Welcome to Joanne Young Evans

We're very pleased to welcome the newest member of the Small Business Community Network (SBCN).

Joanne Young Evans is CEO of PeaceWorks Technology Solutions, and joins our Waterloo Region chapter. PeaceWorks aim is to make the benfits of technology affordable and accessible to all organizations.

We encourage you to find out more about Joanne and Peaceworks by contacting her.

Welcome to our Latest Members

We are excited to welcome two new members of the Small Business Community Network (SBCN).

Simon Dowrick is Consumer Shows & Services Manager at Grand River Shows, part of the Waterloo Region Record. If you attended our MarketPlace Conference this year, you may have already seen Simon featured as one our presenters. You may also have attended some of the shows that Simon is responsible for, such as the Total Woman Show and the Food & Drink Show.

Small Business Community Network (SBCN) Celebrates 10 Years Thanks to Everyone

Happy to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Small Business Community Network (SBCN) this evening,along with Dave Ockwell-Jenner co-founder. Thanks to all of our community supporters, sponsors, TELUS,Waterloo Region Small Business Centre,Greater Barrie Business Centre,Stratford Country Club,volunteers,Brendan Waller,Nelson Dunk,Angela Collens & Dina Elliott & long time member Adam Smith. Without your support we would not have been able to help so many SMB's grow their business to the next level. to check out our wonderful members.

Be in it to win - LindaOJ's Letter to The Record Newspaper

LinkedIn, a great online resource with valuable opportunities, along with the Small Business Community Network, and the chamber of commerce, to name a few, are equally valuable with the opportunities offered to meet people through the traditional face-to-face networking events regularly offered.

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Canadian small businesses help support the next-generation of entrepreneurs

You can listen to my recent podcast interview with Jim Senko, Vice President, Small Business Solutions, TELUS :  Jim talks  about the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) - and TELUS' tremendous support of entrepreneurs. TELUS launches November smartphone campaign, donates $50 from the sale of every smartphone on a TELUS Small Business SharePlus Plan to CYBF.

SBCN Sponsors "Connect For Success"

The Small Business Community Network (SBCN) are proudly sponsoring the "Connect For Success" - a Bridges to Better Business Event, in Barrie.

Check out the event flyer to learn more about this fantastic, affordable, event and connect with businesses in Barrie and the surrounding area.

Welcome to Leda Schupbach

We're very happy to welcome the newest member of the Small Business Community Network (SBCN).

Leda Schupbach is a Breslau-based real estate salesperson with Peak Realty Ltd. Brokerage. She works with buyers, sellers, landlords and property investors in Kitchener-Waterloo and has joined our Waterloo Region Chapter.

We encourage you to reach out to Leda and find out more about her and the business she's in. You'll find her contact details on the Members Directory.

Welcome Leda!

SBCN 10th Anniversary Party Celebration

The Small Business Community Network (SBCN) will be celebrating our 10th Anniversary in November 2013.

Founded on humble beginnings, and with a simple mission, the SBCN has been helping small business owners connect and grow their businesses for 10 years. We've come a long way thanks to the support of our members, guests, speakers, sponsors and our many community partners.

Have You Checked Out Our Podcast?

Did you know that the Small Business Community Network (SBCN) offers a Podcast bringing you a range of tips, tricks and interviews across the small business world? In the most recent episode, host Linda Ockwell-Jenner interviews Athena Varmazis, VP & General Manager, Small Business Services at American Express Canada.

Our podcast is featured in the iTunes Store, but don't worry if you're not a technology guru... you can listen to our past podcast episodes direct on our web site!

SBCN Waterloo October Meeting Last Night

Wow! Last nights meeting was jam packed full of members and guests, it was wonderful! As you all know Dave and I work very hard to promote the Small Business Community Network (SBCN) and reach out to those people who do not know about the SBCN and how we can help them. We would like to say a very big Thank You to our Ambassadors, Brendan Waller and Nelson Dunk for helping us host the meeting and making sure everyone was welcomed and felt at home. We would also like to say Thank You to Kerstin Kramer and Mike Diamond who shared how wonderful the SBCN is with all of the guests last night.


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