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February 28, 2013 12:28 ET

Media Advisory-BMO Media Panel: B.C. Experts Provide Trends and Tips to Women Entrepreneurs for 2013 International Women's Week

- Discussion on what is on the minds and hearts of women-led businesses in British Columbia

- Top tips and advice from entrepreneurial experts on how to start your own business

- Key sectors of the economy for business start-ups in 2013

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2013) - To mark International Women's Week, BMO Bank of Montreal is hosting a Media Panel to discuss the top trends and tips for women entrepreneurs in British Columbia. Results from a recent BMO study will also reveal what is on the minds and hearts of women entrepreneurs.

Discussion points include:

  • Are women currently spending and/ or investing in their business?
  • What are the financing options for starting a business?
  • Non-traditional careers for women - opportunities and barriers
  • Are you a numbers person? - That can make you a good partner for your bank and for yourself
  • Are immigrant women potential new entrepreneurs in B.C.?
  • Which sectors and types of business likely to grow in the coming year?
  • Level of optimism about the economy in 2013 and area of exportation
What: BMO Women Entrepreneurs in British Columbia Media Panel
Who: Joanne Gassman, Senior Vice President, BC and Yukon Division, BMO Bank of Montreal
Marla Kott, Chief Executive Officer, Imprint Plus
Eva Sun, President, Libra National Inc. (The Rice People)
Barbara Mowat, President of Impact Communications and GroYourBiz.com
Maninder Dhaliwal, Executive Director, Tradeworks Training Society
When: Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PDT
Where: BMO Boardroom, 595 Burrard St., 22nd Floor, Vancouver, B.C.

Media Call-in Number: Toll free: 1-866-696-5910 Pass code: 7210353

Contact Information

  • Media please confirm your attendance
    and call for more information:
    Laurie Grant
    604-665-7596
    laurie.grant@bmo.com