Dr. Ernesto Sirolli, world-renowned economic development expert
Friday October 28th, 8:00am – 6:00pm
Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour
Tickets: $99 for YES Members, $149 for Non-members
Eventbrite Link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/inspiring-entrepreneurship-tickets-28159067529
Inspiring Entrepreneurship is presented by The Young Entrepreneur Society of Victoria, (YES Group), a local non-profit society dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed and committed to helping the local economy prosper.
The conference is for anyone who is considering opening a business, anyone who provides services to business start-ups, successful business owners and managers looking for inspiration and investors looking for excellent opportunities to connect with potential partners. The forum will inspire you to start that business you have been dreaming of or expand the business you already operate. It will help you rekindle the passion that got you started in the first place and connect you to the people who can help you achieve your goals.
World-renowned economic and entrepreneurship development expert and author Dr. Ernesto Sirolli will be delivering Opening Remarks as well as the Lunch Keynote Address and will be at the closing reception to meet the delegates. Dr. Ernesto Sirolli is one of the world’s leading authorities on the topic of local economic development. He started working in the field of International Aid in Africa in 1971 and has since worked globally in projects to promote local entrepreneurship and local self-determination. Dr. Sirolli resides in the USA where he was invited to establish the Sirolli Institute in 1996, a social enterprise that teaches civic leaders and entrepreneurs not to let a single ounce of local intelligence go to waste. He has helped thousands of entrepreneurs all around the world create successful lives and business enterprises.
The forum will feature a wide variety of panel presenters speaking on topics of interest to entrepreneurs at any stage of their business venture. Please come prepared to join in the discussion.
The tradeshow provides an opportunity for organizations and businesses to present their products and services to the delegates.
Prepare to be inspired, informed, and above all supported!
|Registration – Continental Breakfast||8:00am – 9:00am|
|Conference Welcome: Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps Introduced by Philip Bisset-Covaneiro||9:00am – 9:15am|
|Opening Keynote: Dr. Ernesto Sirolli||9:15am – 9:30am|
|First Panel – Entrepreneurial Service Providers |
“Helping Entrepreneurs Achieve Their Dreams”
|9:30am – 10:15am|
|Networking Trade Show Refreshment Break||10:15am – 10:45am|
|Second Panel – Sales and Marketing |
“Tell Your Story, Sell Your Stuff”
|10:45am – 11:45pm|
|Networking Trade Show Lunch |
Lunch Keynote: Dr. Ernesto Sirolli
|11:45pm – 1:15pm |
12:00pm – 12:30pm
|Third Panel – Financial Considerations |
“Manage the Money”
|1:15pm – 2:00pm|
|Entertainment Break |
|2:00pm – 2:30pm|
|Networking Trade Show Refreshment Break||2:30pm – 3:00pm|
|Fourth Panel – Entrepreneurial Opportunities in the Financial Services Industry||3:00pm – 4:00pm|
|Closing remarks – Philip Bisset-Covaneiro||4:00pm – 4:15pm|
|Meet the speakers Mixer||4:30pm – 6:00pm|
Description Benefits Value
|Presentation Sponsor|| ||$1,500.00|
|Lunch Sponsor|| ||$1,000.00|
|Coffee Break Sponsor|| ||$750.00|
|Panel Sponsor – Four available|| ||$550.00|
|Meet the speakers Mixer|| ||$750.00|
Trade show exhibitor info:
We are offering the opportunity for participants to set up a booth and tell their story directly to the forum delegates. The cost for a skirted table is $200.00 and we are providing extended breaks for delegates to visit your booth. If you are a sponsor of our forum we will give you your booth at no charge and your booth will be mentioned throughout the day to promote your agency and your booth.
Please call or email to book your booth.
Centre for Entrepreneurship
THE 9TH ANNUAL FASHION FOR A CURE
It’s that time of year again when the are flowers blooming, the sun is shining, the earth is giving, and so are we! Fashion For a Cure 2016 is an annual fund raising event every May in beautiful Victoria, BC!
Location: Moxie’s Grill & Bar (1010 Yates St.)
Date: Thursday, May 19th, 2016
Time: Doors open at 6:00pm – Show starts at 7:00pm
Created and orchestrated by the Victoria YES group (Young Entrepreneurs Society), the 9th annual Fashion For a Cure event brings together our community and local businesses to fund-raise for the The Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island to support our families and children on this island. Money raised goes to support countless programs, facilities, and specialized equipment. Resources are focused on removing barriers and creating opportunities for children and youth facing physical, developmental or mental health challenges.
Every year we chose a new theme, this years theme is Femme Fatale, inspired by the many powerful women and mothers around the world. You are encouraged to dress fierce! Think James Bond 007, ladies and gentlemen. There will also be blackjack and roulette tables to play at the event.
Click HERE to find your tickets today!
Have a look at our amazing sponsors this year!!
DesignHouse Salon & Kazen Hair and Beauty Will be crafting the models hair and makeup and some of there customers along with Aveda Institute Victoria. We will also see amazing fashion designs from sponsors Mango, Knickers Lingerie Boutique.
For more information on the event, or to become a sponsor or purchase tickets, contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
And for more information about The Children’s Health Foundation visit: http://
THE 2016 ALL-ISLAND ENTREPRENEURIAL SUMMIT
The ANNUAL YES CHRISTMAS PARTY
Location: Hawk & Hen (531 Yates St.)
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2015
Time: 7 pm – 10 pm (or when the merry-making is done)
Cost: $35 (Members) & $45 (Non-Members)
Includes: a 3-Course Menu (GF & Vegetarian) + Drink (Beer or Wine)
YES is very excited to invite all YES Members, as well as the public, to Hawk & Hen (531 Yates St.) on Thursday, December 10th to enjoy a 3-course menu that includes both gluten free (GF) and vegetarian options, as well as a glass of beer or wine.
There will be door prizes, mingling and, as always, the great YES members. The Annual YES Christmas Party is a great chance to enjoy West Coast influenced food prepare with local ingredients and join in some great holiday spirit.
For tickets, please contact Phil Bisset-Covaneiro at (250) 882-2200 or info@victoriayesgroup!
We look forward to seeing you all on the 10th at Hawk & Hen to celebrate the season.