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Get ready to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of our community as we bring you stories, photos and glimpses that capture the essence of these events.
 
Whether you're looking for the latest on upcoming gatherings, highlights from recent occasions, or simply seeking to connect with like-minded individuals, this is the place to be.

Jan 23, 2024

Starting Something New: A Look at Our First BIE Winter 2024 Class

Winter has arrived, and with it comes the beginning of a special time for the students in the Business and Innovation in the Era program (BIE) this year. Let's talk about the exciting first class of the winter term and what's in store for everyone.

Starting Something New: A Look at Our First BIE Winter 2024 Class

Jan 22, 2024

ConnexionWorks gets big funding boost from ACOA!

Exciting news is spreading in Atlantic Canada's business world as ConnexionWorks, a thriving business hub, has secured a significant funding injection of $472,469 from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). This financial support is a crucial moment for ConnexionWorks, signaling potential growth and innovation in the region.

ConnexionWorks gets big funding boost from ACOA!

Jan 19, 2024

Celebrating Success: Skills Launch Graduation - Cohorts 6 and 7

On January 18th, amidst an atmosphere brimming with excitement and achievement, the Skills Launch Graduation for Cohorts 6 and 7 unfolded at ConnexionWorks.

Celebrating Success: Skills Launch Graduation - Cohorts 6 and 7

Jan 2, 2024

New Year, New You: 2023 ConnexionWorks Highlights

As we bid farewell to the old year and welcome the new one with open arms, it's the perfect time to reflect on the remarkable journey we've had at ConnexionWorks over the past year. From fostering strong community connections to creating unforgettable memories, 2023 was truly a year of growth and camaraderie. Join us as we reminisce about the events that brought us together and look forward to the exciting possibilities that lie ahead.

New Year, New You: 2023 ConnexionWorks Highlights

Dec 18, 2023

Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce Holiday Mixer

Last week, Saint John had an amazing holiday party at the Delta Hotel. It was a special night where people from our community came together to have fun and celebrate.

Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce Holiday Mixer

Dec 14, 2023

Celebrating Success: First DREAM Program Graduation

On December 13th, the very first cohort completed a 5-week program called The DREAM Program, and it was a big achievement. The program focused on IDEA and DISCOVERY (Discover, Research, Explore, Adapt, and Manage), helping students develop an entrepreneurial spirit in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Celebrating Success: First DREAM Program Graduation

Dec 13, 2023

Civic Tech Holiday Potluck and Gathering

We recently had a super fun time at the Civic Tech Holiday Potluck and Gathering! Our friend Karla Marticorena, the awesome Community Coordinator of Civic Tech Saint John, hosted the event. It wasn't just a regular get-together – it was a mix of hanging out, yummy food, and cool holiday games.

Civic Tech Holiday Potluck and Gathering

Dec 12, 2023

1st Anniversary of the Saint John Newcomers Centre's office opening

ConnexionWorks joyfully celebrated the first anniversary of the Saint John Newcomers Centre's office opening. This milestone not only marked a year of growth but also highlighted the incredible impact of the organization's initiatives within the community.

1st Anniversary of the Saint John Newcomers Centre's office opening

Dec 8, 2023

Holiday Social 2023: A Heartwarming Celebration at ConnexionWorks

On December 06th, ConnexionWorks had a really special party called "Holiday Social." Organized with care and dedication, the celebration brought together a blend of flavors, fun, and recognition, making it an unforgettable event for all attendees.

Holiday Social 2023: A Heartwarming Celebration at ConnexionWorks

Nov 30, 2023

Celebrating Success: Business Immigrant Essentials Graduation - Cohort Fall 2023

November 30, marked a significant milestone for the participants of the Business Immigrant Essentials Program as they gathered to celebrate their graduation from the Fall 2023 Cohort. The morning was filled with inspiration, gratitude, and the promise of a bright future as participants, partners, and attendees alike came together to commemorate the accomplishments of these dedicated individuals.

Celebrating Success: Business Immigrant Essentials Graduation - Cohort Fall 2023

Nov 22, 2023

Business Essentials Workshop: Financial Management Made Simple - From Basics to Brilliance

On November 21, financial enthusiasts gathered for an immersive workshop that promised to demystify the complexities of financial management. Headlined by financial expert, Beth Middleton, "Financial Management Made Simple: From Basics to Brilliance" not only lived up to its name but went a step further by delving into the practicalities of QuickBooks, a powerful tool for financial management.

Business Essentials Workshop: Financial Management Made Simple - From Basics to Brilliance

Nov 17, 2023

Unlocking Opportunities: A Night of Networking at Imperial Theatre

Lights, camera, networking! On Thursday, November 16th, 2023, the Imperial Theatre in Saint John, New Brunswick, hosted a spectacular Business Networking Mixer organized by the Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce that brought together professionals from various industries for an evening of connection, collaboration, and celebration.

Unlocking Opportunities: A Night of Networking at Imperial Theatre

Nov 16, 2023

A step towards realization: the DREAM program was launched

In a world brimming with innovation and limitless possibilities, budding entrepreneurs often find themselves standing at the crossroads of dreams and uncertainties. The journey from idea conception to a thriving business is undoubtedly challenging, but the DREAM Program is here to illuminate the path for aspiring visionaries.

