The communities of RM of Souris-Glenwood, RM of Pipestone, Town of Virden, RM of Wallace-Woodworth, Town of Melita, Municipality of Grassland, RM of Sifton, and RM of Deloraine-Winchester have come together to organize and facilitate the Southwest Business & Entrepreneur Expo.
The goal of this expo is to attract and support new and existing entrepreneurs in the region. An exhibition area will be available to registrants. “The expo is geared to showcase numerous services available for entrepreneurs in different stages of their business life cycle.” stated chairperson, Tanis Chalmers, Manager of Economic Development, RM of Pipestone. There will be learning sessions from industry experts throughout the day. These sessions will provide innovative ideas and tools to succeed in the competitive business environment.
Another unique feature of this event is the Pitch Session. This is open to start-up entrepreneurs and existing ones looking to expand. They will not only get feedback from their expert panel of judges, they will also get a chance to win cash prizes.
The 2nd Annual South West Business and Entrepreneurship Expo is scheduled for February 6, 2018 at the RES Centre, Reston, MB. Sponsorships are a key element to the success of this event. “We are fortunate to have a very supportive business resource sector and so far have been successful in arranging funds from various sources, such as financial intuitions and government agencies.” identified Chalmers. The committee will continue to pursue sponsorships for the event including tradeshow booths in the next coming weeks. “We would like to encourage business to business interactions as well as business resources that are available.” stated Chalmers. Anyone interested in the expo as an exhibitor or sponsor is asked to notify the committee at their earliest convenience.
If you have any questions about the event please contact Tanis Chalmers 204-877-3669 or find us on Facebook at Southwest Business & Entrepreneur Expo. All updated information about the event and sponsors will be posted here as it becomes available.
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Manager of Economic Development