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Small Business Week 2015 On the Road

We hit the road during Small Business Week 2015 to do presentations in Kapuskasing, New Liskeard, and Kirkland Lake. Part of our mandate is to do outreach activities in all the communities that are part of our catchment. We discussed the benefits of using social media to market businesses. We also shared information about how [...]

What is ICT?

NEOnet is a not for profit ICT organization. But, what is ICT? It is a complex and ever-changing concept and defining it can be challenging because technology is constantly changing. ICT stands for Information Communication Technology, and it refers to any technology that works to help people communicate Things like: The Internet Cell phones Wireless [...]

STAMP Program Successes Continue

Our Small Business Assessment Monitoring and Planning program is hosting a consultant training session on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in the NEOnet Boardroom in the Northern College B-Wing. The training will prepare consultants to work in the STAMP program and work on ICT consultations. We’re proud to note that [...]

BlueSky Net Launches New Website

In an increasingly digital age, it is important to have the best connectivity available. The website connectednorth.ca empowers residents in Northern Ontario to investigate broadband connections in their area. The website tests things like signal strength and will provide details on which Internet companies service your area. Our partner, Blue Sky Net, in North Bay [...]

Small Business Week 2015

Small Business Week 2015 was a busy week for the NEOnet team. We hosted an event on Monday, October 19, 2015, entitled “Make Technology Your Competitive Advantage” at the Dante Club. Guest speaker, Ron Leduc from Clearlogic Consulting, spoke to a packed audience about leveraging technology in the workplace. The event was a great opportunity [...]

NEOnet Gets Community Development Grant

We received a grant from The Venture Center/Le Centre de développement to help market our Skills Work! For Women event. We gave attendees swag bags with gifts from NEOnet and our partners Skills Ontario and Northern College. As a not-for-profit, we rely on our community partners to help us fund exciting projects. We are thankful [...]

Our Young Women’s Initiative was a Success

We partnered with Skills Ontario to host our first young women’s initiative October 13, 2015. The event, Skills Work! For Women, was a great success. Over 50 students attended from Timmins, Iroquois Falls, Engleheart, and New Liskeard. The girls took part in interactive activities like building a marshmallow catapult and networking with mentors and other [...]

December BEAM Introduction Seminars

NEOnet’s Broadband for E-Business and Marketing (BEAM) program has assisted more than 300 northeastern Ontario small businesses improve their operations by providing financial assistance for the development of E-business solutions. BEAM does this by reimbursing eligible development costs up to a maximum of $5,000. All new applicants are required to attend a short introductory presentation where [...]

December BEAM E-Business Seminar

BEAM applicants are required to attend both E-business workshops. These seminars will repeat on a monthly basis. Taking Your Business Online Video Workshop Taking Your Business Online is a one-hour video presentation of a talk given by Marc Soucie of Tweed & Hickory and KFS Logistics. An industry leader in E-commerce and E-marketing, Marc presents on strategies [...]

November BEAM Ebusiness Seminars

BEAM applicants are required to attend both E-business workshops. These seminars will repeat on a monthly basis. Taking Your Business Online Video Workshop Taking Your Business Online is a one-hour video presentation of a talk given by Marc Soucie of Tweed & Hickory and KFS Logistics. An industry leader in E-commerce and E-marketing, Marc presents on strategies [...]