We pride ourselves in offering the best mentorship services for small and medium sized businesses. We know our services are unmatched because our passion is undeniable and our partners, associates and affiliates know it too.
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.
With the help of our various sponsors throughout the years, we were able to provide exceptional services and network opportunities. We hope that this tremendous support will continue to be with us in the future in order to facilitate entrepreneurial ideas into sustainable businesses!
We would like to thank our most recent sponsors:
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Our Associates refer the Program and promote the events to their membership. They also assist us with registration of major events and seminars.
Ag-West Bio Inc.
Ag-West Bio, Inc. promotes entrepreneurship and the commercialization of innovative biotechnology, developed in Saskatchewan. It is a non-for-profit, member based organization that helps to move forward in research for the market. Ag-West Bio encourages its bio-entrepreneur clients to apply as protégés to the Raj Manek Mentorship Program, offering experienced mentors to the Program.
Women Entrepreneurs Of Saskatchewan Inc.
Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan Inc. is a not-for-profit membership organization whose priority is to help Saskatchewan women achieve their entrepreneurial goals. It offers business advisory and start-up and expansion lending services as well as business development workshops and seminars.
Proud recipient of the 2013 Better Business Torch Award for outstanding ethics and integrity in business, Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan contributes to the larger community, in partnership with, and support of, the Raj Manek Mentorship Program.
Our Affiliates refer the Program to their networks and are also corporate sponsors at our annual banquet.
Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce
Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce has been a partner for Raj Manek Mentorship Program since its initialization. The executive director plays a vital role in matching proteges with mentors and the Chamber facilitates orientation and monthly seminars.
The Chamber is a member-driven organization, made up of 1800 professional, business and community representatives and local individuals. The Chamber promotes ethical business practices, enhances the environment for business growth and job creation, and facilitates strong relationships between community, educational, business and government organizations.
Working with partners in the community, the Chamber works to ensure that Saskatoon has the “Best Business Climate in Canada” and that Saskatoon is a “city of opportunity.”
Innovation Place generously provides its facilities for our monthly seminars and is the Corporate Sponsor at the Annual Raj Manek Banquet.