Forging the Way Forward – Small Business Week

Posted on Friday, October 09, 2020 12:00 AM

Small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of the Canadian economy, accounting for 99% of Canadian businesses. Now, more than ever, it is so important to support our own local, small businesses that help to make our communities vibrant and unique. 

Join the Brantford-Brant Business Resource Enterprise Centre (BRC), to celebrate Small Business Week from October 18-23, 2020. This annual celebration of Canadian entrepreneurs is an opportunity to celebrate, learn from, and network with...


Liven Up Your Virtual Events And Show Some Local Love

Posted on Thursday, October 08, 2020 12:00 AM

Over the past few months, many of us have become comfortable with the ins and outs of attending and hosting virtual meetings and events. But drumming up excitement for a virtual meeting can still be challenging. Here are a few ideas that can help engage your participants that also show appreciation to local businesses.

Pynx Productions

Pynx Productions has been empowering meeting and event organizers for more than 30 years with their professional audio and video sales and equipment rental. The seasoned...


Virtual Author Talks at Brantford Public Library

Posted on Monday, October 05, 2020 12:00 AM

Join some of Canada’s biggest and best authors for intimate online conversations with Brantford Public Library’s Thursday Night Author Talks series. The Author Talks are free and those interested can now register through the Library’s website.

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - Helen Humphreys, author of Rabbit Foot Bill 

The series will kick off Thursday, October 15 with an event featuring a discussion with bestselling author Helen Humphreys. Humphreys is one of the most-popular...


October Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Posted on Saturday, October 03, 2020 12:00 AM

Welcome to our October roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing.

Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet.

Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to share with us? Comment...


Ontario Tourism Summit Goes Digital

Posted on Friday, October 02, 2020 12:00 AM

Celebrate your peers, and celebrate you at the first all-digital Ontario Tourism Summit on October 27 and 28, 2020. Each year, tourism industry leaders come together at the Ontario Tourism Summit to learn about revenue growth, support their local tourism industry, and celebrate excellence.

This year’s Ontario Tourism Summit (#OTS20) will tell the story of an industry recovering, led by exceptional leaders, and will show the world why Ontario is a global-leading tourism destination. You will learn...