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Today’s Your Day: Empowering Women in Business

Today’s Your Day: Empowering Women in Business

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Brantford Golf & Country Club, 60 Ava Rd., Brantford

Tickets: $50

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The Brantford-Brant Business Resource Enterprise Centre (BRC) will host their annual March business and networking event, in partnership with The Power of the Purse, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at the Brantford Golf and Country Club. The theme of this year’s event is: Today’s Your Day – Empowering Women in Business—a fitting theme on the heels of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month.

The sophisticated Brantford Golf & Country Club setting is the perfect spot for like-minded businesswomen to get together for an exciting afternoon of personal and professional development. Speakers Anne Manson, Shannon McMannis, and Michelle Munro will provide tactical advice to help entrepreneurs improve their businesses and become more confident. These business-building experts are offering tips on how to: make the most of networking opportunities, manage finances, and set a plan for the future. 

You will learn how to: become a natural networker, identify the three critical contacts you need to make, manage taxes to boost retirement savings, make tax efficient investments in your small business, and plan your life with confidence.

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About the BRC

The BRC, a division of the City of Brantford’s Economic Development & Tourism Department, offers free business advise with expert advisors who have hands-on business experience. The BRC also provides free business workshops so you can learn more about starting and growing your business, and meet other business owners.

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About The Power of the Purse

Shannon McMannis, Founder, has met with many women at different stages of life and noticed that women often do not take an active role in the day-to-day finances in their household. As a result, they can sometimes find themselves unsure of their own financial stability in times when it is needed most. The Power of the Purse Speaker series offers the opportunity for women to receive guidance and insights in finance, investment, retirement and law that is specifically tailored to women.

About the Speakers

Anne Manson

As Vice-President, Strategic Business Development at CI Investments, Anne is responsible for creating and delivering educational and professional development programs for CI’s for many different audiences. A knowledgeable and engaging consultant, coach and facilitator, Anne was recently named a Woman of Influence by Wealth Professional magazine. With over 25 years experience in both the investment and insurance industries, she has led national education programs for companies such as Assante Wealth Management and Sun Life Financial. 

Shannon McMannis, CFP

Shannon is the President of Cornerstone Capital Financial Group and a Certified Financial Planner, specializing in holistic wealth management strategies. She has personal and professional experience in estate planning, retirement planning, risk management as well as income property acquisition and management. Shannon’s combination of over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, and holistic approach of applying an individually tailored practice to each client’s path, has led her to a highly successful and satisfied client base. Twice named the “Financial Planner of the Year,” Shannon’s belief in giving back to the community is well demonstrated through her commitment to various boards and committees and fundraising efforts. 

Michelle Munro, CPA, CA

As the Director of Tax and Retirement Research, and the Co-Chair of Fidelity’s Women’s Leadership Group (WLG), Michelle advises on tax issues that affect Fidelity’s mutual funds and their investors. She also plays an integral role in Fidelity’s research on estate and retirement planning. She has over 20 years of experience in the industry, and has an interest in furthering the education of investing and women.

Today's Your Day is brought to you by the Brantford-Brant Business Resource Enterprise Centre, in partnership with The Power of the Purse, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, The City of Brantford, County of Brant, Cornerstone Capital Financial Group and Enterprise Brant.



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