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  • 30 Apr 2013 12:47 PM | Kristy Hoddinott (Administrator)
    NLOWE is currently recruiting a qualified woman for the following position, Industry Liason (Full-time contract position until March 31, 2014). Based at head office in St. John's, the successful candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of current provincial natural resource developments, mega projects, benefits agreements, supplier diversity initiatives, procurement and supply chain processes. She will be proactive in establishing and building relationships with key industry stakeholders. Duties and tasks include; Establish and maintain strategic relationships with a broad range of relevant industry stakeholders; develop, promote and implement initiatives that cultivate industry wide engagement for key issues, including benefits agreements, supplier diversity, and supply chain integration; build and maintain relationships with key partners, stakeholders and women business owners in order to clearly understand and address their supplier needs; contribute and participate in events, conference, seminars and workshops; and research and make recommendations for best practices in supplier diversity. The ideal candidate will have a minimum undergraduate degree in business administration or commerce and at least three years of significant industry experience in oil and gas, mining or natural resources. The candidate must have excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills; be able to work independently and in teams; and be comfortable balancing multiple competing tasks. Having well-established business and industry networks is an asseet. This position requires regular travel. A valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle are required. Deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 8, 2013. To apply, please forward a resume and three references to Careers at NLOWE; 2nd floor, regatta plaza 2, 84-86 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's, NL A1A 1W7. fax to 709-754-0079 or email to careers@nlowe.org. We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • 01 Mar 2013 8:36 AM | Julieanne Reddy (Administrator)
    Conference Connect to Win header

    We love making connections!   
     
    Connect with NLOWE for your chance to win a ticket to NLOWE's
    2013 Annual Conference in Gander, NL, April 17th-18th.

    Enter to win each week from March 7th-28th by:
    • Following our blog, Around & About
    • Commenting on our weekly blog post
    • 'Like' our Facebook page and post an answer to a question based on our weekly blog post
    • Follow us on Twitter and tweet back an answer to a question based on our weekly blog post

     

    The winner will be drawn from all eligible entries by 12 p.m. (NST) on Friday, March 29, 2013.  Once the winning entry is drawn, the winner will be announced and contacted via Twitter and/or Facebook.  The winner must contact NLOWE by 4:30 p.m. (NST) on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 to claim the prize and verify eligibility.

     

    Prize Details:

    • One (1) Conference registration to NLOWE's 2013 Annual Conference, April 17-18 at the Hotel Gander in Gander, NL;
    • One (1) Pre-Conference registration to NLOWE's Pre-Conference Connection event, April 17 at the Hotel Gander in Gander, NL; and
    • One (1) NLOWE swag bag.

    Eligibility:

    • Participants must be a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador and at least 18 years of age

    Contest Rules:

    • Prize is non-transferable
    • If the winner is already registered to attend the full conference or the keynote luncheon, a full refund will be issued for the full conference fee or the keynote luncheon fee respectively.
    • All other costs associated with conference attendance (travel, accommodation, etc.) are the responsibility of the prize winner.
    • Participants who are already fans (i.e. have "liked") NLOWE's Facebook page receive one entry for every comment answering the contest question on Facebook.
    • Participants who already follow NLOWE on Twitter receive one entry for every tweet that answers the contest question on Twitter AND contains the conference hashtag (#nloweconf). 
    • Participants receive one entry for following NLOWE's blog, Around & About.
    • Participant's who follow NLOWE's blog, Around & About, receive one entry for every comment made on posts published on or between March 6th and March 27th.
    • Multiple entries are permitted.
    • Comments and/or tweets in response to the contest questions must be contained within a single post and adhere to Facebook and/or Twitter guidelines for content and word limits.  Responses spread over multiple tweets or comments will count as one entry.
    • It is the responsibility of the contest participant to read and understand these rules prior to entering the contest.   
  • 27 Feb 2013 10:14 AM | Kristy Hoddinott (Administrator)
    Pre-Conference Connection. Don't miss the opportunity to take advantage of NLOWE's pre-conference training, April 17, 2013 at the Hotel Gander in Gander. NL. Free to conference registrants. One o'clock to two-thirty p.m., concurrent sessions, Making Trade Shows Work for You with Carolann Pollett, International Trade Officer with the department of innovation, business and rural development or Social Media Marketing Done Right - Driving Sales Instead of Wasting Time with Alison Stoodley, Owner of Social Media Management. Concurrent Sessions, three o'clock to four-thirty p.m., Networking and Connecting in Business with Brenda Kelleher-Flight, President of GDP Consulting Inc. or Beyond our shore - growth through supplier diversity and export with an expert panel. All sessions are free for 2013 Annual Conference registrants, but pre-registration is required. Open to the public at a cost of $50 for members and $75 for non-members. Register online at www.nlowe.org.

