The Business Sisters end of day group shot

The Business Sisters 2019 – It’s a Wrap!

There are so many individuals and organizations to thank for the success of the Business Sisters Conference 2019. To me, Saturday, October 26 was magical because I saw people coming together, learning and sharing. The feedback has been tremendous, and we are already planning for 2020. First though a HUGE expression of gratitude is in[…]

Conference update for The Business Sisters

Business Sisters Update October 16

The COUNTDOWN is ON! The Business Sisters Conference in Alexandria is only 10 days away! With the Thanksgiving long weekend, I thought it best to delay this Business Sisters weekly update. Here’s what you need to know this week: Get ready to meet our TRAILBLAZERS! In our last session of the day, get ready to meet four very[…]

Entrepreneurial trailblazers at The Business Sisters Conference

Lessons Learned with Entrepreneurial Trailblazers

And now for the FINALE: The Business Sisters’ Lessons Learned panel with Entrepreneurial Trailblazers! We are so incredibly lucky to have another roster of fantastic women entrepreneurs again this year for our Lessons Learned Panel. This is the last education of the Business Sisters conference agenda, where we have a “fireside chat” with Entrepreneurial Trailblazers.[…]

Weekly Update for Business Sisters Conference

Business Sisters Update October 6

In exactly 20 days, on Sat. Oct. 26, we will be gathering at The Business Sisters Conference in Alexandria! You are in for a packed agenda on Oct. 26 with the Business Sisters! Here’s your weekly update: Spotlight on Expert Tables: Right after lunch at the event you will have a chance to customize your conference experience by picking from[…]

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[…]