Oct. 17

Dare to do things differently

Dare to do things differently


In unique and uncertain times like these, entrepreneurs dare to do things differently. Their ambition—this enormous force for change—inspires us, energizes the economy and propels us forward.

Come meet these business owners on October 17, 2022 at the BDC Small Business Week launch event.

Join Isabelle Hudon, President and CEO of BDC, who will talk to those who dream and build a better world, to celebrate their willingness to go off the beaten path and how it can become a source of growth and entrepreneurial success.

You won’t want to miss this inspiring event full of lively exchanges and celebrated ambition.


Isabelle Hudon

Isabelle Hudon

President and CEO, BDC
Pierre Cléroux - Vice president, research and chief economist at BDC

Pierre Cléroux

Vice President, Research and Chief Economist, BDC
Dorothy Rhau

Dorothy Rhau

Host, CEO Audace au Féminin
Jennifer Farnell - Co-owner of Eight Ounce Coffee

Jennifer Farnell

Co-owner, Eight Ounce Coffee
Michelle Poffenroth - Owner of Park N Play Design

Michelle Poffenroth

Owner at Park N Play Design Company
Rob Lajoie - Vice president in financing and consulting at BDC

Rob Lajoie

Vice President, Financing & Consulting, BDC
Tad Krueger - Senior account manager, small business at BDC

Tad Krueger

Senior Account Manager, Small Business, BDC

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