    For more info visit the conference section of our website!
  • 30 Jan 2013 11:17 AM | Julieanne Reddy (Administrator)
    An Exciting Announcement From NLOWE!
      
    NLOWE News
    NLOWE's 1st Annual Publication

    This Spring we will be distributing our first annual publication, NLOWE News.  The publication will be a review of the past year as well as a sneak peek of what's to come in 2013. You can expect articles and information relevant to NLOWE members including spotlights on some of our current members.
     
    Don't miss this amazing opportunity to showcase your business locally, nationally, and internationally. Total circulation 5000 copies.
     
    Members of NLOWE will receive an incredible discount!
     
    The deadline to book an ad is February 15, 2013 with ad copy due on March 15, 2013.  The publication date for NLOWE News is April 12, 2013.
     
    For more information on advertising rates and guidelines, please view the NLOWE News Rate Card.
     
    To book an ad please contact:
    Julieanne Foss
    Marketing & Communication Coordinator, NLOWE
    Tel: 1.709.754.555.232
    Email: jfoss@nlowe.org
  • 28 Jan 2013 3:05 PM | Julieanne Reddy (Administrator)
    Webinar Week. Log on to Webinar Week, February 5th to 7th. NLOWE will be presenting a series of webinars to help women who may be just starting their business or are expanding and growing their business. Webinares include Ways to Grow Your Business Knowledge to Manage Your Growing Pains on Tuesday, February 5th, 9-10 a.m., presented by Marvella Wells; Marketing Changing Trends, Social Media and Your Business on Wednesday, February 6th, 9-10 a.m. presented by Paula Flood; and Making Connections, Networking 101 on Thursday, February 7th, 9-10 a.m., presented by Joanne Gillis.
  • 24 Jan 2013 11:04 AM | Kristy Hoddinott (Administrator)
    Are you ready to take you business to a new level and kick-start growth in 2013?

    If so, we'd like to introduce you to the AMMP Program! 



  • 24 Jan 2013 10:02 AM | Kristy Hoddinott (Administrator)

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE) will hold its 16th Annual Conference on April 17-18, 2013 at the Hotel Gander in Gander, NL. We are currently seeking submissions from members who wish to participate in this conference as a presenter of one of several 75 minute workshop sessions

     

    Conference workshops provide an intimate, interactive forum for acquainting the conference audience with new trends in business management skills and professional development, often through hands-on experience. Attendees will include NLOWE clients and members, industry organizations, and government agencies. We are entertaining submissions on a variety of topics, including but not limited to the following: Human Resource Management, Financial Management, Marketing, Social Media, Work/Life Balance, Strategic Planning, and Advanced Communication Skills.

     

    Interested parties are asked to submit proposals via email as an attachment in PDF, or Microsoft Word format (electronic format required!) by Friday, February 8, 2013.

