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The Nov. 22 event in Toronto featured speeches and workshops designed to help entrepreneurs grow their companies. Photography by Katherine Scarrow/The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail's Small Business Summit was held on Nov. 22 at MaRS Discovery District

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The event is designed to provide information and inspiration to entrepreneurs at all stages of growth

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The program boasted an itinerary of specialized keynote speakers, workshops and networking opportunities to give you the professional insight you need

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Small business owners and operators from across the province joined us for the day-long event

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Along with the sessions, registrants were treated to breakfast, lunch and networking sessions

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Report on Small Business editor Sean Stanleigh welcomes attendees

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In a keynote addres, Jamie Salter, CEO of Authentic Brands and Toronto native, outline the process of competing in the fascinating business of representing celebrity estates

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In the first panel session of the day, CEOs from a selection of Canada's most successful small businesses share their stories on launching and running thriving businesses

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Entrepreneurs Fiona Gilligan, Phil White and Eric Fournier speak with Derek DeCloet

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Jayesh Parmar of Picatic listens to the judges in the media pitch panel

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Marivel Taruc, reporter with CBC News Toronto, offers her advice

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In the Building a Fanbase session, Matthew Slutsky, founder of BuzzBuzzHome explains how he builds a community on his website

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Rebecca MacDonald, founder and current Executive Chair of Just Energy Group, closes the day with a final keynote address

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