Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
ANNOUNCED By Start.ca Rocks the Park, four-night concert series in Harris Park, beginning July 13, 2022.
LAUNCHED By TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario, second round of the London Innovation Challenge ― Strengthen Business Health ― with applications open until December 3, 2021.
ANNOUNCED By the Grand Theatre, operating surplus of $4,619 for the 2020/21 season – bringing the theatre’s accumulated surplus to a total of $584,624.
APPOINTED Dr. Jackie Schleifer Taylor, president and CEO, London Health Sciences Centre.
ANNOUNCED By AutoVerify, partnership with Quebec City-based iA Dealer Services to help automotive dealers increase finance and insurance (F&I) penetration.
CLOSING Flying M Restaurant, 7340 Colonel Talbot Road.
AWARDED Northern Commerce, Business of the Year by CGLCC, Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce, as part of its 2021 Business Leadership Awards.
APPOINTED Simon Trevarthen, chief innovation and open assets officer, Fanshawe College (effective January 3, 2022).
ANNOUNCED By the Ontario government, $17.4-million investment ($1.5 million from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund) in Woodstock auto parts manufacturer ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks.
ANNOUNCED By the Western Fair Association in partnership with CannabisWiki, the CannabisWiki Conference & Expo at the Western Fair District Agriplex, June 15 and 16, 2022.
November 26: Socialpreneur Chats November 2021
November 30: Entrepreneur 1.0 Innovation Academy
November 30: Starting a Small Business Seminar
December 2: Leadership Panel (Ivey)
December 2: The 4th Annual Leasing Webinar
December 3: Western Angels’ Demo Day
December 3: Increasing Your Visibility Online