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BEDC: Our Vision for Growth
BEDC: Our Vision for Growth

BEDC Wins International  Economic Development Award 
BEDC receives bronze at the Excellence in Economic Development Awards for the June 2017 Grand Opening of TechPlace. BEDC team members Anita Cassidy, Acting BEDC Executive Director, and Mark Steffler, Manager of TechPlace, were in Atlanta to accept the award yesterday. Read more here.
ZippyJamz graduates LaunchPad program early to take on joint commercial lease in Burlington
ZippyJamzan award-winning start up founded in Hamilton, was accepted into the TechPlace LaunchPad program in April 2018. Founder Nicole Mortimer and her team have thrived at TechPlace and have tripled their sales and increased their international presence while participating in the LaunchPad program. ZippyJamz is now ready to expand and take on a joint commercial lease with warehouse space located right here in Burlington. This expansion will allow ZippyJamz to streamline their online purchasing process and efficiently reach more customers. Read more  here.
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Don't Miss Out: Innovation in Action Tour
TechPlace and Haltech are teaming up for an incredible action packed full-day event on  November 13th .

The Innovation in Action Tour will be an engaging full-day tour of innovative South Halton Region businesses.
Get more info & tickets here
BEDC and Mohawk Partnership  at TechPlace
BEDC has partnered with Mohawk College to bring academic resources to Burlington monthly at TechPlace. Mohawk Days at TechPlace provide a venue for businesses to meet with Mohawk College experts to better understand how Mohawk can help solve business problems, sponsor student projects, engage faculty expertise and provide labs to help commercialize their ideas. Learn more here.
#BurlBoostBusiness Video Series
We sat down with some established Burlington businesses to learn more about why they chose to locate in Burlington. Check out the first two videos below!
Burlington Boosts Business: WayPay

#BurlBoostsBusiness: WayPay
#BurlBoostsBusiness: Boehringer Ingelheim

#BurlBoostsBusiness: Boehringer Ingelheim
Stay In The Loop! 
Mentor Works Office Hours At TechPlace 

Mentor Works will be providing drop-in meetings and advice on government funding options to support business growth bi-weekly at TechPlace, the next session is next Thursday (October 11th).  

Their team of Government Funding Experts can review  existing strategic priorities, upcoming expenses, projects, and growth plans to determine how government funding can be utilized to optimize  spending and increase your ROI.   Book a session  directly with t heir team or drop in during office hours at TechPlace from  9:00am-2:30pm every other Thursday . Learn more here
Building Confident Leaders at DeGroote

The Executive Management Program at the DeGroote School of Business can help you become a more confident leader and increase the value you bring to your organization. 23 one-day courses and 5 optional specializations
to choose from. Enrol in 5 courses and earn a Certificate of Completion. Certificates of Attendance also available for individual course enrolment. No pre-requisites or applications. Fall session starts October 17 Register today! Enjoy $75 off registration with promo code BEDCEMP2018.
Upcoming Events 
October 10th, 7:45am - 9am

This #HerHalton session is hosted by BDO. The event will feature a panel discussion about business challenges and industry trends followed by networking. 
Finance & Funding - Cash Flow Management and Alternative Financing solutions 
October 11th, 11:30 am - 12:30pm

In this session Haltech will be discussing the importance of Cash Flow Management and the challenges that companies normally face when dealing with their working capital. We will focus on solutions such as Factoring, POF (Purchase Order Financing), and Credit Insurance. 
Burlington Office Leasing 101 with Cushman Wakefield
October 25th, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Attending this session will help you to understand the fundamentals of leasing new space and current market trends in the Burlington area, so when the time does come, you're prepared.