Food Business Accelerator 12 Week Virtual Course

ATTENTION FOOD AND BEVERAGE INNOVATORS! Do you want to take your business out of your kitchen? Take part in the 12-week Food Venture Bootcamp, where you will learn the rules and regulations of taking your food product to market. If you’re interested, please email Melanie at mearsme@brantford.ca or call 519-756-4269 for details. Classes will beLearn More
  • 17 Sep, 2020
  • Melanie Deland
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Rentals Can Now Resume!

Our upper board room is once again open for rentals.  Under the current protocols, we can accommodate a total of twelve (12) attendees, including your event’s organizers/moderators. For more details on our rental space, including rates and COVID aware procedures, please visit our Boardroom Rental page  To inquire about availability, please contact the office atLearn More
  • 17 Sep, 2020
  • Melanie Deland
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RE3: Rebuild, Reopen, Revive Program

RE3 is a government funded program that provides non-repayable performance based contributions up to $5,000 to assist Southern Ontario women-led SMEs to rebuild, reopen and revive their businesses. In Norfolk County, application can be made through the Windsor Essex Small Business Centre. Eligible activities should support the reopening, rebuilding and revival of the business, suchLearn More
  • 27 Jul, 2020
  • Melanie Deland
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BMO Celebrating Women Grant Program

Are you a woman-led business that has found a way to thrive in the face of COVD-19?  Keep an eye out on the BMO website for an exciting new grant program, launching July 20.  Ten women owned businesses will each receive a $10,000 grant Applicants must meet all eligibility criteria in order to apply forLearn More
  • 10 Jul, 2020
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Norfolk County Mother’s Day Deals

Traditionally, Mother’s Day is supposed to mean mom doesn’t cook or clean, but does get lavished with lovely gifts from her children.  In reality, it often means visiting multiple households in attempt to make sure all of the mother figures in your life feel loved and appreciated. This year, the visiting won’t be happening.  ThatLearn More
  • 6 May, 2020
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#FeedinTheFolkFriday – May 1, 2020

Here it is – the May 1, 2020 edition of #FeedinTheFolkFriday         Schofields Bistro is back up and running – hooray!  Stay tuned for their Mother’s day menu. (Hint – Mother’s Day is next weekend!)                   The Combine (Simcoe) F-Bomb Friday is just aboutLearn More
  • 1 May, 2020
  • Melanie Deland
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Get Ready for #FeedinTheFolkFridays

    Last week, we launched #FeedinTheFolkFriday  Our aim is to give the fine folks of Norfolk County a single space to find all of their favourite restaurants and their take away options.  Want to participate?  Excellent – we are glad to have you on board! Simply email Melanie with as much of the followingLearn More
  • 21 Apr, 2020
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Five Networking Secrets From a Professional Spy

  5 Networking Secrets From A Professional Spy Five tradecraft techniques, learned as a Private Investigator that, used in good faith, might just help you land the next big client…and maybe even gain a lifelong friend. Source: https://www.fastcompany.com/3036637/hit-the-ground-running/5-networking-secrets-from-a-professional-spyLearn More
  • 16 Jan, 2017
  • Albert Madill
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Three Reasons why an Entrepreneur needs a Coach

Weekly Social Media Content 3 Reasons Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Coach Business coaches and mentors can provide layers of value to the small business owner. By helping spot your weak points, give objective outside counsel, and hold you accountable to your goals. Source: https://www.inc.com/clate-mask/why-every-entrepreneur-needs-a-coach.htmlLearn More
  • 3 Jan, 2017
  • Albert Madill
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Five Mistakes You’re making on your Website

Your website is your company’s virtual storefront, but poor information architecture and content strategy can turn clients away. Here are five mistakes you might be making on your website, and how to fix them. Source: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sb-marketing/five-mistakes-youre-making-on-your-website/article31983047/Learn More
  • 20 Dec, 2016
  • Albert Madill
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