Dragons’ Den advisor to speak at Bridges to Better Business next week


Calling all current and aspiring entrepreneurs: You’re invited to Bridges to Better Business 2016. The annual event brings together area professionals for an evening of learning and networking. This year’s forum will feature a keynote speech from Sean Wise, a former advisor for the CBC reality TV show Dragons’ Den and current Professor of Entrepreneurship at Ryerson University.

Titled “Measure Up, Shape Your Future,” Bridges to Better Business 2016 is taking place Wednesday, October 19 in the Machine Shop at 83 Huron Street. The networking and tradeshow portion of the forum starts at 5 p.m., with dinner scheduled to follow at 6 p.m.

The cost to attend is $10. All proceeds go to the Soup Kitchen Community Centre. To register, or for additional information, visit www.eventbrite.caor contact Angela Bruni, Economic Development Officer with the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation, at 705-759-2616 or [email protected].

Bridges to Better Business is facilitated by the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation. This year’s organizing partners and sponsors include the Millworks Centre for Entrepreneurship, Business Development Bank of Canada, Province of Ontario, Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce, Startup Sault, Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre, and Community Development Corporation of Sault Ste. Marie & Area.

WHAT? Bridges to Better Business 2016

WHEN? Wednesday, October 19 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE? The Machine Shop, 83 Huron Street, Sault Ste. Marie, ON