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LinkUp 2017 - Kamloops Business Development Summit

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Coast Hotel Conference Centre

1250 Rogers Way

Kamloops, BC V1S 1N5

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Date: Thursday, November 23
Location: Coast Hotel Conference Centre, Kamloops, B.C.

LinkUp is one of the largest business to government and business to support-focused community organization events in the region and offers a unique opportunity for businesses interested in taking advantage of programs and incentives from local, provincial and federal government agencies and business organizations to learn about a variety of opportunities under one roof in one day. Speakers deliver a unique blend of information, business support & development strategies, and tactical ideas you can link up with.

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7:30am – 8:30am

Doors Open | Registration | Light Breakfast

8:30am – 9:00am

Welcome Message from Mayor Ken Christian

9:00am – 10am

Financing Module
Learn from community and provincial organizations about financing and potential funding opportunities hosted by Community Futures, BDC, Futurpreneur and Women’s Enterprise Centre.

10am – 10:30am

Networking Break + Tradeshow

10:30am – 11:30am

Provincial/Federal Support Module
Learn from provincial organizations about what provincial and federal supports are available to businesses and how to access them hosted by Ministry of International Trade, Export Development Canada, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, and BC PNP.

11:30am – 12:00pm

Networking Break + Tradeshow

12:00pm – 12:30pm

Lunch + Get Settled

12:30pm – 1:15pm

Keynote Address
Melissa Higgs, Principal, HCMA Architecture + Design is our keynote speaker. Melissa will challenge us to ask if our clients’ needs are changing and what opportunities exist to collaborate with other disciplines. She’ll share some examples of small businesses that have used “out of the box” approaches to collaboration and engagement to push further faster and reach greater potential.

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Community Support Module
Find out what supports exist within the community for businesses and organizations hosted by Venture Kamloops, The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops Innovation, and Open Door Group.

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Networking Break + Tradeshow

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Grants Module
Curious as to what grants are available and how to access them, this is the panel to attend hosted by Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP), Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), MITACS, All Nations Trust, and Canadian Trade Commissioner Service.

4:00pm

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Get more event information including here: http://venturekamloops.com/link-up

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1250 Rogers Way

Kamloops, BC V1S 1N5

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