Quebec business innovators and leaders offer entrepreneurs advice & insight at annual YES Entrepreneurship Conference 2017-05-15

Business owners, startups are invited to attend the 20th edition of the YES Entrepreneurship Conference. The conference, "Building Better Outcomes" is presented by YES, a non-profit organization that has dedicated the last two decades in helping entrepreneurs at every age and at every business phase, to succeed.





Advisory Council
Lionel Blanshay
Rob Braide
Bill Brownstein
Scott Conrod
Charles B. Crawford
Peter R. Johnson
Guy Laframboise
Timothy Leyne
Peter McAuslan
Andy Nulman
Philip O'Brien
Hilary Radley
Herschel Segal
Robert Walsh

Board of Directors
Past President, YES
John Aylen
John Aylen Communications

President, YES
Doris Juergens
NATIONAL Public Relations

Vice President, YES
Roslyn Slawner
Hart Resource Development

Vice-President, YES
Cherine Zananiri
Conroy | Ross Partners

Treasurer, YES
Gavin Correa, CPA, CA, CFP
LCA CPA Inc.
Chartered Professional Accountant

Secretary, YES
Elisabeth Laett
Xaphan Group

Andrew Abdalla
MNP LLP

Anthony Broccolini
Broccolini 

Paul Dery-Goldberg
Spiegel Sohmer Avocats/Lawyers

Pino Di Ioia
BeaverTails Pastry/Moozoo Juices Gelateria

Harvey Elman
Landmark Properties Inc.

Geoff Wagner
Norseland Inc.

Iris Unger
Executive Director

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MEDIA ADVISORY  For Immediate Release
   

Building Better Outcomes: Quebec Business Innovators and Leaders Offer Entrepreneurs Advice & Insight at Annual YES Entrepreneurship Conference
 
What: 20th Annual YES Entrepreneurship Conference

Business owners, startups  are invited to attend the 20th edition of the YES Entrepreneurship Conference. The conference, "Building Better Outcomes" is presented by YES, a non-profit organization that has dedicated the last two decades in helping entrepreneurs at every age and at every business phase, to succeed.

 
Who: Moderated by Chris Emergui (President, BAM Strategy), Cherine Zananiri (Strategic Consultant)
Keynote: Co-owners of Beavertails Pastry, Pino Di Ioia, Anthony Di Ioia, and Tina Serrao.
Opening Speaker: Cindy Fagen (COO, SAP Labs Canada)
 
Panelists include visionary leaders from innovative businesses - from pre-startup to established:
Anne Dardick, Dot & Lil Bath & Body Inc
Kevin Khoury, DecodeMTL
Heather Lewenza, Closet Case Patterns
Pazit Perez, Photographer
Andy Nulman, Play the Future
Sass Peress, renewz sustainable solutions inc
Lauren Rathmell, Lufa Farms, 
Caterina Rizzi, Breather
Fabio Zeppilli, Bad Monkey Popcorn

 
Why:  Each year, this event attracts Quebec's business industry to converge, learn and network amongst peers and business owners from pre-startup to established. 

In this event, entrepreneurs of all ages and business phases will have the opportunity to acquire the wide-reaching business acumen of 20+ speakers and panelists. As an added feature, attendees will have the opportunity to ask the panelists questions they would like to hear, making this event even more tailored to addressing participants' specific business inquiries.

 
When:  Tuesday, May 16, 2017 

3:30PM: Registration
4:00PM: Opening Speaker
4:30PM: Keeping It Real - Startup Panel
5:15PM: Business Support - Resource Panel
6:00PM: Dinner Break
6:45PM: Ask the Experts - Established Business Panel
7:30PM: Keynote Presentation
8:30PM: Networking Cocktail

 
Where:  S.A.T. (Société des arts technologiques) 1201 St Laurent Blvd, Montreal, QC H2X 2S6

For full conference details go to www.yesmontreal.ca.

Registration is $49.99 (including a light dinner) or participants can take part virtually and watch it live, online for $39.99. 

ABOUT YES: YES is a non-profit organization with a mission of providing support services to help Quebecers find employment and start businesses. Over the past two decades, YES has been instrumental in helping to launch thousands of businesses in Quebec through business coaching, daytime/evening workshops and seminars. Services are offered to entrepreneurs of all ages and all business phases, all over Quebec.
 
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For further information, media representatives may contact:

Catherine Brisindi
Director of Marketing and Special Events
514-878-9788 ext. 322
cbrisindi@yesmontreal.ca    

Iris Unger
Executive Director
Tel: 514.878.9788 ext. 301
iu@yesmontreal.ca