The Brampton Entrepreneur Centre is proud to celebrate the entrepreneurs helping make our community competitive and prosperous with their ideas, passion and determination. This month, we highlight the important contributions our small businesses are making to Brampton’s economy.
Entrepreneurs Connect Series
Sponsored by TD Bank
October 9, 16, 23, 30 | various topics
41 George Street South
Small Business Month Celebration: Diversity & Inclusion and the power of success!
EXPERT ADVICE •NETWORKING • KEYNOTE
41 George Street South
Join us to listen to award winning speakers, and learn about their journey in entrepreneurship and how using diversity and inclusion has made them successful.
6:00 - Registration/Networking/Refreshments
6:45 – Ask the Experts – Round table (Marketing, Digital Marketing, Financials, Selling on Shopify and more)
7:45 – Speaker: Colin Weston, Startup Vancouver Community Leader
8:05 – Keynote Speaker: Isaac Olowolafe Jr., Dream Maker Inc.
8:25 - Networking/Refreshments
9:00 - End of Event
Isaac Olowolafe Jr.
is an award-winning real estate entrepreneur, angel investor and philanthropist. Isaac’s corporation, Dream Maker Inc., successfully operates multiple divisions including a brokerage, real estate development, wealth management, property management, education, private equity and insurance. The Development division celebrated the completion of the first major mixed-use development (condos, townhomes, retail) called Dream Residences at Yorkdale, located directly across from Yorkdale Mall, and has more developments underway across the GTA. Through his love of sports, Dream Maker Developments became the jersey sponsor of the Men and Women National Basketball Team and will be participating in the 2019 World Cup in China.
Isaac received a Bachelor in Economics from the University of Toronto. He has received numerous awards and recognition, including a Harry Jerome Business Award, an Enterprise Business Award by Planet Africa, an Arbor Award from the University of Toronto, a Business Leadership Award by Leadership and Governance Canada Inc. and a Public Service Award from the Transformation Institute for Leadership & Innovation and Toronto Board of Trade Award.
In addition to his membership in the Ryerson Innovation Circle, Isaac made a generous donation which named the Isaac Olowolafe Jr. Digital Media Experience Lab in Ryerson’s iconic Student Learning Centre. Recently Isaac Olowolafe Jr. Funded the launch of the 1st Black Tech Incubator out of Ryerson DMZ, along side with the launch of Dream Maker Ventures Fund ll.
Colin Weston: Startup Vancouver Community Leader
Co-Founder and Partner at REVIVER Sport Entertainment, Host of The ModGolf Podcast
Now living in Vancouver and proud of his Brampton roots, Colin juggles several entrepreneurial balls at once, combining his love for design, architecture, innovative sport experiences, podcast storytelling and community building.
As a partner at REVIVER Sport Entertainment, he works to unlock new customer markets by bringing together the best elements of technology-led sport experiences, music, hospitality and social engagement that resonate with and are accessible to everyone. www.reviversport.com
Colin also hosts The ModGolf Podcast, where he speaks with the innovators, influencers, disruptors and entrepreneurs who shape the future of the $100 Billion/year golf industry. www.mod.golf
Through his community building work with Startup Vancouver, Colin is the recipient of the 2019 Startup Canada Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership. https://startupvancouver.org
Celebrate with us all month long
October 2 1:00-4:00PM
Essentials of Importing and Exporting
October 3 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Time Saving Tips for Entrepreneurs: Biz Marketing + Virtual Assistants
October 9 6:00pm to 8:00pm
October 16 6:00pm to 8:00pm
October 21 10:00am to 12:00pm
October 23 6:00pm to 8:00pm
October 23 6:30pm to 8:00pm
How to Start a Small Business Seminar @ South Fletchers Library
**sponsored by TD Bank
October 30 6:00pm to 8:00pm