SYPE announces nominations and applications are open for the 2011 Professional of the Year award. Applications are due May 15, 2011 at noon. The nominations form are attached to this news item.
We are looking for the best and brightest professionals aged 18-35 to be nominated, or to self nominate for this great award. We are looking for young leaders who have made conscious decisions to build their futures in Saskatchewan and focus on the development of not only their own careers, but an industry, the surrounding community, and the business climate as a whole.
United Way of Saskatoon & Area invites Female SYPE Members to lunch with our leading women donors.
Join us to hear three prominent Saskatoon women reflect on the rapid growth of Saskatoon and the implications for your Community and your United Way.
Mairin Loewen, Saskatoon City Councillor
Daphne Taras, Dean of the Edwards School of Business
Candace Wasacase-Lafferty, Director, Aboriginal Engagement, University of Saskatchewan
Presented by the Hilton Garden Inn and Airline Hotels & Resorts Ltd.
Ticket Sales close May 5th. Hurry to get yours!
Purchase tickets now for Saskatchewan Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs main event of the year - the Silver Spades Awards Gala.
At the event, we will be handing out the "Volta Award" in partnership with Enterprise Saskatchewan to a young entrepreneur from Saskatchewan. To follow the award, please check out www.facebook.com/SYPEvolta/
We will also be recognizing our Young Professional of the Year, Mentor of the Year (Ace of Spades Award), and Contributor of the Year award (the SYPE Peddle Award). Details about each of these awards will be published as we approach the event.
To celebrate entrepreneurship and professional excellence in Saskatchewan.
The entrepreneurial culture facilitated by the Progress2Capital competition will continue to grow across the province as RROC, SREDA, and Saskatchewan Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (SYPE) will partner together to hold one comprehensive celebration of entrepreneurship in Saskatchewan in a single, annual event. SYPE will recognize their top professional and entrepreneur of the year, and RROC/SREDA will award the winner of the 2013 Progress2Capital Business Planning Competition their grand prize.
Join us as the winners of the Tech Venture Challenge and i3 Idea Challenge are announced on May 16!
2 U of S Business Planning Competitions, 8 Finalist Pitches, $80,000 Awarded to Promising Startups
Thursday, May 16th, 2013
Doors Open: 6:00 pm
Program Starts: 6:45 pm
Buffet provided by Taste of Ukraine
Get your ticket at www.picatic.com/theFinales
Every entrepreneur with a great business idea has been told "that'll never work." Last spring KPMG Enterprise published THAT'LL NEVER WORK: Business Lessons from Successful Canadian Entrepreneurs, a No. 1 bestseller in Canada that celebrates the stories of 19 entrepreneurs who achieved success when those around them said they were wasting their time. That’ll Never Work received rave reviews from business leaders across the country and we want you to submit a story for the second edition!
SYPE Presents: Greg Sutton, Co-Founder and CEO of TinyEYE Therapy Services, “Running an Online Business and Working with Virtual Employees”.
But tickets at: http://www.picatic.com/event13664103835056
For SYPE’s May Luncheon, Greg Sutton will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a building a company with a virtual work force along with some of the strategies and tools used to make it successful. TinyEYE Therapy Services run’s in a virtual environment, with 90% of its staff working from home.
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