Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
ANNOUNCED By Start.ca Rocks the Park, postponement of 2021 festival until July 13 to 16, 2022.
APPOINTED Vince Romeo, director of education, London District Catholic School Board.
RETIRING Joe Drummond, general manager London’s DoubleTree by Hilton London (effective May 21,2021).
APPOINTED Davie Lee and Andrew Leest, startup advisors, venture growth & corporate innovation, TechAlliance.
APPOINTED Steve Warren, project manager for the Aspire Food Group, A&L Biological Inc.
AWARDED Tima Bansal (professor, Ivey Business School) and Dr. Amit X. Garg (nephrologist, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and the London Health Sciences Centre), the 2021 Hellmuth Prizes for Achievement in Research, Western University’s highest distinction for sustained excellence in research.
RECEIVED Western University, $1 million in funding as part of the eCampusOntario Virtual Learning Strategy.
LAUNCHED By Motif Labs, in-house cannabis products label Floresence.
ANNOUNCED By the London Chamber of Commerce and TechAlliance, launch of StaySafe London program to provide small- and medium-sized business (150 employees or less) in London with asymptomatic rapid Covid tests.
May 27: Business Planning Guide Workshop
May 28: Socialpreneur Chats: May 2021