YES Entrepreneurship Conference made accessible to entrepreneurs across the province through a live stream option 2013-04-08

English-speaking entrepreneurs all over Quebec will now be able to connect, share knowledge and actively participate this year’s YES Entrepreneurship Conference: Today’s Insights for Tomorrow’s Business via a new live stream option.

 
Advisory Council
Lionel Blanshay
Rob Braide
Scott Conrod
Charles B. Crawford
John W. Dobson
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
Harold Simpkins
John Molson School of Business
Concordia University

President, YES
John Aylen
John Aylen Communications

Vice President, YES
Jordan LeBel, Ph.D.
John Molson School of Business
Concordia University

Treasurer, YES
Gavin Correa
Litwin Correa
Chartered Accountants

Secretary, YES
Marnie Blanshay
Lola &Emily


Pino Di Ioia
BeaverTails Pastry/Moozoo Juices Gelateria

Ron Drennan

Chris Emergui
BAM Strategy

Chad Loeven
Net-Wall Internet Security Inc.

Coleen MacKinnon
Fundraising/Advocacy Consultant, Social Sector

Barbara E. Oberleitner, CA


Simon Restall
Scotia Bank

Roslyn Slawner
Hart Resource Development

Iris Unger
Executive Director

Charitable Tax Number:
888729050RR0001

 
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

YES Entrepreneurship Conference made accessible to entrepreneurs across the province through a live stream option

Montreal, April 8, 2013 – English-speaking entrepreneurs all over Quebec will now be able to connect, share knowledge and actively participate in this year’s YES Entrepreneurship Conference: Today’s Insights for Tomorrow’s Business via a new live stream option.

Recognized as the largest English-language entrepreneurship conference of its kind in Quebec, and now in its 16th year, this event brings together more than 250 entrepreneurs at various stages of business development, as well as seasoned veterans of the Quebec entrepreneurial scene, for a full-day of informative and inspiring workshops and discussions.

This year’s speakers include Mitch Joel, named one of Canada's Most Influential Males in Social Media, and Stewart Schaefer, President of Dormez-vous Sleep Centres as well as other seasoned veterans in the field of business who will share their philosophy on business, best practices and the challenges and opportunities facing Quebec entrepreneurs.

Organized by YES, a not-for-profit organization that provides English-language services to help Quebecers find employment and start businesses, the conference will be held from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Society for Arts & Technology (SAT), 1201 St-Laurent Blvd., Montreal.

The new online format of the conference will provide entrepreneurs in all regions of Quebec with an opportunity to fully participate in the process by watching presentations and interacting with speakers via live chat - all from the comfort of their computers. The online conference fee is $49.99 and registration is open at yesmontreal.ca.



For more information or to register, interested participants can contact YES at 514-878-9788 or visit www.yesmontreal.ca


ABOUT YES: As a not-for-profit organization, Youth Employment Services (YES) enriches the community by providing English-language support services to help Quebecers find employment and start businesses.
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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


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