This country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, hosted their 2014 Regional Exposition – Central Canada at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto on March 13-14, 2014. The event inspired and celebrated the entrepreneurial action of student teams and student entrepreneurs across Central Canada.
The Regional Exposition brings together over 500 student leaders, academic professionals and top executives and entrepreneurs from Central Canada around the shared cause of transforming lives through entrepreneurial action.
During the event, post-secondary students competed for prestigious regional championship titles by showcasing their community outreach projects and business ventures to judging panels composed of business professionals.
Three team-based competitions focused on entrepreneurship, environmental issues and financial education, as well as an individual-based competition for full-time students operating full-time businesses, took place during the Regional Exposition.
Enactus uOttawa was named Regional Champion of the Capital One Financial Education Challenge and Regional Champion of TD Entrepreneurship Challenge in League A. The team also placed as second runner-up for the ScotiaBank Ecoliving Green Challenge. Enactus uOttawa Co-President, Kathleen Kemp, was recognized as one of the HSBC Woman Leaders of tomorrow for Central Canada.
Regional champions move on to the national level of competition taking place April 28-30 at the 2014 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Calgary, Alberta.
To learn more about Enactus uOttawa’s community projects, visit www.enactusuottawa.ca