Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
COMMENCED By Nestlé Canada, $41-million expansion of its Wilton Grove Road manufacturing facility, adding 26,000 square feet (to be completed by 2023).
ANNOUNCED By Libro Credit Union and software platform interVal, a partnership to provide Libro clients with value-added insights on business valuation, risk mitigation and management strategy.
ANNOUNCED By the Grand Theatre, a return to live performances beginning November 30.
ANNOUNCED By TechAlliance, finalists for the Limitless 2022 awards: ChargerQuest, Refuel Mobile and SoilOptix (The Breakthrough Award); Canada Life, eSupply Canada and 1Password (The Gamechanger Award); Mobials, Motif Labs and Paystone (The Scaleup Award); and Farzin Habib Pour, Dollar Luo and Shawn Miller (The Forthcomer Award).
DESIGNATED The City of London, as UNESCO City of Music.
RELEASED By Big Blue Bubble, My Singing Monsters Playground for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam.
ANNOUNCED By TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario, winners of the London Innovation Challenge 1 award: Caring Support, Locorum and Zersent.
RELEASED By retired journalist Morris Dalla Costa, new book Where Have You Been Bobby Marr? Friend, Felon, Hero (Dreaming Big Publications).
November 12: Intellectual Property (IP) Strategy Boot Camp
November 14: Entrepreneur 1.0 Innovation Academy
November 16: Best Defence Virtual Conference
November 16: Top Grants for Ontario Businesses in 2021
November 16: Starting A Small Business Seminar
November 17: Best Defence Virtual Conference
November 17: Community Pop-Up Kitchen
November 18: Marketing & Branding your Food Product
November 18: Business Planning Guide Workshop
November 18: 15th Annual Pillar Community Innovation Awards