Press Release

Media Advisory: Top BC Entrepreneurs Kick-Off Small Business Month with an Expert Panel at INSPIRE 2014

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, VANCOUVER – October 1 marks the start of Small Business Month across British Columbia. What better way to celebrate than hearing the province’s top entrepreneurs share their stories of success, advice and most importantly, their inspiration? 

Now in its 5th  year, Small Business BC will host INSPIRE with 400 members of government, small to medium-sized business owners and entrepreneurs to recognize the contributions small businesses make to the economy and their communities and kick-off small business month.

Join Small Business BC on September 29 at the TELUS World of Science for this interactive networking event featuring an expert panel of local business moguls and special guests, including:  

  • Brian Scudamore, Founder, 1-800-GOT-JUNK?
  • Kyle Vucko, Co-Founder, Indochino
  • Jim Wyse, Founder and Proprietor, Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
  • Ravy Mehroke, CEO & Co-Founder, Bombay Brow Bar
  • Judy Brooks, Co-Founder, Blo Blow Dry Bar Inc.

Media are invited to join Small Business BC at INSPIRE. Please request press passes and interview timewith the speakers no later than Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Mark your calendars:
Date:     Monday, September 29, 2014 
Time:    5:00 – 6:30pm: Registration, networking reception and tradeshow 
              6:30 – 8:00 pm: Speaking portion, panel and question period 
Location: Science World at Telus World of Science, 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z7

Media Contact:

Mark Blendheim
Communications Manager, Small Business BC
Tel: 604 775 0567