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    WINNIPEG

    Interim President: Teresa Dukes
    General Manager: Jeff Ryzner

    100 – 321 McDermot Avenue
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0A3 • P: 204-942-1493

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  • North Forge | South

    MORDEN

    Executive Director: Alison Lea

    500 Stephen Street
    Morden, Manitoba R6M 1T7 • P: 204-330-0292

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  • North Forge | East

    PINAWA

    President: Shane Li

    24 Aberdeen Avenue
    Pinawa, Manitoba R0E 1L0 • P: 204-262-6400

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  • Fabrication Lab

    WINNIPEG

    Vice-President: Marney Stapley

    3rd Floor, 125 Adelaide Street
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0A3 • P: 204-799-2033

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  • SMARTPARK OFFICE

    WINNIPEG

    Interim President: Teresa Dukes
    General Manager: Jeff Ryzner

    200 – 135 Innovation Drive
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6A8 • P: 204-262-6400

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What's Happening

EVENTS

21 Feb2019

2019 Trends for Canada’s Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Industry

Winnipeg

11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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29 Mar2019

Ramp Up Weekend: Fresh Ideas

Winnipeg

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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18 Apr2019

B-Corp 101: Business as a Force for Good

Winnipeg

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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TRAINING/OPEN HOUSE

19 Feb2019

North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

6:00pm

North Forge Fabrication Lab is Manitoba’s only public fabrication lab! Take a tour and discover how entrepreneurial members are starting businesses. See 3D printing, laser cutting,…

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19 Feb2019

New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Safety Orientation

6:00pm

Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabrication Lab members who have already submitted a…

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19 Feb2019

Entrepreneurship mentoring

6:00pm

If you need advice on everything from product development to lean manufacturing, attend one of these sessions with Matt Olson, Entrepreneur in Residence at the North Forge Fabrication Lab. Matt can…

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21 Feb2019

Entrepreneurship mentoring

6:00pm

If you need advice on everything from product development to lean manufacturing, attend one of these sessions with Matt Olson, Entrepreneur in Residence at the North Forge Fabrication Lab. Matt can…

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24 Feb2019

Epilog Laser Training

1:30pm

Introduction to Corel Draw / Epilog Laser Systems training will take place every 2nd Sunday.

Members of North Forge Fabrication Lab pay $50 plus GST.

Non-Members of North Forge…

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26 Feb2019

North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

6:00pm

North Forge Fabrication Lab is Manitoba’s only public fabrication lab! Take a tour and discover how entrepreneurial members are starting businesses. See 3D printing, laser cutting,…

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26 Feb2019

New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Safety Orientation

6:00pm

Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabrication Lab members who have already submitted a…

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26 Feb2019

Entrepreneurship mentoring

6:00pm

If you need advice on everything from product development to lean manufacturing, attend one of these sessions with Matt Olson, Entrepreneur in Residence at the North Forge Fabrication Lab. Matt can…

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28 Feb2019

3D Printer Training: Form 2

6:00pm

We will be learning the basics of using the FormLabs: Form 2 resin based SLA printers including, basic printer maintenance and hardware operation, and software operation. Duration should be…

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28 Feb2019

Entrepreneurship mentoring

6:00pm

If you need advice on everything from product development to lean manufacturing, attend one of these sessions with Matt Olson, Entrepreneur in Residence at the North Forge Fabrication Lab. Matt can…

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NEWS

03 Jan2019

Ex-civil servant takes helm at North Forge

News,

Innovation firm appoints former government bureaucrat as interim president

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02 Jan2019

North Forge names Teresa Dukes as General Manager and Interim President

Press Releases,

North Forge Technology Exchange is pleased to announce that Teresa Dukes is joining the company as General Manager and Interim President in early January 2019.

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16 Nov2018

Jeff Ryzner – One Of The Most Sought-After Mentors in Winnipeg

News,

As the president of North Forge Technology Exchange, Jeff is one of the most sought-after mentors in Winnipeg for young entrepreneurs and early-stage ventures.

