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King’s Lock Craft Distillery Awarded Bronze Medal for its 1000 Islands Moonshine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Kingston, ON – King’s Lock Craft Distillery, located in Johnstown Ontario, is pleased to announce that our 1000 Islands Moonshine has been awarded a Bronze medal at the International Spirits Challenge 2017 (ISC) in London, England. The ISC is the premier event in promoting outstanding quality spirits from across the globe….

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50 over 50 Awards

Are you over 50 years old? Have you started a business as an encore career prior to or after retirement? Or did you start the business you had always wanted and finally decided to take the leap? If you have, you will be interested in applying for a 50 over 50 Award. WISE – Seniors…

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TAVES Show in Toronto

The TAVES Consumer Electronics Show is North America’s ultimate consumer technology event. TAVES showcases cutting-edge products in the most exciting categories: VR, robots, wearables, drones, hi-tech vehicles, 3D printing, tech toys, audio and video.  Rounding out the show are a broad mix of tech workshops for kids and adults, product launches and an eclectic program of…

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Vital Volunteers Completes Small Business Online Accelerator Program

Vital Volunteers Inc. based in Arden ON, a client of Launch Lab, is pleased to announce the successful completion of its participation the Small Business Online Accelerator Program run by SPARK of St. Lawrence College. This program was the result of an award to St. Lawrence College from the Ontario Centres of Excellence to help 15…

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Startup accelerator GrindSpaceXL now accepting applications for Fall 2017 program in Kingston

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 24, 2017, Kingston ON – Queen’s University and Launch Lab announced today that they are accepting applications for the Fall cohort of GrindSpaceXL-Kingston, a business acceleration program for high-potential technology startups. GrindSpaceXL is an intensive 12-week program that helps companies improve customer traction, grow sales, and prepare for investment. Successful applicants will…

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OneMRKT Social E-commerce Platform Launch

For Immediate Release  OneMRKT is a first to market Canadian, innovative, social e-commerce platform that connects manufacturers to independent direct-sellers and connects the independent direct sellers to end-users. For manufacturers and small businesses, OneMRKT eliminates the traditional high distribution costs by providing access to a network of direct sellers to promote their products and expand…

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Succession Planning Webinars

What happens if 70% of your Main Street shuts down? There is a tsunami of business and farm owners looking to transition their businesses and retire. A lack of business succession planning is bad for not only the business but for the community’s economy as well. Get free access to 14 detailed webinars from industry…

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St. Lawrence College Student Showcase

In celebration of 50 years of St. Lawrence College, The School of Business has identified business students who we believe will make a significant contribution to the business world upon graduation. These students have been nominated by peers, faculty and staff and are recognized as “The Next Best”. The Next Best recognizes students who are…

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Goat Farming Information Session

Kingston, ON – The Kingston Economic Development Corporation and the County of Frontenac want residents to get excited about goats. Goat milk will be the foundation of an innovative, hypoallergenic product manufactured at the Feihe infant formula plant slated to be built in Kingston, and the hope is that as much as possible can be…

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DDQIC Regional Pitch Competition

The Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre (DDQIC) is pleased to announce the Regional Pitch Competition! With up to $20,000 in prize money available, the Regional Pitch Competition allows budding entrepreneurs to pitch their venture to a panel of judges, compete against other entrepreneurs and receive immediate feedback on their project. The Regional Pitch Competition is open…

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