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10th Annual Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit

Subject: 2018
Title: 10th Annual Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit
Date: Friday, November 16, 2018
Summary: The annual Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit is setting a new record while celebrating its 10th year as a business-building forum. Highly anticipated keynote addresses included “LeBoat Brings the World to the Rideau Canal,” presented by Cheryl Brown, Managing Director of LeBoat; and “It’s Just the Beginning,” by Bruce Linton, Founder, Chairman and Co-CEO of Canopy Growth Corporation.

2018 Thake Award Winner

Subject: 2018
Title: 2018 Thake Award Winner
Date: Friday, November 16, 2018
Summary: Doug Bond, Rideau Lakes trail promoter wins Thake Leadership Award

Starter Company Plus - Round 3

Subject: 2018
Title: Starter Company Plus - Round 3
Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Summary: The Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre is pleased to announce the 3rd round of participants of the Starter Company Plus Program which assists businesses in existence for 1 to 5 years, a business looking to expand or an entrepreneur looking to purchase an existing business. The program is funded through the Province of Ontario as part of the economic strategy that strengthens job creation in an innovative-driven economy.

Eastern Ontario Leadership Council is updating its Regional Economic Development Strategy

Subject: 2018
Title: Eastern Ontario Leadership Council is updating its Regional Economic Development Strategy
Date: Thursday, July 5, 2018
Summary: The Eastern Ontario Leadership Council (EOLC) has begun the process of reviewing and refreshing its 2014 Regional Economic Development Strategy, originally completed under the guidance of the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus and the Eastern Ontario Mayors’ Caucus. As with any strategy of this kind, it is crucial that the owners of the plan – in this case, the EOLC together with its partners – undertake a review of the plan’s intent, from time to time, to ensure its currency, reconfirm or modify its priorities for the plan, and map out the next steps for implementation.

2018 Summer Company Businesses

Subject: 2018
Title: 2018 Summer Company Businesses
Date: Thursday, May 31, 2018
Summary: The Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre proudly launches its annual Summer Company program on Thursday, May 31st. This year 12 young entrepreneurs in Leeds Grenville will experience being their own boss this summer. We have students represented across Leeds Grenville.

Augusta, Merrickville-Wolford, and Rideau Lakes contribute to the largest BR+E program region has ever seen

Subject: BR + E
Title: Augusta, Merrickville-Wolford, and Rideau Lakes contribute to the largest BR+E program region has ever seen
Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Summary: “Strong Business, Strong Community” The communities of Augusta, Merrickville-Wolford, and Rideau Lakes have officially launched their Business Retention + Expansion (BR+E) programs, part of the largest undertaken in Leeds Grenville. The main objective of the BR+E project is to assist existing businesses within the communities to become more competitive and thereby increasing their chances of staying in the area.

Launch of first Counties-wide Business Retention + Expansion program

Subject: BR + E
Title: Launch of first Counties-wide Business Retention + Expansion program
Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Summary: “Strong Business, Strong Community” The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville is launching the largest multi-level Business Retention + Expansion (BR+E) program the region has seen.

2018 Summer Company Program, Open for Business

Subject: 2018
Title: 2018 Summer Company Program, Open for Business
Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Summary: Calling all students! Have you ever thought about becoming your own boss? If so, contact the Small Business Advisory Centre (Smiths Falls/Lanark County) to find out how you can become part of Summer Company, a unique training and funding program that can make your business dreams a reality.

Media Release - January 26, 2017 - Launch of New Website

Subject: 2018
Title: Media Release - January 26, 2017 - Launch of New Website
Date: Friday, January 26, 2018
Summary: Media Release - January 26, 2017 - Launch of New Website

9th Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit a sell-out

Subject: 2017
Title: 9th Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit a sell-out
Date: Friday, November 17, 2017
Summary: Over 200 business leaders, not-for-profit organizations and government representatives from throughout the area and neighbouring counties filled the North Grenville Municipal Centre hall for the 9th annual summit focusing on “Collaborating in a Global Marketplace.”
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