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22 Oct2018

North Forge acknowledged with national Startup Canada Award

News,

North Forge Technology Exchange has received the Startup Canada Community of the Year Award from Startup Canada, Canada’s entrepreneurship organization.

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19 Sep2018

UKKO Robotics Launches Autonomous Poultry Tractors as Part of the Company's Rova Series

Press Releases,

North Forge Technology Exchange will be hosting an exclusive tech launch for Ukkö Robotics as they release the first ever autonomous poultry tractor – Rova.

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25 Jul2018

New Indigenous Youth Entrepreneurial Scholarships Announced for North Forge Fab-Lab

Press Releases,

Winnipeg, July 25, 2018 – North Forge Technology Exchange, in partnership with the Indigenous Business Development Services (IBDS), is happy to announce two new scholarships designed to support entrepreneurial…

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25 May2018

NORTH FORGE’S ANNUAL RAMP UP WEEKEND BEGINS ITS 2ND DECADE OF IDEA-TO-STARTUP COMPETITION

Press Releases,

Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 25, 2018 –​ Entrepreneurship in Manitoba is thriving, and the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a new budding business may be closer than you think! After a decade of presenting new ideas, and seeing…

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08 Jan2018

Minister pledges funds for clean tech in Manitoba

News,

Federal Industry Minister Navdeep Bains is in Winnipeg this week to, among other things, financially backstop a number of Manitoba economic development organizations to help them develop the western Canadian clean technology sector.

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21 Nov2017

North Forge tackles kids' literacy

News,

Company offers funding, support to help develop innovative programs

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10 Nov2017

CALL FOR IDEAS AIMS AT IMPROVING EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION IN MANITOBA

News,

North Forge Technology Exchange and the Province of Manitoba want residents and innovators to pitch ideas on how to improve early childhood education in the province. North Forge president Jeff Ryzner made the announcement at Winnipeg’s Millennium…

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10 Nov2017

North Forge Technology Exchange Opens Call for Innovation to Improve Early Child Literacy and Numeracy

Press Releases,

North Forge Technology Exchange is putting out a call for innovation to improve early childhood literacy and numeracy in Manitoba.

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23 Jun2017

Start Me Up

News,

North Forge East promotes entrepreneurship in Pinawa

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BLOG

Brows By G Founders Takes the Brow Game to New Heights

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Ramp Up: Fresh Ideas – An Experience You Won’t Want To Miss

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Bell Let’s Talk Day is Changing the Way Canadians View Mental Health

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The Met Innovation Centre for Entrepreneurship Gives Students a Head Start on Startups

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Barkman Concrete Utilizes Fabrication Lab for Prototypes

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Bow & Arrow Furniture Company

Bow & Arrow Furniture Company Open’s New Storefront in Wolseley

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Career Trek

Family and Community Key to MOIC Finalist Submission

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North Forge South

North Forge South Launches in Morden, Manitoba

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Start Up Award

North Forge Receives the Startup Canada Community of the Year Award

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Recipients of the Inaugural Indigenous Youth Entrepreneurial Scholarship

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Self-sustaining farming proving to be a sustainable business for Ukko Robotics

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Providing Legal Foundation for Manitoba Startups

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COMMUNITY BILLBOARD

19 Feb2019

Business Growth and Expansion

February 19, 2019

This seminar focuses on this transition from start-up to growth, providing insight on how to identify and capitalize on growth opportunities, identifying tips for successful execution and exploring the resources available to support these new growths

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 02/19/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/business-growth-and-expansion-6/
21 Feb2019

Do It Yourself Bookkeeping

February 21, 2019

This seminar will help you better understand your GST, PST and payroll source deductions, including Input Tax Credit and RC59.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 02/21/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/do-it-yourself-bookkeeping-7/
27 Feb2019

Write Your Business Plan: Market Research Tools

February 27, 2019

This workshop will take you through the market research process using various websites that can assist in finding the answers you need.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 02/27/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/write-your-business-plan-market-research-tools-6/
27 Feb2019

Stu Clark Centre Lunch & Learn (for students)

February 27, 2019

Calling all students! Join us Wednesday, February 27 for our first Lunch & Learn! Stop by for pizza and hear about Entrepreneurship 101! Our Venture Coach will be onsite to help answer any questions you may have about starting up YOUR own business!

