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In 2022 we were back to hosting our Small Business Week Conference in-person with key note speakers, insight from local business owners and networking opportunities galore!



October 18 & 19 at the Elk's Club






Some highlights of our program:
Tuesday, October 18th, 2022
9:30am – 10:30am
Todd Hirsch
For more than 25 years, Todd Hirsch has worked as an economist for such renowned institutes as ATB Financial, the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canada West Foundation, and the Bank of Canada.
Tuesday, October 18th, 2022
1:15pm 2:15pm
Dr. Susan Biali Haas - An award-winning medical doctor, Dr. Susan Biali Hass’ life passion is to equip people with the knowledge, skills, and tools that will help them to enjoy optimal mental health, avoid burnout, and increase their resilience.
Wednesday, October 19th, 2022
9:10am - 10:10am
Dr. Shimi Kang An award-winning medical doctor, researcher, and expert on the neuroscience of adaptability, leadership, and self-motivation, Dr. Shimi Kang provides science-based solutions for health, happiness, and achievement.
Wednesday, October 19th, 2022

1:15pm - 2:15pm

Chef Matt Basile spent over a decade disrupting the food industry as the founder of Toronto’s most recognizable food truck brand, Fidel Gastro’s, and popular gastropub, Lisa Marie. Today, as the co-founder of Alchemy Grills, he’s taking on a new frontier — disrupting the barbecue and live-fire cooking landscape. In an industry steeped in tradition, Basile is always striving to do things differently.



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