Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
APPOINTED Matt Quin, marketing director, Start.ca.
APPOINTED Brock Hunter, digital marketing specialist, Hart Direction.
ANNOUNCED By the London Small Business Centre, $400,000 in My Main Street grant funding for four downtown retail districts ― Dundas Street downtown, Hamilton Road, Old East Village and Richmond Row ($100,000 each).
RESIGNED Jeff Yurek, MPP, Elgin-Middlesex-London, effective March 1, 2022.
ANNOUNCED By Sunwing and Air Transat, cancellation of remaining sun destination flights out of London International Airport for the 2022 winter vacation season.
ACQUIRED Buying Group Services, by LBMX Inc.
APPOINTED Yola Ventresca, managing partner, Lerners LLP London office.
LAUNCHED By the London Music Office and the Forest City Film Festival, the ISO Project to connect London musicians of colour to professional video production at no cost.
APPOINTED Abisola Popoola, project manager, rTraction.
ANNOUNCED By Onex Bus (Ontario Express Bus), daily London to Windsor bus service, commencing February 2022.
January 18: TA: Business Model and Customer Discovery
January 18: Entrepreneur 1.0 Innovation Academy
January 19: Insider Insights: Successful Grant Writing 2022
January 19: How to Start a Main Street Retail Business
January 19: TA: Business Model and Customer Discovery
January 20: Winter LD2 – Managing Unconscious Bias
January 20: Starting a Food Business