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Meaford Chamber Announces Dragon’s Den Contestants

The 9th annual Dragon’s Den Competition, organized by the Meaford Chamber of Commerce Is scheduled for Wednesday October 25th at the Meaford Hall with five contestants vying for cash and publicity.

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The Dragons Support Local Beer

The 6th Annual Dragons Den was held last night at the Meaford Hall and generated nearly $26,215 for local start-ups.

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The Dragons Return to the Big Apple

Five contestants will pitch their business idea at Meaford’s Dragon’s Den being held on October 29th.

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Full-Slate of Candidates for Owen Sound and Surrounding Communities

The Grey Bruce Business Journal distributed a questionnaire to candidates for Mayor and Council for Owen Sound and surrounding communities. The answers are varied and display a lot of ideas with a common thread – keep more business local, improve access to internet. To find out what each candidate has to say, check out the […]

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Nickels Wants to Allow Business to Do Business

I believe that we need to change how we approach our marketing. It is time to accept that we will not likely be able to attract major employers so it is time to focus on marketing the lifestyle we enjoy here. We should go after the smaller operator and remember the older demographic. This is such a wonderful place to retire; we need to capitalize on that.

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Tichbourn Ready to Reduce Spending

I think local government needs to look outside the box and work with the province to amend the local land severance rules to allow for more hobby farm and individual residence building. In addition we need to expand access and advertising for our current local growers and crafters. Development of rural farmers/crafters markets would defiantly create more interest in tourists and local visitors to our area.

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Clumpus Wants to Replace a Retired Richardson in Meaford

The leadership skills I practiced in my professional life as the senior executive for a cancer research foundation were strengthened during the past 15 years of my volunteer commitment to municipal and community development projects. That and my current role on council prepared me well for the position of mayor.

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Tim Hot to Traut for Meaford Council

I have extensive business knowledge and experience in marketing. I pride myself on my ability to communicate. I know how to make decisions and work with different types of people to accomplish goals.

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Business Networking International (BNI) Sound Networking meets Each Wednesday 7:00 – 8:30 AM at Frog Ponds Cafe

Meet local business people and find out how networking is one of the most effective methods for marketing your business.
Visitors are always welcome, just call ahead to let us know you are coming 519-371-2622.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Basics of Bookkeeping (Three part workshop)
Tuesday September 19th and 26th and Tuesday October 3rd, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room $95 (HST included)
Facilitator: Jane Gallagher
This three part Bookkeeping Workshop will allow you to use the tools and information to confidently understand your financial statements and your own books. Class size is limited to 8 to allow a hands-on, individual learning opportunity for everyone.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

How to “Really” Start a Business
Wednesday September 20th, 9:00 am – 11:30 am, Bayshore Community Centre
FREE – Pre-registration is required
Facilitator: Cliff Bilyea
Discover the basic steps involved in starting a business, evaluating your idea, determining your market and basic rules and regulations. Attending the is workshop is mandatory for anyone applying to the Starter Company Plus Program.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Introduction to Quick Books (Two part workshop)
Tuesday October 17th and 24th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room, $80 (HST Included)
Instructor: Jane Gallagher
The first session of Quick Books provides participants with an overview and access to a trial version of the program. The second session will be questions and answers to address specific issues. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping principles is required. Limited to 8, you must bring your own laptop. (This workshop does not cover the online version of Quick Books)

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