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CONTRIBUTION · 18th March 2010
Northwest Science & Innovation
Changes in our economy and our society are redefining how we live and work; build successful enterprises and create economic opportunity. Are you interested in helping to diversify our regional economy?

Most economic growth is occurring among small business, and more jobs are being created by industries dominated by small firms.

Where do you fit in? Maybe you have an innovative idea or a business plan? Perhaps you already are working in a business and utilizing our natural resources. Maybe you have some great ideas to help diversify our regional economy.

This workshop could be for you!

The Skeena-Nass Center for Innovation in Resource Economics (SNCIRE) and Northwest Science & Innovation (NSiS) are hosting a Regional Forum on the March 29, 2010 in Terrace from 8:30-4pm. This Forum is intended to spark discussion, generate a sharing of ideas among participants and highlights panel discussions from some dynamic speakers. As well, the outcome looks to help diversify the regional economy by providing information and resources that encourage the growth and development of small businesses.

Some Speakers Include:
Local Entrepreneurs
David Try- NWCC
Michael Kerr- Industrial Research Assistance Program, National Research Council of Canada
Tom Jensen- Assistant Deputy Minister, RuralBC Secretariat

Registration is only $50.00 including lunch, refreshments and your SNCIRE membership.

Please call NSiS at 250-638-0950 (toll free: 1-877-297-6747)if you are interested in registering or have any questions
Lunch Session
Comment by Northwest Science & Innovation on 24th March 2010
Registration for the day event is $50 which includes lunch and your membership with SNCIRE (http://www.sncire.ca//). Or just register for the lunch speaker, Tom Jensen: Assistant Deputy Minister-RuralBC Secretariat---speaking on "The Impact & Importance of Small Business in the Local Economy" Registration for just the lunch session is $15.00.

Register by calling NSiS at 638-0950 or 1-877-297-6747.