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Power Up North! The Entrepreneurs Conference

Power Up North! The Entrepreneurs Conference is back for another year!

This year’s conference will be taking place in Lac La Biche, AB at Portege College on October 8th & 9th 2019 for all of Northern Alberta.

Join us for an evening of networking, tasty treats, and keynote speakers and more on October 8th. Then enjoy an entire day of keynote speakers, break out workshops, resources and so much more on October 9th.

Power up North has something for "All Ages, Stages and Phases of Business".

If you have a new idea, if you have a new start-up whether it's home-based, online or a side- gig, if you are looking to expand or diversify or if you are looking towards selling or retirement - there is something for you at this fantastic conference.

Pick the Energy Stream That Works For You!

1. Supporting the Underground Economy – this is geared for start ups and home-based businesses. It is highly encouraged that youths and entrepreneurs partake in this stream. 2. Tourism and Agritourism – this stream will identify the reality of tourism and how to get creative in finding unique offerings and experiences to be profitable. 3. Future Planning – this stream will explore succession planning, be it closing, expanding, downsizing, or taking an arms length approach through other avenues.

Keynote Speakers:

Graham Sherman, Owner of the Tool Shed Brewing Company.  He will share his inspiring story of how he transitioned from rolling around the war zone in Afghanistan to being nominated as Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year and recognized as one of the “40 under 40”

Q Rasi of ATB he will be speaking on Entrepreneurship and Alberta’s Ecosystem Support Programs.

Breakout Sessions:

Business Link - Business Model Canvas 1 & 2.

Community Futures Tawatinaw Region - Leadership and Influence

Travel Alberta -  Building tourism experiences for your region

Shauna Feth - Strategies for Successful Transition Planning

A full list of Speakers and Breakout Sessions can be found on our website.

Get ideas, find supports you didn't know about and hear success stories and get energized at Power Up North! 

Visit our website for complete conference information :

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