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  • 30 Jul 2013 2:56 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 three trade missions for women business enterprises (referred to hereafter as WBEs):

     

    1.  Oct 16-18, 2013 in the Miami (South Florida) Market

     

    2.  April 7-10, 2014 in New Orleans (South Eastern United States) Market

     

    3.  June 2014 in Philadelphia

     

    We will accept proposals for either one, two, or three trade missions.  Working dates in this Request for Proposals (RFP) refer to the first trade mission and will be adjusted for the others. 


    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, August 5, 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), Monday, August 12, 2013. Individual extensions will not be entertained.

  • 27 Jun 2013 10:58 AM | Julieanne Reddy (Administrator)

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE) is currently recruiting business professionals to serve as judges for its 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

     

    Interested persons must be a member of the business community of Newfoundland and Labrador, either as a current or former business owner or employee of a company or organization that works with and/or provides services for business owners. Award nominees may not serve as award judges; however, previous award winners and nominees are eligible. Expressions of interest are encouraged from all regions of the province.

     

    Award judges will serve as members of selection committees for individual awards and will evaluate and score all eligible applications from nominees. Judges will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement prior to viewing award applications and to indicate the business sector in which they are involved in order to protect the competitive interests of award nominees.

     

    Persons interested in serving as a judge for NLOWE's 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards should contact Julieanne Reddy, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, with the following information by Friday, July 12:  

    • Name
    • Business/organization name
    • Business sector
    • Contact information (e-mail and daytime telephone number)
    • No more than one paragraph outlining your qualifications to serve as an award judge

    Judging is expected to take place in late August 2013.

     

    Inquiries and submissions may be directed to:

     

    Julieanne Reddy

    Marketing & Communications Coordinator

    NLOWE

    Phone: 709.754.5555 ext. 232

    Toll-free: 1.888.NLOWE.11

    E-mail: jreddy@nlowe.org

  • 25 Jun 2013 9:00 AM | Julieanne Reddy (Administrator)
    Buy Local Business Crawl presented by NLOWE. Wednesday, July 3rd, 11 o'clock a.m. to 5 o'clock p.m. in Trinity Shore, Whitbourne, and Placentia. Women-owned businesses on Trinity Shore, Whitbourne and Placentia are open for business. We invite you to stop-by to learn more about the businesses in your commuinity. Members and staff of NLOWE will be stopping by for a visit, come by and enter your name in the NLOWE's prize draw. Participating businesses include; Shag It Cafe in Whiteway; Judy's Flowers and Gifts in New Harbour; Dominion Lending, The Inside Scoop, and Treasure Trove Emporium in South Dildo; Aurora World Spas in Whitbourne; Nic Naks in Green's Harbour, Mom's Kitchen in Dildo; Bella Vita, Distinctive Interors, and Integrity Hair Salon in Blaketown; and The Three SIsters Pub and Restaurant in Placentia. For more information about this event please contact Paula Flood at 709-759-3777 or pflood@nlowe.org or Colette Crosbie at 709-786-6408 or ccrosbie@nlowe.org.
  • 17 Jun 2013 11:30 AM | Julieanne Reddy (Administrator)
    The Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE) is a provincial non-profit organization whose mandate is to help women start, grow and advance successful businesses. To achieve this mandate, NLOWE offers women entrepreneurs access to quality skills development opportunities throughout the province.

    NLOWE is currently seeking submissions from qualified individuals and businesses for inclusion in the 2013-2014 NLOWE Trainers’ List.  Training may be delivered in-person or by webinar and include large group and small group (less than 10 participants) format.

    Training topics must be at the intermediate or advanced level and MUST be related to business growth.  Areas may include but are not limited to:

    • Marketing
    • Social Media
    • Accounting and Finance
    • Succession Planning
    • Sales and Customer Service
    • Strategic Planning
    • Human Resources
    • Business Planning
    • Leadership

    Inclusion on NLOWE’s 2013-2014 Trainer’s list does not guarantee that the applicant will be engaged to deliver training. Training events offered by NLOWE are based on the needs of the business owners we serve.  The trainers’ list will be the primary method of engaging trainers; however the organization reserves the right to solicit proposals from outside the list if a suitable trainer is unavailable. Priority will be given to members of NLOWE.

    Click here for details on RFP

    Forward Proposal by July 19, 2013 to:
    2013-2014 NLOWE Trainers' List
    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: info@nlowe.org
  • 01 May 2013 3:30 PM | Kristy Hoddinott (Administrator)
    The NLOWE Advisor 2013 Cover
    NLOWE introduced its first annual publication on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at its annual conference in Gander.  The NLOWE Advisor is a collection of articles on topics relevant to the NLOWE membership and business community, including spotlights on some of NLOWE's current members.

    The current issue of The NLOWE Advisor is now available for viewing online:


  • 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.   
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