The Future of Business is Built on a Semi-colon; the Ethos of a 30-Year-Old Organization

Author: Ken Tencer, Spyder Works Inc. CEO, 2021 MBOT Chair The ethos of Spyder Works is the semi-colon; used to connect two interdependent ideas that are closely related in thought. We leverage this ethos to drive sustainable growth for our

The Political Round Up

Local and Regional The Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT) is the voice of business at the City of Mississauga and Region of Peel orders of government. COVID19 Response Both the City of Mississauga and Region of Peel governments have established

Building Back Better Together

Author: Donna Heslin, Manager Entrepreneurship & Innovation, City of Mississauga Change is inevitable and due to the impacts of COVID-19 we have seen more change than many of us could have anticipated, and in a very short time.  Businesses large

The Road to Recovery: Supporting Safe Workplaces Today … and a Resilient Life Sciences Infrastructure for the Future

Recovery has many facets and will look different for every business. One consistent theme though, regardless of your industry or the size of your business, is keeping employees safe by keeping Covid-19 out of workplaces. Continued hand washing, mask wearing

The Business of Mentorship

Author: Karen LeMoine, Director, Community Engagement & Stakeholder Relations, Sheridan College  The trials of the past year have shown the importance of civic engagement, and the opportunities that are unlocked when people join forces for the betterment of their communities.

5 Tips to Focus Forward by David Wojcik

The last 18 months has been grueling. For staff, front line workers and leaders. We have seen employees move to different companies and different careers, with hopes it will be different. Maybe so, but unlikely. Here are 5 tips to

David Wojcik, MBOT President & CEO, Announces his Retirement

After almost six years as President & CEO of the Mississauga Board of Trade, David Wojcik has announced that he will be retiring from his position effective August 31, 2021. “David is a very inspiring and action-oriented leader,” says Ken

Rethinking and Redefining The Modern-Day Workplace

Author: Ken Tencer, Spyder Works Inc. CEO 2021 MBOT Chair Summer has arrived, and with it has come an increase in vaccine distribution across Ontario. As we approach a welcome return to normalcy, important and necessary questions about the future

Member Spotlight: Deborah Kenley

Read time: 2.5 minutes MEMBER PROFILE: Deborah Kenley Deborah Kenley is the Senior Coordinator of Greening Corporate Grounds at Credit Valley Conservation and a member of MBOT’s Environment, Sustainability & Infrastructure Committee. We spoke to her recently about her job

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Main Street prepares for a digital future

Augmented Reality (AR) helps small businesses engage with consumers Author: Lee St James DMS Future Proof Program Lead, RIC Centre Small businesses are the backbone of our community and will need lots of help to recover from the devastating effects

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