Calendar

Jan
10
Thu
Youth Entrepreneur #OUTForBusiness Information Session – Windsor @ Epic Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre - St. Clair College
Jan 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Youth Entrepreneur #OUTForBusiness Information Session - Windsor @ Epic Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre - St. Clair College

Please join us for an information session on the CGLCC’s LGBT+ Youth Entrepreneur Program #OUTForBusiness

This program empowers LGBT+ entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 39 by providing them with support and tailored guidance to help them establish or grow their own businesses. The one-year program has four components:

  • networking
  • access to funding
  • building business skills
  • mentoring

Launched in 2017, the program helps a new group of young entrepreneurs each year. Thank you to our program partners: Ontario Trillium Foundation, TD Bank Group, Scotiabank and Higgins & Burke Naturals.

For more information on the program, including how to apply please click HERE.

Jan
23
Wed
Youth Entrepreneur #OUTForBusiness Information Webinar @ Online Webinar
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Youth Entrepreneur #OUTForBusiness Information Webinar @ Online Webinar

Please join us for an informative webinar on the CGLCC’s LGBT+ Youth Entrepreneur Program #OUTForBusiness

This program empowers LGBT+ entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 39 by providing them with support and tailored guidance to help them establish or grow their own businesses. The one-year program has four components:

  • networking
  • access to funding
  • building business skills
  • mentoring

Launched in 2017, the program helps a new group of young entrepreneurs each year. Thank you to our program partners: Ontario Trillium Foundation, TD Bank Group, Scotiabank and Higgins & Burke Naturals.

For more information on the program, including how to apply please click HERE.

Jan
24
Thu
Youth Entrepreneur #OUTForBusiness Information Session – Toronto
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Youth Entrepreneur #OUTForBusiness Information Session - Toronto

Please join us for an information session on the CGLCC’s LGBT+ Youth Entrepreneur Program #OUTForBusiness

This program empowers LGBT+ entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 39 by providing them with support and tailored guidance to help them establish or grow their own businesses.

 

 

The one-year program has four components:

  • networking
  • access to funding
  • building business skills
  • mentoring

Launched in 2017, the program helps a new group of young entrepreneurs each year. Thank you to our program partners: Ontario Trillium Foundation, TD Bank Group, Scotiabank and Higgins & Burke Naturals.

For more information on the program, including how to apply please click HERE.

Jan
31
Thu
CGLCC Networking Cocktail Reception @ The 519
Jan 31 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
CGLCC Networking Cocktail Reception @ The 519

Shake off those winter blues and join us Thursday, January 31st from 5:30-7:30 for an evening of networking.  Reconnect with other entrepreneurs, business leaders, partners, professionals and students as we celebrate 2019 and share with you some of the exciting things coming up this year.

Admission is free, but donations for the LGBT+ Business Leadership Development Fund, a fund supporting LGBT+ entrepreneurs, will be accepted.

Mar
5
Tue
Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit @ Infinity Convention Centre
Mar 5 @ 8:00 am – 1:20 pm

The “Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit” is designed to increase diversity in the federal procurement supply chain. This event is focused on creating awareness of Government of Canada and private sector programming that can help women, Indigenous, minority, LGBTQ2+, and persons with disabilities owned businesses access federal contracting opportunities.

The day will include:

– Presentations by federal government programs and private sector organizations
– Federal government information kiosks
– Optional 8-minute one-on-one sessions with select officials from government programs

Date: March 5th, 2019
Full event:8:00 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Optional one-on-one sessions:12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Cost:Free

Speakers and information kiosks

Confirmed speakers:

Information kiosks by:

  • Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME)
  • Office of the Procurement Ombudsman (OPO)
  • Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS)
  • Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB)
  • Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

Registration

Space is limited to this free event, so please register by following the instructions below.

