2nd Annual Southwest Business and Entrepreneur Expo 2019

Cash awards and valuable presentations

Reston played host for the 2nd Annual Southwest Business and Entrepreneur Expo on Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the RES Centre.

This innovative business event featured speakers, a panel presentation, trade show, networking, and a business pitch event with an opportunity to win cash awards.

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Pitch Presentations prizes:

Southwest Safety Consulting of Virden, door prize winner of a $3,500 workshop at Lucky Break Ranch and Tack in Rivers.

Oak Lake Community Development Board $1,000 award to a business located in the RM of Sifton - Anchor Salon and Spa.

RM of Pipestone Community Development Corporation $500, Original or Unique Business Pitch – Come Back Café; $750 ability to succeed – Come Back Café.

Municipality of Souris–Glenwood $500 Young Entrepreneur Award – Mutty Paw Acres; $500 Original or Unique Business – Viva La Lemon.

Souris Glenwood Chamber of Commerce $250 to best overall pitch session from a Municipality of Souris-Glenwood entrant, one-year free membership – Viva La Lemon.

Town of Virden $1,000 to a business located in the Town of Virden – Southwest Safety Consulting.

Town of Melita $500 for a new business to be located in the Town of Melita – B. Style and Staging; Melita and Area Economic Development Corporation $500 for a business to be located in the Town of Melita and Area – Food Ethos Farm; Melita and Area District Chamber of Commerce $500, plus one-year free membership, for a business to be located in the Town of Melita and Municipality of Two Borders - The Den Authentic Barnwood.

Community Future Westman $1000, Best Pitch of the Day - The Den Authentic Barnwood.

Sunrise Credit Union $500 Young Entrepreneur Award – Viva La Lemon.

Andrew Agencies $200 Judge’s Choice Award – Anchor Salon and Spa.

Tentative date for the 3rd Annual Southwest Business and Entrepreneur Expo 2020, Feb. 12 in Melita.

 

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