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September 2016

Visit from M.P. Charlie Angus

By |September 1st, 2016|Press Releases|

NEOnet was honoured to greet M.P Charlie Angus and Dale Tonelli on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, for an impromptu visit to discuss the Productivity and Innovation Centre (PIC) and the work being done by NEOnet. Mr. Angus was informed of the current program offerings of PIC and the successes achieved in engaging entrepreneurs, start-ups, and [...]

August 2016

The State of Broadband

By |August 16th, 2016|Press Releases|

Access to quality high-speed broadband networks is an important facet of a thriving community. The social and economic fabric of our communities are becoming increasingly digitized, and it has become imperative to include all Canadians in this digital world. To bridge the digital divide between larger cities, and rural and remote communities, Innovation, Science and [...]

More Small Business Week Hints

By |August 16th, 2016|Press Releases|

We’ve decided to drop monthly hints about our Small Business Week event to build some excitement! Think of it kind of like a treasure hunt! We’re not going to tell you exactly what we’re doing, but we can tell you that we’ve developed this topic based on community feedback and demand. We’ve also decided to [...]

Hon. Minister Chagger Visits Northern College

By |August 16th, 2016|Press Releases|

We were honoured to be at a roundtable with Honorable Minister Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, to discuss support for innovation and growth in Northeastern Ontario. We had the opportunity to discuss the federal innovation agenda that is tied to the Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Ministry. We were joined by representatives [...]

Social Media Series: Using Facebook Live as a Marketing Tool

By |August 16th, 2016|Press Releases|

Using social media as part of your business is an excellent way to interact with your customers. Did you know that you can use Facebook to live stream your events? Video is increasingly popular across social media platforms and outperforms traditional text and images. Facebook states that users watch a video three times longer when [...]

July 2016

Buzz on Small Business Week 2016

By |July 19th, 2016|Press Releases|

It may be a few months away, but we’ve started planning our Small Business Week event. We love to support the business community in the region by providing quality presentations based on real business needs. We’ve been listening to feedback from our stakeholders, and community members and are quite excited about the topic that we’re [...]

NEOnet Supports the BEC

By |July 19th, 2016|Press Releases|

We’ve solidified a partnership with the Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) to deliver outreach presentations to budding entrepreneurs. We’ve provided training to participants of both Summer Company, and Starter Company. As part of this partnership, Jill attended an event at Staples on June 29 to support Summer Company participants. The young entrepreneurs event at Staples provided [...]