Expert Tables – Practical Advice for Women Business Owners

Getting practical, actionable advice for your business can take time and a whole lot of effort. But at The Business Sisters Conference on Saturday, October 26, we make it easy for you with our Expert Tables session, a series of facilitated round table discussions on practical business subjects. PLUS, since we know healthy businesses need[…]

Conference Update Announcement Business Sisters

Business Sisters Update September 29

All is progressing well for The Business Sisters on Sat. Oct. 26 and I wanted to make sure you’re aware of more exciting program announcements: After a yummy breakfast and the kick-off, Diana Lidstone will share her best tips to create a value statement for your networking introduction so you can Network Like a CEO.[…]

Ruth Sirman acclaimed speaker mediator

Beyond the $$$: Negotiating For Those Who Hate Negotiations!

Does negotiating feel like haggling to you? How do you feel when a client wants a discount? Are you at ease making a counter-offer or maintaining your position without feeling like you could be losing the deal? After The Business Sisters 2018, we asked participants what areas they felt uncomfortable with in their business, topics[…]

Eastern Ontario Training Board support women business owners event

EOTB Partners with The Business Sisters Again in 2019

It is with great pride and pleasure that we announce the renewal of support from the Eastern Ontario Training Board (EOTB) for The Business Sisters Conference! With The Business Sisters delivering business education to established and new women business owners, the EOTB was eager to help. “An event like this helps us engage with the[…]

Announcement of CFDC support for the Business Sisters

CFDC Lends Strategic Support to Business Sisters

When you see more communication in French this year for the Business Sisters, thank the Cornwall and the Counties’ Community Future Development Corporation! In Eastern Ontario we are proud of our unique bilingual character. With the creation of The Business Sisters Conference, it had always been our intention to be more bilingual in our communication[…]

Desjardins confirms support for The Business Sisters

Desjardins Returns as 2019 Business Sisters Title Partner

Support for projects that help the local community grow and prosper has been one of the hallmarks of the Caisse Populaire movement. As a credit union or “co-op” as we affectionately call them, the Caisse in Alexandria has been part of my own businesses for over 20 years. That’s why I am so immensely grateful[…]

Women attending the Business Sisters Conference

Special Announcement: 2nd Annual Business Sisters Conference

I am so pleased to announce the return of The Business Sisters Conference on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 8 am to 5 pm at the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria. After our inaugural event in 2018, we heard from many women entrepreneurs in our region that they wanted this type of event again. It’s[…]

Thank You Message Business Sisters 2018

HUGE thank you to our 2018 Business Sisters Speakers and Partners

They say it takes a village to raise a child. Well when your “baby” is an event, it takes a whole bunch of people to put it together! To our wonderful partners, thank you for the financial support. Without you, this event simply would not have been viable: Chantal Lajoie and her entire team at[…]

Best Rate for Business Sisters Ends Labour Day

It may not quite feel like summer is over yet, but one thing is for sure… The SUPER-EARLY BIRD, best rate for Business Sisters ends Labour Day, at 11:30 pm! Reserve your seat NOW The Super-Early Bird registration rate was available only until Sept. 3, 11:30 pm! Sorry you missed it. Until Monday, Oct.8 at[…]