Our partners work closely with us in guiding us in the mentor/protégé matching process, facilitating monthly seminars, promoting our events to their membership, and point of contact for the Program. They are seen as one of our major or largest corporate sponsors.
The NSBA is a focused and member-driven business association in Saskatoon that serves, promotes, and protects business throughout Saskatoon and beyond. The NSBA has developed its mandate and reputation as a relevant, topical, and effective organization that interacts with all levels of government and industry on a variety of issues for the betterment of Saskatoon's local economy. The NSBA’s business networking events, such as the Popcorn & Entrepreneurship Series, presented by EY, are known throughout the community as "can’t-miss" events.
Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce
The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) partnered up with Raj Manek early in 2014 to build upon the Manek foundation in areas of mentorship and entrepreneurial services. The role of this partnership will deliver enhanced guidance and help administer resources that the Program can use in order to deliver services to a larger audience.
The current Chamber of Commerce is made up of almost a 1000 businesses and 80 Chambers of Commerce and Board of Trades who themselves have more then 10,000 members. The chamber enables members to accomplish collectively and emphasizes the principle of working together on mutual interests, which is the core foundation of the organizational at all levels of government.
Regina & District Chamber of Commerce
The newest partner with the Raj Manek Foundation aims to deliver extensive business services to resources for our participants in Regina. Regina Chamber of Commerce (RCOC) will be involved in matching protégés with mentors from Regina and surrounding areas. Seminars held in Saskatoon will be shared with Regina protégés, and will be facilitated by RCOC.
Prairie Sky Chamber of Commerce
The Prairie Sky Chamber of Commerce represents a variety of businesses in Warman, Martensville and surrounding areas. At 200 members, they represent many of the local businesses, from some of the largest employers, to home-based entrepreneurs. They connect the business community by providing networks, partnering for professional development, and advocacy. They strive to be a visible and approachable member of the community.