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Bi-Annual Mayor’s Breakfast
Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
Mayor Allan Alls and Council invite members of the community to a biannual breakfast to update and inform citizens about what the Town of Erin is doing to support the residents and business community, includes a short presentation of 2015 accomplishments and initiatives. An overview of Economic Development projects and what will be worked upon in the early half of 2016 moving forward will be given.
Admission is $5 per person
ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by Friday January15th.
Registrations accepted on a first-come, first served basis.
To register call Connie Cox at 519-855-4407 Ext 221 and reserve your place at the table.
January 19, 2016
7: 00am - 9:00Am
D a v i d ’ s R e s t a u r a n t
20 Shamrock Road,
County of Wellington enjoys success with BRE strategies
The County of Wellington in Ontario, Canada, embarked on the BRE journey beginning in 2013. Two years later, the county has reaped significant rewards with the candle on the cake represented by two BREI awards at the BREI Annual Conference in 2014. However, their momentum did not end. In October of 2015, the county began interviews with 150 businesses in their 14 downtowns in addition to 15 foreign owned businesses. Most notably, they have created the first ever foreign owned business questionnaire, vetted by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Following the direction of BREI and using the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs toolkit, the interviews have enabled the county to build a rapport with over 300 businesses that have invested in their communities and proactively supported their growth.
2016 Source It Here! Local Food Networking Event and
Monday, February 8, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm (Registration opens at 10:00 am)
Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph (Loyola House)
PUTTING A PRICE ON LOCAL FOOD
B2B Networking, Effective Marketing, Value Chains, Building Strong B2B Partnerships, Consumer Trends, Grow Your Bottom Line
SOURCE IT HERE! creates a platform for farmers, chefs, retailers, processors, distributors, local food organizations and tourism partners to make valuable connections to create local, viable value chains that benefit business and the consumer.
The event is open to all businesses, organizations and individuals that are interested in making connections to local food in our region. The Event is co-presented by Taste Real Guelph Wellington Local Food and Foodlink Waterloo Region.
Join us for:
- Networking Lunch
- B2B Marketplace
- Business Resources
- Ask the Expert Question and Answer session
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