The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Press release from Marketwire

Media Advisory-BMO Media Panel: B.C. Experts Provide Trends and Tips to Women Entrepreneurs for 2013 International Women's Week

- Discussion on what is on the minds and hearts of women-led businesses in British Columbia - Top tips and advice from entrepreneurial experts on how to start your own business - Key sectors of the economy for business start-ups in 2013

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Media Advisory-BMO Media Panel: B.C. Experts Provide Trends and Tips to Women Entrepreneurs for 2013 International Women's Week12:28 EST Thursday, February 28, 2013VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2013) - To mark International Women's Week, BMO Bank of Montreal is hosting a Media Panel to discuss the top trends and tips for women entrepreneurs in British Columbia. Results from a recent BMO study will also reveal what is on the minds and hearts of women entrepreneurs. Discussion points include:Are women currently spending and/ or investing in their business? What are the financing options for starting a business? Non-traditional careers for women - opportunities and barriers Are you a numbers person? - That can make you a good partner for your bank and for yourself Are immigrant women potential new entrepreneurs in B.C.? Which sectors and types of business likely to grow in the coming year? Level of optimism about the economy in 2013 and area of exportation What:BMO Women Entrepreneurs in British Columbia Media PanelWho:Joanne Gassman, Senior Vice President, BC and Yukon Division, BMO Bank of MontrealMarla Kott, Chief Executive Officer, Imprint PlusEva Sun, President, Libra National Inc. (The Rice People)Barbara Mowat, President of Impact Communications and GroYourBiz.comManinder Dhaliwal, Executive Director, Tradeworks Training SocietyWhen:Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PDTWhere:BMO Boardroom, 595 Burrard St., 22nd Floor, Vancouver, B.C.Media Call-in Number: Toll free: 1-866-696-5910 Pass code: 7210353FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Contact Information: Media please confirm your attendanceand call for more information:Laurie Grant604-665-7596laurie.grant@bmo.com