     

    Your submission should include:

    • a synopsis of the topic(s) to be covered;
    • target audience (i.e. new entrepreneurs, established business owners, managers, etc.);
    • learning objectives;
    • the topic's relevance to business management skills development;
    • samples of materials to be distributed at the workshop, and preferred method of delivery (i.e. PowerPoint presentation, interactive discussion, etc.);
    • a resume which clearly demonstrates the presenter's skill or expertise in the subject area and three recent references from previous presentations,
    • associated costs (if any);

      Please note that this call is open to NLOWE members only.

     

    Instructions for Submission

     

    Proposals must be received no later than Friday, February 8, 2013.

     

    Email your submissions to:

     

    Kristy Hoddinott

    Assistant Director, NLOWE

    khoddinott@nlowe.org 

     

    1. A confirmation of receipt of submission will be sent to each applicant.
    2. By submitting an application for consideration, it is understood that you may be contacted by NLOWE for follow-up and more information on your submission, however, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
    3. Selection of submission(s) will be based on the originality of the submission, the quality of the description, the relevance of the contribution to conference attendees, qualifications of the trainer, the quality of their work and cost to the organization. NLOWE reserves the right to make the final selection.
    4. A decision will be made by NLOWE and the successful applicant notified no later than February 22, 2013.
    Questions on submission guidelines should be directed to Kristy Hoddinott, Assistant Director, 709.754.5555 ext. 233 or khoddinott@nlowe.org.

  • 22 Jan 2013 4:09 PM | Julieanne Reddy (Administrator)

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs  (NLOWE) seeks the services of an in-market consultant for the delivery of professional consulting services related to International Business Development for a trade mission April 1-5, 2013 in the New Orleans Market (South Eastern United States), for women business enterprises.

    To view details pertaining to this RFP click here.

    The deadline for bidders to ask questions pertaining to this RFP is noon (Newfoundland Standard Time), Monday, January 28, 2013. Deborah Youden is the only person authorized to address questions or provide any additional information with respect to this RFP.  She can be contacted by phone (709) 699-1765 or by e-mail: dyouden@nl.rogers.com . Any substantive questions with replies will be shared with each consultant expressing an interest in this project.

    The proposals must be submitted by noon (Newfoundland Standard Time), Friday, February 1, 2013. Individual extensions will not be entertained.

  • 18 Jan 2013 10:02 AM | Julieanne Reddy (Administrator)
    NLOWE’s mandate is to provide quality training for women business owners in Newfoundland and Labrador.

    To help achieve our mandate NLOWE is seeking expressions of interest from qualified individuals to provide training for international business and export development on behalf of NLOWE. Areas of expertise may include but are not limited to:

    -Elevator Pitch for the International Audience
    -Designing a Social Media Strategy for Your Global Business
    -Finance and Accounting for International Business
    -Constructing a Business Proposal for Export Sales
    -Business Profiles & Capability Statements
    -Getting Beyond the Border: Customs and Regulatory Compliance

    Potential training opportunities may include one on one and small group training.

    Click here for details on RFP

    Forward Proposal by February 8, 2013 to:
    NLOWE
    2nd Floor Regatta Plaza II
    84-86 Elizabeth Ave.
    St. John’s, NL
    A1A 1W7

    Phone: 1-888-NLOWE11 
     Fax: 709-754-0079
    Email: dyouden@nlowe.org

  • 14 Jan 2013 9:23 AM | Julieanne Reddy (Administrator)
    NLOWE will be taking a group of businesswomen from Newfoundland and Labrador to participate in business meetings in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 1- 5, 2013. This will be in consultation with a Regional Partner Organization of WBENC (Women’s Business Enterprise National Council): Women’s Business Development Council south whose territory includes Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee & the Florida Panhandle.

    Opportunities will focus on international business development and include meeting with women business owners and corporate buyers as well as specific training, focused networking, matchmaking meetings, and a business fair.

    Deadline for expressions of interest from women business owners is Thursday, January 31.

    Download an application form here
    .

    For more information, contact:

    Deborah Youden
    Export Consultant
    Phone: 709.754.5555 ext. 230
    Toll-free: 1.888.NLOWE.11
    E-mail: dyouden@nlowe.org

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