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Nov 8 | The Breast Connection Presents “Prevention is Forever!”

The Breast Connection Presents…. “Prevention is Forever!”

As the Co-Founders of The Breast Connection: Prevention + Healing

We invite you to join us as we welcome our guest speaker, Dr. Barb Hughson, MSEd and EdD, Leadership Coach, Educator, and Family Law Mediator.  –to share her knowledge and expertise on Tuesday, 11/8, from 7-8pm EST/4-5pm PST.

Topic: Prevention is Forever!

Come hear Dr. Barb speak about the importance of prevention and some effective screening tools that you can incorporate into your healthcare routine to prevent breast cancer and other types of disease.  As President and Director of Education for The Becky Baker Foundation, Dr. Barb’s mission is to save lives through gifting screenings (both breast thermograms or mammograms) AND teach about the importance of prevention.  She will show you how to create a healthier life from the inside out, be proactive about your health, and become inspired to learn about various forms of prevention so you feel empowered to enjoy great health and well-being!

Remember, Knowledge is Power!

Register Here:

Come join us virtually on Tuesday, 11/8 (free of charge) from 7-8pm EST/4-5pm PST to gain valuable knowledge, connect with a fabulous community, and get inspired and empowered about your health and well-being!

We believe that we HEAL & THRIVE Together!


Nov 1 | International Speaker Network Webinar Making Grand Connections With Susan and Carolyn

We are speaking at GC Member Katrina Sawa’s Int’l Speaker Network Meetup on Nov 1.  ISN is free to attend and we welcome you to join us, plus apply to speak yourself at their monthly webinars.

Our topic is “Making Grand Connections” and the call runs from 4-5 pm PDT. You can even introduce yourself on the call and share what you do so it’s also great networking whether you’re a speaker or not!


Oct 24-28 | The Virtual Assistant Virtuosos Summit Season 22

We are thrilled to be speaking at the Virtual Assistant Virtuosos Summit Season 22 on October 24-28th.

This Summit will help you FIND and RETAIN clients in your service-based business. Because without clients you won’t make any money right?

Susan Jarema and Carolyn Cooper-McOuatt will be talking about the 6 Grand Principles of Networking on Oct 27 at 9:00 am PT.

Whether you are a brand new Virtual Assistant (VA) just starting or a seasoned service-based freelancer there is something for everyone at this Summit!


Oct 21 | Business From the Heart 2022

Join us as we breathe new life into your business!

At the Business from the Heart Conference, you will learn from industry leaders and connect with fellow business owners and professionals. If you want to cut through the BS and learn strategies to grow your business this event is for you!

We are thrilled to bring you a unique spin on the dull old Zoom Conference by incorporating wellness breaks to fuel the mind, body, and soul, plus connection breakouts to build community and connection.


Oct 19 – Newest Hottest Podcasting Event PODAPALOOZA!!!

Join us and other GC members at the Podapalooza happening on October 19.

Hosted by our own GC members Kimberly Crowe and Michelle Abraham.

Don’t Miss Out on this Game Changing Event for Podcast Hosts and Guests!

When: October 19, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM PST – 6:00 PM PST
Where: On Zoom!!

Meet dozens of podcasters, get booked, and land new stages!
And… Our VIP’s Get Interviewed During this Event!

We are also looking for Featured Podcasters to be hosts at the event! Sign up here. 

See you at Podapalooza!


Business From The Heart Conference and Awards Gala | Vote For Your Favorite Businesses until Sept 30th

The Grand Connection has been nominated in two fabulous award categories for the Business from the Heart Conference and Awards Gala, hosted by our friends at Your Holistic Earth.

  • People’s Choice Award Canada
  • Impact Award

Many of our Grand Connection members have also been nominated and we are so proud of each and everyone of the nominees who influence and impact the world in meaningful, positive ways as entrepreneurs.


Apr 19-22 Global Evolution Of Business Summit Networking Event

The Global Evolution Of Business Summit is coming April 19 – 22!

Have you been trying to figure out what the coming trends are and how you will personally be affected? Are you a business owner, entrepreneur or professional struggling to understand the changes in marketing or the subtle nuances of changing economies?

We are partnering alongside global organizations such as CIBN Connect, Explore Protech, The Grand Connection, Women’s Entrepreneur Network, The Networking Hub, and Connect Ottawa. You will be hearing from experts who will be talking about how the world has changed and what to do about it in your current business. Carolyn and Susan will personally be there to share trends and success tips on networking.

Register for FREE to take part in all or some of the events over the 4 extraordinary days – keynotes speakers, workshop talk and many networking opportunities. Our own Grand Connection April 21 is one of the activities so come to that too and meet hundreds of entrepreneurs.

Today you can do something that will make a huge difference to your future. This promises to be one of the most exciting online networking events of the year.