PAROBiz Northwest 2018

The PAROBiz: From Dreaming to Achieving event is a celebration of accomplishments and a great learning opportunity!  This motivating event is packed with workshops, motivating activity sessions, a one of a kind tradeshow, Speed Mentoring Sessionsengaging networking opportunities, and a luncheon awards honouring Northern and Eastern women who have made positive contributions in their community.

Since 1999, PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise has recognized and awarded Women in Business and Entrepreneurs across Northern and Eastern Ontario! This year, the PAROBiz Awards seeks to empower women, strengthen small business and promote community economic development. 

The PAROBiz Award Winners will be presented during PAROBiz Event:From Dreaming to Achieving, November 8th, 2018. 



Process and Awards

To be eligible for PAROBiz Awards, nominee must be a woman (in the case of Building Bridges, can be a man) who is the primary owner and operator of a Northern or Eastern Ontario business.

Registration Details


 Register before October 12th to get EARLY Bird Discounts!!  

 Register NOW!! 

Nominations are closed! 

Fees and Agenda

PAROBiz: From Dreaming to Achieving Awards 

November 8th, 2018 at the Valhalla Inn, Thunder Bay

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

PAROBiz Activities

This motivating event is packed with:

  • Keynote: Technology and Innovation, Jennifer Sloat 
  • Speed Mentoring Sessions 
  • One of a kind tradeshow
  • Engaging networking 
  • Luncheon Awards 
  • Silent Auction
  • Live Entertainment with All The DAZE! 

Sponsorship Opportunity

On behalf of PARO, we thank you for your consideration of this request, and we look forward to celebrating the many achievements of enterprising northern women with you in November!

Download complete Sponsorship Package


Platinum Sponsor

Nutritional Sponsor


Workshop/Speed Mentor Sponsor

Silver-Award Sponsor

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In-Kind Sponsor

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