Media advisory - Workshop helps small businesses in Castelgar and Nelson
boost productivity and increase competiveness

CASTELGAR, BC, Feb. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) will offer a productivity and competitiveness enhancement seminar for businesses in the Nelson and Castelgar area on February 11, 2010. The program is sponsored by the Ministry of Small Business, Technology and Economic Development (STED) Building Skills for Small Business fund, the Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust, and the Castelgar Chamber of Commerce.

    
    WHAT:     Productivity and competitiveness enhancement workshop

    WHEN:     Thursday, February 11, 2010
              8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    WHERE:    Fireside Inn, 1810 8th Avenue, Castelgar, BC

    WHO:      Business Development Bank of Canada
              Castelgar Chamber of Commerce

    TO RSVP:  Castelgar and District Chamber of Commerce
              Phone:   250 365-6313
              E-mail:  pam.mcleod@shawbiz.ca
    

A number of businesses attending the workshop could receive a free comprehensive productivity and competitiveness diagnostic and a business improvement plan prepared by BDC Consulting, all valued at $8,000. Upon registration, business owners should specify interest in a one-on-one meeting.

About BDC

BDC is Canada's business development bank. From more than 100 offices across the country, BDC promotes entrepreneurship by providing highly tailored financing, venture capital and consulting services to entrepreneurs. Visit www.bdc.ca for more information.

SOURCE Business Development Bank of Canada

For further information: For further information: Johanne Bissonnette, Media Relations Manager, BDC, (514) 283-7929, johanne.bissonnette@bdc.ca


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