In a time of uncertainty and economic turbulence, it’s important to build a business that can withstand economic, political and/or social change.

While nothing is foolproof and no business is completely immune to the effects of instability, there are ways to strengthen your business to make it more resilient and to not only survive but thrive.

Join Holly Sorgen, Executive Director of Community Futures Grande Prairie & Region, as she discusses six strategies to not only keep your business strong but growing.
About your facilitator: 

Holly Sorgen is the Executive Director for Community Futures, working in this role since October 2005 and an employee of the organization since 1997.  Her passion lies with working with new and growing entrepreneurs. She has been involved in the development and facilitation of several Community Economic Development projects ranging from business visitation programs and business incubator development to feasibility studies, non-profit strategic planning and new technology advancement and development and community capacity building.

She is the owner/operator of her own side hustle – a business strategies and facilitation company, EmPower Up!  The company specializes in developing and facilitating sessions, projects and programs related to Economic Development and Business & Entrepreneurship.
Holly is also a Community Economic Development Training Program Trainer for Economic Developers of Alberta, working with communities to identify and pursue economic development opportunities and projects.  She has been facilitating the online and in person Establishing the Foundations, Business Retention & Expansion and Business Investment & Attraction sessions.