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Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Daniel Decouvreur

Daniel Decouvreur poses with a sculpture made out of a tree stump while it's being carved.

An interview with Daniel Decouvreur of BoisLuxe in Quinte West. Briefly describe your business. I provide custom works of art at affordable prices. Turning once beloved trees into family landmarks. Why remove a stump, when it can be transformed into a garden sculpture! You can find my work along roadsides throughout Quinte, Northumberland, and Prince Edward County. You can also follow my carving journey on Instagram, @dg13.sculpture. What brought you to the region? Before relocating to Quinte West, I ...

Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Melissa Brant

Melissa Brant, owner of She's High on Vibes poses with art of a turtle, leaves and trees painted on her chest.

An interview with Melissa Brant of She’s High on Vibes in Belleville. Personal pronouns. She/Her Briefly describe your business. She’s High on Vibes offers unique meditation, movement and art classes for the purpose of spreading joy in the community for both youth and adults. I am a certified reiki practitioner, life coach and hula hoop instructor. My experience and knowledge allow me to deliver a fresh, fun new experience for the community in order to raise our energy individually ...

Young Entrepreneur – Amber Thompson

Amber Thompson, a graphic designer and entrepreneur

Meet Amber Thompson, a graphic designer, professor and the entrepreneur behind Idea Enthusiast.

An interview with Amber Thompson of Idea Enthusiast. Describe your business. That’s a big question for me — I have a few! I’m a Graphic Designer, Professor and Entrepreneur. My entrepreneur side has two prongs: Design workshops and a handmade home decor business with my Mom (@sweetburrowco). My workshops are about bringing accessible and affordable design tools and tips to entrepreneurs and aspiring influencers.   What brought you to the region? I grew up in Trenton, and I’ve always ...

Keynote Speaker – Jeremy Laurin

Jeremy Laurin is Vice President, Business Development and Commercialization, at Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). He joined OCE in June 2018 and leads an experienced 40-person team of Business Development Managers to all corners of the province to find out what’s needed by industry and explore the halls and labs of academia for the latest breakthroughs in research. Jeremy’s team helps commercialize innovations, transfer technologies and develop promising talent to grow the Ontario economy. Prior to OCE, Jeremy was the founding President and ...

The Canadian Rural Innovation Summit in the Bay of Quinte

The Bay of Quinte Region will host the Canadian Rural Innovation Summit on November 19th and 20th 2018. The goal of the Rural Summit is to create an opportunity to showcase the Bay of Quinte Region as an innovation destination and leader in rural entrepreneurial growth. During the two-day event, a forum for policy discussion from a municipal, provincial and federal government level will take place, which will help drive policy change around rural economies. This will be an ...

New Loyalist Program Creates Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs Today

New Loyalist program to help create tomorrow’s entrepreneurs today By Jim Barber It’s no secret that small and medium-sized businesses – the ones starting out as ideas in the fertile minds of hard-working, creative entrepreneurs, are the backbone of the Canadian economy and the primary source of job growth and economic resilience in the 21st century. With that in mind, and understand that the waters of entrepreneurship can be choppy at the best of times, Loyalist College recently announced ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.