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Register for an upcoming workshop. Participate from the comfort of your own home.

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Check out this free workshop where @davidbnz will provide a powerful & practical metaphor & framework for thinking about how real world-virtual world interaction drives business success.

✍️ Register today: https://t.co/fIuVTMOUmo
@FedDevOntario @digital_mainst https://t.co/kBhxEj8EEX

1 day 12 hours ago


🎙️This week on #InvestedPod, @MandelaSH Founder & CEO of @FounderGym chats with @pinkrobotto to discuss why she’s invested in ensuring representation among tech leaders.

Here’s a sneak peak👇 https://t.co/SbYid5ig2w

1 day 14 hours ago


On March 8th celebrate the historic achievements of women leaders while empowering more women to break barriers and achieve even greater impact going forward.🚀

Learn more: https://t.co/HgLSWgghLB

#IWW2021 #IWD2021 #WeMeanBusiness @ElevateFemme https://t.co/5SxSUnG1Wz

1 day 15 hours ago


🎙️ In honour of International Women’s Day @TreehouseMed will be hosting a special 1-week event on their Treebark Podcast where they sit down to speak with 5 amazing women and maternal health experts. Available across all podcast streaming platforms.

#IWW2021 https://t.co/jjv3JgQucF

1 day 16 hours ago


It’s almost time! We’re so excited to hear from @adriearsenault 😍

#IWW2021 https://t.co/uLccJv3CME

1 day 17 hours ago


Our Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships @KaraEusebio is speaking at this event on March 17th. We’re so excited, be sure to check it out!📅

#IWW2021 https://t.co/d8NEUanchW

1 day 18 hours ago


Have you registered yet?

Join @CorpLongan’s Alex Shortt and @ResponderVC’s Nathanial Wish to gain access to industry insights, learn about funding, expert resources & 5G pre-commercial testbeds.

✍️ Sign up for FREE today https://t.co/prJfneiOcL https://t.co/Rby3ddUNfa

1 day 18 hours ago


During these unprecedented times, in partnership with @MDKPC, we released a series of webinars designed to provide essential resources to help you pivot your company to restore stability and create new momentum, in the ever-evolving workplace.

Now accessible via PowerPoint⬇️ https://t.co/cEn0NFVLZX

1 day 18 hours ago


We have special lunch plans, will you be joining us?

#IWW2021 https://t.co/r1vlxdnzQe

1 day 19 hours ago


📺 @ctvottawa’s @mattskubeCTV talks to owner of Heart’s Content Consignment, Jill Wright, about how with the help of @digital_mainst, the business was able to create a website and online presence to thrive amid the pandemic.

Full interview ⏩ https://t.co/W3EMBvMNNp https://t.co/lkn1vjEAXm

1 day 20 hours ago