Resources

Looking for groups or resources for personal/professional development and networking?

 

Dufferin Board of Trade

Membership in Board of Trade puts businesses in touch with resources and people to help you succeed

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Small Business Enterprise Center (SBEC)- Orangeville Area

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The Orangeville & Area Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC) provides guidance and support to start-up and existing small businesses during their initial years of operation.

Whether you’re just thinking about starting a business, developing your business plan, or undergoing growth or change in your established business, the Orangeville & Area SBEC is your one-stop destination for business information and support.  SBEC Events

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Dufferin Young Professionals

This is a committee of the Dufferin Board of Trade focusing on networking with business people under 40

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Canadian Women in Food

To promote women-owned businesses connected to the food and beverage industry; to cultivate the positive energy that comes from women supporting women; and to stir up the spirit of female food entrepreneurs by creating opportunities for economic growth.

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Looking for a Business Loan?
Centre for Business and Economic Development

Your hard work and planning can only take you so far.  Now you need some money to realize your business dream.  The Centre For Business can provide business loans up to $250,000 for business proposals that create or keep permanent jobs in our area of service.  We support various types of small to medium-sized industry or business ventures. Open to Georgian Triangle or Dufferin County. Contact:  www.centreforbusiness.ca   1 877 876 7908

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Did you know? 

Women’s inTuition fundraising intiative transforms the lives of women in our commminities through the power of education.  Awards and Scholarships are critial for students. Through the Women’s inTuition program you have the opportunity to empower other women by raising funds and awareness for awards and scholarships for women entering and enrolled in Georgian programs.  To learn more please visit: www.georgiancollege.ca/womensintuition

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The Rhyze Project (formerly Womens Economic Advancement ) – Cultivating Women’s Entrepreneurial Spirit.

Innovation Guelph is leading a collaborative project to create new opportunities for women business owners and entrepreneurs in Guelph and Wellington County.
Beginning in March 2014, the project will focus on connecting with women across the province to listen, design and pilot new programs and resources to help women discover and explore their entrepreneurial power. The Rhyze Project will engage women between the ages of 25 and 65, from both urban and rural areas in southern Ontario. 
Learn more: http://www.innovationguelph.ca/the-rhyze-project/

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