CENTRAL ONTARIO

3 Days / 40+ Expert and Inspiring Speakers

October 19-22
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Randal Blackwood

Vice President, GTA North | BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BANK OF CANADA (bdc)

Born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Randy has spent the majority of his 20 plus year career in financing with bdc. He has worked throughout central and eastern Canada in several roles including sales and sales leadership, credit risk, corporate financing, operational support and advisory.  Randy was appointed to his current role as Vice President, GTA North in  March 2019 where he leads a team of up to 50 who support entrepreneurs in Northern GTA, Barrie and surrounding markets A graduate of Saint Mary’s University, Randy has a Masters  degree in Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant.



Randy’s Idea:

Navigating the Future Labour Market


As the economy roars back to life, it’s become clear that the past 18 months have fast-forwarded long-term disruption. From growing labour shortages and the rise of remote work, to the challenges of talent retention, and expansion of digital business; Canadian entrepreneurs will need to focus on innovation, inclusion and sustainability to maintain their growth amidst these changes. Join us to learn how to adapt to the labour shortage situation, and some best practices of corporate and automation strategy solutions.





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Randy’s

Workshop




Thursday, October 21st

11:00am