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Dragons’ Den star a hit with business audience

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Bestselling author and Dragons’ Den personality David Chilton was the keynote speaker at the 3rd Annual Regional Business Symposium June 20. Approximately 250 business owners, municipal and organization representatives attended the daylong event at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre.

Chilton, the newest member of CBC TV’s popular entrepreneurial show Dragons’ Den and author of the Wealthy Barber and the Wealthy Barber Returns, regaled the mostly business audience with several amusing anecdotes about the popular CBC show and his co-panelists, including Jim Treliving’s strength and his own defeat of a woman’s arm wrestling champ on the show… […]

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3RD Annual Regional Business Symposium Attracts a Dragon

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Mornville – Bestselling author and Dragons’ Den personality David Chilton is the keynote speaker at the 3rd Annual Regional Business Symposium set to take place at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre June 20.

Chilton, the newest member of CBC TV’s popular entrepreneurial show Dragons’ Den, is also the author of the Wealthy Barber (1989) and the Wealthy Barber Returns (2012). Though well-known for his television role as a venture capitalist, Chilton’s true professional passion … […]

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Bon Accord Business Symposium draws a Dragon

By Stephen Dafoe

Bon Accord – A variety of speakers presented their views on business to local business owners and entrepreneurs Wednesday afternoon. Building for Tomorrow, the 2011 Bon Accord Business Symposium drew a varied crowd that packed the Bon Accord Arena to hear headliner Arlene Dickinson from CBC’s The Dragons Den and three other speakers discuss business in both general and regional terms. Also on hand was Wayne Robert of Lochaven Management consultants who spoke on the importance of regional economic development and Doug Bertsch from North West Redwater Partnership who spoke about the progress of the $5 billion refinery project set to begin construction in the region in 2012… […]