Thomas Brown, Ryen Veldhuis
(705) 996-4514 | [email protected] | 10C-176 Lakeshore Drive, North Bay
BuzzMasters empowers marketing professionals to bring their brand to life with video. BuzzMasters is a full-service creative video branding team headquartered in Northern Ontario servicing brands across Canada since 2017 and proud alumni of The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound's Starter Company program.
(705) 474-5650 x6143 | [email protected] | 630 Cassells Street, North Bay
Caisse Populaire Alliance is a financial services cooperative owned by its members. They provide a complete range of financial products and services including personal banking, investment services, commercial banking, and more. At Caisse Populaire Alliance, we value our community and strive to help businesses grow.
(705) 474 7600 x5826 | [email protected] | 100 College Drive & 60 Commerce Court, North Bay
At Canadore College their focus is on student success, program and service excellence, connection to the community, sustainability and innovation. The college graduates approximately 1,000 students each year and has over 40,000 alumni. Their Centre for Career Development and E-Hub connects students and graduates who possess the skills and abilities that you seek in an employee and promote entrepreneurial culture on-campus.
(705) 475-6519 | [email protected] | 222 McIntyre Street West, Suite 400, North Bay
Grant Thornton LLP is a leading Canadian accounting and business advisory firm providing audit, tax and advisory services, locally and across Canada, to dynamic privately owned, publicly listed, and public sector organizations. We are dedicated to helping our clients, colleagues, and communities thrive. Our advisors work to obtain a deep understanding of what is important to you, your business, and your industry. This knowledge, combined with a team of very motivated and talented professionals who collaborate with you, help to accelerate your advantage.
Kennedy Insurance Brokers Inc.
(705) 472-5744 | [email protected] | 160 King Street West, North Bay
Kennedy Insurance has been insuring businesses for over 100 years. You can depend on them for brokerage services led by a friendly and experienced team who will always go the extra mile to find the exact insurance required for your business to protect you and your employees against foreseeable risks.
North bay & district Chamber of Commerce
(705) 472-8480 | [email protected] | 205 Main Street East, North Bay
Every community needs a voice for business and the North Bay and District Chamber of Commerce provides a loud one! Located in the heart of downtown North Bay, their goal is to keep a pulse on the world of business and be the link between it and government for the district. With over 800 members, they are consistently advocating on their behalf and providing continuous value through additional initiatives.
Parry Sound Area Chamber of Commerce
705-746-4213 | [email protected] | 21 William Street, Parry Sound
Proudly representing the Parry Sound Area business community since 1897.
Third Gen Design
(705) 493-7505 | [email protected]
The new year brings the evolution of x-height graphics. With the succession of the business, now Third Gen Design, Kevin Strang has passed the torch to the next generation of designers in his family. Having worked side by side with Kevin for 8 years, his daughter, Mandy Strang, is continuing the creative legacy at the helm of Third Gen Design. And continuing the tradition of the family business sha has brought her cousin, Whitney Strang on board full-time. Third Gen Design is the culmination of three generations of graphic designers. Mandy's father Keven Strang began x-height Graphics Inc. over thirty years ago, and Kevin's grandfather was a designer before most of the technology we use in the industry today was even invested. The company has a whole new look, but it's still the same team, with the same great design philosophies and straightforward approach. Our goal and steadfast belief is still always doing what's best for the client and providing them with the best quality and value possible.
The City of North Bay: Economic Development Department
(705) 474-0400 x2527 | [email protected] | 200 McIntyre Street East, North Bay
The Economic Development Department assists existing businesses, prospective investors and community partners with business and community development projects. Their team of experts is ready to showcase North Bay, its many amenities and demonstrate the advantages a business can expect from expanding or relocating to North Bay.
West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce
(705) 753-5672 | [email protected] | 30 Front Street, Unit B, Sturgeon Falls
The West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce is a member-based organization whose main objective is to promote and ensure the livelihood of local businesses and community. This not for profit organization is managed by a board of directors who work to support and advocate for their fellow Chamber members who represent all sectors of West Nipissing’s local business community.
NECO Community Futures Development Corporation
705-476-8822 x 100 | [email protected] | 222 McIntyre Street West, Suite 312, North Bay
NECO is a Community Futures Development Corporation, funded by FedNor/Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada and is managed by a volunteer board of directors. NECO has been helping small business in the East Nipissing and East Parry Sound region since 1987 and has invested more than $22 million in small business loans and community projects over this period.
