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Small Business Growth Forum

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
8:30 am – 10:30 am

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Small Business Growth Forum
Tuesday, February 21, 2023  |  8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Alt Hotel, 310 Donald St.

Hosted by KPMG and RBC

Members: Free to attend
Regular Rate: $25

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The Winnipeg Chamber encourages attendees to wear masks and practice social distancing. Please stay home if you are sick. COVID-19 Screening Tool

Please note, refunds will only be issued with a minimum of 72 hours of notice before the event. Should you require a change of your ticket after that time, we kindly ask that you find a replacement for your ticket. If you have further questions, please direct them to [email protected]


Some of the biggest challenges small business owners face are related to finance. And given the unpredictability of these last few years, the stress of financial planning has become even more overwhelming and quite a daunting task. 

Our February Small Business Forum is your opportunity to learn key strategies and helpful tools from finance experts to help you navigate financial challenges and provide you with hands-on strategies you can implement into your business today. 

3 reasons to attend:

  • Find innovative ways to plan for your business’s financial future. 
  • Discuss your financial struggles with like-minded business owners.
  • Learn new tools to navigate your finances in unpredictable times. 



8:30 a.m. – Registration Opens and Breakfast Service
9:00 a.m. – Formal Program Begins
9:20 a.m. – Q&A and Panel Discussion
10:00 a.m. – Facilitated Table Groups
10:30 a.m. – Program Ends

Small Business Supporters

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. If you require accommodations for an upcoming event, you are able to make a request upon registration or by emailing [email protected].


Rachel Ganaden received her Masters in Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science from York University in 2013 followed by her Masters of Business Administration from the University of Manitoba in 2020. In her role with RBC, Rachel is a Senior Relationship Manager with Commercial Financial Services at RBC. It’s been an incredible year filled with learning and the need to continually adapt to a rapidly evolving industry and work environment.




Duane Lamoureux is the leader of Winnipeg’s Tax practice and has over 25 years of experience advising  private companies on all forms of tax matters.  Duane assists companies design tax efficient business structures, implement corporate reorganizations, devise tax effective compensation strategies, review wealth and estate plans, analyze international tax matters (such as transfer pricing, US or Int’l tax), manage a tax audit or resolve disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency or the IRS. Duane provides clients with tax advice that goes beyond simple compliance. He understands the long-term impact of tax decisions, keeps on top of local and global trends in tax regulation and administration, and brings clients progressive tax planning ideas.

310 Donald St.
Winnipeg, MB

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