Welcome to the Northeast Avalon Regional Economic Development Board (NEA REDB)
Energy and Productivity Session, February 27, 2014
Thank-you to those who attended our information session on February 27, 2014. A special thank-you to Cathy Favre, NRC-IRAP and Jeff Brown FocusFS for their presentations and Derek Sullivan, ADS, for his consultation expertise.
Webinar: “Knowing Where to Start is Sometimes the Hardest Part : It’s Time to Get Your Small Business Moving in the Right Direction"
Thank-you to those who participated in our webinar on February 6, 2014. A special thank-you to Derek Sullivan and Calvin O'Driscoll of Atlantic Data Systems (ADS) for their expert presentation. The recorded webinar will be posted here shortly.
Shop Small Biz Launched
Shop Small Biz is a made-in-Canada business directory that connects small independent businesses with thousands of potential customers. It is an initiative of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
2013/2014 Avalon Fresh Food Map Launched
The updated Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Avalon Food Map is available. To pick up a copy, please visit our office at 33 Pippy Place or call us at 753-5554. We will be at the St. John's Farmer's Market on Saturday, October 19th, drop by our table to get your copy. Copies of the Map can also be picked at our sponsors and supporters: Food Security Network, FEASt, Lesters Chalet, Lester's Farm Market, Elaine Dobbin Centre for Autism and MUN Botanical Garden
Food 'n Garden Fair
Thank-you to all who attended our inaugural Food n' Garden Fair. It was a great success. Look for an expanded event next year.
Newcomer Information Portal launched
For all your information needs on working, studing, immigrating and living here, visit www.neavalonnewcomer.ca.
If your business is interested in advertising on our newcomer portal site, please click here for more infomation on our value proposition, rates and contact information.
We have also developed a companion Newcomer Information Booklet. This Booklet is available in print and electronic format. If you wish a print copy please contact the office at (709) 753-5554. Electronic copies can be downloaded by clicking here.
- NEA REDB Awarded Community Economic Development Award for Excellence in Best Practices: We're delighted to be presented with the award from Newfoundland and Labrador Regional Economic Development Boards for our Social Media Policy, said to be the very first for a Regional Economic Development Board!
- Come From Away Newsletter: Check out our one and only newsletter for newcomers to our region: Click to Download
- Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Avalon: NOW ON FACEBOOK! Join the premier local food map on Facebook by clicking here.