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'The Challenge' contest finalists will present their business challenge to panel of small business experts

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/14 -- On Thursday June 19, the finalists of TELUS and The Globe and Mail's fourth annual 'The Challenge' contest will be revealed at a Dragon's Den-inspired event.

Each business leader will present their greatest challenge and pitch how they would use the $100,000 award to overcome it, answering questions from judges and event attendees.

The four finalists - one based in B.C., two in Ontario and one in Nova Scotia - were selected from more than 1,000 entries that came in from small businesses across Canada between March and May.

As part of our commitment to helping entrepreneurs thrive, the expert judges will share their advice on how small businesses can succeed in today's economy.

Note to editors: Your reporters and photographers are invited to attend. Breakfast will be provided.


When:     Thursday, June 19, 2014
          8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:    TELUS House Toronto
          25 York Street, Toronto, ON
          Third floor reception

Who:

- Carolyn Lawrence, President, Women of Influence

- Chris Griffiths, Director, Fine Tune Consulting

- Steve Tustin, Senior Editor, Custom Content Group, The Globe and Mail

- Sean Stanleigh, Product Manager, Small Business, The Globe and Mail

- Katherine Scarrow, Editor, Small Business, The Globe and Mail

- Suzanne Trusdale, vice-president of Small Business Solutions, TELUS

Photo/Video Opportunities:

- Panel of Canadian small business experts offering advice on overcoming business challenges

- Finalists pitching their business challenge and solution to panel of judges and audience

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