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2014 Annual General Meeting Recap

Our event was very successful, with a great turnout from our members. Todd   Letts, the BBOT’s new CEO, gave a brief presentation on the future direction of the BBOT, citing his plan to implement “ROAR”, standing for “Re-connect, Optimize, Align and Re-invent”.

Mayor-elect Linda Jeffrey gave a great speech on Brampton's future direction , discussing the need to greater incentivize young Bramptonians to stay and work, and deliver excellent city services and investments in infrastructure to maintain our great quality of life.

Current BBOT Chair Susan Crawford discussed the successes of 2014 and her excitement to pass the torch onto our incoming 2015 Chair, Jaipaul Massey-Singh. Chair-elect Massey-Singh closed the AGM with comments about the direction that he would like to steer the board for the New Year.

All in all, it was a great event that encapsulated all of the successes of the past year, its challenges and highlighted the great plans that the BBOT has in store for its members in 2015.  

Business After Hours

 Our Monthly Business After Hours provides attendees with the opportunity to   showcase their great products, meet interesting people and expand their networks. 

 Here's a brief glimpse into last week's Business After Hours at Clinton's on        Main. Photos by Herman Custudio at www.custudiostudio.ca 


Entrepreneurial Growth and Networking Series- February 4th from 7:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Brampton Golf Club

Our first Entrepreneurial Growth and Networking Series event of 2015 will be   held on February 4th from 7:45 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Brampton Golf Club. 

At our last event, Suzanne McInerney,VP of Business Development for Dynamic Employment Solutions, spoke on "Networking in Today's Business      World". There were also two 20 minute workshop sessions:
• “Building the P’s: Prepare, Practice and Pull Yourself together
• It’s A Small World-Degrees of Separation.”We had a great turnout with a lot of valuable lessons learned on how to better increase your networking IQ to expand your professional network. 

Photos by Herman Custodio, Custodio's Studio Inc, http://www.custodiostudio.ca/

 

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