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Breakfast with Brands: Financial Industry

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RBC Centre – America Room

155 Wellington Street West, 11th Floor

Toronto, ON M5V 3K7

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WBE Canada's Breakfast with Brands events are designed to be educational and informative, providing greater access to procurement networks for women-owned businesses looking to succeed in corporate supply chains.

The first of 2019's Breakfast with Brands series kicks off April 3rd as The Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) brings together certified women-owned businesses and buyers from WBE Canada Corporate Member organizations in the financial sector. This event will address the needs of emerging and established business owners and offer an opportunity for exceptional networking, learning and professional development.

Keynote: Wealth Planning for Women Entrepreneurs

Presented by: Abby Cassar, Vice President, High Net Worth Planning Services, RBC

Women entrepreneurs are not only increasingly generating and managing wealth but they are taking a greater role in making financial decisions and are becoming the primary household decision makers. This presentation will highlight important financial considerations every woman entrepreneur should be aware of including retirement planning alternatives, estate planning essentials and contingent planning solutions.

Agenda:

  • 8:30 - 9:00 am - Registration & Networking (Breakfast included)
  • 9:00 - 9:05 am - Welcome from Host - RBC
  • 9:05 - 9:10 am - Latest Updates from WBE Canada
  • 9:10 - 9:30 am - Keynote presentation: Wealth Planning for Women Entrepreneurs
  • 9:30 - 9:40 am - Introduction to Round Tables
  • 9:40 - 10:30 am - Meet the Buyer: Sourcing Round Tables (Round 1 & 2)
  • 10:30 - 10:45 am - Networking Break
  • 10:45 - 11:40 am - Meet the Buyer: Sourcing Round Tables (Round 3 & 4)
  • 11:40am - 11:45 am - Wrap-Up

This year’s event is open exclusively to WBE Canada Certified women-owned businesses. Our Corporate Members are welcome to bring up to 3 representatives to this closed-door meeting to grow supplier diversity awareness across the organization and encourage introductions and connections between buyers and certified WBEs.

Our current Corporate Members in Financial Industry include: BDC, BMO, CIBC, RBC, Sun Life Financial, TD Bank.

Event Benefits:

  1. Build meaningful relationships between purchasing representatives and women business owners

  2. Experience the impressive network of corporations that partner with WBE Canada

  3. Hear from professionals about the challenges women face in building and growing a B2B business

  4. Meet face-to-face with corporate buyers at the “Meet the Buyer” session

  5. Complete 6 months of sales prospecting in a one day

Who Should Attend:

  • WBE Canada Certified Women-Owned Businesses

  • Supplier diversity and purchasing representatives of our Corporate Member organizations in the financial industry

Tickets are very limited and will be available on the first come first served basis.

Organizer reserves the right to refuse the registration if the above requirements (Certification & Corporate Membership) are not met.

NOTE: If you are new to our community, please inquire about Certification (for women-owned businesses) or Corporate Membership (for corporate & government buyers) ASAP to join us at this event.

Corporate Members attending this event:

Financial Industry Table Hosts


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