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Date Posted
March 1, 2017

Owen Sound, March 1, 2017 – The counties of Simcoe and Grey are hosting a Business to Retail Networking Event on Thursday, March 16 at the Beaver Valley Community Centre in Thornbury.  The event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. will give retailers the opportunity to meet local agri-food businesses, sample products and understand what products are available. The goal is to support growth in the food sector by strengthening connections between producers and retailers.

The networking event is designed for business owners or those working in the agri-food sector. There is no cost to participate for producers or retailers. Space is limited and advance registration is required through www.edo.simcoe.ca or www.investingrey.ca.

Businesses wishing to participate as a vendor must complete an application form showing their market readiness. Retailers within a 200 km radius of our region, including grocery chains, are invited to participate in the event.

Business to Retail Event Details
Beaver Valley Community Centre
58 Alfred Street West, Thornbury
March 16, 2017
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost Registration is free of charge


The Business to Retail Networking Event is the final of five events for local food entrepreneurs that the two counties have hosted this winter season. This event is also supported by the Town of the Blue Mountains.

Grey County is an upper-tier municipal government serving nine member municipalities in Southwestern Ontario. Learn more by visiting www.grey.ca.

County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at www.simcoe.ca.  

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Grey County:
Rob Hatten
Communications Manager
519-372-0219 ext. 1235
519-373-1592 (mobile)
County of Simcoe:
Allan Greenwood
Director, Corporate Communications
705-726-9300 ext. 1230
705-794-9301 (mobile)
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