A step towards realization: the DREAM program was launched

Nov 8, 2023

Business Essentials Workshop: Turbocharge Your Business Plan for Investment Success

On November 7, 2023, entrepreneurs, business professionals, and investors gathered for an unforgettable evening of insights and inspiration at the "Turbocharge Your Business Plan for Investment Success" workshop, led by the esteemed Kayla Johnson of Kayla & Co.

Business Essentials  Workshop: Turbocharge Your Business Plan for Investment Success

Nov 8, 2023

A Night of Excellence: Outstanding Business Awards (OBA)

What a night to remember! The Outstanding Business Awards at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Saint John was a dazzling affair, and the ConnexionWorks team had the privilege of being a part of this celebration of business brilliance and innovation.

A Night of Excellence:  Outstanding Business Awards (OBA)

Nov 6, 2023

Faces of Fusion - Event Celebrates Saint John's Outstanding Achievers

On November 3th, the city of Saint John came alive with the celebration of the outstanding individuals and organizations that make a significant impact in various fields. The Faces of Fusion, which recognizes excellence in entrepreneurship/business, environmental/sustainability, arts & culture, Saint John champions, and new Johners, was a night filled with inspiration and appreciation.

Faces of Fusion -  Event Celebrates Saint John's Outstanding Achievers

Oct 25, 2023

Business Essentials Workshop: Canva for Branding and Posting

On Tuesday, October 24th, 2023, small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs gathered at the TNT Business Essentials program for an insightful workshop on Canva for Branding and Posting. Facilitated by the talented Cheryl Willson, this event proved to be an invaluable opportunity for attendees to enhance their brand presence and digital marketing skills.

Business Essentials Workshop: Canva for Branding and Posting

Oct 17, 2023

Nurturing the Entrepreneurial Spirit: A Glimpse into New Brunswick's Startup Ecosystem Social

Last October 16, Fredericton hosted a remarkable event that brought together the city's budding entrepreneurs, seasoned founders, and venture capitalists to celebrate innovation, networking, and social impact. Organized by Profitual, the "Startup Ecosystem Social" was a night to remember, offering attendees an opportunity to connect, gain fresh insights, and make a positive impact by supporting women in the startup world.

Nurturing the Entrepreneurial Spirit: A Glimpse into New Brunswick's Startup Ecosystem Social

Oct 11, 2023

Business Essentials Workshop: Navigating Market Planning

On October 10th, our TNT Business Essentials program hosted a captivating workshop titled "Navigating Market Planning." It was a day filled with enlightening discussions, practical insights, and networking opportunities, leaving participants equipped with a deeper understanding of market planning strategies.

Business Essentials Workshop: Navigating Market Planning

Oct 10, 2023

A Promising Beginning: First Day of Business Immigrant Essentials - Fall Cohort

Today marked an exciting milestone for a group of aspiring entrepreneurs and business professionals as the Business Immigrant Essentials - Fall Cohort officially kicked off. This innovative program, designed to support and empower immigrants pursuing their dreams in the world of business, started its journey today, promising an enriching and transformative experience for all participants.

A Promising Beginning: First Day of Business Immigrant Essentials - Fall Cohort

Oct 2, 2023

Building Connections: PRUDE visits ConnexionWorks

In a world that is becoming increasingly interconnected, it is essential to celebrate initiatives that bring people together, fostering understanding, empathy, and collaboration. Such was the case when PRUDE (Pride of Race, Unity, and Dignity through Education) recently paid a visit to ConnexionWorks, on September 29th. This encounter provided an opportunity for newcomers to share their experiences and for both organizations to strengthen their bonds.

Building Connections: PRUDE visits ConnexionWorks

Sept 29, 2023

Saint John's Newcomers Mixer: Fostering Connections and Building Bridges

The Newcomers Mixer, held on Thursday, September 28th, at the Saint John Newcomers Centre's office, created an environment where individuals could connect, network, and build bridges within the business community of Saint John. This event not only promoted networking but also supported newcomers in their journey to find meaningful employment and establish themselves in the city.

Saint John's Newcomers Mixer: Fostering Connections and Building Bridges

Sept 27, 2023

Business Essentials Workshop: Pitch like a Pro

On September 26th, the TNT Business Essentials at ConnexionWorks drew a diverse crowd of business enthusiasts. The highlight of the day was "Pitch Like a Pro: Elevate Your Network," presented by Genevieve Sweigard, a Membership Engagement & Marketing Executive at The Chamber of Commerce. Her exceptional session emphasized the pivotal role of networking in business success.

Business Essentials Workshop: Pitch like a Pro

Sept 22, 2023

Impactful participation at the Community Connections Fair

Participating in the Community Connections Fair on September 21 was a significant step for ConnexionWorks. We carefully prepared our exhibition stand, adorned with our company's branding and information. As the fair unfolded, we found ourselves in the midst of a diverse array of businesses, all eager to showcase their products and services to the local community.

Impactful participation at the Community Connections Fair

Sept 21, 2023

Mixing It Up for Success: Business Networking Mixer highlights

Last September 20, the Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a remarkable Business Networking Mixer at the YMCA Fieldhouse that brought together local professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders.

Mixing It Up for Success: Business Networking Mixer highlights
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