.
3pm to 4pm: Keynote Speaker: Brock Dickinson “Evolution of Economic Development”
Brock Dickinson is one of Canada’s leading economic development thinkers. The “Evolution of Economic Development” presentation touches on themes and trends that are occurring in economic development including how technology, talent, academia and business retention and expansion are crucial to creating prosperity in our communities.
4:30pm – 6pm: Redefining Success Showcase & Cocktail Hour
Be inspired by success stories from our local business community.
This free event is an opportunity to learn more about small businesses in the region as well as the role the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster and Peterborough Economic Development play in the local community.
Registration is required in order to attend the keynote presentation on the “Evolution of Economic Development”. Please register through Eventbrite by clicking here.
Hope to see you all there!