Registration InstructionsPlease provide the following information by e-mail at maria.colja@boa-opo.gc.ca or by telephone at 613‑947‑9717.Participant Name:
Email Address:
Phone Number:

Are you interested in registering for a one-on-one session with a specific government program? If yes, please indicate which group you would like to meet with

  1. Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME)
  2. Office of the Procurement Ombudsman (OPO)
  3. Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS)
  4. Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB)
  5. Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Please answer the following questions to help us plan the summit

  1. Do you have any specific mobility requirements? If yes, please explain.
  2. Do you require assistance in the event of an emergency evacuation? If yes, please explain.
  3. Do you require services or equipment? If yes, please identify the one(s) required.
    1. American Sign Language (ASL)
    2. Langue des signes québécoise (LSQ)
    3. Other (please specify)
  4. Do you require documents in alternate forms? If yes, please identify the format you require.
  5. Will you be travelling with a personal support attendant or service animal?
  6. Is there anything else you may need assistance with for the event? If yes, please specify.

Any questions can be directed to Maria Colja by email at maria.colja@boa-opo.gc.ca or phone at 613‑947‑9717.

Mar
6
Wed
Halifax Global Roundtable
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Halifax Global Roundtable

Are you an LGBT+ owned company that is currently doing business outside of Canada? Or considering going global? It can be overwhelming, providing numerous challenges and headaches. But it can also be rewarding and open your company up to significant opportunities.

CGLCC, Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce, is interested to hear from you about your thoughts and experiences in exporting. In partnership with Global Affairs Canada and EDC, CGLCC is conducting a series of roundtables across the country on LGBT+ businesses going global.

Your input is extremely important. If you are a Canadian LGBT+ owned business, and are either considering or currently doing business globally, please attend this roundtable discussion. Your input will help CGLCC better support and serve you.

Mar
11
Mon
Calgary Global Roundtable
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Calgary Global Roundtable

Are you an LGBT+ owned company that is currently doing business outside of Canada? Or considering going global? It can be overwhelming, providing numerous challenges and headaches. But it can also be rewarding and open your company up to significant opportunities.

CGLCC, Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce, is interested to hear from you about your thoughts and experiences in exporting. In partnership with Global Affairs Canada and EDC, CGLCC is conducting a series of roundtables across the country on LGBT+ businesses going global.

Your input is extremely important. If you are a Canadian LGBT+ owned business, and are either considering or currently doing business globally, please attend this roundtable discussion. Your input will help CGLCC better support and serve you.

Mar
15
Fri
Vancouver Global Roundtable
Mar 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Vancouver Global Roundtable

Are you an LGBT+ owned company that is currently doing business outside of Canada? Or considering going global? It can be overwhelming, providing numerous challenges and headaches. But it can also be rewarding and open your company up to significant opportunities.

CGLCC, Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce, is interested to hear from you about your thoughts and experiences in exporting. In partnership with Global Affairs Canada and EDC, CGLCC is conducting a series of roundtables across the country on LGBT+ businesses going global.

Your input is extremely important. If you are a Canadian LGBT+ owned business, and are either considering or currently doing business globally, please attend this roundtable discussion. Your input will help CGLCC better support and serve you.

Mar
18
Mon
7th Annual B2B in Battle Creek @ Firekeepers Casino
Mar 18 @ 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm
7th Annual B2B in Battle Creek @ Firekeepers Casino

Join Kellogg Company for an afternoon of Business to Business networking.

Buyers from area corporations, government, healthcare providers and institutions of higher learning will join Kellogg procurement to host networking tables and meet with potential suppliers.

Mar
19
Tue
Toronto Global Roundtable
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Toronto Global Roundtable

Are you an LGBT+ owned company that is currently doing business outside of Canada? Or considering going global? It can be overwhelming, providing numerous challenges and headaches. But it can also be rewarding and open your company up to significant opportunities.

CGLCC, Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce, is interested to hear from you about your thoughts and experiences in exporting. In partnership with Global Affairs Canada and EDC, CGLCC is conducting a series of roundtables across the country on LGBT+ businesses going global.

Your input is extremely important. If you are a Canadian LGBT+ owned business, and are either considering or currently doing business globally, please attend this roundtable discussion. Your input will help CGLCC better support and serve you.

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