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AUGUST 2016 NEWSLETTER
Fredericton to Host Two Days of Entrepreneurial-Centric Events
With a mission to become the startup capital of Canada, The Fredericton Startup Network is pleased to be hosting this year's regional Startup Canada Awards reception alongside Progress Media's annual TOP 101 Progress Summit, the most anticipated business ranking of the year!

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Startup Canada Awards are an annual event that celebrates outstanding achievement in advancing Canadian entrepreneurship, with ceremonies hosted across the country. Join us in an East Coast celebration of our vibrant startup culture, and to honour those advancing entrepreneurship in Canada...Read More


Progress Media TOP 101 will showcase Atlantic Canada's most innovative, top performing companies dominating their sectors, creating jobs, and setting the stage for growth! The public is invited to take part in programming focused on helping the economy grow and prosper throughout the day...Read More
BUSINESS PROFILE SERIES
Loft1
Tony Daye
You’re sitting in your chair watching a whiteboard fill at an alarming rate. In a fury of note-taking, you get lost in your scribbles. A startup in Fredericton alleviates this struggle by instantly digitizing these notes to review later—with a few bonuses....Read More
NEWS
Your Eco-Friendly Casket Alternative
Fiddlehead Caskets, a recently-launched small business in Fredericton, is hoping to change the casket industry with their handcrafted, New Brunswick pine creations...Read More
New Programming at Planet Hatch
A method for streamlining access to entrepreneurial services is being developed in New Brunswick. The idea is to prevent service duplication, and collaboration is enabling the streamlining work....Read More
EVENTS
Startup Visa Webinar
August 11

This unique program will work to attract the brightest entrepreneurs to Canada and give them certain opportunities to launch, promote, and grow their business. Join us for a free info session. Register
Resources for Young Entrepreneurs
August 10

Join Futurpreneur Canada to discover the resources available for entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-39, and learn more about their mentorship and start-up financing of up to $45k. Register
Tax Planning for Entrepreneurs
August 16

Your time is valuable and so is your business. This one-hour tax planning lunch seminar is full of essential information for new start-ups and business owners. As a business owner, planning for the taxman is just as important as making sales. Register
Get More Business
August 23

Low in advertising dollars? This workshop is meant to equip owners and managers with the practical knowledge and discipline to sell more with less. Deadline to register is Aug 15th. Register
Export Igniter Info Session
September 23

Export Igniter is the first program of its kind in Canada. During the program participating companies will receive comprehensive programming, services, mentorship and resources to assist them in developing a market entry strategy for in-market success. Learn More
#IChooseFredericton Networking Social
September 29

This is THE networking event of the year for students searching for employment post-grad and during the summer. From volunteer work to permanent employment, Choose Fredericton invites dozens of local businesses to share current and future career opportunities locally. Register
Invest Atlantic
October 5-6

Bringing together some of North America’s most noted investors with the region’s newest and fastest growing companies, Invest Atlantic will offer 2-days of focused discussions on everything from raising capital and collaboration, to partnerships and succession planning. Register
 
Reinvent Atlantic Canada
October 18-19

As the 1st international leadership conference to be held in Atlantic Canada, attendees will experience a unique, interactive conference with a roster of world-renowned keynotes, starring internationally acclaimed speaker, trainer, author and executive coach, Joe Sherren! Register
JOB FLASH
Atelka
Multiple Positions Open 
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CIBC
Multiple Positions Open
For more employment opportunities in the Fredericton 
Region, visit our Job Flash page.
NATURAL RESOURCES PORTAL
National Energy Board Hearings Start in New Brunswick
With TransCanada Corporation's application for the Energy East Pipeline complete, the NEB will conduct 10 panel sessions along the pipeline route. They begin in Saint John, New Brunswick from Aug. 8 to 12 and in Fredericton the following week from Aug. 15 to 19. From there the following panel sessions will be conducted in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. View the NEB website for more details.

Natural Resource Social Media Event
For the next two weeks, we'll be providing facts and updates about what's going on with the NEB hearings and the natural resource sector. Follows us @IgniteFredNB
POPULATION GROWTH STATION
Entrepreneurial Newcomer Workshops
In partnership with the Multicultural Association of Fredericton, Ignite and Planet Hatch will be planning four workshops targetted at newcomer youth around personal finance, entrepreneurial thinking & available newcomer services. For more information, email Julia Ramirez
STARTUP CORNER
IDEA Lab: August 9 
Discuss your idea with like-minded entrepreneurs. Register
Office Hours: August 10 
Meet with mentors eager to help you take your business to the next level. Register
Entrepreneur in Residence: August 17
Hear the entrepreneurial journey of couple-preneur, Mike & Mary from Radical Edge. Register

 
CULTURE HUB
Imagine Fredericton 
Community Compass

Share your thoughts, map your activity, and help shape Fredericton’s future! This interactive survey invites you to travel around Fredericton and share what you think is great about your city, where you spend your time, and which areas need improvement. Play
FEST Forward
Now Accepting Applications
The Charlotte Street Arts Centre will host the 6th annual emerging musician’s festival now known as FEST FORWARD, shining a spotlight on the impressive, emerging music scene that’s growing in New Brunswick! Applications are now open. Read More
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