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September 12, 2002
Small Business Forum 2002 - Toronto's largest small business event of the year
Economic Development - The City of Toronto's Economic Development
Division is hosting the Small Business Forum 2002 at the Metro Toronto
Convention Centre on Friday, September 27, 2002. The forum will
  • an economic briefing by the RBC Financial Group
  • keynote addresses by Renee Unger, President of Renee's Gourmet, and Bruce Poon Tip, Founder of G.A.P. Adventures
  • interactive roundtable discussions at the Knowledge Café
  • business seminars
  • entrepreneurial forums for women and youth
  • a special forum for the Chinese Canadian entrepreneur
  • a trade show featuring the latest features and services for the entrepreneur
The Small
Business Forum 2002 is free and there will be fabulous door prizes. The forum
has been organized so that participants will have an opportunity to receive
valuable business information from top industry leaders, assistance in business
start-up or growth, and gain valuable business contacts in one location.

"Small business is vital to Toronto's economy and vibrancy," said Brenda
Librecz, Managing Director of Economic Development Culture and Tourism. "The
Small Business Forum is one of the ways that the City provides support to the
small business sector. We also provide support for the tourism, finance, film,
fashion, biotechnology, information technology and new media sectors."

The economic briefing starts at 8:30 a.m. and trade show hours are 9:30 a.m. to
4:30 p.m.

A full schedule of events and additional information is available at:

Media Contact
Jack David,
Business Advisor, Enterprise Toronto, Economic Development, Culture & Tourism,



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