Thursday, March 1st, 2018, 9:30am – 2:00pm

The Bradford Board Of Trade in partnership with the Office of Economic Development of Bradford West Gwillimbury and Nottawasaga Futures is proud to present: Business First. An educational opportunity event for business owners and staff to expand their knowledge and network. Working with professionals from within our community, attendees may choose from 3 sets of break out sessions on various topics.

Looking to increase sales, business financing for the self employed, business support programs, security and theft deterrent, public relations and their impact on your business and more!

Meet with your fellow business community, network within and between sessions. Please bring a brownbag lunch or feel free to grab a quick lunch within Town.

Please RSVP for this FREE event as seating is limited.

Reception: 9:30am – 10:00am
Introduction: 10:00am – 10:10am
Session 1: 10:10am – 11:00am
Session 2: 11:10am – 12:00pm
–Lunch Break–
Session 3: 12:10pm – 1:00pm
Open Networking


Eaton Grant – HOPE Inc.

Eaton Hope Grant is an inspirational speaker who bears an extraordinary message of hope and change.  He encourages the masses to keep hope alive in the midst of the realities of everyday life.

Martin Kuzma – Nottawasaga Futures, Economic Development Officer

Nottawasaga Futures provides loans and business assistance to businesses in south simcoe. Small business & Youth Entrepreneurship Grants. Covering the different grants available to small business & youth who would like to start a business, and how to apply for them.

Tim Johnston – Ledgers

Tim Johnston is a small business and franchise specialist, owner and Regional Director of Ledgers (Bradford). He is an owner like you and for this reason he wants to help other small business succeed by giving them access to a network of top level professionals who provide the essential services that every business owner needs.

James McNeill – Centum Mortgages


Jennifer Harrison – Lifestyle PR

Jennifer spent 20 years in media before moving to PR. She knows what people read, absorb and act on. Jennifer helps you connect with your audience.

Constable Jackie Beaulieu, South Simcoe Police

Business Security and Theft Deterrent strategies.