Organization: Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship
Due Date: 02/27/2019
Email:
05 Mar2019

RST: An Overview of Retail Sales Tax

March 05, 2019

This session will provide you with an verview explaining the application of Retail Sales Tax for businesses operating in Manitoba.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 03/05/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/rst-an-overview-of-retail-sales-tax-13/
06 Mar2019

Write Your Business Plan: Operations and Finance

March 06, 2019

In this session, we will go through the different methods that might help you forecast your sales and expenses for your business.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 03/06/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/write-your-business-plan-operations-and-finance-3/
07 Mar2019

For Goodness’ Sake, Innovate!

March 07, 2019

In this seminar, you will be taken on a journey through the good, the bad and the amazing of innovation and how you can make it an important part of your business.1. Types of business organizations (e.i. home based business) and legal considerations

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 03/07/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/for-goodness-sake-innovate/
07 Mar2019

Pitch for the Stars

March 07, 2019

This seminar will break down the elements that go into crafting a perfect business pitch and ensure its effective delivery.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 03/07/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/pitch-for-the-stars/
12 Mar2019

An Overview of Employment Standards

March 12, 2019

Do you have questions about paying your employees? Want to learn more about employment laws? This session will cover the basics of overtime, vacation time and pay, general holidays, protected leaves and terminating employment.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 03/12/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/an-overview-of-employment-standards-2/
12 Mar2019

The Significance of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) in Urban and Rural Settings

March 12, 2019

Technology, including connected & automated vehicles, are playing an increasingly important role in safe and efficient transportation. This workshop will present current activities in the Prairies and facilitate discussion among diverse stakeholders.

Organization: ITS Canada
Due Date: 03/12/2019
Email:
Website: https://www.itscanada.ca/events/event-list.html/its/event-info/details/id/18
13 Mar2019

Write Your Business Plan: Product Costing and Breakeven Analysis

March 13, 2019

This session is designed to assist new entrepreneurs in developing their operations plan in conjunction with developing an appropriate, and profitable, pricing structure.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 03/13/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/write-your-business-plan-product-costing-and-breakeven-analysis-3/
14 Mar2019

Takin’ It to the Streets: Safe Food, Good Eats

March 14, 2019

Many people are interested in the possibilities that come from creating and operating a seasonal food business with locally grown and prepared products, yet are unsure of the health requirements to get there.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 03/14/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/takin-it-to-the-streets-safe-food-good-eats-3/

OPEN INNOVATION CHALLENGE

The need for innovation is everywhere. Every day we experience old systems, aging technology and traditional ways of thinking that hold us back from improving. There has to be a better way.

Our province has big challenges ahead and rather than expecting someone else to solve everything for us, North Forge has stepped up to help Manitoba do what we do best: Innovate. Through our Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge, we are putting the brilliant and diverse minds of our entire province to work on some our biggest issues.

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EVERY TUESDAY IS OPEN HOUSE

Take a tour and discover how Manitoba entrepreneurs are starting businesses using resources from the Fabrication Lab. See 3D printing, laser cutting, computer-controlled routing, plasma cutting, vacuum forming, and many other processes that can transform wood, plastic, steel, glass, fabric and more, into prototypes. Learn how you can transform your idea into a real product or business. Experienced members will be on hand to help you understand the equipment and explain what North Forge Fabrication Lab is all about. Every Tuesday night 6 pm 3rd Floor, 125 Adelaide Street.

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