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John McDonald, Metric Marketing

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John McDonald, Metric Marketing

John McDonald is CEO of Metric Marketing, which more than 13 years ago became one of our region’s first online marketing companies. John has a Bachelor of Commerce degree with majors in accounting and marketing from the University of Manitoba. Graduating in 1994, he joined his father’s corporate travel business and successfully doubled its size and eventually sold the company to a large global travel company.

How Youtube Can Enhance Your Business

YouTube is the second largest search engine next to Google. The use of YouTube has exploded over the past five years. Learn how to use YouTube for your business - the ins and outs and some tricks of the video-sharing trade.


Dave Gulowaty - Modern Earth Web Design - SEO - Winnipeg Manitoba

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Dave Gulowaty, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries

Dave Gulowaty, CPP, is strategic procurement  manager with Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries. He has more than 45 years in the public service of Canada, primarily in management, contract administration, contracting and purchasing with both the federal and provincial governments. Dave’s outstanding career includes working with Pan American Games Society Public Works and Government Services Canada, Supply and Services Canada, and Manitoba Lottery Corporation, now known as Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries.

Dave is a member of the Supply Chain Management Association of Canada and he holds professional procurement certifications from the Canadian Institute of Public Purchasing in affiliation with the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, and he is a Certified Purchasing Professional.


Best Practices To Becoming A Competitive Supplier

Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries is committed to buying local, but as a Crown corporation must work within a set of government rules related to cost and value. Find out how you can position yourself to submit a successful bid.


Dan Furlan - Modern Earth Web Design - SEO - Winnipeg Manitoba

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Dan Furlan, HR Strategies

Dan Furlan has more than 35 years of experience in Human Resource Management in both the private and public sectors, including manufacturing, telecommunications, health care and the financial and automotive sectors. He is past president of the Human Resource Management Association of Manitoba and holds the Certified Human Resources Practitioner (CHRP) designation.

In addition to consulting, training and development, he teaches supervision and management courses at the University of Winnipeg and Red River College.

Dan’s priority for clients is building business success with best practices and proactive steps that enhance operations, reduce costs and increase efficiency; engage employees and effectively develop performance; and simplify HR practices for greater practicality and efficiency.

Retaining Employees And Building Business Success

Why do employees leave? It’ not just about money! Find out the Top Ten reasons for turnover and how to address those issues.

Losing talented, trained employees is not only frustrating, but expensive. Most successful employers know how to engage their employees, so they’ll stay, learn and contribute to business success. Learn practical strategies to reduce the cost of employee loss and to enhance employee performance and contributions.



Bruce Bishop - Modern Earth Web Design - Search Engine Optimization - Winnipeg Manitoba

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Bruce Bishop, Sandler Training

Bruce Bishop is president of BTA Solutions, a licensed affiliate of Sandler Training. Bruce has worked with thousands of sales professionals and executives to overcome problems in sales effectiveness, management issues and customer service.

"Traditional selling methods are good; the problem is everybody uses them. They sound too ‘salesie’ and that can turn the customer off and thwart the sale.”

Sandler's 180-degree turn from traditional selling methods keeps audiences on the edge of their seats waiting to discover what traditional approach will be discarded next. 

Building Your Business Networks

As they say, it’s not what you know, but who you know. It’s your network that can help you grow your business. Learn how to put yourself out there – to market yourself, generate leads and build business relationships.