705-358-3396 | [email protected]
Workplace conflict is a multi-billion dollar problem. As we enter this post-pandemic era, it is more important than ever to connect, engage and retain top talent. People rarely quit jobs; they quit managers or toxic cultures. For over 20 years tens of thousands of participants and audience members have gained the skills and confidence to be productive, play nice in the sandbox, and climb the ladder of success. Penny’s Advanced Mediation certificate from Harvard, combined with years of conflict resolution facilitation, bring stories, experiences and guidance to enhance learning and shift minds.
Northern Ontario Angels
Larry Fuld and Chad Pallopson
The Northern Ontario Angels is the #1 Angel Organization in North America for Northern Ontario entrepreneurs (looking for growth capital) and angel investors (looking for investments). The creative concept and foundation of this network was developed to take Northern Ontario businesses to the next level. NOA is continually growing, developing and updating it’s Angel Investment Groups throughout the north and around the World. Presently, NOA supports Angel Investment Groups in Sudbury, North Bay, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins/Kapuskasing and Kenora.
647 970 1478 | [email protected]
InXpress is an international parcel, freight and shipping company who partners with the world's best carriers. Their size and tremendous volumes allow InXpress shipping specialists to provide customers unrivaled shipping solutions at some of the lowest prices anywhere. Your business can enjoy first class shipping that’s effortless and affordable – no matter where you are, no matter what your needs.
Almaguin Community Economic Development
705-571-1564 | [email protected] | 56 Ontario Street, Burk's Falls
The Almaguin Community Economic Development (ACED) Department delivers economic development services throughout the Almaguin Highlands Region (formally called the East Parry Sound District). These services include business and entrepreneurial support; marketing and promotion of tourism opportunities, events and local programming; regional economic planning, research and analysis; and community development and organization support. ACED is committed to ensuring the economic and social prosperity of the region. Our objective is to develop our economy and regional environment through taking strategic action and stewarding strong relationships between municipalities, the business community, community organizations and economic development stakeholders.”
705-472-8480 ext.234 | [email protected] | 205 Main Street East, North Bay
Creative Industries supports, connects, and promotes the creative sector in North Bay, Nipissing to foster a progressive, prosperous community.
SMRT Computer Solutions
705-995-3808 | [email protected] | 510A Main St, Powassan
SMRT Computer Solutions offers a wide variety of IT Services for Residential, Municipal, Healthcare and Business Clients. If you or your business require IT Services for your business be sure to contact SMRT today.
BDC North Bay
705-495-5707 | [email protected] | 222 McIntyre Street West, Suite 312, North Bay
BDC is the bank for Canadian Entrepreneurs. For the last 75 years, BDC has offered a wide variety of flexible financing, advisory, and smart capital services. If you or your business are looking for business financing and guidance then the BDC may be your next step.
705-492-0951 | [email protected]
Hello Darlene offers home organization and decluttering services, as well as legacy planning/estate planning services. They also help with senior transitions to help families make changes to their homes to keep clients living independently and safely.
1-416-931-3238 | [email protected] | 751 Main St. E., North Bay
Hoss Notarkesh is an Executive Business Coach and Tony Robbins Certified Life Strategist. Hoss Coaching passion has been fostered through his 17 years of Senior Corporate Healthcare Executive career. In his last role he supported overall operation of ten long term care homes across Ontario. A team of 9 Executives, over 100 directors and about 3000 frontline staff. His Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Master of Business has provided him with academic proficiency to help many individuals through their professional and personal journey to achieve their full potential. Hoss owns and supports businesses in three continents and with that comes the leverage of understanding a common trend of excellency that drives entrepreneurs to dent the universe with their masterpiece. Hoss is a USA patent holder with 11 claims and his signature package is Passion-Discovery™, a proprietary process that is designed to optimize individuals and businesses full potential.
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Rewire with Sue Williams offers professional development mindset coaching to help you overcome the hurdles of entrepreneurship and self-employment. Receiving support from someone who understands is the difference between struggling and success. Together with Sue you will embark upon a journey that provides you with customized tools that you need for optimal success.
Karen Jones Consulting
Karen Jones and Natasha Penn
705-478-9713 | [email protected] | 150 First Avenue West, Suite 103, North Bay
Karen Jones Consulting Inc. (KJCO) is committed to delivering excellence and achieving results. Their core mission is to support your success through insight, innovation and action. Their multi-disciplinary team brings expertise and experience across a wide range of industries to help you address challenges and harness opportunities for effective, sustainable growth.
