Business Expo - Grow your business and improve your bottom line - Register Today!

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Name: Business Expo - Grow your business and improve your bottom line - Register Today!
Date: October 20, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
BC Small Business Month &
National Manufacturing Month

This October 20, position your business as a leader in your industry and
build confidence in your prospects with this cost effective face-to-face
opportunity to complement your marketing activities.

SMALL BUSINESS INFORMATION EXPO – Public Works Canada features 20+ booths with information and
connections to government business support programs.

LUNCHEON WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER – Sponsored by the VIU MBA Program & Internship. 
Speaker - “Andrew Wynn-Williams — CME — Manufacturing Growth, Innovation and Prosperity for Canada"
 


The Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Association will also present a luncheon with a keynote speaker on the subject of “Enhancing International Trade & Export from Vancouver Island”.

BREAK OUT SESSIONS – hosted by Public Works Canada and the CME sponsored by Vancouver Island University

VANCOUVER ISLAND CONFERENCE CENTRE TRADE SHOW -- over 100 businesses on the exhibit floor to introduce their products, services, and technology to help you grow and improve your bottom line.

COMMUNITY FUTURES AWARDS AND AFTER PARTY AT THE COAST BASTION… network, relax, enjoy an
adult beverage on us and appies by the Coast while you find out whose booth won the ‘Best Of’ Award.

Win one of two Grand Prizes from London Drugs
LG 49’ 4K ultra high definition Smart TV 
with a blu-ray player and a computer technician package
Total Value $2,500
Bristol Eucalyptus 5 piece Dining Set
Value $1,400


 

 
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Event Sponsors:
  • Community Futures Central Island
  • Coastal Community Credit Union - Wharf St.
  • Community Futures Central Island
  • Vancouver Island University Professional Development & Training
  • London Drugs (Port Place)
  • Black Press Group (Nanaimo News Bulletin)
  • Coast Bastion Hotel
Location:
Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Date/Time Information:

Trade Show with 100+ booths
Newcastle Lobby & Ballroom 
10 am to 5 pm
Luncheon with Speaker. “Andrew Wynn-Williams — CME — Manufacturing Growth, Innovation and Prosperity for Canada"
 
Sponsored by VIU MBA Program & Internship
12:30 to 1:30 pm
$30
Salad, soup and deluxe sandwiches


Break Out Sessions
Sponsored by CME and Vancouver Island University

Panel Breakout  Sessions

 

  • 10:30am – 11:15 am: Selling to Government
  • 11:30am – 12:15pm: Pillars of Start-Up
  • 2:00pm – 2:45pm: Access to Financing

Community Futures After Party and Awards hosted by Coast Bastion Hotel
5:30 - 7  pm

Delicious selection of appetizers, beverages and another great networking event. Your business might be one of the "Best of" awards.
 
Contact Information:
Brett Watts, Business Development Manager
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