We are looking for small and medium manufacturing business' to participate in a national "Literacy, Essential Skills and Business Performance of Enterprises" research project conducted by Community Futures offices across Canada.

The project is aimed at manufacturing business with 20-50 employees and the information you receive will be valuable during the hiring process, will be useful to  increase productivity and supply you with current  knowledge of the effect of improving the literacy and essential skills of your team.

Tell us if your business is available for sale because- when the right opportunity comes along - we can match you with a buyer. 

Venture Connect is working with foreign business buyers who are seeking to purchase businesses in the $100,000 - $200,000 price point via the PNP Regional Business Succession Program. This is an opportunity for business owners who have not thought about selling or may not have gotten to the point of listing their business. 

Sales Masterminds session

It's Okay to be in Sales! Each session is a perfect opportunity to refresh your selling skills ... skills you use every time you need to "sell".  Think proposals, oil changes, fund-raising, organizational sales teams, grants, art – you name it!

"I have taken this course and can fully endorse it. The tips and strategies I gained have been valuable, but more importantly, the relationships I gained with the others in the group. I can highly recommend it." Dirk Heydemann, CEO HA Photography


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Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Gabriola Island, Lantzville, Nanoose, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Bowser, French Creek, Lasquiti Island


Community Futures Central Island
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Nanaimo, BC
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