Business Matters

Each year the Goodman School of Business presents a panel of industry experts to discuss business topics of interest to the community. Watch for news of our next event in 2019.

Past events:

Women in Business Matter

A discussion on the importance of women as entrepreneurs and business leaders to building a vibrant economy.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 – ScotiaBank Atrium, Brock University.

Thank you to our panelists:

  • Bonnie Lysyk, Auditor General of Ontario
  • Shawna Chen, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Goodman School of Business
  • Taylor Book, Co-owner, Beechwood Doughnuts
  • Mishka Balsom, President and CEO, Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce

Making Business Matter

A discussion on social responsibility in the business world.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 – FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre.

Thank you to our panelists:

  • Shannon Passero, Owner, Shannon Passero Design
  • Jim Letwin, CEO Jan Kelley
  • Betty-Lou Souter, CEO, Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold
  • Dr. Todd Green, Associate Professor of Marketing, Goodman School of Business
Monster Pitch 2016

Innovation Matters

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 – FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

  • Jim Treliving, one of five judges on CBC’s Dragons’ Den and Chairman and Owner of Boston Pizza International Inc.
  • Bruce Croxon, co-host of BNN’s The Disruptors and CEO of Round13
  • Deborah Rosati, corporate director and co-founder of Women Get On Board
  • Jason Sparaga, co-founder and co-CEO of Spark Power Corp. and founder of Spara Capital Partners.
Music Matters 2015

Music Matters

Thursday, March 19, 2015 – Sean O’Sullivan Theatre

  • Alan Cross, host of “The Ongoing History of New Music”
  • Murray Foster,  musician
  • Paul Morris, HTZ FM Music Director
  • Noah Mintz, an audio mastering engineer who has worked with some of Canada’s most successful acts and
  • Eric Alper, director of media relations for eOne Music Canada and well-known music commentator.