Toronto March Business Meetup at Xero

Thu Mar 02 2023 at 05:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Xero | Toronto

HR Gazette
Publisher/HostHR Gazette
Toronto March Business Meetup at Xero
Network and hear from awesome speakers about empowering women in business at the Toronto business meetup on March 2
About this Event

Join us at the March meetup at Xero for an evening of networking with peers plus actionable insights from the local business community and inspiring leaders.

The focus of this event is Empowering Women in Business.


5:30 - 6:45 - Registration & networking (includes drinks and canapés)

6:45 - 6:55 - Welcome address from hosts Bill Banham, Editor at HR Gazette, Leigh Mitchell, Founder of Women in Biz Network & Bee Happy HR, and Sara Bibb, Head of HR at Bee Happy HR Co.

6:55 – 7:00 - Lauren Waters, Talent Experience Manager - Americas, Xero Canada

7:00 - 7:10 - 3 x Rapid Partner Talks including Pauline James, Founder and CEO at Anchor HR Services Inc.

7:10 - 7:25 - Rita Sookrit, Canada Learning Lead, Hemsley Fraser

7:25 - 7:40 - Larysa Grant, Breaking Barriers Program Coordinator and Meg Mathur, Employer Service Consultant at Times Change Women’s Employment Service - Helping Women Take the Next Step in Their Careers

7:40 - 7:55 - Leigh Mitchell, Founder of Women in Biz Network & Bee Happy HR, and Sara Bibb, Head of HR at Bee Happy HR Co. – Interactive Group Activity - Empowering Women in Business.

7:55 - 8:00 - Thanks and wrap-up with Bill Banham, Editor at HR Gazette, Leigh Mitchell, Founder of Women in Biz Network & Bee Happy HR, and Sara Bibb, Head of HR at Bee Happy HR Co.

8:00 - 8:30 - Final networking

Sponsors and Partners

- Organizing Sponsor - Latest opinion, reviews, and over 500 podcast episodes designed for professionals interested in HR, Technology, Talent, Performance, Learning, DEI, Law, Culture, and Leadership. Learn more:

- Organizing Sponsor - We specialize in advocating and consulting on human resources practices that positively impact employers and candidates. You can count on our trusted solutions to raise profits and performance while increasing a sense of belonging and wellbeing in your workplace/customer culture.

- Community Partner - Xero is a cloud-based accounting software platform for small businesses with over 2.7 million subscribers globally. Through Xero, small business owners and their advisors have access to real-time financial data anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Xero offers an ecosystem of over 1,000 third-party apps and 300-plus connections to banks and other financial partners. Learn more:

- Community Partner - In a welcoming and supportive environment, Times Change Women's Employment Service offers career and educational counseling, a wide range of computer services and a comprehensive resource centre, all free of charge. We are a non-profit charitable community agency established in Toronto in 1974. Our staff members are experienced professionals with a special interest in helping women reach their employment goals in today's labour market.

- Hemsley Fraser is a turn-key learning partner that helps organizations activate the change they need. The team creates, delivers, and manages learning experiences that engage individuals, teams, and the entire workforce. Passionate about learning, and the transformative effect that it can have on today’s work experience, their mission is to transform how people learn, engage and develop in the rhythm of their work, wherever they are!

- Organizing Sponsor - supporting women to live their best life with mentorship, training and professional development for over twelve years. We offer a vetted career board, a mentor advisory board for our members, and an Accelerator for business owners.

Entry is subject to approval from the organizers and partners. Capacity is limited so arrive early to ensure you get in.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Xero, 250 University Avenue, Toronto, Canada


CAD 0.00 to CAD 32.50

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