Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters SMART Prosperity Now Program

In today’s global competitive environment, your company’s survival is on the line every day – a loss in productivity can mean missed timelines, increased costs and a potential loss of future business. Ensure your company’s competitiveness now and for the future – join SMART Prosperity Now! SMART Prosperity Now is administered by Canadian Manufacturers &… Continue reading Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters SMART Prosperity Now Program

Top B2B Marketing Mistakes that Lead to Lost Sales

By: Shanza Anwaar Did you know that 80% of marketing leads wind up lost, ignored or discarded? With the numerous facets to B2B marketing, businesses can find it challenging to avoid marketing blunders that can cost them potential clients. Successful online marketing is fundamental for a B2B business and producing worthwhile content on the company’s… Continue reading Top B2B Marketing Mistakes that Lead to Lost Sales

Last Chance to Win an Outstanding Business Achievement Award

By: Shanza Anwaar Are you a cash-strapped entrepreneur that needs market exposure? Are you looking for affordable ways to build your brand? Awards and contests offered by companies, professional associations and industries are a creative marketing strategy that start-ups can employ to achieve much-needed exposure and boost sales. Gail Mercer-MacKay, President of Mercer-Mackay Solutions Inc.… Continue reading Last Chance to Win an Outstanding Business Achievement Award

First Step to Pan-Canadian Approach to Management of Drug Costs

By: Richard Y. Cheung and Ingrid VanderElst | Toronto On January 18, 2013, the Canadian provinces and territories (with the exception of Quebec) announced a joint initiative (PDF) designed to achieve significant cost savings for publicly funded drug plans. Working through the Council of the Federation, participating provinces and territories will leverage their combined bargaining… Continue reading First Step to Pan-Canadian Approach to Management of Drug Costs

KPMG Enterprise: Giving Back To Entrepreneurs

By: Mariya Shynlova If you are an entrepreneur, you will attest to the difficulty of knowing whom to reach out to for trusted, reliable advice to take your idea to market. With directories and databases full of listings for all manner of ‘experts’, it is difficult to know where to start. Connecting with a place… Continue reading KPMG Enterprise: Giving Back To Entrepreneurs

NACO Professional Development Workshops

Join Angels and Accredited Investors for NACO’s Professional Development Workshops. The National Angel Capital Organization and the Angel Resources Institute present three comprehensive workshops for you to choose from:   1. Angel Investing Overview (full-day) Delivered by Angel Capital Association Chairman John May, this full day workshop provides an overview of the Angel Investor process… Continue reading NACO Professional Development Workshops

Business Innovation Summit 2013: Innovation for the Corporation

February 19 & 20 – Fairmont Royal York, Toronto The Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for Business Innovation is hosting the Business Innovation Summit, a major two–day event that focuses on how to re-think, re-new and transform firm-level innovation in Canada. It explores the real-life challenges and opportunities of innovation within firms—and features tangible solutions that work. An exciting… Continue reading Business Innovation Summit 2013: Innovation for the Corporation

Social Media and The Digitization of Manufacturing

By: Shanza Anwaar Is your business prepared for the third industrial revolution? Can you keep up with the changing landscape of manufacturing? The digitization of manufacturing is in the throes of changing how manufacturers do business in today’s high-speed, hyper-connected world. The rapid dissemination of information through online social media is bringing change to traditional… Continue reading Social Media and The Digitization of Manufacturing

Social Innovation Trends For 2013

By: Shanza Anwaar Are you an entrepreneur looking for a challenge? Do you want to make a real difference in your community? Social innovation allows entrepreneurs to take advantage of new opportunities in order to create lasting social change. The Centre for Social Innovation describes the concept as a way to “resolve existing social, cultural,… Continue reading Social Innovation Trends For 2013

DEM Society presents the Young Entrepreneurs’ Challenge 2013

Are you interested in Marketing, Business Strategy, Media, Design or Development? Do you have an innovative startup business idea? There’s an opportunity for everyone at the Young Entrepreneurs’ Challenge! DEM Society presents the 2nd Annual YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS’ CHALLENGE – YEC ’13! YEC’13 is a 2 day conference featuring the most captivating speakers across Southern Ontario… Continue reading DEM Society presents the Young Entrepreneurs’ Challenge 2013