CEDEC SBSN Launch in QCA a True Provincial Collaboration

CEDEC SBSN Launch in QCA a True Provincial Collaboration

Submitted by Michèle Thibeau

CEDEC Small Business Support Network has launched into action in the Quebec and Chaudière-Appalaches regions!

On December 8, CEDEC’s 5 à 7 event provided a space for small business owners and self-employed workers to meet, network and share with resource organizations that can help them succeed.

Two special guests from Montreal joined in virtually at the launch held at Cégep Champlain-St. Lawrence; CEDEC Operations Manager Stacey Dakin and CEDEC Provincial Coordinator Mark Anto walked everyone through the history of the initiative and shared what’s on the horizon for CEDEC Small Business Support Network. In addition, Dawn Copping from the Eastern Townships came to assist on the ground.

Preliminary highlights from the Entrepreneur Needs survey in Quebec Chaudière-Appalaches were shared along with the provincial events calendar.

Participants appreciated…
the new faces + networking + learning about CEDEC SBSN + the group size

The conversation has begun. So, where are you and your business (or business idea) headed in 2012? Are you a small business owner? Are you harbouring an idea for a business? Learn about upcoming CEDEC SBSN workshops: http://sbsn.cedec.ca

* The event was held by CEDEC in partnership with the CLD de Québec, Carrefour jeunesse emploi de Ste-Foy / Option Travail and the Valcartier Family Centre FORT Program.
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Photo credit: Lucie-Ann Laberge

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