Future Proofing Your Small Business
SMALL BUSINESS SUMMIT 2021: Future Proofing
Small businesses are at the heart of our economy, our culture and our community; providing jobs, access to unique goods and services and support for our local causes.
Entrepreneurs represent the creativity, determination and resilience that inspire great stories, city building and innovation.
The small business of today has unprecedented opportunity to pivot and grow and access new markets. They have the ability to leverage new technology, emerging trends and information like never before. We are pleased to bring you the latest in our series of economic summits to focus on one of the most important aspects of our economy, small business.
You will hear from experienced speakers and industry experts about what is coming, best practices to grow your business and inspiring stories of success. Connect with fellow business leaders and access the information and mindset you will need to take your business to the next level.
9:15-9:25 Welcome from OBOT and OBJ
9:25-10:00 Fireside Chat with Isabelle Hudon, President & CEO, BDC
10:00-10:35 Growth secrets from the Forty Under 40
- Michelle Weger, Venture Creative
- Heather Desjardins, The Open Door
- Gareth Davies, Maker House
10:35 Conversation with SMEs
- Todd Luckasavitch, President, Business Sherpa Group
Who should attend?
Why should you come?
President & CEO
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
The Open Door
Maker House Co.