Panel of women entrepreneurs at Business Sisters Conference

Success Through Sharing

Article reproduced with permissionBy Tara MacDonald, News StaffGlengarry News, Wednesday, November 6, 2019 The second annual Business Sisters Conference attracted 88 business women from across Stormont, Dundas and Glengary. According to organizer Doreen Ashton Wagner, the purpose of the conference in Alexandria was to nurture a culture that encourages and educate women on how to[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Diana Lidstone featured at The Business Sisters Conference

Learn to Network Like a CEO

Whether you’ve been in business for 10 years or 10 days, networking isn’t always something that comes easily. Yet it’s proven that business, social network can make a BIG difference in your success. In this session we’ll learn from Diana Lidstone, The Entrepreneur’s G.P.S. how to network with ease, turning business cards into opportunity. On Saturday, October[…]

Shannon Ferguson founder of FanSaves at The Business Sisters

Playing with the Big Boys

Women entrepreneurs still are a minority. Sometimes we’re the ONLY woman in the room – something tech entrepreneur Shannon Ferguson of FanSaves knows well. Growing up Shannon Ferguson loved sports and when she decided to start playing hockey at the age of eight, she had to join a boys league and was one of only[…]

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[…]