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Metis Business Conference - Brandon 2018

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Clarion Hotel & Suites Brandon

3130 Victoria Avenue

Brandon, MB R7B 0N2

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The Metis Economic Development Fund and The Louis Riel Capital Corporation in partnership with Metis Employment & Training and Metis N4 Construction are hosting a Metis business conference in Brandon, Manitoba.

The one day conference will be host to a keynote speaker, expert panel and round table discussions from 8:30am to 4:00pm, and an evening networking reception at Prairie Firehouse from 4:30pm to 8:00pm located at 637 Princess Ave. in Brandon, MB.

Tickets can be purchased for the conference, which includes a ticket to the evening reception for $45 or you may purchase a ticket for just the evening reception (does not include day portion of conference) for $25.

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8:30am: Registration & Networking

9:00am: Welcoming Remarks - Manitoba Metis Federation, Minister of Economic Development Leah LaPlante

9:15am: Metis Entrepreneur Funding Programs - John Coutris, CEO Metis Economic Development Fund & Paul Paradis, CEO Louis Riel Capital Corporation - LRCC offers grants and commercial loans to Metis business owners. MEDF offers commercial debt and equity financing to Metis business owners. Both programs help Metis entrepreneurs across the procince of Manitoba with various start-ups, expansions, and mergers & acquisitions.

9:45am: Metis Employment Programs - Metis Employment & Training (MET), Evan Reeve - MET offers wage subsidy programs to Metis business owners. They connect Metis people to businesses looking to hire skilled and qualified candidates.

10:15am: Break

10:30am: Metis N4 Construction - Procurement with Mantioba Metis (Metis N4), Marc LeClair

11:00am: Panel Discussion with Local Entrepreneurs - Facilitated by Tyler McKay, LRCC - A panel of local entrepreneurs will discuss relevant and important topics related to Metis business. The panel discussion will bring about meaningful discussions among panelists and attendees to uncover current issues facing Metis entrepreneurs.

James Hayden - Owner of J&R Excavating in Brandon

Matthew Sabourin - President of La Brasserie Nonsuch Brewing Co. in Winnipeg

Melinda Haney - Owner of Haney Grocery in St-Lazare

12:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm: Keynote Speaker - Noel Bernier, Entrepreneurial Focus - Entrepreneur, restauranteur, owner of Hermanos, Prairie 360, Carnaval, Barley Brothers, and Salisbury House restaurants.

1:45pm: Round Table Discussion - Facilitated by Shaun Hampton, LRCC - Q&A about current and future state of entrepreneurs in Manitoba

2:45pm: Break

3:00pm: Panel Discussion: Ask the Expert - Panel discussion with industry experts providing insightful answers to questions from the audience. These experts have a plethora of knowledge in their respective industries and will be glad to answer your questions.

Cora Champion, BBA, CPA, CGA - Champion Solutions Bookkeeping & Consulting Solutions

Paul Roy, BA, LLB - Managing Partner, Roy Johnston TDS Brandon Office

Val & Greg Hutsal - Dick Insurance Agencies

4:00pm: Closing Remarks

4:45pm - 7:00pm: Evening Networking Reception - Prairie Firehouse

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Clarion Hotel & Suites Brandon

3130 Victoria Avenue

Brandon, MB R7B 0N2

Canada

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No Refunds

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