Find your Fire

October 20, 2009 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: FIND YOUR FIRE! From Start-Up to Success-Two Entrepreneurial Giants Share Their Insight and Experience in the World of Small Business

Wednesday October 21, 2009

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 20, 2009) -

WHAT: In celebration of Small Business Week, the Downtown
Yonge Business Improvement Area presents "From
Start-Up to Success", an interactive event
featuring two of Toronto's most successful
small business owners. The owners of famed
Yorkville restaurant Sassafraz and legendary
fashion store Tom's Place will each share their
experiences from start-up to success and offer
insight into what it takes for small businesses
to succeed in today's economy. Following each
speaker, a panel of small business experts will
answer questions ranging from finance to
marketing and all things small business.

The event is sponsored by Moneris Solutions and
presented by Downtown Yonge BIA.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 21, 2009
9:00 a.m. - 12 noon

WHY: Small business owners are the backbone of Canada's
economy. This interactive event is aimed to
help budding and seasoned entrepreneurs
navigate today's economy and to show support
for these visionary risk takers.

WHO: Zoran Kocovski, Principal, Sassafraz Restaurant
Tom Mihalik, Owner, Tom's Place
Dr. Roy Morley, Professor of Marketing, Ryerson
Jennifer McCarthy, Regional Sales Manager,
RBC Small Business
Julie Rusciolelli, President, MAVERICK Public Relations

WHERE: Ryerson University, Ted Rogers School of Management
Cara Demonstration and Commons Room (7th Floor)
55 Dundas St. W., Toronto

Contact Information

    Maverick Public Relations
    Suzanne Wintrob
    416.640.5525 ext. 226