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9 Steps to Developing a Brand Identity

In order to market anything—a product, a person, an organization, or an idea—you first need to define your brand. Once you define your brand you’ll be able to create a foundation for all your marketing efforts and strategies. Your brand definition serves as your measuring stick when evaluating any, and all, marketing materials, from your logo to the… Continue reading

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LOCAL MEDIA PROFESSIONALS AND STUDENTS INVITED TO DEMO STATE-OF-THE-ART VIRTUAL PRODUCTION FACILITY AT PINEWOOD STUDIOS TORONTO

The South Georgian Bay Media Association (SGBMA) is proud to announce a new series of workshops for film, television and media professionals, business owners and media students residing in Simcoe, Grey or Bruce County. The SGBMA is offering two workshops this October that will teach media professionals and students who are interested in futuristic production… Continue reading

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Annual Report 2021/2022

2021-2022 has proven to be another year year of transformation and growth. We made a strategic decision this past year to rebrand as Community Futures South Georgian Bay. Under this new branding we show our connection to an established and collaborative network of 267 Community Futures offices located across Canada that provide support to rural… Continue reading

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Become a Board Member!

Think Small Business…Think Community Futures Do you care deeply about the South Georgian Bay region and Dufferin County and want to see the area grow and prosper? Do you feel that you can contribute to small business and community economic development? Community Futures South Georgian Bay is seeking individuals who are community-minded and passionate about… Continue reading

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Celebrating our Community’s Change Makers

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the political, historical and cultural achievements of women. This day has been celebrated for over 100 years starting in 1911! The message is really two-fold – to not only celebrate women’s contributions to society but also a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This is echoed… Continue reading

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Annual Meeting – Tuesday, September 27 at 5:30

Notice of Annual General Meeting for Community Futures South Georgian Bay, Tuesday September 78, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. to be held at 105 Hurontario Street in Collingwood. For more information, visit our contact page.

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Annual Report 2020-2021

This past year has been an unprecedented year for the small business community, for the Community Futures South Georgian Bay and for the local economy. The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on our local small businesses and on our communities. The staff and volunteers quickly responded to the crisis to distribute Regional Relief and… Continue reading

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Regional Relief and Recovery Fund – Supporting Rural Communities

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan has helped to protect millions of jobs, provide emergency support to families and keep businesses afloat as they deal with the impact of COVID-19. A central part of this is the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF), which helps support those who may not be eligible for other programs. Since… Continue reading

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Business Match Finder Program – Business Consultant RFP

The Centre For Business is accepting proposals for a consultant to support the Business Transition / Business Match Finder Program. Details are provided in the attached document. For additional questions contact Gillian Fairley at gfairley@centreforbusiness.ca. Business Transition Business Consultant RFP

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COVID-19 Resources

Please visit our Resources page for COVID-19 resources and information for your small business including an HR Guide and a Summary of Canada’s COVID-19 Response Plan: COVID-19 Resources