2021 Virtual Small Business Summit Kawartha Lakes - Haliburton

  • 19 Oct 2021
  • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • https://smallbusinesssummitklh.eventbrite.ca

This virtual summit will explore what lies ahead for small business in the Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton.
As the economy roars back to life, it's become clear that the past 18 months have fast-forwarded long-term disruption. From growing labour shortages and the rise of remote work, to the expansion of digital business and increasingly frequent climate events; entrepreneurs will need to focus on innovation, inclusion and sustainability to maintain their growth amidst these changes.
For Small Business Week 2021, let's join together to discuss opportunities for small business in the Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton as we move forward.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 9:30 am to 1:00 pm
-Master of Ceremonies
     Camila Duarte, Innovation Specialist, Innovation Cluster - Peterborough & The Kawarthas.
     Small Business Post Pandemic – Where do we go from here?
     Shai Dubey, Director Queen's MBA Program, Faculty Queen's School of Business
-Small Business Panel Discussion and Q&A
     Innovation and Resilience , A Local Perspective
     Featuring Local Business Owners from Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton
     To be announced soon
-Closing Presentation
     A Better Way Forward
     Heather Hallahan, Sr. Account Manager, Acquisitions, BDC

The Kawartha Lakes Economic Network is partnering together with the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) to bring this Small Business Summit to the Kawartha Lakes and the Haliburton Highlands. Small Business Week is an annual celebration of entrepreneurship that the BDC has organized for over 42 years. Every year, close to 10,000 entrepreneurs gather to learn, network and celebrate the people building businesses across the globe.

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To provide leadership, support and communication for a healthy business community, and to ensure a high quality of life for all.

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