Northgate Shopping Centre
705-472-8110 | [email protected] | 1500 Fisher Street, North Bay
Northgate is anchored by Best Buy and Walmart and offers over 100 quality stores with a unique mix of both independent and national retailers such as American Eagle Outfitters, Boathouse, West49, People's Jewelers, Body Shop and Eclipse. Northgate Shopping Centre is currently managed by Morguard, a fully integrated real estate company. They own, manage and invest in high-quality, well-located, geographically diversified assets across North America, including a Retail portfolio of more than 18 million square feet of local, regional, super regional, mixed-use and development properties in more than 63 Canadian and U.S. communities. Morguard understands the real estate requirements of retailers with a focus to maximize traffic, sales, and market share. Their disciplined merchandising strategies ensure all aspects of their retail properties are optimized. Northgate strives to provide a safe and pleasant shopping environment for all our shopping centre visitors, patrons and employees.
Royal Bank Of Canada - North Bay
(705) 494-7100 | | 925 Stockdale Rd, North Bay
With RBC's Beyond Banking Service entrepreneurs can access their wide variety of partners and discounts on business software solutions to: help simplify your business operations, improve your efficiency, assist with payment processing, effectively manage payroll, and matching grant opportunities with your business using Grantmatch. Speak to an RBC Business Advisor Today with their 24/7 Business Helpline: 1-888-676-7186.
TD Bank Group
Whether you're starting, growing or managing your business, or you're ready to hand over the reins to someone else, TD is here to provide banking advice. TD offers a variety of accounts, credit solutions, and resources to help businesses at every step. Visit their website to book an appointment with one of their advisors today.
Algonquin Safety Training
705-223-0120 | [email protected] | 480 Cassells St, North Bay
Beginning to operate in any industry requires safety training and certification. SO training regularly and staying up to date with the latest requirements for your field should be a priority. Algonquin Safety Training is located on Cassels Street in North Bay, Ontario and provides training and upskilling opportunities for businesses and professionals who are looking to develop existing skills in a wide range of industries. Learn more today by visiting their website.
Nipissing First Nation
Zack LaFleur - Economic Development Officer
705-753-2050 ext. 1264 | [email protected] | 36 Semo Road, Garden Village, ON
Nipissing First Nation (NFN) is classified as an urban reserve and is located on the north shore of Lake Nipissing, approximately 320 kilometres north of Toronto. The Nipissing Nation’s land base spans over 30 kilometers between the City of North Bay to the east and the Municipality of West Nipissing to the west. The people of Nipissing First Nation, known as the Nbisiing Anishinaabeg, are of Ojibway and Algonquin descent and have lived in the area of Lake Nipissing since time immemorial. Archaeological studies indicate that the lake and its environs have been occupied for nearly 10,000 years. Nbisiing is a community where each individual does their part to make us stronger as a whole. Nipissing First Nation prides itself on being a progressive nation that emphasizes fairness, accountability, balance and consideration of future generations in all decision making.
Dr. Rob Graham
Dr. Rob Graham
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Techno-Resiliency™ founder and esteemed author, Dr. Rob Graham empowers business and educational leaders to thrive as technology-enhanced workplaces. While gaining his Ph.D. in e-Research & Technology Enhanced Learning from the world-ranked Lancaster University in the U.K., Dr. Rob developed an award-winning, research-based theoretical lens. To date, his teachings and principles have led to global interest and the sale of thousands of copies of his Springer-published book, Techno-Resiliency In Education.
(705) 674-1685 | [email protected]
Across Northern Ontario businesses many businesses, organizations and workplaces have participated with one or more of our support programs. They are realizing the advantages of connecting with our programs and maximizing the benefits of becoming more sustainable. ReThink Green's Green Economy North (2016-present) program works with local businesses and organizations to set and achieve sustainability targets — bringing together, supporting, and celebrating businesses as they achieve their goals. Green Economy North is one of 8 Hubs in the Green Economy Canada network. They are currently working to expand this program across Northern Ontario to demonstrate that a more sustainable economy is possible.
Kennedy Horton - Business Development Manager - Northern Ontario
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Futurpreneur has been fueling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprise for two decades. They are the only national, non-proﬁt organization that provides ﬁnancing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Their internationally recognized mentoring program hand matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 2,400 volunteer mentors.
iion - Innovation Initiatives Ontario North
Emily Ryan - Research, Metrics & Outreach Manager
(705) 474-7600 ext.5606 | [email protected] | 60 Commerce Crescent, Room W106, North Bay, Ontario
Innovation Initiatives Ontario North (IION) is a Regional Innovation Centre that assists innovative entrepreneurs, start-ups and existing companies develop and scale. IION works collaboratively with a variety of strategic partners throughout the province to promote client growth and help to position them for future success. IION is located at Canadore College in North Bay and proudly serves the districts of Nipissing, Timiskaming, Parry Sound, and Muskoka.