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Bienvenue à la Chambre de Commerce d'Orléans!
2nd Annual Economic Symposium: Innovative Orléans - For Your Business
The Orléans Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 2nd Annual Economic Symposium: Innovative Orléans - For Your Business, with an emphasis this year on business innovation. Innovation is not just about using new technologies, it can be applied to all aspects of business. This theme is a continuation of the successful Innovative Orléans - Next Stop Orléans campaign and magazine.
This year's event will showcase a panel composed of 8 private and public sector experts on services that are important for the success of most businesses. The panel will be challenged to provide concrete feedback and advice on questions from 5 innovative Orléans businesses. You won’t want to miss this discussion!
The Keynote speaker will be Dr. Dipak Roy, Chairman of D-TA Systems Inc., and winner of the “Innovation-Oriented Enterprises” Award and Closing Remarks will be provided by David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.
By attending this event, you will also gain access to over 20 exhibitors showcasing products and services to help with business innovation, whether you're in start-up mode or already established.
Sponsorships are sold out but exhibition space is still available. Please contact Economic Committee Members, Nicole Darechuk or Akram Syed, if you have any questions about Exhibitor booths or the event in general.
5:30 to 6:15 - Registration & Networking
6:15 to 6:30 - Keynote speaker
6:30 to 7:30 - Innovative Businesses & Services panel
7:30 to 8:30 - Exhibits & Networking
8:30 to 9:00 - Distinguished Official Closing remarks
|Keynote Speaker – The keynote speaker is Dr Depak Roy, Chairman of D-TA Systems Inc., and winner of the “Innovation-Oriented Enterprises” Award.|
|Closing Remarks Speaker - Closing remarks will be provided by David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.|
Layla Darwish, VP Business Banking - BMO
Major Carl Bennett, Partner - Bennett Church Hill Capital Inc.
Cora-Lee Ratcliffe, Manager - BDC
Victoria Lennox, Co-Founder - Start Up Canada
Josée Virgo, Lawyer - Dust Evans Grandmaitre
Jim Carty, Leasing Expert - Cresa
Lynne Groulx, Regional Manager - Ontario Ministry of Economic Development
Scott Ravary, Service Delivery Manager, Employment Ontario
Orléans Showcase Businesses
Business-to-Business, start-ups, independent contractors, property developers, entrepreneurs, businesses looking for expansion opportunities.