Sault Ste Marie Chamber Of Commerce

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Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES) Algoma

Starts: 2017-09-21 Ends: 2017-09-22

Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES) Algoma will take place in the Sault on September 21 and 22 at the Water Tower Inn. YES Algoma is a two-day event where youth ages 16 to 29 from the entire Algoma region will learn business and entrepreneurial skills, grow their network, and be encouraged to become active changemakers in their communities. Learn more at www.yesalgoma.com and visit our Facebook page.
 
Keynote speakers include three highly respected and successful Canadian entrepreneurs and changemakers: Michele Romanow, a current Dragon on CBC’s Dragon’s Den, a tech titan, engineer and serial entrepreneur who started three companies before her 28th birthday; Ann Makosinski, a 19 year-old student at University of British Columbia, inventor, entrepreneur, and creator of the Hollow Flashlight and E-Drink; and Kendal Netmaker, one of Canada’s top Indigenous entrepreneurs and founder of Neechie Gear, a clothing brand that aims to empower youth through sports.
 
This is an Ontario 150 funded event led by the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre and its YouLaunch division, supported by many community partners including the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation (SSMEDC); the Youth Social Infrastructure (YSI) Collaborative; and the Sault Community Career Centre (SCCC).