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Wednesday, April 18

12:30-4:30 p.m.: Pre-Conference Connection

6:30-7:00 p.m.: NLOWE Annual General Meeting

7:00-9:00 p.m.: Opening Reception - Crush Lobby

Thursday, April 19

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.: Conference Registration & Networking

8:30 - 9:45 a.m.: Opening Plenary 

Embracing My Inner Nan - Harnessing the wisdom and resilience of Newfoundland and Labrador women

During this presentation, Jill will discuss the lessons learned in her Nan's kitchen, stories many can relate to -- stories of our history, the struggles and triumphs. Stories that have developed a deep-rooted sense of place, a sense of community, and the role each of us plays in our province's prosperity.

9:45 - 10:15 a.m.: Nutrition Break - Crush Lobby

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.: Morning Workshop 

Making Every Minute Count!
Building habits that increase your personal productivity

During this interactive workshop you will learn simple ways to prioritize tasks to ensure you focus on what matters most and tips for tackling “time waster” tasks. Jess will help you understand the role of working memory in being productive, how to best create an environment to support productivity, how to identify when you are your most productive, how to categorize your tasks into levels of difficulty, and when to complete those tasks based on when you are your most productive.

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Networking Break - Crush Lobby

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.: Keynote Luncheon

Entrepreneurship: The Minhas School of Beer Business Success

How did a young female entrepreneur manage to break into one of the toughest markets in the world?

During this presentation, Manjit Minhas shares the principles and entrepreneurial values that has led her company to rapid success and addresses such questions as: Why is trust one of the most important aspects of business? How can you identify the market gaps your competitors are ignoring and use them to your advantage?  How can you successfully market your product on a small budget?


1:30 - 2:00 p.m.: Networking Break - Crush Lobby

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.: Afternoon Workshop

Up Your Game! Performance coaching for public speaking, media relations, and video performance

There is no more powerful marketing tool than being an effective communicator. The words you choose and how you present them impact how others interact with and perceive you, whether you are presenting at a conference or doing a Facebook video. The better you are as a communicator, the better you will be able to connect with your audience. However, being an effective speaker doesn't always come naturally; you have to work at it. In this workshop, you will learn how to communicate and present with clarity and impact to effectively manage your brand.

You really can't afford not to sharpen your public speaking and video performance skills any more. You need to Up Your Game!


3:00 - 4:15 p.m.: Afternoon Workshop

Feel Energetic. Be At Ease.

As a business owner, you do not have any extra time in your day, yet at the same time, you want to feel a sense of energy throughout the day and move with a sense of ease. The good news is that small actions can lead to big results. In this interactive workshop you will learn tools and techniques to incorporate healthy habits seamlessly into your work days and become a workplace wellness warrior.

4:15 - 4:30 p.m.: Conference Closing & Wrap-up

Upcoming events

  • 16 Nov 2018 5:30 PM
    Room L201, College of the North Atlantic, Prince Philip Drive, St. John's
  • 20 Nov 2018 8:30 AM
    NLOWE Training Room, 84-86 Elizabeth Avenue
  • 20 Nov 2018 7:00 PM
    Gander Arts & Culture Centre Art Gallery, 155 Airport Blvd., Gander
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