Media Advisory - Small Business Centre Media Event - Wednesday, June 24

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

WindsorEssex Economic Development Corp.

Windsor-Essex County, Ontario, Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation’s Small Business Centre invites the media to participate at the upcoming event taking place on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the Fogolar Furlan Club.

Please join us as we discuss: A Business Start Up Program Aimed at Attracting Retirees and Nearly Retired residents in Windsor-Essex.

8:00 am           Registration – Breakfast and Networking

9:00 am           Overview of the Encore Entrepreneurship Program

Sabrina DeMarco, Executive Director, WindsorEssex Small Business Centre
Sandra Pupatello, CEO, WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation

9:15 am           Keynote Presentation

Wendy Mayhew, Entrepreneur, Author and Executive Producer, Real World Entrepreneur Training – Q&A

10:30 am         Entrepreneurship Exchange: Roundtable Discussions and

Let’s Explore Entrepreneurship
-           Is Small Business Right for YOU?   
-           Challenges or Opportunities?
-           First STEPS of Starting a Business

11:15 pm         Entrepreneurship Exchange:   Roundtable Presentations

11:45 pm         Wrap-up and Closing Remarks –Networking

Individuals can still register contact - Cassandra Capacchione at the Small Business Centre 519 255-9200 X2233

MEDIA Contact:

Lana Drouillard, Director Marketing & Communications
Cell: 519 259-9600