BDC Small Business Week™ microsite is now live with a full series of
MONTREAL, Sept. 14, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Business Development Bank of
Canada (BDC) has launched a new microsite in preparation for the 33rd edition of BDC Small Business Week™. A BDC trademark event, Small Business Week runs from October 14 to 20
under the theme Aim High! Invest in Your Future.
The microsite hosts small business news, a national calendar of events, research, factsheets and the annual BDC Small Business Week™ article series. Each article is accompanied by a sidebar and no authorization is
needed to reproduce the stories. Local and national BDC financing and
consulting experts are also available for interviews.
BDC Small Business Week™ activities this year will include a Canadian tour by Jean-René Halde, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Pierre Cléroux, Vice President, Reseach and Chief Economist. As part of the tour, Mr. Halde and Mr. Cléroux will discuss the
importance for Canadian entrepreneurs to invest in their businesses so
they can adapt to global market trends that are reshaping the Canadian
business environment. For a full schedule of activities, visit our microsite.
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About BDC Small Business Week™
BDC Small Business Week™ is a Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
trademark whose origins date back to 1979 when BDC business centres in
British Columbia's Lower Fraser Valley pooled their resources to
organize a week of activities for entrepreneurs. This first event and
one that followed in 1980 were so successful that BDC officially
launched BDC Small Business Week™ across Canada in 1981. The initiative
was quickly adopted by Canada's business community. In 2011, some 320
activities across Canada attracted close to 10,000 business people to
BDC Small Business Week™. This BDC flagship event celebrates
entrepreneurship at the local, provincial and national levels.
Canada's business development bank, BDC, puts entrepreneurs first. With
almost 2,000 employees and more than 100 business centres across the
country, BDC offers financing, subordinate financing, venture capital,
securitization and consulting services to more than 28,000 small and
medium-sized companies. Their success is vital to Canada's economic
SOURCE: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BANK OF CANADA
For further information:
Senior Advisor, Public Relations
Business Development Bank of Canada