PAROBiz25th-Huntsville 2020

PAROBiz25th-Huntsville Event and Awards is a celebration of accomplishments and a great learning opportunity.  This motivational event is packed with interactive workshops, dynamic speakers, speed networking and a one of a kind Pop-Up Market opportunities, and Awards Ceremony honouring women in Ontario who have made positive contributions in their community. This event is open to all people!

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 LIMITED SUBSIDIES: Subsidies for travel, elder and child care are available at a come first basis and need, where qualified. Applications available for download below. For more details regarding subsidies and eligibility, please contact Chloe Poulin at 807-625-0328 or email coordinator(at)

Subsidy forms:

  1. Child & Elder Care
  2. Travel 

Accommodations: To book a hotel room please call the Hidden Valley Resort at 705.789.2301 and mention you are attending the PARO event to receive the following discounted rates;

  1.  Traditional Room - $119
  2.  Hillside Room - $129
  3.  Lakeside Room - $139

 Deadline to book at the above rate is FEB 3, 2020!


March 5, 2020 | 9:30 am – 4:30 pm | Hidden Valley Resort, Huntsville, ON 

9:30 – 10:00 am

Master of Ceremonies:  Suzanne Tighe, Melissa Cook

  • Registration
  • Networking and Pop-Up Market

10:00 – 10:45 am

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Welcome Remarks
  • Launch of Biz Growth and Biz Shadowing

10:45 – 11:15 am

Plenary workshop:  Scale-Up your Business with The Elevator Pitch         

by Penny Tremblay

11:15 – 11:30 am

       Networking and Pop-Up Market

  • 1st Purse Auction Break

11:30 – 12:00 am

Plenary workshop: Build Your Network with Purpose, Power and Presence: by Belinda Clemmensen


12:00 – 1:45 pm

 Lunch & Speaker

The Business Economics of Inclusion by Ann Magiskan

1:45 – 2:30 pm

      Purse Auction, Networking & PopUp Market

  • 2nd Nutritional Break 

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Plenary workshop: Embracing Cultural Diversity for Business Success

by Karen Strang

3:00 – 4:15 pm

      PAROBiz25th-Huntsville Award Ceremony

4:15 – 4:30 pm

     Closing remarks


Thank you to our Sponsors and Funders 






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